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Rowse, A. L. (Alfred Leslie) 1903-1997

Overview
Works: 541 works in 2,307 publications in 4 languages and 71,030 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Anecdotes  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Translator, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PR2894, 822.33
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William Shakespeare : a biography by A. L Rowse( Book )

52 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Williams Shakespeare
The England of Elizabeth; the structure of society by A. L Rowse( Book )

115 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elizabethan Age is arguably that greatest in English history. Furthermore it is not something dead and apart from us: it is alive and all around us. England contains the visible memorials of Elizabethan society: the houses they built; the objects they cherished; the patterns they imposed upon the very landscape. Rowse's classic study is a detailed account of that society and tradition from the lowest social class to the men and women who governed the realm. This reissue of Rowse's famously vivid portrayal of the Elizabethan world is complemented by a major introduction from Christopher Haigh which offers both a reflection on Rowse's masterpiece and an assessment of the Elizabethan Age
The expansion of Elizabethan England by A. L Rowse( Book )

66 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic study of Elizabethan society, first published by Macmillan in 1955, is now available in a new edition. In this masterpiece, Rowse follows the first steps of Elizabethan England - with its legendary adventurers and merchants - to Imperial Greatness. He skilfully examines the expansion of society both by state and individual enterprise, starting at home then travelling across the seas to Ireland, the riches of the East and the New World of the Americas. For this reissue on the 400th anniversary of Elizabeth's death, bestselling historian Alison Weir has written a new forword, setting Rowse's work in context for a new 21st-century readership
Shakespeare the man by A. L Rowse( Book )

38 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interrelates the man and his plays and poems with the personalities, the politics, and events of the age
Christopher Marlowe : his life and work by A. L Rowse( Book )

34 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English spirit; essays in literature and history by A. L Rowse( Book )

57 editions published between 1944 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated Shakespeare: three volumes in one illustrated: the comedies; the histories, sonnets, and other poems; the tragedies and romances
The Elizabethan Renaissance by A. L Rowse( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elizabethans and America by A. L Rowse( Book )

33 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of the Virginia Colony rested on the endurance of adventurers, the financing of London merchants, and the favor of a courtier with his demanding spinster Queen
Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )

32 editions published between 1964 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of history by A. L Rowse( Book )

68 editions published between 1941 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Swift by A. L Rowse( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Churchills : an English family by A. L Rowse( Book )

29 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the life and times of Winston Churchill's ancestors
Bosworth Field, from medieval to Tudor England by A. L Rowse( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the century-long fratricidal power-struggle between Henry Tudor and Richard 3d
Homosexuals in history : a study of ambivalence in society, literature, and the arts by A. L Rowse( Book )

25 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex and society in Shakespeare's age : Simon Forman the astrologer by A. L Rowse( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Southampton, patron of Virginia by A. L Rowse( Book )

14 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Southampton's ardent and generous discipleship of Essex led to his condemnation to death and his imprisonment in the Tower for the last eighteen months of Elizabeth I's reign
Appeasement : a study in political decline, 1933-1939 by A. L Rowse( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1963 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Ralegh : his family and private life by A. L Rowse( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tudor Cornwall; portrait of a society by A. L Rowse( Book )

33 editions published between 1941 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Rowse, A. L.

Rowse, A.L. 1903-1997

Rowse, A. L. (Alfred Leslie), 1903-1997

Rowse, Al

Rowse, Alfred Lesley 1903-1997

Rowse, Alfred Leslie

Rowse, Alfred Leslie 1903-1997

أ. ل. راوس، 1903-1997

Languages
English (806)

French (7)

Swedish (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The expansion of Elizabethan EnglandShakespeare the manThe Elizabethan RenaissanceShakespeare's SonnetsBosworth Field, from medieval to Tudor EnglandHomosexuals in history : a study of ambivalence in society, literature, and the artsA.L. Rowse : a bibliophile's extensive bibliography