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Lonsdale, Roger

Overview
Works: 89 works in 459 publications in 3 languages and 10,606 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Gothic fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Biographies  Portraits  Paranormal fiction  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Annotator, Compiler, Other, Composer
Classifications: PQ1957.B29, 821.508
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger Lonsdale
The New Oxford book of eighteenth century verse by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

51 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 550 poems and excerpts by more than 250 poets from the eighteenth century
Vathek by William Beckford( )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Eblis where he is doomed to wander endlessly and speechlessly. --Wikipedia.com
Eighteenth century women poets : an Oxford anthology by Charlotte Lamb( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first decade of the eighteenth century, only two women published collections of verse. By the 1790s, more than thirty had done so. Yet, in the two intervening centuries, most of that verse has disappeared from view--now either ignored or forgotten. This delightful anthology takes us back to Augustan England, introducing over one hundred of these lost poets from Lady Mary Chudleigh and Octavia Walsh to Mary Locke and Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire. Their poetry speaks with vigor and immediacy, in a range of moods from the resentful and melancholic to the humorous and exuberant, as they unveil their individual worlds to us. They came from all levels of society--including washerwomen and duchesses--and from both the town and country. The volume reveals that as eighteenth-century women poets gained confidence, their writing eventually spanned a variety of poetic forms and encompassed both public and private topics. Eighteenth-Century Women Poets offers a compelling reassessment of a neglected aspect of eighteenth-century literature
The lives of the poets : a selection by Samuel Johnson( )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last of his major writings, Samuel Johnson looked back over the previous two centuries of English literature in order to describe the personalities as well as the achievements of the leading English poets. The major Lives -- of Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope -- are memorable cameos of the life of writing in which Johnson is as attentive to human frailty as to literary prowess. The shorter Lives preserve some of Johnson's most piercing, critical judgements. Unsentimental, opinionated, and quotable, The Lives of the Poets continues to influence the reputations of the writers concerned. It is one of the greatest works of English criticism, but also one of the must humanly diverting. - Back cover
The poems of Thomas Gray, William Collins, Oliver Goldsmith by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 1992 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Charles Burney : a literary biography by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dryden to Johnson by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works by Samuel Johnson( Book )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 English poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century
Thomas Gray and William Collins : poetical works by Thomas Gray( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famed for dance: essays on the theory and practice of theatrical dancing in England, 1660-1740 by Ifan Kyrle Fletcher( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dryden to Johnson by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dryden to Johnson( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of John Bampfylde by John Bampfylde( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the most eminent poets : with critical observations on their works by Samuel Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Thomas Gray : versions of the self by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the most eminent English poets ; with critical observations on their works by Samuel Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century women poets : an Oxford anthology by Roger Lonsdale( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Penguin history of literature( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetical works by Thomas Gray( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in Undetermined and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their works by Samuel Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The New Oxford book of eighteenth century verse
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VathekEighteenth century women poets : an Oxford anthologyThe lives of the poets : a selectionDr. Charles Burney : a literary biographyDryden to JohnsonThe lives of the most eminent English poets : with critical observations on their worksDryden to JohnsonThe lives of the most eminent poets : with critical observations on their works
Alternative Names
Lonsdale, R.

Lonsdale, R. H.

Lonsdale, Roger.

Lonsdale Roger 1934-....

Lonsdale, Roger H.

Lonsdale, Roger Harrison 1934-

Roger Lonsdale British writer

Roger Lonsdale escritor británico

Languages
English (331)

Spanish (1)

German (1)