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Erskine, John 1879-1951

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,137 publications in 9 languages and 26,831 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Bibliography  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Juvenile works  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Author of introduction, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator
Classifications: PS88, 810.9
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Most widely held works about John Erskine
 
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Most widely held works by John Erskine
The Cambridge history of American literature by William P Trent( Book )
39 editions published between 1917 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The private life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine( Book )
102 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,275 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 )
25 editions published between 1915 and 1999 in English and held by 1,022 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 )
14 editions published between 1922 and 1968 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Books and habits by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )
18 editions published between 1921 and 1974 in English and held by 805 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
Life and literature by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )
21 editions published between 1917 and 1990 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Articles on life, literature, society, etc.; includes short biography of author
The Elizabethan lyric; a study by John Erskine( Book )
30 editions published between 1903 and 1976 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The delight of great books by John Erskine( Book )
20 editions published between 1927 and 2006 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leading American novelists by John Erskine( Book )
14 editions published between 1910 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kinds of poetry, and other essays by John Erskine( Book )
14 editions published between 1912 and 1966 in English and held by 739 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 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The literary discipline by John Erskine( Book )
21 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galahad; enough of his life to explain his reputation by John Erskine( Book )
20 editions published between 1926 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 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 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The human life of Jesus by John Erskine( Book )
4 editions published between 1945 and 1958 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical companion ; a guide to the understanding and enjoyment of music by John Erskine( Book )
10 editions published between 1935 and 1948 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam and Eve; though he knew better by John Erskine( Book )
44 editions published between 1927 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Appreciations of poetry by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )
20 editions published between 1916 and 1990 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English literature, an illustrated record by Richard Garnett( Book )
9 editions published between 1908 and 1935 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song without words, the story of Felix Mendelssohn by John Erskine( Book )
4 editions published between 1941 and 1946 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Felix Mendelssohn, with critical evaluation of his music and his influence as a great conductor. Contains a list of his works, recordings and a bibliography
 
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Alternative Names
Erskine, J.
Erskine of Carnock, John
アースキン, ジョン
Languages
English (462)
German (25)
French (7)
Czech (5)
Japanese (4)
Polish (4)
Marathi (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Dutch (1)
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