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Imlay, Gilbert 1754?-1828?

Overview
Works: 84 works in 404 publications in 5 languages and 5,797 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Fiction  Biography  Epistolary fiction  Adventure stories  Maps  Treaties  Personal narratives  Sources 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
Classifications: PR5841.W8, B
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Most widely held works by Gilbert Imlay
A topographical description of the western territory of North America; containing a succinct account of its soil, climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners & customs by Gilbert Imlay( Book )

197 editions published between 1792 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a succinct account of the North American continent's soil, climate, natural history, population and agriculture. It also contains descriptions of the different states and provinces found on the continent in the late 18th century
The emigrants : (1793) by Gilbert Imlay( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Wollstonecraft; letters to Imlay by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

6 editions published between 1879 and 1971 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Imlay by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

7 editions published between 1879 and 1983 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These private correspondences of one of history's most eminent feminist thinkers reveal the intellectual and social climate of late 18th century England, and provide a personal look at Wollstonecraft
The emigrants by Gilbert Imlay( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The American Gilbert Imlay is known to readers of British Romanticism as the cad who abandoned Mary Wollstonecraft, the founding mother of modern feminism. Few are as well-acquainted with The Emigrants, Imlay's delightful epistolary novel set in the Ohio River Valley of Kentucky, then the American frontier. The Emigrants (1793), one of the first Americna novels, contrasts the rigid political structures of England with the promise of the American West as a socially just utopia. Its sensational love plots also dramatize the plight of women trapped in degrading marriages, frankly advocating relaxed divorce laws."--Back cover
The love letters of Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

15 editions published between 1908 and 1978 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the personal life of Mary Wollstonecraft in these letters between the writer and one of her lovers, Gilbert Imlay, an American. The two had an illegitimate child, Fanny Imlay, who later committed suicide. In his memoir of Mary, her husband William Godwin revealed Fanny's illegitimacy and subsequently ruined his deceased wife's reputation
The emigrants, & c, or The history of an expatriated family, being a delineation of English manners, drawn from real characters, written in America by Gilbert Imlay( Book )

5 editions published between 1793 and 1962 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluation of emergency operating procedures for nuclear power plants by Franciszek Fuchs( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human engineering guidelines for use in preparing emergency operating procedures for nuclear power plants by Franciszek Fuchs( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

4 editions published between 1796 and 1976 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This engaging volume was pioneering feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's most popular book during her lifetime. Difficult to categorize, it is both an arresting travel book and a moving exploration of her personal and political selves. Wollstonecraft set out for Scandinavia just two weeks after her first suicide attempt, on a mission from the lover whose affections she doubted, to recover his silver on a ship that had gone missing. With her baby daughter and a nursemaid, she traveled across the dramatic landscape and wrote sublime descriptions of the natural world, and the events and people she encountered. Fascinating appendices include Imlay's commission to recover his lost silver, Wollstonecraft's recently discovered letter to the Danish Prime Minister asking for assistance, the private letters she wrote to Imlay during her travels in Scandinavia, a chapter from Godwin's memoir of Wollstonecraft, and a selection of contemporary reviews. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more."--Publisher's website
The emigrants, &c., or, The history of an expatriated family : being a delineation of English manners, drawn from real characters by Gilbert Imlay( Book )

7 editions published between 1793 and 1972 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A map of the Tennassee [sic] government formerly part of North Carolina by Daniel Smith( )

3 editions published between 1795 and 1797 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plan of the Rapids of the Ohio by Thomas Conder( )

1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bref, skrifna under et kort wistande i Swerige, Norrige och Danmark, by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

1 edition published in 1798 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gilbert Imlay by Ralph L Rusk( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A topographical description of the western territory of North America : containing a succinct account of its soil, climate, natural history, population, agriculture, manners, and customs. With an ample description of the several divisions into which that country is partitioned. To which are added, I. The discovery, settlement, and present state of Kentucky ; with an essay towards the topography and natural history of that important country, by J. Filson. Also the minutes of the Piankashaw Council, 1784. II. An account of the Indian nations inhabiting within the limits of the XIII states ; their manners and customs ; and reflections on their origin. III. The culture of Indian corn, hemp, flax, hops, tobacco, indigo, cotton, senega root, esquine, madder, jalap, potatoes, silkworms, persimmon, various kinds of grapes, berries, and nuts, the candleberry myrtle, sumach, coffee, and other particulars in the vegetable kingdom. IV. Observations on the ancient works, the native inhabitants of the western country, &c. by Major Jonathan Heart. V. Historical narrative and topographical description of Louisiana and West Florida, containing a great variety of interesting particulars, by Mr. Thomas Hutchins. VI. Account of the soil, growing timber, and other productions of several lands, particularly the Genesee Tract, lately located, and now in the progress of being settled. Vii. Remarks for the information of those who wish to become settlers in America, by Dr. Franklin. VIII. Topographical description of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North-Carolina, by Mr. Tho. Hutchins. IX. Mr. Patrick Kennedy's journal up the Illinois River, &c. X. Description of the state of Tenasee, and of the South-Western Territory, with the constitution of Tenasee established 1796. XI. An act for establishing Knoxville. XII. Treaty concluded between the United States of America and the Crown of Spain, for the free navigation of the Mississippi. XIII. Plan of association of the North American Land Company, &c. by Gilbert Imlay( Book )

2 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The emigrants
Alternative Names
Gilbert Imlay Amerikaans schrijver (1754-1828)

Gilbert Imlay US-amerikanischer Offizier, Geschäftsmann, Spekulant und Schriftsteller

Imlay, G. 1754?-1828?

Imlay, G. (Gilbert) 1754?-1828?

Imlay, George 1754?-1828?

吉尔伯特·伊姆利

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