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Kinsley, James

Overview
Works: 228 works in 1,142 publications in 4 languages and 23,339 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Poetry  History  Novels of manners  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler, ed, Redactor, Contributor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works about James Kinsley
 
Most widely held works by James Kinsley
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( )

69 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighborhood, the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out and upside down. Pride encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness challenges sagacity, as misconceptions and hasty judgements lead to heartache and scandal, but eventually to true understanding, self-knowledge, and love
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )

60 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 2,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Dashwood dies, he must leave the bulk of his estate to the son by his first marriage, which leaves his second wife and three daughters (Elinor, Marianne, and Margaret) in straitened circumstances. They are taken in by a kindly cousin, but their lack of fortune affects the marriageability of both practical Elinor and romantic Marianne. When Elinor forms an attachment for the wealthy Edward Ferrars, his family disapproves and separates them. And though Mrs. Jennings tries to match the worthy (and rich) Colonel Brandon to her, Marianne finds the dashing and fiery Willoughby more to her taste. Both relationships are sorely tried. But this is a romance, and through the hardships and heartbreak, true love and a happy ending will find their way for both the sister who is all sense and the one who is all sensibility. - Publisher
The Oxford Book of Ballads by James Kinsley( Book )

52 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the traditional ballads of England and Scotland, grouped together by theme and mood, include romance, biblical, magic, literary, and historical
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )

74 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

58 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy relations at Mansfield Park she seems shy and withdrawn beside her witty and vivacious cousins. But Fanny's steadfast and purposeful character makes her an indispensable part of the household. As the others become entangled in a maze of flirtation and intrigue, it is only Fanny whose deep but secret love for Edmund Bertram remains true despite his fascination with her brilliant but frivolous cousin Mary
Dryden: the critical heritage by James Kinsley( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents various critiques and responses to a writer's work. This volume focuses on the work of English poet John Dryden (1631-1700)
Poems and songs by Robert Burns( Book )

31 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and Scots and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( Book )

51 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1836 the 23-year-old Dickens was invited by his publishers to write |a monthly something' illustrated by sporting plates. Thus the Pickwick Club was born: its supposed |papers' soom outgrew their origins and became a brilliantly comic novel, still among Dicken's most popular works
The poems and songs of Robert Burns by Robert Burns( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by William Dunbar( Book )

47 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems and fables of John Dryden by John Dryden( Book )

34 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of John Dryden by John Dryden( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 1989 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scholarly edition of poems by William Dunbar. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus
English satiric poetry, Dryden to Byron by James Kinsley( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1970 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Squyer Meldrum by David Lindsay( Book )

11 editions published in 1959 in English and English, Middle and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish poetry; a critical survey by James Kinsley( Book )

31 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northanger Abbey ; Lady Susan ; The Watsons ; Sanditon by Jane Austen( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northanger Abbey is about the misadventures of Catherine Morland, young, ingenuous, and mettlesome, and an indefatigable reader of Gothic novels. In Lady Susan, Lady Susan has practically imprisoned her daughter Frederica in a boarding school which she hates because Frederica will not marry the man Lady Susan chose for her. In the Watsons, Emma Watson is a disenfranchised outsider in her family. Sanditon sketches a restless world of speculation and real estate as Mr. Parker devotes himself to transforming his quiet village into a bustling resort for the wealthy
Annals of the parish, or, The chronicle of Dalmailing during the ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder, written by himself by John Galt( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is narrated by the Reverend Micah Balwhidder, a Presbyterian minister in the Ayrshire town of Dalmailing, and covers the years 1760 to 1810, the period of Robert Burns and the Industrial Revolution, when the economic and moral shape of Scottish life was changing in ways both explicit and invisible. The novel charts all this: the work of smugglers at Troon, new births in the parish, old deaths, the efforts of the press-gangs, the rise of the local economy, the business of {u2018}cadgers by day and excisemen by night{u2019}, the opening of a new dance school at Irville, {u2018}run by Mr Macskipnish{u2019}, visits to Glasgow and Edinburgh, the day of the country fair, described with a rare vernacular beauty. It{u2019}s a precursor to Dickens in terms of detail and to Flaubert in terms of style. --www.list.co.uk
Anecdotes and characters of the times by Alexander Carlyle( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Dryden: selected criticism by John Dryden( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Pride and prejudice
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Sense and sensibilityEmmaMansfield ParkPoems and songsThe Pickwick papersPoemsNorthanger Abbey ; Lady Susan ; The Watsons ; Sanditon
Alternative Names
James Kinsley born:1922-04-17 ied:1984-08-25 Kinsley, James; Kinsley, James, -1984

Kinsley, James 1922-1984

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