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Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875

Overview
Works: 2,801 works in 11,266 publications in 12 languages and 99,202 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Biographies  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction  Personal correspondence  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Arranger, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Illustrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR4842, 823.8
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Publications about Charles Kingsley
Publications by Charles Kingsley
Publications by Charles Kingsley, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Charles Kingsley
 
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Most widely held works by Charles Kingsley
The water-babies by Charles Kingsley( Book )
544 editions published between 1800 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 5,319 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Tom, a sooty little chimney sweep with a great longing to be clean, who is stolen by fairies and turned into a water baby
Westward ho! by Charles Kingsley( file )
344 editions published between 1855 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,665 libraries worldwide
"Story of Amyas Leigh and his pursuit of the Spaniard Don Guzman who has carried off the beautiful Rose Salterne."
The heroes by Charles Kingsley( file )
188 editions published between 900 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,358 libraries worldwide
Stories based on the Greek myths about Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Theseus, and the twelve labors of Heracles
Hypatia by Charles Kingsley( Book )
539 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,337 libraries worldwide
An account of the life of the philosopher Hypatia, and tells the story of a young monk called Philammon who travels to Alexandria, where he becomes mixed up in the political and religious battles of the day
The water-babies : a fairy-tale for a land-baby by Charles Kingsley( Book )
411 editions published between 1800 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 3,239 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Tom, a sooty little chimney sweep with a great longing to be clean, who is stolen by fairies and turned into a water baby
Glaucus; or, The wonders of the shore by Charles Kingsley( file )
93 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,876 libraries worldwide
Historical lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley( file )
48 editions published between 1880 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,347 libraries worldwide
Alton Locke, tailor and poet : an autobiography by Charles Kingsley( Book )
315 editions published between 1187 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,191 libraries worldwide
Alton Locke is the story of a young tailor-boy who has instincts and aspirations beyond the normal expectations of his working-class background. He is intensely patriotic and has ambitions to be a poet. In the course of the narrative, Alton Locke loves and struggles in vain. Physically, he is a weak man, but is able to encompass all the best emotions, along with vain longings, wild hopes, and a righteous indignation at the plight of his contemporaries. He joins the Chartist movement because he can find no better vehicle by which to improve the lot of the working class, experiencing a sense of devastation at its apparent failure. Utterly broken in spirit, Alton Locke sails for America to seek a new life there; however, he barely reaches the shore of the New World before he dies
Sanitary and social lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley( file )
33 editions published between 1880 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,093 libraries worldwide
Madam Howe and Lady Why by Charles Kingsley( file )
24 editions published between 1877 and 2019 in English and held by 1,888 libraries worldwide
Explains some basic "hows and whys" in natural history and geology
The Ancien Regime by Charles Kingsley( file )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
Alexandria and her schools by Charles Kingsley( file )
13 editions published between 1854 and 2019 in English and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
The heroes : or, Greek fairy tales for my children by Charles Kingsley( Book )
222 editions published between 1855 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,573 libraries worldwide
The stories of Perseus, Theseus, and Jason, famous tales of heroism and bravery, of men who loved their country and dared to do more noble deeds than most men
Yeast : a problem by Charles Kingsley( Book )
170 editions published between 1851 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
A political and social novel commenting on Roman Catholicism and the Oxford Movement, on celibacy, the game laws, bad landlords and bad sanitation, and on the whole social system insofar as it kept England's agricultural labourer class in poverty
Two years ago by Charles Kingsley( Book )
197 editions published between 1857 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Committed to improving social conditions for the poor, author and clergyman Charles Kingsley worked tirelessly on behalf of the needy, including teaching the importance of proper hygiene during a cholera epidemic in London. His work influenced his writing, as evidenced in this engrossing novel about how poor sanitary conditions and public apathy cause an outbreak of cholera
The hermits by Charles Kingsley( file )
72 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 libraries worldwide
During the unjust and corrupt world of the Roman Empire, the Reverend Kingsley asserts, certain Christian mystics and ascetics proved that men could live in harmony and brotherhood. He illustrates this point in his 1869 collection of biographical sketches of Saints Paul, Anthony, Basil, Simeon Stylites, Severinus, Malo, Brendan, and others
At last : a Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley( Book )
84 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Author and clergyman Charles Kingsley took a tour of the West Indies in 1870, producing notes to become this narrative a year later. An account of his travels, this is a fascinating and engaging look at travel in the late-nineteenth century and the way in which the English though of the people of the West Indies
Sermons for the times by Charles Kingsley( file )
67 editions published between 1855 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 797 libraries worldwide
These words are especially solemn words. They stand in an especially solemn and important part of the Bible. They are the last words of the Old Testament. I cannot but think that it was Gods will that they should stand where they are and nowhere else
Hereward the Wake, "last of the English," by Charles Kingsley( Book )
131 editions published between 1866 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 778 libraries worldwide
Hereward was a teenage warrior from the Fens of Anglia, the son of Earl Leofric and Lady Godiva. He killed and killed until he was exiled, where he became a mercenary suppressing the Dutch on behalf of Norman overlords. When they invaded England, he spent many years fighting a guerilla war against them. But he was unfaithful to his wife, and that fatal flaw meant that he made a peace that his many enemies were bound to break
Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley( Book )
125 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
The story of Hereward the Wake, Lord of Bourne, who fought in the fenlands against the Norman Invasion
 
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Alternative Names
Alton Locke, Author of 1819-1875
Amyas Leigh, Author of 1819-1875
Author of Alton Locke 1819-1875
Author of Amyas Leigh 1819-1875
Author of Two years ago 1819-1875
Čarlzas Kingslis
Charles Kingsley
Charles Kingsley Brits klerk (1819-1875)
Charles Kingsley englischer anglikanischer Geistlicher, Theologe und Schriftsteller
Kingley, Charles 1819-1875
Kingsleǐ, Charl's 1819-1875
Kingsleij, Charles 1819-1875
Kingsley.
Kingsley, C.
Kingsley, C. 1819-1875
Kingsley, C. (Charles), 1819-1875
Kingsley, Ch 1819-1875
Kingsley, Charley, 1819-1875
Kingsley, Chas 1819-1875
Kingsley, Chas (Charles), 1819-1875
Kingslijs, Čārlzs 1819-1875
Lot 1819-1875 Parson
Lot, Parson
Lot, Parson, 1819-1875
Parson Lot
Parson Lot 1819-1875
Two years ago, Author of 1819-1875
Кингсли Чарльз
צ'ארלס קינגסלי
צ'ארלס קינגסלי סופר בריטי
קינגסלי, צ׳רלס 1819־1875
קינגסלי, צ'ארלס
קינגסלי, צ'רלס 1819-1875
تشارلز كينجسلي
چارلز کینقزلی
چارلز کینگزلی
চার্লস কিংসলে লেখক
금사래 1819-1875
김사래 1819-1875
사리사·김사래 1819-1875
찰스 킹즐리
찰스 킹즐리 1819-1875
킹슬리, 찰스 1819-1875
킹즐리, 찰스 1819-1875
キングスリ
キングスリー, チャールズ
キングスレー
キングスレイ
キングズレイ, チャールズ
チャールズ・キングスレー
查尔斯·金斯莱
Languages
English (3,824)
German (63)
Spanish (7)
Japanese (3)
Swedish (3)
Portuguese (2)
Afrikaans (2)
French (1)
Turkish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Chinese (1)
Czech (1)
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