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Brady, Frank

Overview
Works: 33 works in 230 publications in 1 language and 10,732 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Essays  Poetry  Biographies  Literature  Diaries  History  Manuscripts  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: PR3325, 828.609
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Most widely held works by Frank Brady
Twentieth century interpretations of Gulliver's travels : a collection of critical essays by Frank Brady( Book )

14 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical essays and commentary on Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's travels
Boswell in search of a wife, 1766-1769 by James Boswell( Book )

33 editions published between 1934 and 1967 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell on the grand tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 by James Boswell( Book )

39 editions published between 1953 and 1956 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Boswell, the later years, 1769-1795 by Frank Brady( Book )

17 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Boswell's life from 1769, the year of his marriage, until Boswell's death in 1795, the period of Boswell's triumphs as a writer. In the process the author recounts the comings and goings of the great and near-great artistic and political figures of London in the Age of Reason. Theorist Edmund Burke, painter Joshua Reynolds, politician William Pitt, actor David Garrick, and, of course, the incomparable Dr. Johnson all move in and out of Boswell's life. This book combines colourful narrative with critical commentary on Boswell's two major works, his Life of Samuel Johnson and Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
Literary theory and structure: essays in honor of William K. Wimsatt by Frank Brady( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell's political career by Frank Brady( Book )

13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poetry and prose by Samuel Johnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Samuel Johnson's best work. This book comprises Johnson's letters, his major poems (including "London"), "Rasselas", twenty-one "Rambler", nineteen "Idlers", the "Prefaces to the Dictionary", the edition of Shakespeare, and the "Lives of the Poets: Cowley, Milton, Swift, Pope, Savage, Collins, and Gray."
English prose and poetry, 1660-1800; a selection by Frank Brady( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry: past and present by Frank Brady( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on man by Alexander Pope( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Voltaire called it "the most sublime didactic poem ever written in any language." Rousseau rhapsodized about its intellectual consolations. Kant recited long passages of it from memory during his lectures. And Adam Smith and David Hume drew inspiration from it in their writings. This was Alexander Pope's Essay on Man (1733-34), a masterpiece of philosophical poetry, one of the most important and controversial works of the Enlightenment, and one of the most widely read, imitated, and discussed poems of eighteenth-century Europe and America. This volume, which presents the first major new edition of the poem in more than fifty years, introduces this essential work to a new generation of readers, recapturing the excitement and illuminating the debates it provoked from the moment of its publication. Echoing Milton's purpose in Paradise Lost, Pope says his aim in An Essay on Man is to "vindicate the ways of God to man"--To explain the existence of evil and explore man's place in the universe. In a comprehensive introduction, Tom Jones describes the poem as an investigation of the fundamental question of how people should behave in a world they experience as chaotic, but which they suspect to be orderly from some higher point of view. The introduction provides a thorough discussion of the poem's attitudes, themes, composition, context, and reception, and reassesses the work's place in history. Extensive annotations to the text explain references and allusions. The result is the most accessible, informative, and reader-friendly edition of the poem in decades and an invaluable book for students and scholars of eighteenth-century literature and thought."--
Mickle, Boswell, Garrick, and the siege of Marseilles by Frank Brady( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell, the great biographer, 1789-1795 by James Boswell( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and society : the Lawrence Henry Gipson Symposium, 1978 by Martin C Battestin( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the first twenty years : an anniversary catalogue by Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So fast to ruin; the personal element in the collapse of Douglas, Heron and Company by Frank Brady( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Boswell by Frederick A Pottle( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Johnson by Donald J Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A selection of Samuel Johnson's best work. This book comprises Johnson's letters, his major poems (including "London"), "Rasselas", twenty-one "Rambler", nineteen "Idlers", the "Prefaces to the Dictionary", the edition of Shakespeare, and the "Lives of the Poets: Cowley, Milton, Swift, Pope, Savage, Collins, and Gray."
 
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Selected poetry and prose
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English (198)

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An essay on manSamuel Johnson