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Harkness, Deborah E. 1965-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 236 publications in 14 languages and 16,424 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction, American  Fantasy fiction, American  Fantasy fiction  Love stories  Textbooks  Occult fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3608.A7436, 813.6
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Publications about Deborah E Harkness
Publications by Deborah E Harkness
Most widely held works by Deborah E Harkness
A discovery of witches by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
31 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4,259 libraries worldwide
Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. The orphaned daughter of two powerful witches, Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of a palimpsest documenting the origin of supernatural species releases an assortment of undead who threaten, stalk, and harass her
Shadow of night by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
31 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,574 libraries worldwide
A follow-up to the best-selling A Discovery of Witches finds Oxford scholar and reluctant witch Diana Bishop and vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont in Elizabethan London, where Diana seeks a magical tutor and Matthew confronts elements from his past at the same time the mystery of Ashmole 782 deepens
The book of life by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
13 editions published in 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 2,401 libraries worldwide
"After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness's enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew's ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches--with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency. In the trilogy's final volume, Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion, family and caring, past deeds and their present consequences. In ancestral homes and university laboratories, using ancient knowledge and modern science, from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond, the couple at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago"--
The Jewel house Elizabethan London and the scientific revolution by Deborah E Harkness( file )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,868 libraries worldwide
"This book explores the streets, shops, back alleys, and gardens of Elizabethan London, where a boisterous and diverse group of men and women shared a keen interest in the study of nature. These assorted merchants, gardeners, Barber-Surgeons, midwives, instrument makers, mathematics teachers, engineers, alchemists, and other experimenters, Deborah Harkness contends, formed a patchwork scientific community whose practices set the stage for the Scientific Revolution. While Francis Bacon has been widely regarded as the father of modern science, scores of his London contemporaries also deserve a share in this distinction. It was their collaborative, yet often contentious, ethos that helped to develop the ideals of modern scientific research." "The book examines six particularly fascinating episodes of scientific inquiry and dispute in the London of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, bringing to life the individuals involved and the challenges they faced. These men and women experimented and invented, argued and competed, waged wars in the press, and struggled to understand the complexities of the natural world. Together their stories illuminate the blind alleys and surprising twists and turns taken as medieval philosophy gave way to the empirical, experimental culture that became a hallmark of the Scientific Revolution."--BOOK JACKET
A discovery of witches by Deborah E Harkness( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Scholar Diana Bishop mistakenly requests a bewitched manuscript for her research. She belongs to a family of witches--but because she's avoiding using her powers in favor of scientific pursuits, she sends the manuscript back into storage. What she doesn't realize is, she's already started down a path toward a life she wants to avoid
Shadow of night by Deborah E Harkness( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
A follow-up to the best-selling A Discovery of Witches finds Oxford scholar and reluctant witch Dina and vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont in Elizabethan London, where Diana seeks a magical tutor and Matthew confronts elements from his past at the same time the mystery of Ashmole 782 deepens
The book of life : a novel by Deborah E Harkness( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
After traveling through time, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency
John Dee's conversations with angels : cabala, alchemy, and the end of nature by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
"John Dee (1527-1608/9) was a Cambridge-educated natural philosopher who served Queen Elizabeth I as court astrologer and who wrote works on many subjects including mathematics, alchemy, and astronomy. His most prolonged intellectual project, however, was conversations with angels using a crystal ball and a variety of assistants with visionary abilities. Dee's angel conversations have long puzzled scholars of early modern science and culture, who have wondered how to incorporate them within the broader contexts of early modern natural philosophy, religion, and society. Using Dee's marginal notes in library books, his manuscript diaries of the angel conversations, and a wide range of medieval and early modern treatises regarding nature and the apocalypse, Deborah Harkness argues that Dee's angel conversations represent a continuing development of his natural philosophy. The angel conversations, which included discussions of the natural world, the practice of natural philosophy, and the apocalypse, were conveyed to audiences from London to Prague, and took on new importance within these shifting philosophical, religious, and political situations. When set within these broader frameworks of Dee's intellectual interests and early modern culture, the angel conversations can be understood as an attempt to practice natural philosophy at a time when many thought that nature itself was coming to an end."--Jacket
El descubrimiento de las brujas by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Discovering a magical manuscript in Oxford's library, Diana Bishop, a descendant of witches who has rejected her heritage, unleashes a fantastical underworld of daemons, witches, and vampires whose activities center around an enchanted treasure
Allerzielen by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 138 libraries worldwide
In de bibliotheek van Oxford ontdekt een historica, die tegen wil en dank heks is, een oud manuscript waar veel bovennatuurlijke wezens op uit zijn
Wo die Nacht beginnt Roman by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Im elisabethanischen London müssen Diana Bishop, Historikerin und Hexe, und Matthew Clairmont, Wissenschaftler und Vampir, zahlreiche Abenteuer bestehen, die die Liebe der beiden Zeitreisenden auf eine schwere Probe stellen
The Jewel house of art and nature : Elizabethan London and the social foundations of the scientific revolution by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"The book examines six particularly fascinating episodes of scientific inquiry and dispute in the London of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, bringing to life the individuals involved and the challenges they faced. These men and women experimented and invented, argued and competed, waged wars in the press, and struggled to understand the complexities of the natural world. Together their stories illuminate the blind alleys and surprising twists and turns taken as medieval philosophy gave way to the empirical, experimental culture that became a hallmark of the Scientific Revolution."--Jacket
The Jewel house : Elizabethan London and the scientific revolution by Deborah E Harkness( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Bestselling author Deborah Harkness explores the streets, shops, back alleys, and gardens of Elizabethan London, where a boisterous and diverse group of men and women shared a keen interest in the study of nature
Mo fa jue xing by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Many Europes : choice and chance in Western civilization by Paul Edward Dutton( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
L'école de la nuit : roman by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Londres, XVe siècle. La sorcière Diana Bishop et le vampire Matthew Clairmont ont bien à faire avec le mystérieux manuscrit Ashmole 782, document alchimique responsable du conflit millénaire menaçant la paix fragile entre les vampires, les sorcières, les démons et les humains.--[Memento]
Il libro della vita e della morte by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Witch and Yale historian Diana Bishop discovers an enchanted manuscript, attracting the attention of 1,500-year-old vampire Matthew Clairmont. The orphaned daughter of two powerful witches, Bishop prefers intellect, but relies on magic when her discovery of a palimpsest documenting the origin of supernatural species releases an assortment of undead who threaten, stalk, and harass her
L'ombra della notte by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 7 libraries worldwide
All souls trilogy set by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Talking with angels : John Dee and the end of nature by Deborah E Harkness( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hārknesa, Debora 1965-
Harkness , Deborah
Harkness, Deborah 1965-
Harkness, Deborah E.
Harkness, Deborah E. 1965-
הרקנס, דברה 1965-
ハークネス, デボラ
Languages
English (132)
German (14)
French (12)
Spanish (9)
Dutch (5)
Italian (4)
Chinese (3)
Danish (2)
Catalan (2)
Polish (2)
Czech (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
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