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Thomson, James 1834-1882

Overview
Works: 207 works in 638 publications in 5 languages and 11,673 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea  Controversial literature  History  Musical settings  Bibliography  Poetry  Fiction  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Composer, Lyricist, Editor, Conductor
Classifications: PR5657, 821.8
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Most widely held works by James Thomson
The city of dreadful night by James Thomson( )

39 editions published between 1874 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This long poem written by Scottish author James Thomson is a notable literary accomplishment on several levels. It offers a no-holds-barred account of the seedy underbelly of London's nightlife in the late nineteenth century that stands in sharp contrast to the more popular vision that was advanced in many other Victorian-era novels and poems. On another level, the poem is an eloquent description of the despair one can fall into after losing one's faith -- whether in a higher power
The city of dreadful night, and other poems by James Thomson( Book )

50 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique collection brings back into print some of the lesser known poems of James ('B.V'.) Thomson (1834-82) as well as his acclaimed The City of Dreadful Night. Composed in the later half of the nineteenth-century, many of Thomson's post-Christian poems challenge the securities of Victorian religious comfort and sceptically view the human condition as devoid of connection with any providential sustenance
The speedy extinction of evil and misery; selected prose of James Thomson (B.V.) by James Thomson( Book )

15 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems and some letters by James Thomson( Book )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman, the man and the poet by James Thomson( Book )

29 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical and critical studies by James Thomson( Book )

19 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires and profanities by James Thomson( )

12 editions published between 1884 and 2018 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vane's story, Weddah and Om-el-Bonain, and other poems by James Thomson( Book )

14 editions published between 1881 and 2013 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and phantasies by James Thomson( Book )

7 editions published between 1881 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, dialogues and thoughts (Operette morali and Pensieri) of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi( Book )

14 editions published between 1880 and 1978 in English and Multiple languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems, essays and fragments by James Thomson( Book )

9 editions published between 1892 and 2007 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of James Thomson, "B.V." by James Thomson( Book )

2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city of dreadful night, and other poems : being a selection from the poetical works of James Thomson by James Thomson( Book )

37 editions published between 1899 and 1934 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shelley : a poem : with other writings relating to Shelley by James Thomson( Book )

12 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from original contributions by James Thomson to Cope's tobacco plant by James Thomson( Book )

4 editions published between 1889 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novalis and the poets of pessimism : with an English translation by James Thomson ("B.V.") of Hymns to night( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lady of sorrow by James Thomson( Book )

2 editions published between 1901 and 1913 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madrigal and minstrelsy by Juliet Raphael( )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a famous old Jewish firm : and other pieces in prose and rime by James Thomson( Book )

5 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song of Thanksgiving by Frances Allitsen( )

13 editions published between 1900 and 1939 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The city of dreadful night
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The city of dreadful night, and other poemsWalt Whitman, the man and the poetEssays and phantasiesPoems, essays and fragmentsSelections from original contributions by James Thomson to Cope's tobacco plantSecret city : the emotional life of Victorian poet James Thomson (B.V.)
Alternative Names
B. V.

B. V 1834-1882

Bysshe Vanolis.

Bysshe Vanolis 1834-1882

Iacobus Thomson

James Thomson 1834-1882

James Thomson britisk poet

James Thomson brittisk poet

James Thomson poeta britannico

James Thomson poète écossais (1834-1882)

James Thomson schottischer Dichter

James Thomson Scottish writer (1834-1882)

Thompson, James 1834-1882

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Thomson, J.

Thomson, Jacobus 1834-1882

Thomson, Jacques 1834-1882

Thomson, Jakob 1834-1882

Tomson, James 1834-1882

V., B., 1834-1882

Джеймс Томсон

جیمز تامسون شاعر بریتانیایی

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