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Michell, John 1933-2009

Overview
Works: 93 works in 393 publications in 7 languages and 7,512 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  History  Biography  Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spurious and doubtful works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
Classifications: AG243, 930.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Michell
 
Most widely held works by John Michell
Megalithomania : artists, antiquarians, and archaeologists at the old stone monuments by John Michell( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who wrote Shakespeare? by John Michell( Book )

24 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was the most famous poet and writer of all time a fraud and a plagiarist? Was Shakespeare the "upstart crow" described by Greene as strutting in borrowed feathers, or Jonson's "Poet-Ape" who patched plays together from others' work? These questions have been debated ever since the eighteenth century, when the writing styles of Marlowe and other playwrights were discerned in such plays as Titus Andronicus. The orthodox view is that the author of the works of Shakespeare was, of course, the actor and businessman of Statford-upon-Avon. But the known facts about this man are surprisingly meager and contrast puzzlingly with the learned, courtly philosopher revealed in the sonnets and plays -- the universal genius and supreme stylist. John Michell's witty investigation of the theories and claims reads like a series of detective stories. By the end of the book even the most faithful disciples of the Bard will find themselves asking, "Who Wrote Shakespeare?"
The earth spirit : its ways, shrines, and mysteries by John Michell( Book )

36 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new view over Atlantis by John Michell( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to megalithic science, earth mysteries and the inner meaning of number and measure
The rough guide to unexplained phenomena by John Michell( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the strange zone between the known and the unknown, a shadowy territory ranging from the astonishing to the bizarre
Eccentric lives and peculiar notions by John Michell( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"True tales of flat-earthers, head drillers, ufologists, frantic lovers, Welsh druids, finders of lost tribes, & other obsessed individuals." - from dustjacket
Phenomena : a book of wonders by John Michell( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Dutch and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van paranormale gebeurtenissen door de eeuwen heen
A little history of astro-archaeology : stages in the transformation of a heresy by John Michell( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of the stones : the story of astro-archaeology by John Michell( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the theory that ancient earthworks, such as Stonehenge, were amazingly accurate stations for obserbing the stars
City of revelation : on the proportion and symbolic numbers of the cosmic temple by John Michell( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living wonders : mysteries and curiosities of the animal world by John Michell( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of strange and unexplained aspects of animal life
The view over Atlantis by John Michell( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unexplained phenomena : a rough guide special by John Michell( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of the world : polar symbolism discovered in Celtic, Norse, and other ritualized landscapes by John Michell( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dimensions of paradise : the proportions and symbolic numbers of ancient cosmology by John Michell( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the world is made : the story of creation according to sacred geometry by John Michell( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Understanding the role of sacred geometry in cosmology and human affairs"--Provided by publisher
The traveler's key to sacred England : a guide to the legends, lore, and landscape of England's sacred places by John Michell( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old stones of Land's End by John Michell( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flying saucer vision: the Holy Grail restored by John Michell( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and Spanish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feng-shui : the science of sacred landscape in old China by Ernest John Eitel( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Who wrote Shakespeare?
Alternative Names
John Michell British writer

John Michell schrijver

Michell, John

Michell, John F.

Michell, John Frederick Carden 1933-2009

Мичелл, Дж.

ジョン・ミッチェル

ミシェル, ジョン

ミッチェル, J

ミッチェル, ジョン

Languages
English (226)

Spanish (12)

German (11)

Japanese (8)

Dutch (3)

French (2)

Hungarian (2)

Covers
Who wrote Shakespeare?The earth spirit : its ways, shrines, and mysteriesThe new view over AtlantisThe rough guide to unexplained phenomenaEccentric lives and peculiar notionsA little history of astro-archaeology : stages in the transformation of a heresyCity of revelation : on the proportion and symbolic numbers of the cosmic templeThe view over Atlantis