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Sisson, C. H. (Charles Hubert) 1914-2003

Overview
Works: 221 works in 726 publications in 3 languages and 15,698 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Didactic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Romance fiction  History  Drama  Biography  Domestic fiction  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR4746, 823.8
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Most widely held works by C. H Sisson
English poetry, 1900-1950: an assessment by C. H Sisson( Book )

36 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Catullus by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems, 1943-1983 by C. H Sisson( Book )

11 editions published in 1984 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of British administration and some European comparisons by C. H Sisson( Book )

24 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allegorisch visioen van het hiernamaals in honderd gezangen
Jude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

26 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marriage, the Church of England, and the British university system all come under criticism in a story about two cousins who love each other and want to improve their lot in life." "In this haunting love story, a couple who have each fled a previous marriage find love and fulfillment together, only to have tragedy overwhelm them." "Both having left earlier marriages, Jude Fawley and Sue Brideshead find happiness in their relationship. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union, it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge."
De rerum natura = The poem on nature by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The De Rurum Natura of Lucretius (99BC-55BC) is one of the great books of the world, a lucid explanation of physical phenomena that develops into a majestic vision of the ultimate nature of the universe." "Lucretius' observations of the particularities of the world remain alive across the centuries. We follow his enquiring, scientific mind as he investigates the workings of mirror images, thunderstorms and magnetism, how we walk and what sleep is. Overarching all is Lucretius' belief in a universe of eternally recurring elements."--Back cover
Britannicus ; Phaedra ; Athaliah by Jean Racine( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The avoidance of literature : collected essays [of] C.H. Sisson by C. H Sisson( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Trojan ditch : collected poems & selected translations by C. H Sisson( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some tales of La Fontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though they were first written over 300 years ago, this is the first complete English translation of Jean de La Fontaine's comedic classic Contes et nouvelles en vers. Both sexually charged and wickedly funny, La Fontaine's Tales will surprise readers who know him only from his work on fables for children. Though the writing is more suggestive than vulgar, it still has the power to shock readers unprepared for the darkness that inhabits these poems. Included are nearly seventy illustrations dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, many of them rare, as well as extensive commentary by the editor."--Jacket
The case of Walter Bagehot by C. H Sisson( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by C. H Sisson( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Homm by C. H Sisson( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Donne( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Christina Rossetti : selected poems by Christina Georgina Rossetti( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating selection of enduring verse by one of the Victorian eraas most beloved poets Christina Rossetti is unique among Victorian poets for the sheer range of her subject matter and the variety of her verse forms
Collected poems by C. H Sisson( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When C.H. Sisson was 20, he gave up writing poems. He began once more in his thirties under the stress of war, stationed in India. He is one of the few direct English heirs of the Modernists, his work grounded in the English landscapes
The pattern by C. H Sisson( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The raven : poems and essays on poetry by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Div>Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is the poet of the night world, of the inexplicable, the uncanny. His poems do not analyse, they do not explain: they exist with the intensity of hallucinations. In the breathtakingly seductive beauty of &#x91;To Helen' &#x96; &#x91;Like those Nicean barks of yore, / that gently o'er a perfumed sea...', or the claustrophobic horror of &#x91;The Raven', Poe offers haunting alternative realities, as strange &#x96; and strangely familiar &#x96; as our dreams and nightmares. Yet Poe was more than a poet of American gothic. He was translated by Baudelaire and Mallarme, becoming a key figure in
 
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Collected poems, 1943-1983
Alternative Names
C. H. Sisson Writer

Sisson, C. H.

Sisson, C. H. 1914-2003

Sisson, Charles 1914-2003

Sisson, Charles H., 1914-2003

Sisson, Charles Hubert 1914-

Sisson, Charles Hubert 1914-2003

Languages
English (290)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The divine comedyJude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismDe rerum natura = The poem on natureBritannicus ; Phaedra ; AthaliahSelected poemsChristopher HommThe divine comedySelected poems