WorldCat Identities

Cockshut, A. O. J.

Overview
Works: 43 works in 291 publications in 2 languages and 10,576 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Autobiographies  Church history  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PR5618, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by A. O. J Cockshut
Anthony Trollope; a critical study by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

36 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imagination of Charles Dickens by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

30 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The achievement of Walter Scott by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author is strenuous in his convictions that Scott wrote a number of books which deserve to have an enduring classic status, the author is convinced to see this it is necessary to discriminate very sharply, and to understand Scott best by concentrating on his strength and passing lightly over his weakness
Man and woman : a study of love and the novel, 1740-1940 by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth to life : the art of biography in the nineteenth century by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unbelievers : English agnostic thought, 1840-1890 by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious controversies of the nineteenth century by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of autobiography in 19th and 20th century England by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Novel to 1900 by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetical list of entries on more than 100 writers; Each entry includes a short biography, complete book list, short reading list and a signed critical essay
Anglican attitudes : a study of Victorian religious controversies by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

8 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Margaret Mackenzie doesn't have much of a life. At 35, she's single and lacks beauty and brilliance. Her middle-class relatives neglect her, so she's relegated to nursing her ailing brother. But when her brother dies and leaves her his fortune, the new-found money generates a life with unexpected twists and turns. She's swindled out of part of her inheritance and her relations battle for the rest. With no prior marriage prospects, she's suddenly courted by three men. Unwittingly, she makes enemies and finds herself in a scandal. With insight and compassion, Trollope uses her life to explore Victorian England's thorny social issues and the maddening intricacies of its law and business"--Barnes & Noble website
Middlemarch (George Eliot) by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1971 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's handicap : being stories of mine own people by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1987 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These tales have been collected from all places, and all sorts of people, from priests in the Chubara, from Ala Yar the carver, Jiwun Singh the carpenter, nameless men on steamers and trains round the world, women spinning outside their cottages in the twilight, officers and gentlemen now dead and buried, and a few, but these are the very best, my father gave me. The greater part of them have been published in magazines and newspapers, to whose editors I am indebted; but some are new on this side of the water, and some have not seen the light before
Religious controversies of the nineteenth century: selected documents by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

13 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Præterita by John Ruskin( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For as I look deeper into the mirror, I find myself a more curious person than I had thought.'John Ruskin (1819-1900) was a towering figure of the nineteenth century: an art critic who spoke up for J.M.W. Turner and for the art of the Italian Middle Ages; a social critic whose aspiration for, and disappointment in, the future of Great Britain was expressed in some of the most vibrant prose in the language. Ruskin's incomplete autobiography was written between periods of serious mental illness at the end of his career, and is an eloquent analysis of the guiding powers of his life, both public
Memoirs of my life and writings by Edward Gibbon( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the exploits of Becky Sharp, an unscrupulous young woman who is determined to achieve wealth and social success
Autobiography of John Stuart Mill by John Stuart Mill( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mill's autobiography, the reader not only gets the real story behind the mind of a prodigy, but also an understanding of his emotions. After a strict upbringing, the insurmountable pressures Mill faces leads to a mental breakdown. However, the author then goes on not only to understand his own beliefs and feelings, but also to develop new radical ideas
Father and son; a study of two temperaments by Edmund Gosse( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian critic and poet Edmund Gosse was the child of respected zoologist Philip Gosse, a minister within the Plymouth Brethren, a fundamentalist evangelical sect. This memoir of Gosses childhood and young adulthood details his upbringing by parents whose faith and literal approach to Scripture directed all their domestic practices
The imagination of Charles Dickens by A. O. J Cockshut( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Miss Mackenzie
Alternative Names
Cockshut, A.O.J.

Cockshut, A. O. J. 1927-

Cockshut, A. O. J. (Anthony Oliver John), 1927-

Cockshut, Anthony 1927-

Cockshut, Anthony O. 1927-

Cockshut, Anthony Oliver John

Cockshut, Anthony Oliver John 1927-

Languages
English (253)

French (1)

Covers
PræteritaThe imagination of Charles Dickens