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Aitken, George Atherton 1860-1917

Overview
Works: 206 works in 727 publications in 1 language and 6,891 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Poetry  Drama  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedies of manners  Biography  Diary fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, ed
Classifications: PR3682, 822.6
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Most widely held works about George Atherton Aitken
 
Most widely held works by George Atherton Aitken
Richard Steele by Richard Steele( Book )

47 editions published between 1894 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Richard Steele by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

31 editions published between 1889 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Later Stuart tracts by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

21 editions published between 1903 and 1964 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of 17th- and 18th-century political pamphlets, including 10 by Daniel Defoe, are collected in this book
The life and works of John Arbuthnot by George Atherton Aitken( Book )

33 editions published between 1889 and 1971 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires of Andrew Marvell by Andrew Marvell( Book )

24 editions published between 1892 and 2007 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journal of the plague year, being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last Great Visitation in 1665 by Daniel Defoe( Book )

33 editions published between 1895 and 1974 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defoe's account of the bubonic plague that swept London in 1665 remains as vivid as it is harrowing. Based on Defoe's own childhood memories and prodigious research, A Journal of the Plague Year walks the line between fiction, history, and reportage. In meticulous and unsentimental detail it renders the daily life of a city under siege; the often gruesome medical precautions and practices of the time
The poems of Andrew Marvell by Andrew Marvell( Book )

25 editions published between 1892 and 1905 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romances and narratives by Daniel Defoe( Book )

21 editions published between 1895 and 1974 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tatler by Richard Steele( Book )

33 editions published between 1898 and 1970 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spectator by Joseph Addison( Book )

23 editions published between 1830 and 1908 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing and informative record of English morals and manners in the early-eighteenth century
The manuscripts of the Duke of Beaufort, K.G., the earl of Donoughmore, and others by Great Britain( Book )

2 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The female tatler( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents advice and comment, often satirical, on women's lives and their relationships with men, on public affairs, current events, social conditions, morals and conduct. Offers an anti-Whig alternative to the sometimes moralistic and pompous original 'Tatler'
The poetical works of Thomas Parnell by Thomas Parnell( Book )

5 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The School for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

18 editions published between 1897 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theater classic, often called the best comedy of manners in English, is a delightful play that brilliantly skewers the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

20 editions published between 1897 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of manners revolving around false identities, romantic entanglements, and parental disapproval satirizes the pretentiousness and sentimentality of 18th-century society
The poetical works of Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

7 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of the poems, an introduction, and notes
The critic : or, A tragedy rehearsed: a farce by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

7 editions published between 1897 and 1904 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due preparations for the plague, as well for soul as body by Daniel Defoe( Book )

16 editions published between 1891 and 1974 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new voyage round the world, by a course never sailed before by Daniel Defoe( Book )

8 editions published between 1895 and 1974 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal to Stella by Jonathan Swift( Book )

3 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A journal of the plague year, being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last Great Visitation in 1665
Alternative Names
Aitken, G. A.

Aitken, G. A. 1860-1917

Aitken, G. A. (George Atherton), 1860-1917

Aitken, George A.

Aitken, George A. 1860-1917

Aitken, George Atherton 1860-1917

Atherton Aitken, George 1860-1917

George Atherton Aitken British public servant and expert on the Queen Anne period of English literature

George Atherton Aitken public servant and expert on the Queen Anne period of English literature

Languages
English (384)

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A journal of the plague year, being observations or memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well publick as private, which happened in London during the last Great Visitation in 1665