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Shairp, John Campbell 1819-1885

Overview
Works: 176 works in 619 publications in 2 languages and 6,074 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biography  History  Diaries  Examinations  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other, Translator
Classifications: PR4331,
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Most widely held works by John Campbell Shairp
Robert Burns by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

91 editions published between 1878 and 2012 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like other works in the first series of English Men of Letters, Shairp's 1879 biography of Robert Burns (1759-96) is a work of both history and literary criticism that can be used as an entry point to a wider study of its subject. Literary scholar John Campbell Shairp (1819-85) was born in Linlithgowshire and educated at Oxford. His publications include the essay collection Culture and Religion (1870) and Studies in Poetry and Philosophy (1868), both of which ran to multiple editions. In 1877 he was elected Professor of Poetry at
Studies in poetry and philosophy by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

57 editions published between 1868 and 2011 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of poetry: being lectures delivered at Oxford by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

37 editions published between 1881 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recollections of a tour made in Scotland, A.D. 1803 by Dorothy Wordsworth( Book )

32 editions published between 1874 and 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On poetic interpretation of nature by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

40 editions published between 1877 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and religion in some of their relations by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

78 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burns by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

22 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known in Scotland as simply The Bard," Robert Burns (1759 1796) endured a childhood of hardship and poverty to become a celebrated poet who is today widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. J.C. Shairp's biography of Burns is an insightful look at the life of this pioneer of the Romantic Movement
Sketches in history and poetry by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

11 editions published between 1887 and 1972 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and letters of James David Forbes, F.R.S., D.C.L., LL. D., late principal of the United college in the University of St. Andrews by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

25 editions published between 1873 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian year by John Keble( Book )

7 editions published between 1827 and 1914 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems for the days of the liturgical year and about the sacraments
Glen Desseray and other poems, lyrical and elegaic by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

9 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kilmahoe : a Highland pastoral with other poems by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

5 editions published between 1864 and 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Keble; an essay on the author of the 'Christian year' by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

4 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode to the cuckoo: Edinburgh 1770 by David Laing( Book )

3 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott by Richard Holt Hutton( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles the twelfth, a prize poem, recited in the Theatre, Oxford, June viii, MDCCCXLII by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

2 editions published in 1842 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burns by John Campbell Shairp( )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wants of the Scottish universities and some of the remedies by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

3 editions published between 1836 and 1861 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits fo friends. with a sketch of principal shairp by John Campbell Shairp( Book )

3 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Campbell Shairp, John 1819-1885

John Campbell Shairp British writer

John Campbell Shairp critico letterario e scrittore scozzese

John Campbell Shairp literatuurcriticus uit Schotland (1819-1885)

Shairp 1819-1885 Principal

Shairp, J. C.

Shairp, J. C. 1819-1885

Shairp, J. C. (John Campbell), 1819-1885

Shairp, John C.

Shairp, John C. 1819-1885

Shairp, John Campbell 1819-1885

Shairp, Principal.

Shairp Principal 1819-1885

Languages
English (456)

Italian (1)

Covers
Studies in poetry and philosophyCulture and religion in some of their relationsLife and letters of James David Forbes, F.R.S., D.C.L., LL. D., late principal of the United college in the University of St. AndrewsKilmahoe : a Highland pastoral with other poems