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Nicholson, Norman 1914-1987

Overview
Works: 164 works in 540 publications in 2 languages and 7,468 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR6027.I295, 821.912
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Most widely held works by Norman Nicholson
William Cowper by Norman Nicholson( Book )

69 editions published between 1951 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.G. Wells by Norman Nicholson( Book )

28 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man & literature by Norman Nicholson( Book )

28 editions published between 1943 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inquiry into the assumptions as to the nature and purpose of man which underlie much of modern writing."--Page 5
Selected poems, 1940-1982 by Norman Nicholson( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Five rivers by Norman Nicholson( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1964 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local habitation by Norman Nicholson( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea to the west by Norman Nicholson( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Norman Nicholson( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since Norman Nicholson's death in 1987, his work has been represented only by a slender volume of Selected Poems. Readers who know him through that alone may be surprised by what his Collected Poems reveals of the true range of his output, as well as by the strength of its Christian element. All Nicholson's writing drew its nourishment from close observation of the part of Cumbria where he lived, and of which he was the most devoted, accurate and unsentimental describer and chronicler. In his introduction to this book, Neil Curry - a friend of Nicholson and a poet himself - discusses the nature of Nicholson's 'parochialism' and its paradoxical universality, demonstrating just what was meant when his Times obituarist called him 'the most gifted Christian poet of the century'. The full texts of Nicholson's five major volumes printed here together with many poems which have never before appeared in book form, substantiate that claim
The Lakers; the adventures of the first tourists by Norman Nicholson( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old man of the mountains; a play in three acts by Norman Nicholson( Book )

25 editions published between 1946 and 1960 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A choice of Cowper's verse by William Cowper( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers on themselves by British Broadcasting Corporation( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the lakes by Norman Nicholson( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Norman Nicholson( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A match for the devil by Norman Nicholson( Book )

8 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock face by Norman Nicholson( Book )

7 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cumberland and Westmorland by Norman Nicholson( Book )

7 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prophesy to the wind, a play in four scenes and a prologue by Norman Nicholson( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1951 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-atomic survival after a nuclear disaster
The pot geranium by Norman Nicholson( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1974 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birth by drowning; [play] by Norman Nicholson( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Selected poems, 1940-1982Selected poems
Alternative Names
Nicholson, Norman Cornthwaite 1914-1987

Norman Nicholson British writer

Languages
English (307)

Italian (1)

Covers
Collected poemsThe Lakers; the adventures of the first touristsSelected poemsCumbrian brothers : letters from Percy Kelly to Norman Nicholson