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Edwards, Owen Dudley

Overview
Works: 104 works in 334 publications in 2 languages and 11,390 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Short stories  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: PR4622, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Owen Dudley Edwards
Christmas observed : a literary selection( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-nine selections from the Gospel of Mark to modern day literature are included in this celebration of Christmas literature
A study in scarlet ; The hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the very first Sherlock Holmes story to be written and published
The quest for Sherlock Holmes : a biographical study of Arthur Conan Doyle by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

22 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using extensive new evidence in Edinburgh, Stonyhurst (where Arthur Conan Doyle went to school) and elsewhere, Owen Dudley Edwards shows how Conan Doyle's boyhood experiences shaped his literary attitudes and much of the genius of his writing
America and Ireland, 1776-1976 : the American identity and the Irish connection : the proceedings of the United States Bicentennial conference of Cumann Merriman, Ennis, August 1976 by United States Bicentennial Conference of Cumann Merriman( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His last bow : a reminiscence of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and Japanese and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'His Last Bow', the title story of this collection, tells how Sherlock Holmes is brought out of retirement to help the Government fight the German threat at the approach of the First World War. Several of the detective's earlier cases complete the volume, including 'Wisteria Lodge', 'The Bruce-Partington Plans', and 'The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax'. In 'The Dying Detective', Dr. Watson is horrified to discover Holmes at death's door from a mysterious tropical disease as his friend lays a trap for a murderer
The Celts by Frank Delaney( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their material culture, their religious beliefs and folklore, and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands
Celtic nationalism by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The valley of fear by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cipher message and a horrible murder in a Sussex village begin this dark and powerful tale as Holmes battles with the forces of the criminal mastermind, Professor Moriarty
Conor Cruise O'Brien introduces Ireland by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composite portrait of all aspects of present-day Ireland by 25 Irish writers
Macaulay by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eamon de Valera by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland, Europe, and the American Revolution by Scottish Universities' American Bicentennial Conference( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1916: the Easter Rising by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sins of our fathers; roots of conflict in Northern Ireland by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected political writings by James Connolly( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.G. Wodehouse : a critical and historical essay by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burke & Hare by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a boarding house in West Port, an old army pensioner dies of natural causes. Instead of burying the body, the landlord, William Hare, and his friend, William Burke, fill the coffin with bark and sell the corpse to Dr. Robert Knox, an ambitious Edinburgh anatomist
British children's fiction in the Second World War by Owen Dudley Edwards( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What children read in the Second World War had an immense effect on how they came of age as they faced the new world. This time was unique for British children - parental controls were often relaxed if not absent, and the radio and reading assumed greater significance for most children than they had in the more structured past or were to do in the more crowded future. Owen Dudley Edwards discusses reading, children's radio, comics, films and book-related play-activity in relation to value systems, the child's perspective versus the adult's perspective, the development of sophistication, retention and loss of pre-war attitudes and their post-war fate. British literature is placed in a wider context through a consideration of what British writing reached the USA, and vice versa, and also through an exploration of wartime Europe as it was shown to British children. Questions of leadership, authority, individualism, community, conformity, urban-rural division, ageism, class, race, and gender awareness are explored." [Publisher's description]
New selected letters by Hugh MacDiarmid( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fireworks of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dudley Edwards, Owen

Dudley-Edwards, Owen 1938-

Edwards, O. Dudley.‏

Edwards, O. Dudley 1938-

Edwards, O. Dudley (Owen Dudley)

Edwards, Owen. D.

Edwards, Owen D. 1938-

Owen Dudley Edwards Irish historian

エドワーズ, オーウェン・ダドリー

Languages
English (192)

Japanese (3)

Covers
America and Ireland, 1776-1976 : the American identity and the Irish connection : the proceedings of the United States Bicentennial conference of Cumann Merriman, Ennis, August 1976His last bow : a reminiscence of Sherlock HolmesThe valley of fearEamon de ValeraBurke & HareBritish children's fiction in the Second World WarNew selected letters