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Hall, N. John

Works: 76 works in 245 publications in 1 language and 7,960 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  Domestic fiction  Caricatures and cartoons  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Personal correspondence  Illustrated works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR5684, 823.8
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Most widely held works about N. John Hall
Most widely held works by N. John Hall
Trollope : a biography by N. John Hall( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trollope was in his thirties before his first novel was published; before his death at sixty-seven he had written nearly seventy books, as well as conducting a quite separate career in the Post Office. This authoritative and highly readable biography, by the editor of Trollope's Letters, draws a masterly portrait of an engaging, contradictory, extraordinary man and writer. N. John Hall writes with an unparalleled knowledge of his subject, vividly and with humor -- as alive to Trollope's shortcomings as to his startling powers. He shows us that, productive as he was, Trollope was also a writer of care and judgment, and more of an intellect than is often recognized. In this biography, Hall interweaves the public and social career -- as civil servant, traveller, fanatic rider to hounds -- with that of the writer, drawing on the works themselves as well as all relevant historical evidence. Above all, he never loses sight of the mystery and subtlety of Trollope's personality: the comic and creative genius of the man who arguably left behind him more good novels than any other writer in the language. - Jacket flap
The Trollope critics( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Zealander by Anthony Trollope( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anthony Trollope (1815?1882), one of the Victorian era?s most famous novelists, landed at Bluff at the start of a two-month tour of New Zealand. Trollope had spent the previous year travelling around Australia and in 1873 published a two-volume book of his travels, Australia and New Zealand. Overall the impression he gave of New Zealand was positive and consistent with views of the time. To Trollope, New Zealand had all the potential to become a new and improved version of England, though clearly as part of the British Empire rather than as a separate nation. Māori were seen as a dying race, on the brink of ?melting away? in the face of inevitable progress."--New Zealand History Online
Rossetti and his circle by Max Beerbohm( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 23 watercolor caricatures of Pre-Raphaelites and other artists, writers, models, and mistresses surrounding the caricaturist
Trollope and his illustrators by N. John Hall( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Beerbohm : a kind of a life by N. John Hall( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Beerbohm was widely celebrated as the wittiest mind of his age. He became famous in the mid-1890s and remained so until his death in 1956. His wit manifested itself in both prose and caricature, and his writings and drawings are keenly interesting. Max's life, however, was relatively uneventful, and of interest, he said, only to himself. John Hall moves quickly through Max's history: schoolboy; college undergraduate; London caricaturist, journalist, and critic; Edwardian social butterfly; married man and self-exile to Italy in 1910, where he produced numerous books, essays, and caricatures; and, from 1935 to 1956, occasional BBC radio broadcaster. Hall notes that although all Max's work during his fifteen early years on the London scene concerned contemporary art and life, after his "retirement" in 1910 his writings and drawings harkened back to the late-Victorian/Edwardian era and even to the Pre-Raphaelites; he became, he said, an "interesting link with the past." This book, like Beerbohm's work, highlights his connection with various eminences over three eras: Algernon Swinburne, J.A.M. Whistler, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf, and many others
The letters of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Beerbohm caricatures by N. John Hall( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightful book is an anthology of Beerbohm's best images, accompanied by historical and analytical commentary by John Hall that is enriched by liberal quotation from Beerbohm's own witty essays, criticism, letters and fiction. The 213 caricatures reproduced here are arranged in chapters by category: writers, including Wilde, Kipling, James, Conrad, Yeats, Twain, Wells, Hardy, Strachey, Forster, and Pound; theatre people, including Ibsen, Shaw, and Barrie; artists, including Whistler, Sargent, and Fry; politicians, including Disraeli, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, and Churchill; royalty, especially King Edward VII (Beerbohm's favourite subject), but also Queen Victoria, George V, and Edward VIII; and miscellaneous contemporaries, including Caruso, Sousa, and financier Alfred De Rothschild. Also reproduced are generous selections from Beerbohm's two books of caricatures dealing with the past: Dante, Burns, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Tennyson, and Browning from The Poet's Corner; and Rossetti, Swinburne, Ruskin, Morris and others from Rossetti and His Circle. The final chapter is devoted to self-portraits
Salmagundi : Byron, Allegra, and the Trollope family by N. John Hall( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors at work : the creative environment by English Association( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to writers work? The differing habits of seven great authors are examined in this collection
The golden lion of Granpère by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a village in the Vosges mountains in north-eastern France, this short and very entertaining novel concerns the events in the lives of an innkeeper's family; the relationship between George Voss, the landlord's son, and his beloved Marie, the rivalry between Voss and another suitor for Marie's hand in marriage, and the results of a betrothal based on mutual misunderstandings
The struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson by Anthony Trollope( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson (1861-2) is Trollope's satirical attack on abuses in advertising. Told by 'One of the Firm', it is the tale of a foolhardy junior partner of an ill-fated haberdashery store. Formerly a bill-sticker, Robinson wishes to spend the firm's entire capital on advertising, to 'broadcast through the metropolis on walls, omnibuses, railway stations, little books, pavement chalkings, illuminated notices, porters' backs, gilded cars, and men in armour'. Although Robinson's devotion to inflated and dishonest advertising is the target of Trollope's satire, Robinson is none the less presented as an attractive and sympathetic character." "Trollope wrote of Brown, Jones, and Robinson, 'I think there is some good fun in it'. The novel is an amusing comedy, bearing the hallmarks of Trollope's better-known novels - clever dialogue, riveting moments of drama, and comic suspense."--BOOK JACKET
John Caldigate by Anthony Trollope( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

