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Motteux, Peter Anthony 1660-1718

Overview
Works: 464 works in 1,685 publications in 4 languages and 21,399 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Picaresque literature  Romances  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Poetry  Graphic novels  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Editor, Lyricist, Annotator, Commentator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PQ6329, 863.3
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Most widely held works by Peter Anthony Motteux
Gargantua and Pantagruel by Franois Rabelais( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 2,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel (in French, La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a connected series of five novels written in the 16th century by Franco̧is Rabelais. It is the story of two giants, a father (Gargantua) and his son (Pantagruel) and their adventures, written in an amusing, extravagant, satirical vein." -- Wikipedia
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

58 editions published between 1906 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote is a middle-aged gentleman from the region of La Mancha in central Spain. Obsessed with the chivalrous ideals touted in books he has read, he decides to take up his lance and sword to defend the helpless and destroy the wicked. After a first failed adventure, he sets out on a second one with a somewhat befuddled laborer named Sancho Panza, whom he has persuaded to accompany him as his faithful squire. In return for Sanchoʹs services, Don Quixote promises to make Sancho the wealthy governor of an isle. On his horse, Rocinante, a barn nag well past his prime, Don Quixote rides the roads of Spain in search of glory and grand adventure. He gives up food, shelter, and comfort, all in the name of a peasant woman, Dulcinea del Toboso, whom he envisions as a princess
The first part of the life and achievements of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

19 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and German and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the adventures of an eccentric hidalgo who adopted the name of Don Quixote de la Mancha, when his brain had become so addled from reading too many romances on knighthood. Don Quixote has known most of the misfortunes that can befall a man and has yet remained of good humor and stout heart
The history of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

99 editions published between 1822 and 2010 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Rabelais by Franois Rabelais( Book )

48 editions published between 1784 and 1983 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francois Rabelais was an influential French Renaissance writer. This book contains a selection of translated works from Rabelais. Only the third volume of this series is included in this Anthology
The lying valet a farce, in two acts : as performed at the theatres Drury-Lane and New-York by David Garrick( Book )

39 editions published between 1742 and 1853 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Little Theatre of Alexandria presents its first "Colonial Theatre," revival "The Lying Valet," a farce in two acts by D. Garrick, arranged and adapted by Allen Belden Textor, staged by James M. Allen and Mary Textor, associate director James Beldon
The rape of Europa by Jupiter (1694) ; and, Acis and Galatea (1701) by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

8 editions published between 1694 and 1981 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love's a jest a comedy as it is acted at the new theatre in Little-Lincolns-Inn-Fields by His Majesties servants by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

24 editions published between 1696 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty in distress as it is acted at the theatre in Little Lincolns-Inn-Fields by His Majesties servants by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

27 editions published between 1698 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novelty every act a play : being a short pastoral, comedy, masque, tragedy, and farce, after the Italian manner : as it is acted at the new-theatre in Little Lincolns Inn-Fields, by His Majesties servants by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

20 editions published between 1697 and 1995 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

21 editions published between 1875 and 1960 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged retelling of the classic story of a Spaniard who fancied chivalrous behavior, named his swayback stallion Rosinante--which means the best horse of all--chose for himself a lady love, and went off thirsting for adventure
The island princess, or, The generous Portuguese made into an opera, as it is performed at the Theatre Royal by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

15 editions published between 1699 and 1995 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The island princess; or, The generous Portuguese. Made into an opera. As it is perform'd at the Theatre royal. All the musical entertainments, and the greatest part of the play new by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

66 editions published between 1699 and 2005 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain's happiness a musical interlude by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

20 editions published between 1704 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomyris, queen of Scythia. An opera by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

35 editions published between 1707 and 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poem upon tea by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

17 editions published between 1712 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temple of love: a pastoral opera by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

18 editions published between 1706 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amorous miser, or, The younger the wiser : a comedy by Peter Anthony Motteux( Book )

15 editions published between 1705 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camilla by Peter Anthony Motteux( )

16 editions published between 1707 and 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Peter Anthony Motteux English writer

Pierre-Antoine Motteux

Languages
English (685)

French (5)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Don QuixoteThe history of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha