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Hughes, Thomas 1822-1896

Overview
Works: 467 works in 2,604 publications in 6 languages and 22,098 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  History  Dictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: PR4809.H8, 823.8
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Tom Brown's schooldays by Thomas Hughes( Book )

1,157 editions published between 1800 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the adventures of a young English boy at Rugby School in the early nineteenth century
David Livingstone by Thomas Hughes( Book )

37 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hughes's biography of David Livingstone (1813-1873) follows the legendary Scottish explorer's life from his impoverished childhood to his missionary work in Africa, where he would remain for thirty years and where he discovered Victoria Falls. This is an enthralling account of Livingstone's extraordinary accomplishments
Alton Locke, tailor and poet : an autobiography by Charles Kingsley( Book )

46 editions published between 1856 and 2005 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alton Locke is the story of a young tailor-boy who has instincts and aspirations beyond the normal expectations of his working-class background. He is intensely patriotic and has ambitions to be a poet. In the course of the narrative, Alton Locke loves and struggles in vain. Physically, he is a weak man, but is able to encompass all the best emotions, along with vain longings, wild hopes, and a righteous indignation at the plight of his contemporaries. He joins the Chartist movement because he can find no better vehicle by which to improve the lot of the working class, experiencing a sense of devastation at its apparent failure. Utterly broken in spirit, Alton Locke sails for America to seek a new life there; however, he barely reaches the shore of the New World before he dies
Alfred the Great by Thomas Hughes( Book )

54 editions published between 1869 and 2011 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an intriguing portrait of Alfred the Great (849-899), the most famous of the Saxon monarchs. The volume presents eight different writers all prominent English men of letters who examine the life and times of the King, with such chapters as King Alfred as a Writer," English Law Before the Conquest," and the excellent chapter, King Alfred as Warrior," by Charles Oman
Tom Brown at Oxford: a sequel to School days at Rugby by Thomas Hughes( Book )

80 editions published between 1859 and 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leaving Rugby Tom Brown spent seven months reading on his own and playing sport, particularly cricket. Laziness appeared to creep in and he moved on to St Ambrose's College Oxford the following January. This is the story of his student days
The friendship of books, and other lectures by Frederick Denison Maurice( Book )

32 editions published between 1874 and 2011 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1874 collection, published posthumously, contains such lectures as On Words, On Books, On the Use and Abuse of Newspapers, English History, and Spenser's 'Faery Queene.' Of the volume, The Daily News said, The high, pure, sympathetic, and truly charitable nature of Mr. Maurice is delightfully visible throughout these lectures, which are excellently adapted to spread a love of literature amongst the people."
The manliness of Christ by Thomas Hughes( Book )

54 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scouring of the White Horse : or, The long vacation ramble of a London clerk by Thomas Hughes( Book )

27 editions published between 1859 and 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brimming with local traditions and rural reminiscences, The scouring of the White Horse is a combined travel narrative and regional history under the guise of fiction. The story is of a townie observing an ancient festival who soon comes to realize that the past has something to teach the present this novel is a rich vehicle for folklore
Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes( Book )

35 editions published between 1800 and 1915 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The follow-up to the much-beloved Tom Brown's Schooldays, Thomas Hughes' novel Tom Brown at Oxford follows the rowdy but good-hearted protagonist as he leaves his school-boy days behind him and begins his academic career at university. Although the main character has matured, he still has the same proclivity for hijinks and finds himself entangled in a series of scrapes and mishaps
Children's literature : an illustrated history by Peter Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all types of literature, children's literature is probably the most varied, best-loved, and most subtly influential. Children's Literature: An Illustrated History traces the history of children's books in Britain, the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand from the very first printed books through to the present day. It takes 'children's literature' to mean books designed for children as well as books of childhood, and so embraces everything from religious tracts to multimedia comics, from the 'classic' to the unashamedly popular
Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes( Book )

48 editions published between 1861 and 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Brown's experiences at Rugby and Oxford helped create an enduring image of British public-school education and popularize the doctrine of Christian ethics in sports or "muscular Christianity."
Memoir of Daniel Macmillan by Thomas Hughes( Book )

15 editions published between 1882 and 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of a brother by Thomas Hughes( Book )

22 editions published between 1873 and 2011 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignant memoir of his late brother George, who was an enormous influence on Hughes, so much so that Hughes based his famous character Tom Brown, of Tom Brown's School Days, on him. This collection of reminiscences captures the youthful adventures and bonds between two brothers who are also the closest of friends
Rugby, Tennessee : being some account of the settlement founded on the Cumberland Plateau by the Board of Aid to Land Ownership, limited ... by Thomas Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1881 and 2010 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G.T.T., gone to Texas : letters from our boys by Thomas Hughes( Book )

17 editions published between 1884 and 2008 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Fraser, Second bishop of Manchester; a memoir, 1818-1885 by Thomas Hughes( Book )

17 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual for co-operators : prepared at the request of the Co-operative Congress, held at Gloucester, in April, 1879 and revised 1888 by Co-operative Union Ltd( Book )

20 editions published between 1881 and 2015 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cause of freedom : which is its champion in America, the North or the South? by Thomas Hughes( Book )

12 editions published in 1863 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Working Tailors' Association : 34, Great Castle Street by Thomas Hughes( Book )

6 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tract discussing the establishment of the Tailors' Association
 
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Children's literature : an illustrated history
Alternative Names

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Author of Tom Brown's school days 1822-1896

Gi︠u︡ks, T. 1822-1896

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H (Hughes), 1822-1896

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Hughes, Thomas

Hughes, Tomas 1822-1896

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Old boy 1822-1896

Thomas Hughes Brits rechter (1822-1896)

Thomas Hughes englischer Schriftsteller und Jurist

Thomas Hughes English lawyer, author and cricketer

Thomas Hughes politicien britannique

Tom Brown's school days, Author of 1822-1896

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Languages
English (1,696)

French (15)

German (12)

Spanish (6)

Russian (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Alfred the GreatThe friendship of books, and other lecturesThe manliness of ChristChildren's literature : an illustrated historyTom Brown at OxfordRugby, Tennessee : being some account of the settlement founded on the Cumberland Plateau by the Board of Aid to Land Ownership, limited ...G.T.T., gone to Texas : letters from our boys