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Erskine, John 1879-1951

Overview
Works: 349 works in 1,381 publications in 4 languages and 27,367 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Bibliography  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Historical fiction  Textbooks  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Librettist, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Commentator, Contributor, Speaker
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 )

41 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 2,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

104 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,211 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 )

26 editions published between 1915 and 1999 in English and held by 938 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 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and literature by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

28 editions published between 1917 and 1990 in English and held by 748 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 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading American novelists by John Erskine( Book )

20 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kinds of poetry, and other essays by John Erskine( Book )

21 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary discipline by John Erskine( Book )

31 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1926 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about one of King Arthur's knights
The Elizabethan lyric; a study by John Erskine( Book )

34 editions published between 1903 and 1976 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talks to writers by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 617 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 590 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 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1927 and 1963 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appreciations of poetry by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

30 editions published between 1916 and 1990 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1906 and 1935 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Beginning to the Age of Milton
Books and habits by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

10 editions published between 1921 and 1968 in English and held by 381 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
Books and habits; from the lectures of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

13 editions published between 1921 and 1974 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The private life of Helen of Troy
Alternative Names
Erskine, J.

Erskine, John 1879-1951

Erskine of Carnock, John

John Erskine American educator

John Erskine Amerikaans componist (1879-1951)

John Erskine amerikansk komponist

John Erskine amerikansk kompositör

John Erskine romanziere, critico letterario e poeta statunitense

John Erskine US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Pianist

Джон Эрскин

アースキン, ジョン

約翰·厄斯金

Languages
English (541)

Spanish (18)

Czech (5)

Marathi (1)

Covers
The private life of Helen of TroyThe delight of great booksGalahad; enough of his life to explain his reputation