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Aitken, George Atherton 1860-1917

Overview
Works: 193 works in 826 publications in 1 language and 7,180 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Periodicals  Drama  Action and adventure fiction  Diary fiction  Comedies of manners  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor
Classifications: PR3404, 823.5
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Most widely held works about George Atherton Aitken
 
Most widely held works by George Atherton Aitken
Richard Steele by Richard Steele( Book )

46 editions published between 1894 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Richard Steele by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

30 editions published between 1889 and 1968 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later Stuart tracts by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

13 editions published between 1903 and 1964 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of 17th- and 18th-century political pamphlets, including 10 by Daniel Defoe, are collected in this book
The life and works of John Arbuthnot by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

23 editions published between 1889 and 1969 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires of Andrew Marvell by Andrew Marvell( Book )

26 editions published between 1892 and 2007 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tatler by Richard Steele( Book )

23 editions published between 1898 and 1970 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journal of the plague year by Daniel Defoe( Book )

32 editions published between 1895 and 1966 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seventeenth-century author Daniel Defoe's fictionalized account of what it was like to live in London in 1665 when the city was in the grip of plague
The poems of Andrew Marvell, sometime member of Parliament for Hull by Andrew Marvell( Book )

15 editions published between 1892 and 1905 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later Stuart tracts( Book )

7 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romances and narratives by Daniel Defoe( Book )

20 editions published between 1895 and 1974 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and works of John Arbuthnot, M.D., fellow of the Royal college of physicians by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

19 editions published between 1892 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spectator by Joseph Addison( Book )

20 editions published between 1830 and 1905 in English and Undetermined and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing and informative record of English morals and manners in the early-eighteenth century
The manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, K.G., the earl of Donoughmore, and others by Great Britain( Book )

4 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swift( Book )

5 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Best remembered as the author of Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift was a Dublin native whose political pamphleteering led to a London-based position as editor of a conservative periodical. This letter-diary, written between 1710-1713 and addressed to Swift's longtime lover, sparkles with the satirist's renowned wit and offers an intimate account of the personalities, politics, and drama of Queen Anne's court."--
The school for scandal; a comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

16 editions published between 1897 and 1962 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The School for Scandal is a comedy of manners written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. It was first performed in London at Drury Lane Theatre on May 18, 1777. With principal themes of "the deceptive nature of appearances, the fickleness of reputation, [and] the often disreputable guises behind which goodness and honesty can conceal itself."
The poetical works of Thomas Parnell by Thomas Parnell( Book )

4 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

17 editions published between 1897 and 1961 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immensely popular comedy of manners featuring such memorable characters as the lovely Lydia Languish, her suitor, Capt. Jack Absolute; and Lydia's aunt -- Mrs. Malaprop, cleverly revolves around false identities, romantic entanglements, and parental disapproval
The critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

15 editions published between 1897 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Critic: or, a Tragedy Rehearsed' is a political and literary satire, following in the vein of George Villiers' 'The Rehearsal' (1671), which takes jovial aim at the vanities of authors and politicians and at the foibles of the theatre itself. It was first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (which Sheridan owned and managed) in 1779. The play is Sheridan's response to the threat of a Franco-Spanish invasion in the summer of 1779
Poetical works by Robert Burns( Book )

7 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Book )

33 editions published between 1930 and 1987 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Moll Flanders her fortunes and her misfortunes
 
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A journal of the plague year
Alternative Names
Aitken, G. A.

Aitken, G. A. 1860-1917

Aitken, G. A. (George Atherton), 1860-1917

Aitken, George A.

Aitken, George A. 1860-1917

Aitken, George Atherton 1860-1917

Atherton Aitken, George 1860-1917

George Atherton Aitken British public servant and expert on the Queen Anne period of English literature

George Atherton Aitken Brits ambtenaar (1860-1917)

Languages
English (373)

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A journal of the plague yearMoll Flanders