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Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492

Overview
Works: 1,897 works in 4,861 publications in 7 languages and 70,130 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Arthurian romances  History  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Romances  Fiction  Fables 
Roles: Translator, Author, Printer, Editor, Other, Adapter, Honoree, Creator, Author of introduction, Publisher, Publishing director, Illustrator
Classifications: PA6522.M2, 873.01
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Most widely held works about William Caxton
 
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Most widely held works by William Caxton
The curial made by maystere Alain Charretier by Alain Chartier( )

47 editions published between 1888 and 2000 in English and English, Middle and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Reynard the Fox by Reynard The Fox( Book )

41 editions published between 1481 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 vols bound together
The golden legend : readings on the saints by Jacobus( Book )

105 editions published between 1483 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Among the books which afford us an insight into the popular religious thought of the middle ages, none holds a more important place than the Legenda Aurea or Golden Legend. The book was compiled and put into form about the year 1275 by Jacobus de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, who laid under contribution for his purpose the Lives of the Fathers by S. Jerome, the Ecclesiastical History of Eusebius, and other books of a like kind; while for the lives of the saints more nearly approaching his own age he appears to have industriously collected such legends as he could meet with, whether in manuscript or handed down by oral tradition."--Prologue
Caxton's Malory by Thomas Malory( Book )

39 editions published between 1485 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Morte D'Arthur (The Death of Arthur) is a touchstone compilation of stories and legends about King Arthur. Compiled and added to by Sir Thomas Mallory, this book has served as the foundation for many writers of stories about King Arthur
Caxton's Aesop by Aesop( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and English, Middle and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris and Vienne by Pierre( Book )

32 editions published between 1510 and 1970 in English and English, Middle and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Mirrour of the world by William Caxton( Book )

21 editions published between 1912 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the knight of the Tower by Geoffroy de La Tour Landry( )

14 editions published between 1484 and 2000 in English, Middle and English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jeu des Eschaz moralisé by Jacobus( )

65 editions published between 1475 and 2009 in English and English, Middle and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An English translation of the most popular medieval book on chess, which uses the history of the games, its players and their moves as the basis for a discourse on life comprised of tales and anecdotes from a wide variety of ancient and medieval literary sources"--Provided by publisher
Metamorphoses by Ovid( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and English, Middle and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ovid is, after Homer, the single most important source for classical mythology. The Metamorphoses, which he wrote over the six-year period leading up to his exile from Rome in 8 a.d., is the primary source for over two hundred classical legends that survived to the twenty-first century. Many of the most familiar classical myths, including the stories of Apollo and Daphne and Pyramus and Thisbe, come directly from Ovid. The Metamorphoses is a twelve-thousand-line poem, written in dactylic hexameters and arranged loosely in chronological order from the beginning of the universe's creation to the Augustan Rome of Ovid's own time. The major theme of the Metamorphoses, as the title suggests, is metamorphosis, or change. Throughout the fifteen books making up the Metamorphoses, the idea of change is pervasive. Gods are continually transforming their own selves and shapes, as well as the shapes and beings of humans. The theme of power is also ever-present in Ovid's work. The gods as depicted by the Roman poets are wrathful, vengeful, capricious creatures who are forever turning their powers against weaker mortals and half-mortals, especially females. Ovid's own situation as a poet who was exiled because of Augustus's capriciousness is thought by many to be reflected in his depictions of the relationships between the gods and humans."--Http://www.enotes.com/metamorphoses-of-ovid (Jan. 24, 2011.)
The book of fayttes of armes and of chyualrye by Christine( Book )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prefaces and prologues to famous books, with introductions, notes and illustrations( Book )

5 editions published between 1910 and 1938 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lyf of the noble and Crysten prynce, Charles the Grete by William Caxton( Book )

35 editions published between 1880 and 1999 in English and English, Middle and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of Jerusalem by William( Book )

25 editions published between 1893 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Jason by Raoul Lefèvre( Book )

23 editions published between 1903 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prefaces and prologues to famous books by C. W Eliot( Book )

14 editions published between 1910 and 1959 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prefaces, mainly from English works, from Caxton to H.A. Taine
The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Chronicle and romance; Froissart, Malory, Holinshed by Jean Froissart( Book )

3 editions published between 1910 and 1938 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The history of Reynard the Fox
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The history of Reynard the FoxCaxton's MaloryThe book of the knight of the TowerLe jeu des Eschaz moraliséThe book of fayttes of armes and of chyualryeDialogues in French and EnglishGodeffroy of Boloyne; or, The siege and conqueste of JerusalemThe history of Jason
Alternative Names
Caxton-Belloc 1422-1491

Caxton, .. ca. 1422-1491

Caxton, Guillaume

Caxton, Guillaume 1422-1491

Caxton, William

Caxton, William approximately 1422-1491 or 1492

Caxton, William, ca. 1422-1491

Caxton, William ca. 1422-1491 or 2

Caxton, Willyam, ca. 1422-1491 or 2

Gulielmus Caxton

Kakstonas Viljamas

Rishanger, William

William

William 1422-1491 Caxton

William Caxton

William Caxton 1422-1491

William Caxton erster englischer Buchdrucker

William Caxton taalkundige uit Engeland (1422-1491)

Вільям Кекстон

Кекстон, Уильям

Уільям Кэкстан

وليم كاكستون

ویلیام کاکستون زبان‌شناس، نویسنده، و مترجم انگلیسی

윌리엄 캑스턴

ウィリアム・キャクストン

キャクストン, W

キャクストン, ウィリアム

威廉·卡克斯頓

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