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Stephen, Leslie 1832-1904

Overview
Works: 1,018 works in 4,433 publications in 6 languages and 44,190 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bio-bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  History  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Literature 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Director, Other, Performer, Illustrator, Creator, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: DA28, B
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The Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen( Book )

164 editions published between 1885 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First supplement to the original Dictionary of national biography published in 63 vols., 1885-1900
History of English thought in the eighteenth century by Leslie Stephen( Book )

163 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1 deals with the philosophy, and more particularly the theology, of the Age of Reason, and centers on the responses made by English thinkers to the challenge set by the new sciences to the Christian cosmology. While natural religion is the author's main concern here, he neglects no important intellectual strain in English religious life, all of which are treated fully and respectfully. Vol. 2 deals with moral philosophy, political theories, economic thought, and in a final section under the modest title "Characteristics", with general literature, Methodism and nascent Romanticism
English literature and society in the eighteenth century . Ford lectures, 1903 by Leslie Stephen( Book )

163 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swift by Leslie Stephen( Book )

101 editions published between 1879 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English utilitarians by Leslie Stephen( Book )

62 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is part of a three-volume set on the English philosophical school of utilitarianism. This volume is concerned with John Stuart Mill, and contains sections on his life, philosophy and economic theories
Samuel Johnson by Leslie Stephen( Book )

134 editions published between 1878 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Pope by Leslie Stephen( Book )

113 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work presents a biography of Alexander Pope, from his youth and early literary career, through his time at Twickenham and later works
Hobbes by Leslie Stephen( Book )

45 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of eighty-four, Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) wrote an autobiography in Latin elegaics. Unsurprisingly, it was not as widely read as his two great philosophical works, Leviathan and Behemoth, in which he laid out a set of sociopolitical theories that enraged many of the philosophers and moralists of Europe. In this comprehensive biography, first published in 1904, Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904) charts the character and changes of Hobbes' thinking, from the scholasticism of his early Oxford education, to his later devotion
Hours in a library by Leslie Stephen( Book )

106 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-volume set brings together a diverse selection of essays by Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904), author, philosopher and literary critic. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, he was the founding editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. He wrote critiques of many authors and works, which were published in periodicals such as the Cornhill Magazine (of which he was editor from 1871), Fraser's Magazine and the Fortnightly Review. The First Series, published in 1874, includes commentaries on the works of Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson, Sir Walter Scott and Honor de Balzac, and the poetry of Alexander Pope. Stephen sets each writer's work in its historical context, comparing it to that of other significant authors of its era and evaluating its philosophical and moral qualities. His articles remain of great interest to scholars of early modern, Romantic and Victorian literature
The dictionary of national biography : from the earliest times to 1900 by Sidney Lee( Book )

624 editions published between 1885 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last of 22 volumes
George Eliot by Leslie Stephen( Book )

76 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into chapters on her early life, her time in Coventry and each of her major novels and poems, this work takes a detailed approach at telling George Eliot's story
Studies of a biographer by Leslie Stephen( Book )

50 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and German and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904) was founding Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography (NBD). Also a writer on philosophy, ethics, and literature, he was educated at Eton, King's College, London, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he remained as a Fellow and a tutor for a number of years. Though a sickly child, he later became a keen and successful mountaineer, taking part in first ascents of nine peaks in the Alps. These biographical essays and critiques were written originally for the National Review and published as two two-volume sets in 1898 and 1902. These vignettes show that, despite the years of preparing material for the DNB to its particular editorial requirements, Stephen was still a master of the finely crafted depiction of the essence of his chosen subjects. Volume 1 includes a consideration of the art of biography, a critique of works on Johnson, and essays on Gibbon and Wordsworth
Men, books, and mountains; essays collected, and with an introd. by S.O.A. Ullmann by Leslie Stephen( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An agnostic's apology, and other essays by Leslie Stephen( Book )

64 editions published between 1892 and 2012 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures and essays by William Kingdon Clifford by William Kingdon Clifford( Book )

64 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The lectures and essays here brought together represent, with few if any exceptions, the general view of the world and human knowledge which Clifford had definitely arrived at in his later years. In general, Clifford discusses philosophy, science, and morality. In addition to the lectures and essays, this book contains a biography and selections from letters written by Clifford." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The science of ethics by Leslie Stephen( Book )

28 editions published between 1882 and 2012 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on freethinking and plainspeaking by Leslie Stephen( Book )

37 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, bart., K.C.S.I., a judge of the High court of justice by Leslie Stephen( Book )

43 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings in British intellectual history by Leslie Stephen( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of a biographer by Leslie Stephen( Book )

89 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prolific biographer, first editor of the 26 volumes of the Dictionary of National Biography, and father of Virginia Woolf, shares secrets of the trade in this wide-ranging collection of essays. This last of four volumes published from 1898-1902 includes Shakespeare as a Man, Southey's Letters, New Lights on Milton, Emerson, Anthony Trollope, Robert Louis Stevenson, and The Cosmopolitan Spirit in Literature
 
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The English utilitarians
Alternative Names
A, Don 1832-1904

Don, A.

Don, A 1832-1904

Leslie Stephen Brits journalist

Leslie Stephen critico letterario, filosofo e alpinista britannico

Leslie Stephen critique et éditeur, père de Virginia Woolf

Leslie Stephen englischer Kleriker, Schriftsteller und Bergsteiger

Stephen, Leslie 1832-1904

Stephen, Leslie, Sir

Stephen, Leslie, Sir, 1832-1904

Stephen, Sir Leslie, 1832-1904

Стивен, Лесли английский историк, писатель, литературный критик и альпинист

ستيفن ليسلي، 1832-1904

لسلی استیون ژورنالیست، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار بریتانیایی

ليسلي ستيفن

スティーヴン, L

スティーヴン, レズリー

レズリー・スティーヴン

Languages
English (2,146)

German (102)

Italian (3)

French (2)

English, Old (1)

Polish (1)

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English literature and society in the eighteenth century . Ford lectures, 1903SwiftThe English utilitariansSamuel JohnsonThe dictionary of national biography : from the earliest times to 1900George EliotSir Leslie Stephen's Mausoleum book