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

Overview
Works: 221 works in 679 publications in 3 languages and 14,340 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Epic poetry, Latin  Records and correspondence  History  Legends  Romances  Epic poetry 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, tra
Classifications: PA6807.A5, 851.1
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Most widely held works by C. H Sisson
The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This single volume, blank verse translation of The Divine Comedy includes an introduction, maps of Dante's Italy, Hell, Purgatory, Geocentric Universe, and political panorama of the thirteenth and early fourteenth century, diagrams and notes providing the reader with invaluable guidance
English poetry, 1900-1950: an assessment by C. H Sisson( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Catullus by Gaius Valerius Catullus( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 413 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 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britannicus ; Phaedra ; Athaliah by Jean Racine( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Néron qui, sous ses attitudes encore sages et vertueuses, commence à laisser percer sa véritable nature, a fait séquestrer, dans son palais, Junie, descendante d'Auguste, en la séparant de Britannicus qui l'aime
The avoidance of literature : collected essays [of] C.H. Sisson by C. H Sisson( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 378 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 372 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 322 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 )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 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 291 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 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of Roland( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aeneid by Virgil( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil's epic poem describing the fall of Troy, in English blank verse by Robert Fitzgerald
Selected poems and letters of Emily Dickinson; together with Thomas Wentworth Higginson's account of his correspondence with the poet and his visit to her in Amherst by Emily Dickinson( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 193 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 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by C. H Sisson( Book )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When C.H. Sisson was 20, he gave up writing poems. He began once more in his 30s under the stress of war-time, stationed in India. Verse came intermittently, exiguously; the bulk of his early writing in translation ('fishing in other men's waters' he calls it), prose essays and fiction. In the 1960s his poems began to appear. The London Zoo - his first major book - was published in 1961 when the poet was 47. Since that time his place has grown secure: he is one of the few direct English heirs of the great Modernists, a poet who grounds the enormous energies of that movement in English la
The raven : poems and essays on poetry by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An indispensable collection of the work of one of the 19th century's most compelling and original poets, this comprehensive edition contains all of Edgar Allan Poe's poetry and three most important essays. Reissued to coincide with the release of a major Hollywood film of the same title, it exposes Poe's diversity and genius, from breathtakingly seductive beauty of "To Helen" to the claustrophobic horror of "The Raven." Unique in that it features the poetry of a writer more famous for his fiction, this book proves that Poe's work runs deeper than the American gothic genre
 
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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 Hubert 1914-

Sisson, Charles Hubert 1914-2003

Languages
English (280)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Collected poems, 1943-1983Jude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticismDe rerum natura = The poem on natureBritannicus ; Phaedra ; AthaliahSelected poemsChristopher HommThe AeneidSelected poems and letters of Emily Dickinson; together with Thomas Wentworth Higginson's account of his correspondence with the poet and his visit to her in Amherst