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Streatfeild, R. A. (Richard Alexander) 1866-1919

Overview
Works: 131 works in 520 publications in 2 languages and 7,622 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Didactic fiction  Satirical literature  Biography  History  Controversial literature  Religious fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Correspondent, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PR4349.B7, 823.8
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Most widely held works about R. A Streatfeild
 
Most widely held works by R. A Streatfeild
Handel by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

55 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most known for his odes, operas and hymns, Handel remains one of the most successful composers of the Baroque era. This biography details his life and career, highlighting his trips to Ireland and England
The way of all flesh by Samuel Butler( Book )

37 editions published between 1903 and 1977 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Butler's autobiographical account of a harsh upbringing and troubled adulthood satirizes Victorian hypocrisy in its chronicle of the life and loves of Ernest Pontifex. Along the way, it offers a powerful indictment of 19th-century England's major institutions."--Amazon
The opera: a sketch of the development of opera : with full descriptions of all works in the modern repertory by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

47 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at the history and development of opera as an art form, looking at many famous examples
Essays on life, art, and science by Samuel Butler( Book )

25 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published posthumously in 1904, this collection of essays, taken largely from Butler's work published in The Universal Review in 1890, covers a wide range of subject matter reflective of Butler's diverse interests. Included among the essays are Ramblings in Cheapside," Thought and Language," and The Deadlock in Darwinism," which is a summary of Butler's views attacking Darwinism
Masters of Italian music by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

14 editions published between 1895 and 2001 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first year in Canterbury settlement, with other early essays by Samuel Butler( Book )

17 editions published between 1914 and 2005 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butler's first book, published in 1863, is a lively compilation of letters that he sent to his family while working as a sheep farmer in New Zealand for several years. Financed and edited into book form by Butler's father, it is a spirited account of Butler's experiences on the frontier. This volume also includes nineteen early essays on such varied topics as Darwin's Origins of Species. The Tempest, English cricketeers, the Italian presthood, and translating Herodotus
Shelley at Oxford by Thomas Jefferson Hogg( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 1974 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fair haven : a work in defence of the miraculous element in Our Lord's ministry upon earth, both as against rationalistic impugners and certain orthodox defenders by Samuel Butler( Book )

13 editions published between 1913 and 1975 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purporting to be the work of the late John Pickard Owen (with a memoir by his brother), this 1873 satire set out to defend Christianity, but was written so subtly, that many readers, critics, and religious alike failed to recognize it as satire at all. While the first edition was written under a pseudonym, Butler revealed his authorship in the second edition, claiming he adopted a pseudonym for Fair Haven so as not to be suspected of satire
Alps and sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (Op. 6) by Samuel Butler( Book )

29 editions published between 1913 and 1976 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Modern music and musicians : with twenty-four illustrations by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

19 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of books forming the reference library in the reading room of the British museum by British Museum( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolution, old and new, or, The theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin and Lamarck, as compared with that of Charles Darwin by Samuel Butler( Book )

4 editions published between 1911 and 1921 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life stories of great composers; a collection of biographies of the greatest masters of music by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Butler : records and memorials by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

9 editions published between 1903 and 2016 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fair haven by Samuel Butler( Book )

8 editions published between 1913 and 1938 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
The opera; a sketch of the development of opera. With full descriptions of every work in the modern repertory by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

12 editions published between 1897 and 1925 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven sonnets, and, A psalm of Montreal by Samuel Butler( Book )

6 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the poems of George Darley by George Darley( Book )

5 editions published between 1902 and 1904 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nepenthe : a poem in two cantos by George Darley( Book )

2 editions published between 1835 and 1897 in Undetermined and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fair haven : a work in defence of the miraculous element in Our Lord's ministry upon earth, both as against rationalistic impugners and certain orthodox defenders by Samuel Butler( Book )

7 editions published between 1873 and 1923 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Richard Alexander Streatfeild critique musical

Streatfeild, R. A.

Streatfeild Richard Alexander

Streatfeild, Richard Alexander 1866-1919

Streatfeild, Richard Alexander, 1886-1919

Streatfield, R.A. 1866-1919

Streatfield, R. A. (Richard Alexander), 1886-1919

ストリートフィールド, R. A.

Languages
English (322)

German (1)

Covers
Essays on life, art, and science