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Henley, William Ernest 1849-1903

Overview
Works: 1,280 works in 2,966 publications in 5 languages and 28,856 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Musical settings  Biography  Biographies  Reference works  Records and correspondence  Dance films  Amateur films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Collector, Other, Composer, Arranger, Contributor, Inscriber, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: PR4784, 821.6
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Poems by William Ernest Henley( )

144 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"British poet, critic and editor, Henley's verse is known for its bravado and spirit of defiance, yet it could be equally delicate and lyrical. His best-known poems include England, My England, and Invictus, which concludes with the famous lines I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul. Nearly all of the poems contained in this volume are reprinted from A Book of Verses and London Voluntaries. He has divided the poems into the following headings: In Hospital; Bric-A-Brac; Echoes; London Voluntaries; A Song of Speed; and Rhymes and Rhythms."--
The Plays Of William Ernest Henley And Robert Louis Stevenson by William Ernest Henley( )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Ernest Henley is most noted for his poetry of which he wrote several volumes with the outstanding contribution being the poem 'Invictus'. His life was overshadowed by a great deal of ill health and although he died at the young age of 53 he contributed much to Victorian literature. His partner in the plays we publish here made a somewhat greater contribution to the literary world. Indeed in the Scottish canon to be placed alongside Burns is high praise indeed but it's a rightful place for one of Scotland's finest novelists. Born in 1850 he managed to cram much into his 44 years travelling widely to France, the United States, Samoa and the South Seas. Of course he is widely feted for his classics Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island and poetry volumes such as A Child's Garden Of Verses. Together these two fine minds bring us some largely forgotten works which we are pleased to publish here
The complete poetical works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

17 editions published between 1897 and 1987 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engraved t.p., with vignette."Robert Burns: life, genius, achievement, by W. E. Henley": p. [xiii]-lxvi
Views and reviews : essays in appreciation by William Ernest Henley( Book )

56 editions published between 1879 and 1980 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

34 editions published between 1890 and 1970 in English and Scots and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyra heroica; a book of verse for boys by William Ernest Henley( Book )

44 editions published between 1891 and 1942 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawthorn and lavender : with other verses by William Ernest Henley( Book )

30 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

55 songs : high voice by Roger Quilter( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of W.E. Henley by William Ernest Henley( Book )

13 editions published between 1908 and 1970 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of verses by William Ernest Henley( Book )

40 editions published between 1888 and 2016 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of T.E. Brown by T. E Brown( Book )

23 editions published between 1900 and 1976 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slang and its analogues by John Stephen Farmer( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of William Hazlitt by William Hazlitt( Book )

in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete works by Henry Fielding( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels and tales of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

22 editions published between 1897 and 1924 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of slang and colloquial English; abridged from the seven-volume work, entitled: Slang and its analogues by John Stephen Farmer( Book )

28 editions published between 1905 and 1978 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of Henry Fielding, esq. : with an essay on the life, genius and achievement of the author by Henry Fielding( Book )

20 editions published between 1902 and 1970 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete Butterworth songbook by George Butterworth( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by William Ernest Henley( Book )

12 editions published between 1892 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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55 songs : high voice
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The complete poetical works of Robert Burns55 songs : high voiceThe letters of William Ernest Henley to Robert Louis Stevenson
Alternative Names
Henley, W. E.

Henley, W. E. 1849-1903

Henley, W. E. (William Ernest), 1849-1903

Henley, William E.

Henley, William E. 1849-1903

Henley, Wm. E.

William Ernest Henley

William Ernest Henley britisk poet og skribent

William Ernest Henley Brits schrijver (1849-1903)

William Ernest Henley brittisk poet och författare

William Ernest Henley écrivain britannique

William Ernest Henley englischer Schriftsteller

William Ernest Henley poeta, giornalista e editore britannico

William Ernest Henley poète, critique et éditeur britannique

Вилијам Хенли Ернест

Уильям Хенли

Уильям Хенли английский поэт

ویلیام ارنست هنلی

ਵਿਲੀਅਮ ਅਰਨੈਸਟ ਹੇਨਲੇ

ウィリアム・アーネスト・ヘンリー

威廉·歐內斯特·亨利

Languages
English (656)

French (7)

German (1)

Scots (1)

Latin (1)