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Kinsley, James

Overview
Works: 138 works in 933 publications in 3 languages and 21,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Bildungsromans  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels of manners 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler, ed, Contributor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works about James Kinsley
 
Most widely held works by James Kinsley
The Oxford Book of Ballads by James Kinsley( Book )

38 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the traditional ballads of England and Scotland, grouped together by theme and mood, include romance, biblical, magic, literary, and historical
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )

54 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Dashwood dies, he must leave the bulk of his estate to the son by his first marriage, which leaves his second wife and three daughters (Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret) in straitened circumstances. They are taken in by a kindly cousin, but their lack of fortune affects the marriageability of both practical Elinor and romantic Marianne. When Elinor forms an attachment for the wealthy Edward Ferrars, his family disapproves and separates them. And though Mrs. Jennings tries to match the worthy (and rich) Colonel Brandon to her, Marianne finds the dashing and fiery Willoughby more to her taste. Both relationships are sorely tried. But this is a romance, and through the hardships and heartbreak, true love and a happy ending will find their way for both the sister who is all sense and the one who is all sensibility. - Publisher
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )

79 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighborhood, the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and upside down. Pride encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness challenges sagacity, as misconceptions and hasty judgements lead to heartache and scandal, but eventually to true understanding, self-knowledge, and love
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

51 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy relations at Mansfield Park she seems shy and withdrawn beside her witty and vivacious cousins. But Fanny's steadfast and purposeful character makes her an indispensable part of the household. As the others become entangled in a maze of flirtation and intrigue, it is only Fanny whose deep but secret love for Edmund Bertram remains true despite his fascination with her brilliant but frivolous cousin Mary
Dryden: the critical heritage by James Kinsley( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents various critiques and responses to a writer's work. This volume focuses on the work of English poet John Dryden (1631-1700)
Poems and songs by Robert Burns( Book )

47 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and Scots and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original Dover (1991) selection of 43 poems reprinted unabridged from The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Cambridge Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (The Riverside Press, Cambridge), 1897. Alphabetical lists of titles and first lines. Extensive glossary. --Dover Publications
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )

63 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( Book )

46 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1836 the 23-year-old Dickens was invited by his publishers to write |a monthly something' illustrated by sporting plates. Thus the Pickwick Club was born: its supposed |papers' soom outgrew their origins and became a brilliantly comic novel, still among Dicken's most popular works
Poems by William Dunbar( Book )

53 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of John Dryden by John Dryden( Book )

32 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems and fables of John Dryden by John Dryden( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1970 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annals of the parish, or, The chronicle of Dalmailing during the ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder, written by himself by John Galt( Book )

27 editions published between 1911 and 1986 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is narrated by the Reverend Micah Balwhidder, a Presbyterian minister in the Ayrshire town of Dalmailing, and covers the years 1760 to 1810, the period of Robert Burns and the Industrial Revolution, when the economic and moral shape of Scottish life was changing in ways both explicit and invisible. The novel charts all this: the work of smugglers at Troon, new births in the parish, old deaths, the efforts of the press-gangs, the rise of the local economy, the business of {u2018}cadgers by day and excisemen by night{u2019}, the opening of a new dance school at Irville, {u2018}run by Mr Macskipnish{u2019}, visits to Glasgow and Edinburgh, the day of the country fair, described with a rare vernacular beauty. It{u2019}s a precursor to Dickens in terms of detail and to Flaubert in terms of style. --www.list.co.uk
The poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English satiric poetry, Dryden to Byron by James Kinsley( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Squyer Meldrum by David Lindsay( Book )

12 editions published in 1959 in English and English, Middle and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish poetry; a critical survey by James Kinsley( Book )

25 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northanger Abbey ; Lady Susan ; The Watsons ; Sanditon by Jane Austen( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northanger Abbey is about the misadventures of Catherine Morland, young, ingenuous, and mettlesome, and an indefatigable reader of Gothic novels. In Lady Susan, Lady Susan has practically imprisoned her daughter Frederica in a boarding school which she hates because Frederica will not marry the man Lady Susan chose for her. In the Watsons, Emma Watson is a disenfranchised outsider in her family. Sanditon sketches a restless world of speculation and real estate as Mr. Parker devotes himself to transforming his quiet village into a bustling resort for the wealthy
John Dryden: selected criticism by John Dryden( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been persuaded to view the match as imprudent, Anne Elliot broke off her engagement to a naval officer with no prospects. Seven years later, when they meet again, Anne has the chance to recover the happiness she had forgone. This new edition examines Persuasion against the background of the Napoleonic Wars and includes fuller notes and appendices on social rank, dancing, and the Navy
 
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Sense and sensibility
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Kinsley, James 1922-1984

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Jane Austen's Pride and prejudiceMansfield ParkPoems and songsEmmaThe Pickwick papersPoemsAnnals of the parish, or, The chronicle of Dalmailing during the ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder, written by himselfNorthanger Abbey ; Lady Susan ; The Watsons ; Sanditon