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Myers, Robert Manson 1921-2014

Overview
Works: 42 works in 171 publications in 2 languages and 7,026 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Personal narratives‚Ä°vConfederate  Drama  Personal narratives  Anecdotes  Humor  Musical settings  Satire 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: F290, 975.803
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Most widely held works about Robert Manson Myers
 
Most widely held works by Robert Manson Myers
The children of pride : a true story of Georgia and the Civil War by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Selected] from the voluminous family papers of the Rev. Dr. Charles Colcock Jones (1804-1863), of Liberty County, Georgia."
From Beowulf to Virginia Woolf; an astounding and wholly unauthorized history of English literature by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

22 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel's Messiah : a touchstone of taste by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Children of pride : selected letters of the family of the Rev. Dr. Charles Colcock Jones from the years 1860-1868, with the addition of several previously unpublished letters by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and French and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Georgian at Princeton( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters drawn from the family papers of C.C. Jones
Quintet : a five-play cycle drawn from the children of pride by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixes and sevens : scenes from a marriage, a comic trilogy drawn from the novels of Ada Leverson by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poynton park : a play in three acts from the novel The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poynton Park is the home of old Mrs. Gereth, an antique collector with impeccable taste who has filled her lodgings with splendid art objects and furniture. The possessive Mrs. Gereth wants her weak-willed son to marry a pleasant young woman who shares her refined tastes. Instead he becomes engaged to a vulgar, greedy woman, and the treasures of Poynton become the prize over which mother and fiancee battle. In the end Poynton and its spoils, which have destroyed all of the [play's] relationships, are immolated in a fire of undetermined origin. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
The Bostonians : a play in two acts from the novel by Henry James by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play basedon Henry James novel of the same title. Mississippi lawyer and Civil War veteran, Basil Ransom, visits his cousin Olive Chancellor in Boston. She takes him to a political meeting where Verena Tarrant delivers a feminist speech. Ransom, a strong conservative, is annoyed by the speech but fascinated with the speaker. Olive, who has never before set eyes on Verena, is equally fascinated. She persuades Verena to leave her parents' house, move in with her and study in preparation for a career in the feminist movement. Meanwhile, Ransom returns to his law practice in New York, which is not doing well. He visits Boston again and walks with Verena through the Harvard College grounds, including the impressive Civil War memorial. Verena finds herself attracted to the charismatic Ransom. Basil eventually proposes to Verena, much to Olive's dismay. Olive has arranged for Verena to speak at the Boston Music Hall. Ransom shows up at the hall just before Verena is scheduled to begin her speech. He persuades Verena to elope with him, to the discomfiture of Olive and her fellow-feminists. The final sentence of the novel shows Verena in tears... --Wikipedia.com
Restoration comedy; being a brief & true account of the adventures of David Carter Pencible, Esq. in Kingsburg, Virginia, during national restoration week in May by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ars amatoria : an anthology by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Seward, an eighteenth-century Handelian by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early moral criticism of Handelian oratorio by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

4 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Children of Pride by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intimate record of a Georgia plantation family brings to life a proud but flawed society from its halcyon antebellum days through the shattering climaxes of defeat and occupation
The children of pride: the finger of providence by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of Georgia and the Civil War, 1857-1860
Supplementary index to The children of pride by Thomas Harrison Reed( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Handel of London : a study of George Frederick Handel's place in eighteenth century English literature by Robert Manson Myers( )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty sermons on Handel's Messiah by Robert Manson Myers( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Children of pride : selected letters of the family of the Rev. Dr. Charles Colcock Jones from the years 1860-1868, with the addition of several previously unpublished lettersThe children of pride : selected letters of the family of the Rev. Dr Charles Colcock Jones from the years 1860-1868, with the addition of several previously unpublished letters
Alternative Names
Myers, Robert M.

Myers, Robert M. 1921-

Languages
English (140)

French (1)

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Quintet : a five-play cycle drawn from the children of prideArs amatoria : an anthologyThe children of pride : selected letters of the family of the Rev. Dr Charles Colcock Jones from the years 1860-1868, with the addition of several previously unpublished letters