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Clouston, W. A. (William Alexander) 1843-1896

Overview
Works: 120 works in 554 publications in 1 language and 5,334 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Paraphrases  Poetry  Folklore  Quotations  Humor  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Arranger, Other, Compiler, Contributor, Publisher
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about W. A Clouston
     
    Most widely held works by W. A Clouston
    Popular tales and fictions : their migrations and transformations by W. A Clouston( Book )

    28 editions published between 1887 and 2002 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The appearance of the Nights and other Oriental story collections led to studies of their influence on European folklore
    The book of noodles: stories of simpletons; or, Fools and their follies by W. A Clouston( Book )

    28 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Flowers from a Persian garden and other papers by W. A Clouston( Book )

    25 editions published between 1840 and 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Further Oriental stories and folklore, akin to the Arabian Nights material
    John Lane's continuation of Chaucer's 'Squire's tale' by John Lane( Book )

    18 editions published between 1887 and 1888 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A group of Eastern romances and stories from the Persian, Tamil, and Urdu by W. A Clouston( Book )

    23 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Arabian poetry for English readers by W. A Clouston( Book )

    19 editions published between 1881 and 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Edited, with an introduction and notes, by W. A. Clouston
    Supplement to The wright's chaste wife ... : additional analogs to The wright's chaste wife by W. A Clouston( Book )

    7 editions published between 1886 and 1969 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Hieroglyphic Bibles, their origin and history; a hitherto unwritten chapter of bibliography, with facsimile illustrations by W. A Clouston( Book )

    13 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The book of Sindibād; or, The story of the king, his son, the damsel, and seven vazīrs by the philosopher Sindbad( Book )

    18 editions published between 1884 and 1967 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Translations from the original sources of material introduced into the Arabian Nights by Galland
    Literary coincidences; a bookstall bargain; and other papers by W. A Clouston( Book )

    11 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The Bakhtyār Nāma: a Persian romance by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Daqāyiqī( Book )

    9 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Wisdom and genius of Dr. Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson( Book )

    7 editions published between 1875 and 1991 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Supplement to The wright's chaste wife ... Additional analogs by Adam( Book )

    6 editions published between 1865 and 1960 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Book of wise sayings, selected largely from Eastern sources by W. A Clouston( Book )

    16 editions published between 1893 and 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    When a man has reached middle-age he generally feels with tenfold force the truth of those ""sayings of the wise"" which he learned in his early years, and has cause to regret, as well as wonder, that he had not all along followed their wholesome teaching. For it is to the young, who are about to cross the threshold of active life, that such terse convincing sentences are more especially addressed, and, spite of the proverbial heedlessness of youth, there will be found many who are not deaf to this kind of instruction, if their moral environment be favourable. But, even after the s
    Literary curiosities and eccentricities : a book of anecdote, laconic sayings, and gems of thought, in prose and verse by W. A Clouston( Book )

    11 editions published between 1875 and 2015 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The tale of Beryn : with a prologue of the merry adventure of the pardoner with a tapser at Canterbury( Book )

    1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

    Originals and analogues of some of Chaucer's Canterbury tales.( Book )

    1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

     
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    Popular tales and fictions : their migrations and transformations
    Alternative Names
    Clouston, W. a

    Clouston, W. A. 1843-1896

    Clouston, William A.

    Clouston, William Alex 1843-1896

    Clouston, William Alexander

    Clouston, William Alexander 1843-1896

    Klouston, V. A.

    Klouston, V. A. 1843-1896

    William Alexander Clouston British folklorist

    Languages
    English (240)

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    The book of noodles: stories of simpletons; or, Fools and their folliesBook of wise sayings, selected largely from Eastern sources