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Hopper, Vincent F. (Vincent Foster) 1906-1976

Overview
Works: 70 works in 323 publications in 4 languages and 11,592 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Study guides  Manuscripts  Narrative poetry  History  Frame stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
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Most widely held works about Vincent F Hopper
 
Most widely held works by Vincent F Hopper
Essentials of English by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A practical handbook of grammar and effective writing techniques"--Cover
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and English, Middle and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
Backgrounds of European literature : the political, social, and intellectual development behind the great books of Western civilization by Rod William Horton( Book )

16 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval number symbolism: its sources, meaning, and influence on thought and expression by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

43 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic study, a noted scholar reveals "how deeply rooted in medieval thought was the consciousness of numbers, not as mathematical tools, nor yet as the counters in a game, but as fundamental realities, alive with memories and eloquent with meaning."
Beowulf ; together with Widsith ; and The fight at Finnesburg( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of European literature : a guide to great books by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1956 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Barron's college reviews in literature are designed to clarify great literary works for study or general reading. Each volume contains historical backgrounds, biographical data, detailed summaries, interpretations and criticisms of all major and many minor works." -- back cover
Canterbury tales (selected) by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She stoops to conquer by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about a young lady who turns into a seductive wench to catch her man
Essentials of writing by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s
Barron's 1001 pitfalls in English grammar by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conjugations of more than 120 irregular verbs accompany advice on using affixes, punctuation, conjunctions, and other grammatical elements
English verb conjugations : 123 irregular verbs fully conjugated, tense, mood, number by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly revised for quicker, easier reference, this book has been designed to give both native-born and foreign students a solid sense of security in mastery of English. 123 irregular verbs are fully conjugated, pitfalls in sentence structure are analyzed, and rules for such trouble areas as spelling and punctuation are outlined
The way of the world by William Congreve( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1984 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this expressionistic Restoration comedy man is depicted in a distorted exaggerated fashion in order to make fun of ambition, nobility, idealism and government. It explores the battle for wealth and fortune as well as the search for security and constancy in courtship. This was a major influence on the theatre of the absurd
A pocket guide to correct grammar by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography of European literature by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

8 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic American short stories by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1001 pitfalls in English grammar, spelling, and usage by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Hebrew and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of the peculiarities of English word formations and usages are described and illustrated
The beaux' stratagem by George Farquhar( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Beaux' Stratagem' has been praised for the range, depth and naturalism of its characters: at a time when most comedies were written in, for and about London, Farquhar leaves behind the tendency to portray country folk as uncouth and laughable rustics. In addition, the play has been seen as broaching the gap between the sharp wit of Restoration comedy and its plots full of rakes and rascals, and the more genteel, sentimental comedy of the eighteenth century, whose focus falls not on sexual one-upmanship but on the realities of marital discord
Practice for effective writing by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of world literature : a guide to great books by Vincent F Hopper( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Fence, Noah.

Fence, Noah 1906-

Foster Hopper, Vincent

Hopper, Vincent F.

Hopper, Vincent F. 1906-

Hopper, Vincent F. 1906-1976

Hopper, Vincent F. (Vincent Foster), 1906-

Hopper, Vincent Foster

Hopper, Vincent Foster 1906-

Hopper, Vincent Foster 1906-1976

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The Canterbury talesMedieval number symbolism: its sources, meaning, and influence on thought and expressionCanterbury tales (selected)Essentials of writingBarron's 1001 pitfalls in English grammarEnglish verb conjugations : 123 irregular verbs fully conjugated, tense, mood, numberA pocket guide to correct grammar