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

Overview
Works: 466 works in 1,930 publications in 2 languages and 19,476 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Drama  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Film adaptations  History  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Writer of accompanying material, Annotator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Former owner, ed, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works about R. W Chapman
 
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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 )

134 editions published between 1923 and 1988 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a classic novel of manners and morals in eighteenth-century England
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 )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1965 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

67 editions published between 1881 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

81 editions published between 1924 and 1979 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

48 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 931 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 )

38 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

37 editions published between 1926 and 1992 in English and held by 680 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 )

51 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers juvenilea, sketches, comic verses, and three prayers written by the eighteenth-century English author
Jane Austen's letters to her sister Cassandra and others by Jane Austen( Book )

63 editions published between 1932 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extant letters, the majority of which are those used by James Austen-Leigh in compiling the memoir of his aunt and those previously published by Lord Brabourne, and those to Francis Austen
The portrait of a scholar, and other essays written in Macedonia, 1916-1918 by R. W Chapman( Book )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters, 1796-1817 by Jane Austen( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 1981 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Book )

45 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic tale of a romantic clash between the vivacious, opinionated Elizabeth Bennett and her proud beau, Mr. Darcy, the characters sparkle with wit
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 408 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
Johnson: prose & poetry, with Boswell's character, Macaulay's life and Raleigh's essay by Samuel Johnson( Book )

43 editions published between 1922 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 372 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 )

25 editions published between 1926 and 1988 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northanger Abby: The entry into life of a young, innocent girl is attended by the collapse of many of her illusions. Persuasion: Anne Elliott and her lover Captain Wentworth had been engaged eight years ago, but Anne broke the engagement. However, when he returns and numerous obstacles have been overcome, they are reunited
Selected letters, 1796-1817 by Jane Austen( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma by Jane Austen( Book )

23 editions published between 1923 and 2008 in English and held by 298 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."
Lady Susan by Jane Austen( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 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 editions Mansfield Park
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Life of JohnsonMinor worksPride and prejudiceMansfield ParkSense and sensibilityNorthanger Abbey; and, PersuasionSelected letters, 1796-1817Emma
Alternative Names
Chapman, R. W.

Chapman, R. W. 1881-1960

Chapman, R. W. Sir

Chapman, Robert W.

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 Brits literatuurcriticus (1881-1960)

Robert William Chapman englischer Literat und Herausgeber

Languages
English (821)

Spanish (1)