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Phelps, William Lyon 1865-1943

Overview
Works: 474 works in 1,179 publications in 2 languages and 27,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Drama  History  Comedy plays  Records and correspondence  Outlines and syllabi  Biography  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, ed, Commentator, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1923 and 1965 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1917 and 1965 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
Robert Browning : how to know him by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

47 editions published between 1915 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representative plays by J. M Barrie( Book )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2005 in English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on modern novelists by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

30 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1910 collection of scholarly articles discusses Thomas Hardy, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Mrs. Humphry Ward, Henryk Sienkiewicz, William De Morgan, Bj rnstjerne Bj rnson, Alfred Ollivant, and Richard Doddridge Blackmoore's romance Lorna Doone . Also included are the essays Novels as a University Study" and The Teacher's Attitude Towards Contemporary Literature."
The beginnings of the English romantic movement; a study in eighteenth century literature by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

38 editions published between 1893 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the origins of English Romanticism. Even though it was a radical new style, it was undoubtedly influenced by the art and history that preceded it. The strength of this critical study is that the author is able to highlight the extent to which Romantic poets were informed by the work of previous generations while also giving their spirit of invention its due credit
The advance of English poetry in the twentieth century by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

40 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The advance of the English novel by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

39 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scholarly review of the beginning, development, and current status of fiction, this conversational 1916 book spans two centuries of literary development. Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, the eighteenth century, and the Romantic Revival are all discussed here, as well as the Victorians with emphasis on contemporary artists such as Meredith, Conrad, Hardy, Galsworthy, Henry James, and other twentieth-century British and American novelists
The twentieth century theatre, observations on the contemporary English and American stage by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

29 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This little book contains a discussion, with sufficient corroborative figures and specific illustrations, of some of the conditions and tendencies of the English and American stage of 1900-1918."--from the Preface
Howells, James, Bryant and other essays by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

16 editions published between 1924 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Russian novelists by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

36 editions published between 1911 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book of literary criticism contains essays on Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Gorky, Chekhov and other Russian writers
Folkways : a study of the sociological importance of usages, manners, customs, mores, and morals by William Graham Sumner( Book )

7 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This century-old classic of sociology offers thousands of illustrations of the social, sexual, and religious customs of ancient Greece and Rome, Africa, Australia, Melanesia, Japan, China, India, as well as medieval Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and modern Western civilization in Europe and America. Subjects include labor, wealth, slavery, cannibalism, marriage, education, and many other absorbing topics
Essays on modern dramatists by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

16 editions published between 1921 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some makers of American literature by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

18 editions published between 1923 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pulitzer prize plays, 1918-1934 by Kathryn Coe Cordell( Book )

4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Chapman by George Chapman( Book )

12 editions published between 1895 and 1904 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mothers' anthology by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

6 editions published between 1940 and 1976 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human nature in the Bible by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

10 editions published between 1922 and 1983 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As I like it by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

12 editions published between 1922 and 1926 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on books by William Lyon Phelps( Book )

10 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathered in 1914 from The Yale Review and other periodicals, this collection of critical essays considers Richardson, Dickens, Austen, and Marlowe; it also includes the articles Notes on Mark Twain," Realism and Reality in Fiction," Carlyle's Love-Letters," Schiller's Personality and Influence," Schopenhauer and Omar," Lessing as a Creative Critic," and more
 
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Essays on Russian novelists
Alternative Names
Lyon Phelps, William 1865-1943

Phelps, W. Lyon.

Phelps, William L.

Phelps, William L. 1865-1943

William Lyon Phelps amerikansk frfattare

William Lyon Phelps amerikansk skribent

William Lyon Phelps US-amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Hochschullehrer

ویلیام لیون فلپس نویسنده آمریکایی

Languages
English (454)

Italian (1)

Covers
Representative playsThe advance of English poetry in the twentieth centuryThe twentieth century theatre, observations on the contemporary English and American stageEssays on Russian novelists