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Chapman, R. W. (Robert William) 1881-1960

Overview
Works: 312 works in 1,606 publications in 2 languages and 18,457 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Biography  History  Bildungsromans  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Annotator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor, ed
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works by R. W Chapman
The novels of Jane Austen : the text based on collation of the early editions by Jane Austen( Book )

147 editions published between 1923 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee zusters trachten een echtgenoot te verwerven, de een door gevoel, de ander door rede. Bekorte en vereenvoudigde uitgave
Annals of English literature, 1475-1950; the principal publications of each year, together with an alphabetical index of authors with their works by J. C Ghosh( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen; facts and problems by R. W Chapman( Book )

63 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

44 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse dichter, essayist, lexicograaf en romancier Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
Jane Austen; a critical bibliography by R. W Chapman( Book )

37 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of Jane Austen by James Edward Austen-Leigh( Book )

36 editions published between 1926 and 1992 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains James Edward Austen-Leigh's memoir of his aunt, author Jane Austen, written fifty years after her death, and features additional recollections by the writer's two nieces, and her brother Henry. Includes explanatory notes, a chronology, and an appendix of family letters
Minor works by Jane Austen( Book )

41 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers juvenilea, sketches, comic verses, and three prayers written by the eighteenth-century English author
Johnson's Journey to the western islands of Scotland; and Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D by Samuel Johnson( Book )

44 editions published between 1924 and 1979 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnsonian and other essays and reviews by R. W Chapman( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrait of a scholar, and other essays written in Macedonia, 1916-1918 by R. W Chapman( Book )

17 editions published between 1920 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, 1796-1817 by Jane Austen( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 1981 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )

45 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a poor cousin, Fannie Price, comes to live at the estate of the sophisticated Bertram family, she suffers from the condescension of her haughty relatives and from the hopeless love she bears for their youngest son. Life becomes even more complicated when she is forced into a rivalry with a charming and vivacious newcomer. Fannie will have to question her most cherished beliefs about herself and her world as she struggles to make a home for herself
A journey to the western islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson( Book )

48 editions published between 1775 and 1978 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 1988 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility centers on the sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, who are forced to leave their home with their mother and younger sister, Margaret, and move in reduced circumstances to the west of England. Elinor, the sensible sister, and Marianne, the overimaginative romantic, must rely on a good marriage as a means of support. As their excellent schemes are intruded upon, Austen subtly explores the marriage game of her times, as both sense and sensibility affect the sisters' chances of happiness and comfort
Northanger Abbey ; and, Persuasion by Jane Austen( Book )

22 editions published between 1926 and 2008 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decrepit castles, locked rooms, mysterious chests, cryptic notes, and tyrannical fathers all figure into Northanger Abbey, but with a decidedly satirical twist. PERSUASION: Long ago, she let the love of her life get away. In this case, she had allowed herself to be persuaded by a trusted family friend that the young man she loved wasn't an adequate match, social stationwise, and that Anne could do better. The novel opens some seven years after Anne sent her beau packing, and she's still alone
Johnson: prose & poetry, with Boswell's character, Macaulay's life and Raleigh's essay by Samuel Johnson( Book )

28 editions published between 1922 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma by Jane Austen( Book )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austen only completed six novels in her lifetime, of which five feature young women whose chances for making a good marriage depend greatly on financial issues, and whose prospects if they fail are rather grim. Emma is the exception: "Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her."
Selected letters, 1796-1817 by Jane Austen( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Susan by Jane Austen( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lady Susan was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed. An epistolary novel in 18th century style, it tells the story of the recently-widowed Lady Susan Vernon, intelligent but highly manipulative, who is intent on gaining financially secure relationships for herself and her wayward but shy teenage daughter Frederica"--Cover
 
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The novels of Jane Austen : the text based on collation of the early editionsMansfield Park
Alternative Names
Chapman, R. W.

Chapman, R. W. 1881-1960

Chapman, R. W. (Robert William), 1881-1960

Chapman, R. W. Sir

Chapman, Robert William

Chapman, Robert William 1881-1960

Chapman, Robert William 1881-1960 Sir

Chapman, Robert William, Sir, 1881-1960

R. W. Chapman

Robert William Chapman British scholar

Robert William Chapman englischer Literat und Herausgeber

Languages
English (712)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The life of Samuel JohnsonMinor worksJane Austen's Pride and prejudiceMansfield ParkSense and sensibilityNorthanger Abbey ; and, PersuasionEmmaSelected letters, 1796-1817