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Chadwick, Nora K. (Nora Kershaw) 1891-1972

Overview
Works: 169 works in 928 publications in 6 languages and 12,038 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Poetry  Epic poetry  Church history  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Adapter, Composer, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: D70, 936.4
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Most widely held works by Nora K Chadwick
The Celts by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

89 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the rise and spread of the Celts and their arrival in the British Isles, and includes an appreciation of their religion, art and literature in these islands. It is a study of the people whose extraordinary individualistic and imaginative qualities have contributed so much to the world we live in today
The Celtic realms by Myles Dillon( Book )

51 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their masterly survey of the history and culture of the Celtic peoples, Dillon and Chadwick cover the whole period from the Celts' pre-historic origins to the Norman invasion of Britain. Though few really understand Celtic art, the authors demonstrate the peculiar genius of the Celts in their religion, literature, and visual arts
Celtic Britain by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

40 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celtic civilization in the British Isles between the departure of the Romans and the establishment of the Saxon kingdoms
The growth of literature by H. Munro Chadwick( Book )

82 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published between 1932 and 1940, this is a three-volume study of the historical development of literature. It explores the oral and written literatures of regions from Iceland and the British Isles, to Russia, the Balkans, Africa, India and the Pacific, placing them in their historical context and examining similarities between them. The authors discuss both ancient and recent texts, illustrating the connections within each group and considering the question of whether all literary growth is influenced by common factors. Praised on publication as '... a work that is not, probably could not be, superseded' (International Journal of Comparative Sociology), the book remains a benchmark for those studying comparative literature or the history of literary criticism. Volume 1 analyses a range of medieval British and Icelandic poetry and sagas, drawing analogies with the literature of early Greece and focusing particularly on the concept of heroic literature
The beginnings of Russian history: an enquiry into sources by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

49 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora Kershaw Chadwick (1891 - 1972) was a prominent historian and literary scholar. Originally published in 1946, this book presents an examination by Chadwick of early Russian written sources. The text discusses Russia's rich historical traditions and chronicles, and assesses the extent of oral elements. These areas are related to Greek, Oriental and Scandinavian writings. The various traditions within the Russian chronicles are isolated and studied in detail. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Russian history and Russian historical sources
Celt and Saxon; studies in the early British border by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in the early British church by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

23 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian heroic poetry by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

19 editions published between 1932 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The druids by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Druidism was the religion of the Celts and the Druids themselves were all-powerful, taking precedence over the Celtic kings: Over and above the evidence of classical texts and of archaeology, the richest source of information about the Druids is the vernacular material from Ireland and Wales. It is the author's unparalleled familiarity with the Gaelic texts, and her ability to see Druidism through Celtic eyes, that marks out this study from earlier books and strips away modern myths about the Druids."--Jacket
Poetry and letters in early Christian Gaul by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1965 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of the saints in the early Celtic Church by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

41 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry & prophecy by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

28 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Brittany by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Saxon and Norse poems by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

25 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation of Anglo-Saxon and Norse poetry enlightens the period during which the Huns enjoyed the height of their power. One poem speaks directly about the Huns, entitled "The Battle of the Goths and Huns," and begins on page 142, but enjoying the entire book will help to paint a fuller picture of the time and culture in which these ancient people lived
The British heroic age : the Welsh and the men of the North by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories and ballads of the far past by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

10 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Royaumes celtiques by Myles Dillon( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early Irish reader by Nora K Chadwick( Book )

22 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1927, this small reader contains the text of Scel mucci Mic Datho, or the 'Story of Mac Datho's pig, ' which is justly regarded as one of the very best of the Irish Sagas"--Cover
Die Kelten. Von der Vorgeschichte bis zum Normanneneinfall by Myles Dillon( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Celts
Alternative Names
Čedvik, Nora Keršou

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Chadwick, Norah 1891-1972

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Nora Kershaw Chadwick britische Gelehrte

Nora Kershaw Chadwick British medievalist

Nora Kershaw Chadwick Brits literatuurhistorica (1891-1972)

Чедвик, Нора Кершоу

Чедвик, Нора Кершоу 1891-1972

تشادويك، نوراك، 1891-1972

نورا ك. تشادويك، 1891-1972

Languages
English (541)

French (24)

German (15)

Irish (4)

Celtic (1)

Japanese (1)

Covers
The Celtic realmsThe druidsThe age of the saints in the early Celtic ChurchPoetry & prophecyStories and ballads of the far pastAn early Irish reader