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Erskine, John 1879-1951

Overview
Works: 347 works in 1,343 publications in 11 languages and 27,086 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Controversial literature  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Librettist, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PS88, 810.9
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Most widely held works about John Erskine
 
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The Cambridge history of American literature by William P Trent( Book )

44 editions published between 1917 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The private life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine( Book )

125 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This examination of the private life of Helen of Troy was first published in 1925, then made into a silent film in 1927. Adapted from the Greek legend, this novel focuses on Helen's life after the burning of Troy
Interpretations of literature by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

33 editions published between 1915 and 1999 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures to his students while he held the chair of English literature in the university of Tokyo from 1896-1902
Pre-Raphaelite and other poets; lectures by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

18 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delight of great books by John Erskine( Book )

22 editions published between 1927 and 2006 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elizabethan lyric; a study by John Erskine( Book )

40 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and literature by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

30 editions published between 1917 and 1990 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles on life, literature, society, etc.; includes short biography of author
Leading American novelists by John Erskine( Book )

16 editions published between 1910 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books and habits by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

26 editions published between 1921 and 1974 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays, individually published between 1915 and 1917, originated as lectures Hearn delivered to Japanese students at the University of Tokyo. They constitute one of the first attempts by a Western critic to interpret Western culture to the East. Chapters are dedicated to Western attitudes to women, poetry, the Bible, and an overview of Western literary influences
The kinds of poetry, and other essays by John Erskine( Book )

19 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moral obligation to be intelligent, and other essays by John Erskine( Book )

25 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary discipline by John Erskine( Book )

29 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galahad; enough of his life to explain his reputation by John Erskine( Book )

22 editions published between 1926 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about one of King Arthur's knights
Talks to writers by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human life of Jesus by John Erskine( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1958 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical companion ; a guide to the understanding and enjoyment of music by John Erskine( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 1948 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam and Eve; though he knew better by John Erskine( Book )

50 editions published between 1927 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appreciations of poetry by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

28 editions published between 1916 and 1990 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English literature, an illustrated record by Richard Garnett( Book )

12 editions published between 1908 and 1935 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Beginning to the Age of Milton
The brief hour of François Villon by John Erskine( Book )

34 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Úsměvně laděný román, motivovaný životními příběhy významného francouzského lyrika středověku, přibližuje jeho cit pro spravedlnost a lidskou důstojnost i soucit s utlačenými a poníženými
 
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The private life of Helen of Troy
Alternative Names
Erskine, J.

Erskine of Carnock, John

John Erskine American educator

John Erskine amerikansk komponist

John Erskine amerikansk kompositr

John Erskine romanziere, critico letterario e poeta statunitense

John Erskine US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Pianist

アースキン, ジョン

Languages
English (565)

German (31)

Spanish (17)

Czech (13)

French (7)

Polish (6)

Dutch (5)

Japanese (4)

Swedish (2)

Marathi (1)

Ukrainian (1)

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The private life of Helen of TroyPre-Raphaelite and other poets; lecturesThe delight of great booksThe kinds of poetry, and other essaysGalahad; enough of his life to explain his reputation