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Traill, H. D. (Henry Duff) 1842-1900

Overview
Works: 262 works in 1,105 publications in 2 languages and 12,920 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Periodicals  Satire  Reviews  Records and correspondence  Manuscripts  Autographs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, ed
Classifications: DC161, 944.04
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Most widely held works by H. D Traill
Social England; a record of the progress of the people in religion, laws, learning, arts, industry, commerce, science, literature and manners, from the earliest times to the present day by H. D Traill( Book )

91 editions published between 1893 and 1969 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleridge by H. D Traill( Book )

82 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) wrote the famous poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and Kubla Khan," but he was also an influential philosopher, literary critic, and forerunner of transcendentalism. This 1884 biographical study explores his life and works, divided into Coleridge's Poetical," Critical," and Metaphysical and Theological" periods
Sterne by H. D Traill( Book )

75 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H. D. Traill examines the life of Laurence Sterne, from his clergyman days to the scandals created by his comic and bawdy novel The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman. This biography reveals a story about a man who discovered his literary talents late in life to become a man of notoriety and wealth
The works of Thomas Carlyle (complete) by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

47 editions published between 1896 and 1980 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central government by H. D Traill( )

27 editions published between 1881 and 1908 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William the Third by H. D Traill( Book )

38 editions published between 1838 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William III (1650-1702) was Protestant king of England, ruling jointly with his wife Mary II during the William and Mary" period. This 1888 work traces William's life and career, including his birth as Holland's Prince of Orange as well as his campaigns, issues with Parliament, and the Glorious Revolution that brought him to the throne
Lord Strafford by H. D Traill( Book )

35 editions published between 1889 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new fiction, and other essays on literary subjects by H. D Traill( Book )

22 editions published between 1897 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marquis of Salisbury by H. D Traill( Book )

23 editions published between 1891 and 1906 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaftesbury (the first earl) by H. D Traill( )

17 editions published between 1886 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Ashley Cooper, the First Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-1683) was a prominent politician during the reign of Charles II. He was a founder of the Whig Party, champion of the philosophical works of John Locke, and reprieved prisoner in the Tower of London. In 1886 the popular British biographer H. D. Traill brought balance to a controversial life
The life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

20 editions published between 1851 and 2010 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle undertook this biography of his friend, the British author John Sterling (1806 1844), because he was so dissatisfied with an earlier biography of Sterling by Julius Charles Hare. Sterling was an ordained curate at Hurstmonceux, but retired and began writing. His highest literary achievements were the articles he published in Blackwood's Magazine such as, The Onyx Ring and The Palace of Morgana. Carlyle's biography has since become a classic and is studied more as a work of Carlyle than the life of Sterling
Critical and miscellaneous essays by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

18 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Sir John Franklin, R.N by H. D Traill( Book )

22 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Lucian; being a series of dialogues of the dead by H. D Traill( Book )

24 editions published between 1884 and 1900 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature( )

in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes and hero worship by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

16 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his 1840 lectures on heroes, Thomas Carlyle, Victorian essayist and social critic, championed the importance of the individual in history. Published the following year and eventually translated into fifteen languages, this imaginative work of history
The French revolution : a history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

11 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1837 Thomas Carlyle published his work The French Revolution: A History and overnight became a celebrity. € The work was filled with a passionate intensity, hitherto unknown in historical writing. In a politically-charged Europe, filled with fears and hopes of revolution, Carlyle's account of the motivations and urges that inspired the events in France became powerfully relevant. Carlyle's style emphasised this, continually pointing to the urgency of action - often using the present tense. For him, chaotic events demanded 'heroes' to take control over the competing forces erupting with
Latter-day pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

14 editions published between 1850 and 2010 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays, or pamphlets," published in 1850, are a vehement denunciation of what Thomas Carlyle believed to be the political, social, and religious injustices of the era. The collection's best known essay is Hudson's Statue," an attack on plans to erect a monument in honor of the bankrupted financier and railway king" George Hudson
Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

8 editions published between 1899 and 1969 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sartor resartus the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

13 editions published between 1831 and 1974 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sartor Resartus ("The Tailor Retailored") is a fictional introduction to the history of clothing by the German Professor Diogenes Teufelsdrockh, however, as noted by some "its deeper concerns are social injustice, the right way of living in the world, and the large questions of faith and understanding."
 
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Alternative Names
Traill, H. D.

Traill, H. D. 1842-1900

Traill, Henry Duff

Traill, Henry Duff 1842-1900

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Lord StraffordThe life of John Sterling