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Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton) 1842-1917

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Works: 540 works in 1,520 publications in 2 languages and 13,538 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Records and correspondence  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Drama  Fiction  History  Bibliographies  Essays 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Former owner, Recipient, Annotator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Illuminator
Classifications: PS3201, 811.3
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The poems of John Keats by John Keats( Book )

174 editions published between 1884 and 2017 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents all of the English poet's verse, including his sonnets and odes, the allegorical romance "Endymion," and the five-act poetic tragedy "Otho the Great."
The Letters of John Keats by John Keats( Book )

28 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, published in 1895 for the centenary of the celebrated Romantic poet John Keats (1795-1821), was edited by Harry Buxton Forman (1842-1917). Forman was a Post Office administrator and a keen literary scholar, who had earlier produced important editions of Shelley and Keats. He has since become notorious for his involvement in making fake literary 'discoveries'. This centenary collection of 214 'racy, lively, inimitably good-tempered' letters by Keats aimed for completeness and contained several previously unpublished communications to addressees such as the Jeffrey family. It includes letters from Keats to his brother George (1797-1841), who lived in America, and to his fiancée Fanny Brawne (1800-65). Forman's edition of the Brawne letters had aroused controversy when it appeared in 1878, as being too personal for publication. However, Forman included them in the 1895 collection to help the reader 'complete the picture of the true Keats'
The books of William Morris; described with some account of his doings in literature and in the allied crafts by H. Buxton Forman( Book )

37 editions published between 1897 and 2018 in English and German and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Thomas Medwin( Book )

26 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Note books of Percy Bysshe Shelley : from the originals in the library of W.K. Bixby by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

31 editions published between 1911 and 1968 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

6 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author's expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass inaugurated a new voice and style into American letters and gave expression to an optimistic, bombastic vision that took the nation as its subject. Unlike many other editions of Leaves of Grass, which reproduce various short, early versions, this Modern Library Paperback Classics "Death-bed" edition presents everything Whitman wrote in its final form, and includes newly commissioned notes. From the Trade Paperback edition
The Shelley library; an essay in bibliography by H. Buxton Forman( Book )

37 editions published between 1879 and 1975 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of John Keats : given from his own editions and other authentic sources and collated with many manuscripts by John Keats( Book )

21 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of John Keats by John Keats( Book )

22 editions published between 1900 and 1970 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. I. Poems published in 1817. Endymion -- v. II. Lamia. Isabella, &c. Posthumous poems to 1818 -- v. III. Posthumous poems 1819-1820. Essays & notes -- v. IV. Letters 1814 to Jan. 1819 -- v. V. Letters 1819 & 1820
Letters of Edward John Trelawny by Edward John Trelawny( Book )

18 editions published between 1910 and 2002 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Note books, from the originals in the library of W.K. Bixby by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

7 editions published between 1911 and 1968 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works and other writings of John Keats by John Keats( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works and other writings of John Keats, now first brought together, including poems and numerous letters not before published by John Keats( Book )

25 editions published between 1883 and 1998 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

27 editions published between 1882 and 1892 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our living poets : an essay in criticism by H. Buxton Forman( Book )

19 editions published between 1871 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in verse and prose, now first brought together with many pieces not before published by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

20 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cenci, a tragedy in five acts by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

11 editions published between 1886 and 1979 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cenci (1819) is Shelley's dramatic retelling of the legend of Beatrice Cenci, the beautiful and innocent daughter of a roman nobleman, who is raped by her father and seeks justice by murdering him. The murder plot, the commission and discovery of the crime, and the trial of Beatrice and her accomplices, form the basis for Shelley's powerful tragedy. -- Back cover
Rosalind and Helen : a modern eclogue, with other poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

14 editions published between 1876 and 1975 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's handicap : being stories of mine own people by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These tales have been collected from all places, and all sorts of people, from priests in the Chubara, from Ala Yar the carver, Jiwun Singh the carpenter, nameless men on steamers and trains round the world, women spinning outside their cottages in the twilight, officers and gentlemen now dead and buried, and a few, but these are the very best, my father gave me. The greater part of them have been published in magazines and newspapers, to whose editors I am indebted; but some are new on this side of the water, and some have not seen the light before
The mask of anarchy : written on the occasion of the massacre at Manchester by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

18 editions published between 1887 and 1975 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Letters of John Keats
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The Letters of John Keats
Alternative Names
Buxton Forman, H. 1842-1917

Buxton Forman, H. (Harry), 1842-1917

Buxton Forman, Harry

Buxton Forman, Harry 1842-1917

Forman, H. B. 1842-1917

Forman, H. B. (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917

Forman, H. Buxton.

Forman, H. Buxton 1842-1917

Forman, Harry B. 1842-1917

Forman, Harry Buxton

Forman, Harry Buxton 1842-1917

Forman, Henry Buxton

Forman, Henry Buxton 1842-1917

Harry Buxton Forman British writer

Harry Buxton Forman escritor británico

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English (599)

German (1)