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Winny, James

Overview
Works: 60 works in 417 publications in 2 languages and 9,020 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Biography  Romances  Sources  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Bibliography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, ed, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR2824.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Winny
An introduction to Chaucer by Maurice Hussey( Book )

37 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A preface to Donne by James Winny( Book )

52 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical introduction to the life, thought, and art of this great English metaphysical poet whose work is characterized by subtle imagery and figurative language
The player king: a theme of Shakespeare's histories by James Winny( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's dream-poems by James Winny( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master-mistress : a study of Shakespeare's sonnets by James Winny( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frame of order; an outline of Elizabethan belief taken from treatises of the late sixteenth century by James Winny( Book )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1978 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of Bath's prologue and tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabethan prose translation by James Winny( Book )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The general prologue to the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

39 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En flok pilgrimme af alle samfundslag drager i slutningen af 1300-tallet fra London til St. Thomas grav i Canterbury og fordriver tiden undervejs med at fortælle historier
The descent of Euphues, three Elizabethan romance stories: Euphues, Pandosto [and] Piers Plainness by James Winny( Book )

20 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clerk's prologue and tale from the 'Canterbury tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and English, Middle and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragment uit de Canterbury tale, (ca. 1370)
Religio medici, and other works by Thomas Browne( Book )

14 editions published between 1928 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal essay reconciling the religious and scientific life first published without the author's knowledge, the Religio stands as the touchstone for all English prose that follows
The miller's tale by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an eclectic group of pilgrims take turns telling tales while on the road to Canterbury Cathedral, the Miller is determined to tell the best story and win the free dinner. He regales his fellow pilgrims with the best tale he knows'a rude and raunchy tale that would be considered scandalous even by today's standards. This special edition of "The Miller's Tale," one of the most memorable tales from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, includes "The General Prologue," "The Miller's Prologue," and "The Miller's Tale," in original Middle English and modern translated versions. HarperCollins brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperCollins short-stories collection to build your digital library
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight : Middle English text with facing translation by James Winny( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and English, Middle and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great masterpieces of Middle English poetry, 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' magically combines elements of fairy tale and heroic sagas with the pageantry, chivalry and courtly love of medieval romance
The Prioress' prologue & tale : from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some poems by Andrew Marvell( Book )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Elizabethan plays by James Winny( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Elizabethan plays: Edward III, Mucedorus, Midas. Edited with an introd., notes and glossary by James Winny( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elizabethan voyages : a selection taken from the literature of Elizabethan travel and discovery by James Winny( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1959 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An annotated edition of Shakespeare's tragicomedy in which an unjust Viennese deputy offers to lift a death sentence from a young woman's brother in return for sexual favors from her; also includes essays on Shakespeare's theatrical world and his texts, and a scholarly introduction
 
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Winny, J.

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The wife of Bath's prologue and tale, from the Canterbury talesElizabethan prose translationThe general prologue to the Canterbury talesThe clerk's prologue and tale from the 'Canterbury tales'The miller's taleSir Gawain and the Green Knight : Middle English text with facing translationThe Prioress' prologue & tale : from the Canterbury tales