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Garnett, Edward 1868-1937

Overview
Works: 311 works in 862 publications in 5 languages and 10,954 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Guidebooks  Biography  Domestic fiction  Short stories, Russian  Maps  History 
Subject Headings: Authors  Critics 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Adapter, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PG3456.A15, 891.733
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Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

16 editions published between 1931 and 1968 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated by Edy Legrand. The text as abridged and arranged by Edward Garnett, with a prefatory note by M. Garnett, and a general introduction by T. E. Lawrence. The special content of this edition were copyrighted in 1953 by the George Macy Company. TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication in 1888, as one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and Americans. His account is a thoroughly realized document, a comprehensive understanding and treatment of every aspect of the life of the nomadic Arabs
Letters from Joseph Conrad, 1895-1924 by Joseph Conrad( Book )

24 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conrad's prefaces to his works; with an introductory essay by Joseph Conrad( Book )

23 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cada prólogo va trazando una suerte de mapa vital; y leídos en conjunto proyectan ante el lector un perfecto autorretrato. En ellos Conrad acerca de la creación y la crítica literaria, del origen de los personajes, de su visión de la naturaleza humana, del fracaso, las dudas y los avatares de una vida dedicada en cuerpo y alma a la literatura, tras abandonar la marina con 37 años. El libro incluye "El lugar de Conrad en la literatura inglesa", un ensayo inédito de Edward Garnett, reconocido editor y crítico británico
Letters from John Galsworthy, 1900-1932 by John Galsworthy( Book )

28 editions published between 1934 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friday nights; literary criticisms and appreciations by Edward Garnett( Book )

39 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1922 volume offers a collection of the eminent critic's literary essays, including a piece on Frost's North of Boston
Turgenev. by Edward Garnett( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 1966 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanderings in Arabia by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

30 editions published between 1908 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passages from Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

38 editions published between 1926 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential tales of Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

8 editions published between 1916 and 2001 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title Chekhov story, "The Darling," begins with Olga Plemyannikov sitting on the steps of her house musing in the heat of the day. The theater owner Mr. Kukin, who lives in a wing of Olga's house, worries that the coming rain will drive away more of his customers. As the days pass, a "deep and genuine feeling" arises in Olga, and she falls in love with her fretful neighbor. Things unravel as secrets are revealed. Other stories included in this volume are "Ariadne," "Talent" and "The Helpmate." Also included is a detailed introduction about Chekhov's prose style
The Golovlyov family by Mikhail Evgrafovich Saltykov( Book )

10 editions published between 1931 and 1973 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] is one of the last-translated, but highest-ranking, realistic novels of nineteenth-century Russia. The vicious circle of greed, self-pity and hypocritical repentance perpetuated by Arina Petrovna, her children, and her children's children in pursuit of money brings disaster to bear on Golovlovo, the gray, half-ruined estate where family and servants conspire against their mistress. -Back cover
Turgenev : a study by Edward Garnett( Book )

17 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of the great Russian novelist, author of such classic works as "Fathers and sons" and "On the eve", features a foreword by Joseph Conrad and presents a concise yet insightful overview of Turgenev's life and work
Thirty tales & sketches by R. B Cunninghame Graham( Book )

10 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tolstoy; his life and writings by Edward Garnett( Book )

24 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of this 1914 installment in Constable's Modern Biographies series a felicitous choice, not only because of Garnett's own literary sensibilities but because of the professional talents of his wife, Constance, the leading Russian translator of her day. The result is an insightful, judicious appreciation of Tolstoy and his texts
Leo Tolstoy by G. K Chesterton( Book )

24 editions published between 1903 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a brief biography of the famous Russian author. It is accompanied by numerous illustrations
Letters from W.H. Hudson, 1901-1922 by W. H Hudson( Book )

5 editions published between 1923 and 1967 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

153 letters from W.H. Hudson by W. H Hudson( Book )

9 editions published between 1923 and 1973 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature in downland by W. H Hudson( Book )

4 editions published between 1923 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Conrad, 1895 to 1924 by Joseph Conrad( Book )

8 editions published between 1927 and 1956 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midsummer night madness : and other stories by Seán O'Faoláin( Book )

12 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of W.J. Fox, public teacher & social reformer, 1786-1864 by Richard Garnett( Book )

5 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The essential tales of Chekhov
Alternative Names
Edward Garnett British writer and critic

Edward Garnett Brits schrijver (1868-1937)

Edward Garnett scrittore e critico letterario inglese

Garnett Edward Wiliam

Garnett, Edward William 1868-1937

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Languages
English (383)

French (10)

Japanese (2)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

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The essential tales of ChekhovTolstoy; his life and writingsNature in downland