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Garnett, Edward 1868-1937

Overview
Works: 315 works in 898 publications in 4 languages and 11,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humorous fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Short stories, Russian 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Adapter, Honoree, Contributor
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 869 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 )

26 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 642 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
Friday nights; literary criticisms and appreciations by Edward Garnett( Book )

43 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and held by 609 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
Letters from John Galsworthy, 1900-1932 by John Galsworthy( Book )

28 editions published between 1934 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turgenev. by Edward Garnett( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 1966 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanderings in Arabia by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

33 editions published between 1908 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turgenev : a study by Edward Garnett( Book )

18 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and held by 337 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
Passages from Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

30 editions published between 1926 and 1984 in English and German and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a biography and critical study of the great Russian author
The essential tales of Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

12 editions published between 1916 and 2001 in English and held by 301 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 )

9 editions published between 1931 and 1973 in English and held by 270 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
Thirty tales & sketches by R. B Cunninghame Graham( Book )

10 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Tolstoy by G. K Chesterton( Book )

26 editions published between 1903 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 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 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy who loves practical jokes and games finds himself in the strange land of Limbo where the only way out is to play a complicated game
153 letters from W.H. Hudson by W. H Hudson( Book )

9 editions published between 1923 and 1973 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 172 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 171 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 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of Jeanne d'Arc and other plays by Edward Garnett( Book )

12 editions published between 1912 and 1931 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The essential tales of Chekhov
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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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