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Wright, William Aldis 1831-1914

Overview
Works: 659 works in 2,970 publications in 3 languages and 22,921 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sonnets  Literature  Personal correspondence  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, ed, Translator, Author of dialog, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PR2753, 822.33
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Most widely held works by William Aldis Wright
The complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text by William Shakespeare( Book )

80 editions published between 1864 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive collection of 43 Shakespearean plays and poems including an index of characters and first lines
The complete works of William Shakespeare arranged in their chronological order by William Shakespeare( Book )

46 editions published between 1894 and 1971 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 2: Julius Ceasar; Hamlet; All's Well That Ends Well; Measure for Maesure; Troilus and Cressida; Othello; King Lear; Macbeth; Antony & Cleopatra; Coriolanus; Timon of Athens; Pericles; Cymbeline; The Tempest; Th e Winter's Tale; King Henry VIII; Venus & Adonis; The Rape of Lucrece; The Passionate Pilgrim; Sonnets; The Phoenix & the Turtle
The plays and sonnets of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the bard's plays and sonnets
William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the poetry of William Shakespeare through a sampling of sonnets and excerpts from his plays
The works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

155 editions published between 1863 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Print featuring the complete works of William Shakespeare (from All's well that ends well to the sonnets) in very small text. Portions of text are printed in blue, creating a text portrait of William Shakespeare in pale blue against a gray background
English works : Toxophilus ; Report of the affaires and state of Germany ; The scholemaster by Roger Ascham( Book )

48 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in English and English, Middle and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tudor writer Roger Ascham (c.1514-1568) was royal tutor to Princess Elizabeth. Ascham is best known for his works Toxophilus (1545) and The Scholemaster (1570) which were edited, together with his Report of the Affairs and State of Germany (1570), by the renowned literary scholar William Aldis Wright (1831-1914) and published in 1904 as part of the Cambridge English Classics series. Toxophilus, a Ciceronian dialogue between Philologus (the lover of study) and Toxophilus (the lover of the bow), articulates the importance of physical training to a gentleman's education. The Scholemaster, which was published posthumously, consists of two books. The first describes the character and teaching methods of the ideal tutor and the second advocates teaching languages by double translation. Ascham's English prose came to be seen as a model for how classical principles of form and organisation could be applied to the vernacular
Letters of Edward Fitzgerald to Fanny Kemble, 1871-1883 by Edward FitzGerald( Book )

28 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of the letters which are contained in the present volume, the first eighty-five were in the possession of the late Mr. George Bentley, who took great interest in their publication in The Temple Bar Magazine, and was in correspondence with the Editor until within a short time of his death. The remainder were placed in the Editors hands by Mrs. Kemble in 1883, and of these some were printed in whole or in part in FitzGeralds Letters and Literary Remains, which first appeared in 1889. Trinity College, Cambridge, 7.0th June, 1895"--Publisher's website
A general view of the history of the English Bible by Brooke Foss Westcott( Book )

31 editions published between 1905 and 1998 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, and Colours of good and evil by Francis Bacon( Book )

91 editions published between 1625 and 1972 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bacon's writing has a unique magnificence and picturesque quality
Generydes : a romance in seven-line stanzas by Early English Text Society( Book )

55 editions published between 1873 and 2001 in English and English, Middle and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The advancement of learning by Francis Bacon( Book )

64 editions published between 1853 and 1963 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While William is sick and unable to go to school, a mysterious mailman brings him unusual packages every day
The metrical chronicle of Robert of Gloucester by Robert( Book )

45 editions published between 1887 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of the history of England to 1270
Letters of Edward FitzGerald : in two volumes by Edward FitzGerald( Book )

13 editions published between 1894 and 1972 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays and sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More letters of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald( Book )

7 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Journal of philology( )

in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters & literary remains of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald( Book )

5 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters and literary remains of Edward FitzGerald by Edward FitzGerald( Book )

17 editions published between 1889 and 1903 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Works] by William Shakespeare( Book )

46 editions published between 1864 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1. Comedies. -- v. 2. Tragedies. -- v. 3. Histories and poems
Facsimile of the manuscript of Milton's Minor poems by John Milton( Book )

9 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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William Shakespeare
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Aldis Wright, William 1831-1914

William Aldis Wright bibliste, historien et critique littéraire

William Aldis Wright English editor

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William ShakespeareThe works of William ShakespeareEnglish works : Toxophilus ; Report of the affaires and state of Germany ; The scholemasterA general view of the history of the English BibleGenerydes : a romance in seven-line stanzasThe plays and sonnets