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Sherburn, George 1884-1962

Overview
Works: 136 works in 465 publications in 1 language and 8,754 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Picaresque fiction  Psychological fiction  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epistolary fiction  Personal correspondence  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Performer
Classifications: PR3454, 823.5
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Most widely held works by George Sherburn
The early career of Alexander Pope by George Sherburn( Book )

51 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Pope to ca. 1727; includes discussion of earlier biographies
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

8 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
The best of Pope by Alexander Pope( Book )

21 editions published between 1929 and 1946 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary history of England by George Sherburn( )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paperback edition, in four volumes, of this standard work will make it readily available to students. The scope of the work makes it valuable as a work of reference, connecting one period with another and placing each author clearly in the setting of his time. Reviewing the first edition, The Times Literary Supplement commented: 'in inclusiveness and in judgment it has few rivals of its kind'. This third volume covers the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century (1660-1789) and is co-authored by George Sherburn and Donald F. Bond (both at the University of Chicago)
Clarissa; or, The history of a young lady by Samuel Richardson( Book )

10 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, published in 1747-48. Richardson first presents the heroine, Clarissa Harlowe, when she is discovering the barely masked motives of her family, who want to force her into a loveless marriage to improve their fortunes. When Lovelace, a romantic who holds the code of the Harlowes in contempt, offers her protection, she runs off with him
American poetry by Percy Holmes Boynton( Book )

15 editions published between 1918 and 1978 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roehenstart, a late Stuart pretender; being an account of the life of Charles Edward August Maximilien Stuart, Baron Korff Count Roehenstart by George Sherburn( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegy wrote in a country church yard (1751) : and the Eton College manuscript by Thomas Gray( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Restoration and eighteenth century (1660-1789) by George Sherburn( Book )

27 editions published between 1660 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century prose by Louis I Bredvold( Book )

4 editions published between 1932 and 1935 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century prose by the most eminent English authors by Louis I Bredvold( Book )

4 editions published between 1932 and 1936 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pope and his contemporaries, essays presented to George Sherburn by James L Clifford( Book )

19 editions published between 1949 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the works of Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, Richard Steele, John Gay and James Thomson in particular
Selections from Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1939 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early popularity of Milton's minor poems by George Sherburn( Book )

25 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Alexander Pope by Alexander Pope( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La version électronique de "The Correspondence of Alexander Pope", faisant partie de la base de données "The InteLex Past Masters English Letters", comprend 5 volumes des lettres et de la correspondance de Pope. Éditée par George Sherburn et publiée par Oxford University Press en 1956
Huntington library collections by Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Alexander Pope / 1729-1735 by Alexander Pope( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Alexander Pope / 1719-1728 by Alexander Pope( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Alexander Pope / 1704-1718 by Alexander Pope( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Clarissa; or, The history of a young lady
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A literary history of EnglandClarissa; or, The history of a young ladyThe Restoration and eighteenth century (1660-1789)
Alternative Names
George Sherburn born:1884 ied:1962 Sherburn, George Wiley 1884-1962; Sherburn, George Wiley, 1884-19..; Sherburn, George; Sherburn, George Wiley, 1884-; Sherburn, George, 1884-

Sherburn, George.

Sherburn, George b. 1884

Sherburn, George W.

Sherburn, George W. 1884-

Sherburn, George W. 1884-1962

Sherburn, George W. (George Wiley), 1884-1962

Sherburn, George Wiley

Sherburn, George Wiley, 1884-

Sherburn, George Wiley 1884-1962

Languages
English (306)