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Bruford, Walter Horace 1894-1988

Overview
Works: 63 works in 420 publications in 4 languages and 7,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Psychological fiction  Biography  Drames à clef  Bibliography  Fiction  Illustrated works 
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Most widely held works about Walter Horace Bruford
 
Most widely held works by Walter Horace Bruford
Germany in the eighteenth century : the social background of the literary revival by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

84 editions published between 1934 and 1978 in English and German and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the balls and masquerades of the court to the half-naked children of the peasants; from hunting and winter sports to details of authorship and publishing; from law to sanitation, this 1935 book plunges the reader into life in Germany two hundred years ago. The author links everyday life and current traditions with some of the outstanding features in the literature and thought of the age, thus providing a full picture of the political, economic and social background to the intellectual and artistic achievements of the period. In the process he has brought out some of the enduring processes of German life
Culture and society in classical Weimar, 1775-1806 by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and German and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chekhov and his Russia; a sociological study by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

47 editions published between 1947 and 2002 in English and French and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German tradition of self-cultivation : bildung from Humboldt to Thomas Mann by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and German and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lecture in 1923, Thomas Mann said that the ordinary middle-class German had never considered culture to include an interest in politics, and still not do so. 'To ask him to transfer his allegations from inwardness to the objective, to politics, to what the peoples of Europe call freedom, would seem to him to amount to a demand that he should do violence to his own nature and abandon his sense of national identity.' The idea of the true freedom which comes to the man who lives as much as possible in the invisible world of culture and accepts as a kind of fate his social, political and material circumstances, was indeed at the heart of the German idealism of Goethe's day, and unworldliness went along with very great achievements in literature, scholarship and philosophy. Bildung, self-cultivation, came to be as natural a requirement of educated middle-class life as sport was in England. Hence the cliché in 1914 of the 'good' Germany, so unaccountably displaced, as it seemed, by a country bent, like its neighbours, on national power and material progress. In this book, originally published in 1975, Professor Bruford provides a sequel to Culture and Society in Classical Weimar 1775-1806, and shows how the ideal of self-cultivation has entered into the thought of a number of highly individual German philosophers, theologians, poets and novelists, each in his own corner of the rapidly changing world of the nineteenth century. -- from back cover
Anton Chekhov by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

17 editions published in 1957 in 3 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre, drama, and audience in Goethe's Germany by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

29 editions published between 1950 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutsche Kultur der Goethezeit by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in German and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die gesellschaftlichen Grundlagen der Goethezeit by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

25 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in German and Undetermined and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe's most complex and profound work, Faust was the effort of the great poet's entire lifetime. Written over 60 years, it can be read as a document of Goethe's moral and artistic development
German studies presented to Walter Horace Bruford on his retirement by his pupils, colleagues and friends by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

11 editions published in 1962 in English and German and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several of the essays are on Goethe
Literary interpretation in Germany by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

8 editions published in 1952 in English and German and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe's Faust : parts I and II by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

14 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First steps in German fifty years ago by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fürstin Gallitzin und Goethe : das Selbstvervollkommnungsideal und seine Grenze by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

10 editions published in 1957 in German and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust : a tragedy : backgrounds and sources, the author on the drama, contemporary reactions, modern criticism by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete annotated translation of Goethe's "Faust," plus extensive interpretive notes, "Faust" illustrations and other visual sources used by Goethe, several pieces of Goethe's correspondence and commentary, eleven contemporary reviews by well-known writers, and ten modern pieces of criticism; also includes a Goethe chronology and selected bibliography
Goethe's Faust I scene by scene : an interpretation of form and content by Walter Horace Bruford( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sound and symbol, a scheme of instruction, introductory to school courses in modern languages and shorthand by J. J Findlay( Book )

6 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings by R. H Samuel( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbuch der Kulturgeschichte by Willy Krogmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Culture and society in classical Weimar, 1775-1806
Alternative Names
Bruford, W.

Bruford, W.H.

Bruford, W. H. 1894-1988

Bruford, W. H. (Walter Horace), 1894-1988

Bruford, Walter H.

Bruford, Walter H. 1894-1988

Bruford, Walter H. (Walter Horace), 1894-1988

Bruford, Walter Horace

Bruford, Walter Horace 1894-

Walter Horace Bruford britischer Germanist

Walter Horace Bruford British scholar

Walter Horace Bruford Brits literatuurhistoricus (1894-1988)

ブリュフォード, W. H.

Languages
English (289)

German (70)

Russian (1)

French (1)

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Culture and society in classical Weimar, 1775-1806Chekhov and his Russia; a sociological studyThe German tradition of self-cultivation : bildung from Humboldt to Thomas MannTheatre, drama, and audience in Goethe's Germany