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Seymour-Smith, Martin

Overview
Works: 144 works in 793 publications in 8 languages and 17,560 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Sea stories  Bio-bibliography  Biographies  History  Comedies of humours 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Annotator
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Martin Seymour-Smith
 
Most widely held works by Martin Seymour-Smith
Funk & Wagnalls Guide to modern world literature by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

56 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Critical, comprehensive and entertaining account of modern world literature for students, teachers, librarians and writers
Robert Graves : his life and work by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

47 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography was first published in 1982. Martin Seymour-Smith had known Robert Graves since early boyhood, and had lived in his house for more than three years. He wrote it with Grave's help, at his home in Deya, while Graves' (sometime) mistress and muse, the notorious Laura Riding, was still alive. Since then, some of the material Seymour-Smith deliberately suppressed has been aired, and is no longer as sensitive as it was. In this revised, expanded and largely rewritten edition, he sets the record straight
Who's who in twentieth-century literature by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly readable guide to modern writers throughout the world
Hardy by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seymour-Smith addresses the critics' feud regarding Thomas Hardy and presents his evidence that Hardy was a sensitive, intelligent, profoundly ironic man, not the misogynist others saw
Novels and novelists : a guide to the world of fiction by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

13 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short history of the novel - crime fiction - science fiction - illustration - ; The novel and cinema - the novel and the book trade - Biographical detail on popular novelists with many portraits
Robert Graves by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

55 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 100 most influential books ever written : the history of thought from ancient times to today by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies one hundred works which have radically altered the course of civilization. Arranged chronologically from the I Ching (c. 1500 B.C.E.) to Skinner's Beyond Freedom and Dignity (1971), each entry includes historical background, an overview of the text, facts about the author and the creation of the work, the factors that warrant the work's inclusion in this list, and an analysis of the effect of the work on our lives today
Rudyard Kipling by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the life and work of Kipling, who was the first British author to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907
Every man in his humour by Ben Jonson( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the 1601 quarto version of Ben Jonson's play, set in Florence. The text is edited and modernised, and instead of endorsing the folio version as the superior play, the introduction seeks to understand this version on its own terms
Poets through their letters by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

23 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World authors, 1900-1950( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides almost 2700 articles on twentieth-century authors from all over the world who wrote in English or whose works are available in English translation
A reader's guide to fifty European novels by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new canon of English poetry by James Reeves( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret agent, a simple tale by Joseph Conrad( Book )

31 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of revolutionaries in the backstreets of 19th-century London plot the destruction of the Greenwich Observatory in this 1907 masterpiece of suspense. Rich in atmosphere and psychological realism, the tale centers on a shopkeeper whose double life encompasses a quiet family circle, active friendships with anarchists, and allegiance to a foreign government
The mayor of Casterbridge; the life and death of a man of character by Thomas Hardy( Book )

24 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hardy's first masterpiece, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a scene of such heartlessness and cruelty that it still shocks readers today. A poor workman named Michael Henchard, in a fit of drunken rage, sells his wife and baby daughter to a stranger at a country fair. Stricken with remorse, Henchard forswears alcohol and works hard to become a prosperous businessman and the respected mayor of Casterbridge. But he cannot erase his past. His wife ultimately returns to offer Henchard the choice of redemption or a further descent into his own self-destructive nature. A dark, complex story, The Mayor of Casterbridge brims with invention, vitality, and even wit
Inside poetry by James Reeves( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Andrew Marvell by Andrew Marvell( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nostromo by Joseph Conrad( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conrad's pessimistic worldview colors this novel depicting the brutality of Latin American politics and the tragedies that inevitably ensue."
Longer Elizabethan poems by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new astrologer by Martin Seymour-Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Martin Seymour-Smith British writer

Martin Seymour-Smith britisk poet

Martin Seymour-Smith Brits dichter (1928-1998)

Martin Seymour-Smith brittisk poet

Martin Seymour-Smith écrivain britannique

Martin Seymour-Smith escriptor britànic

Martin Seymour-Smith escritor británico

Martin Seymour-Smith poeta, critico letterario e scrittore britannico

Smith, Martin S.

Smith, Martin Seymour-.

Smith, Martin Seymour- 1928-

Smith Martin Seymour- 1928-1998

Smith, Martin Seυmour

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馬丁·西摩-史密斯

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