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Wright, Thomas 1810-1877

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A history of caricature and grotesque in literature and art by Thomas Wright( Book )

61 editions published between 1864 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a history written in the 19th century of comic and satirical literature and art
The political songs of England, from the reign of John to that of Edward II by Thomas Wright( Book )

41 editions published between 1839 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian by Marco Polo( Book )

14 editions published between 1901 and 2009 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extraordinary travelogue has enthralled readers for more than seven centuries. Marco Polo's vivid descriptions of the splendid cities and people he encountered on his journey along the Silk Road through the Middle East, South Asia, and China opened a window for his Western readers onto the fascinations of the East and continued to grow in popularity over the succeeding centuries. To a contemporary audience, his colorful stories--and above all, his breathtaking description of the court of the great Kublai Khan, Mongol emperor of China--offer dazzling portraits of worlds long gone
Womankind in western Europe from the earliest times to the seventeenth century by Thomas Wright( )

40 editions published between 1849 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three chapters of letters relating to the suppression of monasteries by Thomas Wright( Book )

37 editions published between 1843 and 1968 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical & descriptive account of the caricatures of James Gillray : comprising a political and humorous history of the latter part of the reign of George the Third by Thomas Wright( Book )

24 editions published between 1851 and 1968 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Latin poems commonly attributed to Walter Mapes by Walter Map( Book )

35 editions published between 1841 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of domestic manners and sentiments in England during the middle ages by Thomas Wright( Book )

29 editions published between 1862 and 2012 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of obsolete and provincial English, containing words from the English writers previous to the nineteenth century which are no longer in use, or are not used in the same sense. And words which are now used only in the provincialdialects by Thomas Wright( Book )

38 editions published between 1857 and 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Wright (1810-77), a respected folklorist and medievalist, wrote prolifically on a wide range of subjects. His work is, however, considered broad rather than deep, and his extensive output, while impressive, sometimes came at the expense of quality. Wright was involved in many academic societies, and co-founded the British Archaeological Association in 1843. Much of his work promoted the use of vernacular literature for research into the Middle Ages, and this dictionary, first published in 1857, was compiled to help readers of historical literature navigate unfamiliar vocabulary. It lists obsolete words and phrases, with particular emphasis on those of Old English and Anglo-Norman origin, and obscure or dialectal words. Many of the definitions include illustrative examples or quotes as well as etymologies. Examples include belly-timber, meaning 'food', and dweezle, a Northamptonshire word that means 'to dwindle away'. Volume 2 covers the letters G-Z
A contemporary narrative of the proceedings against Dame Alice Kyteler, prosecuted for sorcery in 1324 by Richard de Ledrede( Book )

31 editions published between 1843 and 2007 in English and Latin and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographia britannica literaria; or, Biography of literary characters of Great Britain and Ireland, arranged in chronological order by Thomas Wright( Book )

19 editions published between 1842 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of words, phrases, names, and allusions in the works of English authors particularly of Shakespeare and his contemporaries by Robert Nares( Book )

21 editions published between 1905 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political poems and songs relating to English history, composed during the period from the accession of Edw. III. to that of Ric. III by Thomas Wright( Book )

25 editions published between 1859 and 1965 in English and Latin and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caricature history of the Georges; or, Annals of the House of Hanover by Thomas Wright( Book )

32 editions published between 1867 and 2016 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Georges to whom Wright refers to are Kings George I, II and III of Great Britain. The€Caricature History is compiled from "squibs, broadsides, window pictures, lampoons, and pictorial caricatures of the time." The artistic features€in this book include illustrations by€eminent English caricaturists as well as poetry, songs, political tally sheets and excerpts from political bills and speeches. Not only does this collection illustrate artistic styles, €Caricature History€also discusses the historical provocations€for such expressions of communication. Spanning the reign of three monarchs, €Caricature History offers a wide variety€of popular culture and art through€times of political upheaval and paradigm shifts. Throughout the book, the€underlying constancy of commentary is exhibited in the artistic expression of caricature and the voice of the people
Reliquiae antiquae. Scraps from ancient manuscripts, illustrating chiefly early English literature and the English language by Thomas Wright( Book )

49 editions published between 1839 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual symbolism; a history of phallic worship by Richard Payne Knight( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry, compiled for the instruction of his daughters by Geoffroy de La Tour Landry( Book )

22 editions published between 1868 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alliterative poem on the deposition of King Richard II : Ricardi Maydiston De concordia inter Ric. II. et civitatem London by Thomas Wright( Book )

24 editions published between 1838 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England under the house of Hanover; its history and condition during the reigns of the three Georges by Thomas Wright( Book )

27 editions published between 1848 and 2016 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The political songs of England, from the reign of John to that of Edward IIThe travels of Marco Polo, the VenetianA contemporary narrative of the proceedings against Dame Alice Kyteler, prosecuted for sorcery in 1324Caricature history of the Georges; or, Annals of the House of HanoverThe book of the Knight of La Tour-Landry, compiled for the instruction of his daughters
Alternative Names
Thomas Wright englischer Antiquar und Schriftsteller

Thomas Wright schrijver

Wright, T.

Томас Райт

توماس رايت

라이트, 토마스 1810-1877

トーマス・ライト (文筆家)

ライト, トーマス

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