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

Overview
Works: 512 works in 2,503 publications in 4 languages and 67,999 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sonnets  Poetry  Bibliography  Diaries  Lyric poetry  Anecdotes  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Speaker, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Composer, Collaborator
Classifications: PR2848.A2, 822.33
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William Shakespeare : a biography by A. L Rowse( Book )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

129 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 3,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like ourselves, the Elizabethans lived in a time of great social change as medieval, rural, stratified, Catholic society became more modern, urbanized, fluid, and Protestant
The Elizabethan Renaissance by A. L Rowse( Book )

66 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 2,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Cultural Achievement, Mr. Rowse chronicles the astonishingly rich cultural flowering that marked the reign of Elizabeth I. He brings vividly to life the age's poetry, painting, sculpture, minor arts, and, above all, the tightly knit world of the theatre, in which a community of playwrights and actors worked with and sometimes against each other. He devotes individual chapters to the masters of Elizabethan music: Byrd, Dowland, Weelkes, Gibbons, and their followers, and to the science of the English Renaissance, with discussions of Gilbert's great work on magnetism and Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood."--Jacket
The expansion of Elizabethan England by A. L Rowse( Book )

68 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,962 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 )

43 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and French and held by 1,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interrelates the man and his plays and poems with the personalities, the politics, and events of the age
Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )

69 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parallel printings of a facsimile of the 1609 Quarto and a modernized text of the sonnets are followed by a commentary ranging from short notes to extensive critical essays
The English spirit; essays in literature and history by A. L Rowse( Book )

61 editions published between 1944 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 1,665 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 Elizabethans and America by A. L Rowse( Book )

32 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

80 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the life and times of Winston Churchill's ancestors
Christopher Marlowe : his life and work by A. L Rowse( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Swift by A. L Rowse( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homosexuals in history : a study of ambivalence in society, literature, and the arts by A. L Rowse( Book )

33 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,071 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 )

20 editions published between 1933 and 1964 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in London by Macmillan in 1961
Tudor Cornwall; portrait of a society by A. L Rowse( Book )

41 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eminent Elizabethans by A. L Rowse( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografieën van vijf personen uit de tijd van koningin Elizabeth I van Engeland (1533-1603)
A history of France by Lucien Romier( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1966 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bosworth Field, from medieval to Tudor England by A. L Rowse( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the century-long fratricidal power-struggle between Henry Tudor and Richard 3d
 
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Shakespeare the man
Alternative Names
A. L. Rowse British historian

A. L. Rowse Brits historicus (1903-1997)

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 (966)

French (14)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The Elizabethan RenaissanceThe expansion of Elizabethan EnglandShakespeare the manShakespeare's SonnetsHomosexuals in history : a study of ambivalence in society, literature, and the artsA.L. Rowse : a bibliophile's extensive bibliographyMemories of men and women, American and British