..."John Caldigate" has ... Australian gold-mining scenes, the prominence given to matters of law and a criminal trial, and the ... attack on religious fanaticism. Moreover ...the novel [is] of a man accused of and standing trial for bigamy on the testimony of his former mistress.... -- Cover, page [4]
Correspondence : an adventure in letters : a novel by N. John Hall( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank worker Larry Dickerson relies on the help of the head of Christie's manuscript department Stephen Nicholls as he tries to auction off a mass of valuable letters between his great-great-grandfather, who was a bookseller in Victorian London, and leading authors of the era, and eventually begins to embrace the time in which the correspondences were written
An eye for an eye by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Neville, a young officer in the Hussars, is heir to an earldom, but before taking up his responsibilities resolves to enjoy a year of adventure in Ireland where his regiment is posted. When Fred falls in love and seduces an Irish girl of great beauty and mysterious background, the scene is set for a tragic outcome that far exceeds the adventures Fred had in mind. Written in 1870 but not published until 1879, An Eye For An Eye is arguably the most melodramatic story that Trollope wrote and certainly his frankest and most daring treatment of premarital sex
The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Landleaguers, Trollope's last novel, is set in Ireland during the Land War of the early 1880s. It is both a documentary record, closely following events in Westminster and the Irish countryside, and a meditative fantasy. A landlord's son is murdered by rural terrorists, a crime that replays the real-life assassination of Lord Frederic Cavendish in Dublin in 1882, and the novel traces the violent disruption of civil life as tenants, organized in the Land League, plot to force their landlords to give them a better deal. But part of Trollope's imaginative response to the crisis takes the form of an intriguingly uncharacteristic sub-plot, in which a young American woman travels to London and tries to make a name for herself on the operatic stage, while her father becomes a landleaguing Member of Parliament. Cover, page [4
The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bertram excelled at Oxford, gratifying his uncle who wants George to join him in commerce. At Oxford, George meets Arthur WIlkinson, a vicar's son and is drawn to the Church. To postpone a decision, Geroge takes a tour of the Holy Land. George meets Caroline Waddington, his uncle's granddaughter. She convinces George to study for the bar, and refuses to marry him until he has an income. After two years, they break the engagement. Caroline quickly weds Sir Henry Harcourt, a Tory barrister, who, as it turns out, was attracted most to the fortune he thought she would inherit from her grandfather, She leaves Harcourt and tries to rebuild her bond with George
Ralph the heir by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ralph Newton, a handsome ne'er-do-well, has the expectation of the family property. His cousin (also Ralph Newton) is a wholly worthy fellow, but a bastard, and may not, by law, inherit what his father desperately wants to bequeath him. The situation provides Trollope with the occasion for a profound analysis of moral worth and legal right." -- cover, page [4]
Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite by Anthony Trollope( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trollope's short tale of a conscientious father vascillating between the desire to marry his daughter to a cousin destined to inherit the family title, and his fear that the cousin is unworthy of her, is unusual for its brevity, focus and air of pathos, unrelieved by the usual comic touch
Marion Fay : a novel by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marion Fay" ... is one of Trollope's most detailed scrutinies of the workings of the English class system. The novel contrasts two love affairs, each involving an aristocrat and a commoner. ...Lord Hampstead's plunge into middle class society in his passionate pursuit of marion Fay, a Quaker and daughter of a City clerk, is balanced by the testing of his radical friend George Roden, a clerk in the General Post Office, [who has] bizarre experiences among the aristocracy during his courship of Hampstead's sister Lady Frances Trafford.... -- Cover, page [4]
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Trollope : a biography
Max Beerbohm : a kind of a lifeMax Beerbohm caricaturesAuthors at work : the creative environmentThe golden lion of GranpèreThe struggles of Brown, Jones, and RobinsonJohn CaldigateCorrespondence : an adventure in letters : a novelAn eye for an eye
Alternative Names
Hall, Jack 1933-

Hall, John 1933-

Hall, John N.

Hall, N. J.

Hall, N. J. 1933-

Hall, Norman.

Hall, Norman J.

Hall, Norman John.

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