WorldCat Identities

Matthews, William 1905-1975

Overview
Works: 123 works in 715 publications in 3 languages and 14,319 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Diaries  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Military history  Handbooks and manuals  Quotations  Naval history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: DA447.P4, B
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Most widely held works about William Matthews
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Most widely held works by William Matthews
The diary of Samuel Pepys : a new and complete transcription by Samuel Pepys( Book )

154 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het beroemde dagboek dat een administrateur bij de Engelse zeemacht van 1660 tot 1669 over zijn dagelijks leven bijhield
The ill-framed knight; a skeptical inquiry into the identity of Sir Thomas Malory by William Matthews( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval secular literature; four essays by William Matthews( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American diaries : an annotated bibliography of American diaries written prior to the year 1861 by William Matthews( Book )

38 editions published between 1945 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British diaries; an annotated bibliography of British diaries written between 1442 and 1942 by William Matthews( Book )

35 editions published between 1950 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British autobiographies; an annotated bibliography of British autobiographies published or written before 1951 by William Matthews( Book )

34 editions published between 1955 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American diaries in manuscript, 1580-1954; a descriptive bibliography by William Matthews( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later medieval English prose by William Matthews( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers many little-known and obscure writers as well as those who have been popularized. Historical works, biographies, social writings and business documents are represented, together with extracts from translations of the Scriptures, devotional manuals and sermons, the works of mystics and religious controversialists, political and moral philosophers. And in addition to selections from allegories, short stories and romances, there are writings by natural scientists, travellers and literary critics. Each subject is prefaced with historical and critical information, and there is a comprehensive introduction and bibliography
Cockney past and present: a short history of the dialect of London by William Matthews( Book )

34 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews's 1938 volume <I>Cockney Past and Present</I>. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century by gathering information from many sources including plays, novels, music-hall songs, the comments of critics and the speech and recollections of living Cockneys. This book will be of interest to students of language and linguistics. </P>
Charles II's escape from Worcester : a collection of narratives by Samuel Pepys( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old and Middle English literature by William Matthews( Book )

9 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Malory by Thomas Malory( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Arthur; a study of the alliterative "Morte Arthure." by William Matthews( Book )

16 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian diaries and autobiographies by William Matthews( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography, biography, and the novel; papers read at a Clark Library seminar, May 13, 1972 by William Matthews( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tutor to Tachygraphy, or, Short-writing (1642) ; Tachygraphy (1647) by Thomas Shelton( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our soldiers speak, 1775-1918 by William Matthews( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1992 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of Samuel Pepys : a new and complete transcription. Vol. 6, 1665 by Samuel Pepys( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English pronunciation and shorthand in the early modern period by William Matthews( Book )

11 editions published between 1943 and 1977 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of Dudley Ryder, 1715-1716 by Dudley Ryder( Book )

6 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Matthews, W.

Matthews, W. 1905-1975

Matthews, W. (William), 1905-1975

Languages
English (458)

German (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The diary of Samuel Pepys : a new and complete transcription. Vol. 6, 1665