WorldCat Identities

Jack, Ian 1923-2008

Overview
Works: 114 works in 695 publications in 3 languages and 16,519 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Art  Romance fiction  Biography  Humorous fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR4172, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Jack
English literature, 1815-1832 by Ian Jack( Book )

58 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closely analyzes the structure, style, themes, and literary heritage of individual poets and prose writers of the Romantic period
Augustan satire; intention and idiom in English poetry, 1660-1750 by Ian Jack( Book )

75 editions published between 1942 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

64 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. It was first published in 1847 under the pseudonym Ellis Bell, and a posthumous second edition was edited by her sister Charlotte. The name of the novel comes from the Yorkshire manor on the moors on which the story centers (as an adjective, Wuthering is a Yorkshire word referring to turbulent weather). The narrative tells the tale of the all-encompassing and passionate, yet thwarted, love between Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and how this unresolved passion eventually destroys them and many around them. Now considered a classic of English literature, Wuthering Heights met with mixed reviews by critics when it first appeared, mainly because of the narrative's stark depiction of mental and physical cruelty
Keats and the mirror of art by Ian Jack( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pope by Ian Jack( Book )

65 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott by Ian Jack( Book )

48 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

45 editions published between 1964 and 1998 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra det 18. århundrede
Browning, poetical works, 1833-1864 by Robert Browning( Book )

60 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Containing all Mr. Browning's regularly published plays and poems."
Browning's major poetry by Ian Jack( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Robert Browning by Robert Browning( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume II contains Stafford, a play seldom reprinted, and Sordello, a poem commonly, but mistakenly, neglected as "unintelligible." The book looks at Browning's correspondence with Emily Hickey, the first editor of Strafford, and important copies of Sordello that help to shed light on Browning's attempts to revise the poem. Also included are such of the juvenilia that survive
The poet and his audience by Ian Jack( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting poetry : composition, publication, reception : essays in honour of Ian Jack by Howard Erskine-Hill( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The presentation of poetry to auditor and reader involves a complex interaction of rhetorical, orthographical and visual mediating skills. At issue are the nature of 'authority', the creation of a readership attuned to the writer's poetic resonances, and a delicate negotiation between literary tradition and individual talent. In a series of detailed readings leading scholars focus on the presentation of work by Spenser, Herbert, Milton, Dryden, Pope, Smart, Blake, Wordsworth, Browning, Newman, Yeats, Lawrence and David Jones. The wide chronological range enables unusually extensive comparison across the boundaries of generic form, and between the varying emotional, aesthetic and rhetorical emphases of specific periods: from the creation of fictitious personae to the construction of autobiographical 'self', from the interaction of printed word and visual image to the arrangements and rearrangements of structure and sequence
A sentimental journey through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrated in its own day as the progenitor of 'a school of sentimental writers', A Sentimental Journey (1768) has outlasted its many imitators because of the humour and mischievous eroticism that inform Mr. Yorick's travels. Setting out to journey to France and Italy he gets little further than Lyons but finds much to appreciate. A master of ambiguity and double entendre, Sterne is nevertheless concerned to explore the nature of virtue; unlike other writers of sentimental fiction, Sterne insists on the inseparability of desire and feeling." "This new edition includes a selection from The Sermons of Mr. Yorick, which sheds light on the concerns of the Journey, The Journal to Eliza, which records Sterne's feelings as he languishes for the company of Eliza Draper, and A Political Romance, the satire on a local ecclesiastical squabble that was the catalyst for Sterne's literary career."--Jacket
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the centre of this novel is the passionate love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff - recounted with such emotional intensity that a plain tale of the Yorkshire moors acquires the depth and simplicity of ancient tragedy
Best of young British novelists, 2003 by Ian Jack( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twintig verhalen over uiteenlopende onderwerpen door de beste Britse auteurs van dit moment
Overreachers : a new story by Richard Ford( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of new writing
Country life : dispatches from what's left of it by Granta Publications( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Granta' publishes some of the best in new writing and photography four times a year. This volume focuses on country life, from how it is lived, how it has changed to how the changes are far from over. It is an issue that ranges from English fox-hunters to the rice-planters of the Ganges delta
Over there, how America sees the world : recollections and forecasts from twenty writers by Granta Publications( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Browning by Ian Jack( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Robert Browning. including Pippa Passes and Dramatic Lyrics by Robert Browning( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jack, Ian

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Jack, Ian Robert James.

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Jack, R. I. 1923-2008

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Jack, Robert Ian 1923-2008

Languages
English (504)

Italian (3)

French (1)

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Wuthering HeightsA sentimental journey through France and ItalyBrowning, poetical works, 1833-1864The poetical works of Robert BrowningThe poet and his audiencePresenting poetry : composition, publication, reception : essays in honour of Ian JackA sentimental journey through France and ItalyEmily Brontë's Wuthering Heights