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Bowers, Fredson

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Elizabethan revenge tragedy : 1587-1642 by Fredson Bowers( Book )

65 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A most thorough study of the Elizabethan Tragedy of Revenge, its origins, development, the ethical influence affecting it and the inter-relations of the plays.Originally published in 1966.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

55 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovered early one morning by the benevolent Squire Allworthy and his sister Bridget, Tom Jones is raised as a son in their household until he sets out in search of his fortune and his own identity
Lectures on literature by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

51 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two decades, first at Wellesley and then at Cornell, Nabokov introduced undergraduates to the delights of great fiction. Here, collected for the first time, are his famous lectures, which include Mansfield Park, Bleak House, and Ulysses. Edited and with a Foreword by Fredson Bowers; Introduction by John Updike; illustrations
Twentieth century interpretations of Hamlet : a collection of critical essays by David M Bevington( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical essays and commentary on Shakespeare's Hamlet
Lectures on Russian literature by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

35 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's observations on the great nineteenth-century Russian writers-Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Gorky, Tolstoy, and Turgenev
Principles of bibliographical description by Fredson Bowers( Book )

70 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textual & literary criticism by Fredson Bowers( Book )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary critic tends to think that the textual scholar or bibliographer, happily occupied in his travel drudgery, has not much to say that he would care to hear, so there is a gulf between them. Professor Bowers advances to the edge of this gulf and says several forceful things across it; they turn out to be important and interesting, though occasionally scathing. The first chapter reminds us that the literary critic can only criticise with confidence when the textual critic has established what the author wrote; Professor Bowers indicates how very much has yet to be done. The second chapter takes a particular case, Walt Whitman's copy' for the 1860 edition of Leaves of Grass, and shows how the bibliographer can, by ingenious but rigorous deduction, give an insight into the growth of an author's conception of the nature and aim of his work. The other two lectures, on Shakespeare and other early dramatic texts, will show non-specialists the striking advances in editorial technique, and the growth of standards of scholarship in these studies
The complete works of Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of Thomas Dekker by Thomas Dekker( Book )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures on Don Quixote by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous writer challenges popular views of Cervantes' classic masterpiece in nine discourses based on lectures given at Harvard from 1951-1952
Elizabethan dramatists by Fredson Bowers( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on playwrights writing during the Elizabethan era which includes not only the years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603), but loosely includes the reigns of James I and Charles I up to the closing of the theatres by the Commonwealth in 1642. Also includes essays on theatre in Shakespeare's time and the publication of English Renaissance plays
Jacobean and Caroline dramatists by Fredson Bowers( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on dramatists whose careers ranged from 1558 to 1649 under the rule of Kings James I and Charles II
Essays on Shakespeare and Elizabethan drama in honor of Hardin Craig by Richard Hosley( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- Contents -- Hardin Craig -- The Contribution of the Interludes to Elizabethan Staging -- Trissino's Art of Poetry -- The Spanish Tragedy, or Babylon Revisited -- Intrigue in Elizabethan Tragedy -- Robert Greene as Dramatist -- Marlowe's Dido and the Tradition -- Marlowe's Humor -- Marlowe's Doctor Faustus and the Eldritch Tradition -- Marlowe's 'Tragicke Glasse' -- More Shakespeare Sonnet Groups -- Three Homilies in The Comedy of Errors -- Pyramus and Thisbe Once More -- Henry V as Heroic Comedy -- Tudor Intelligence Tests: Malvolio and Real Life -- Hamlet's Defense of the Players -- Hamlet's Fifth Soliloquy, 3.2.406-17 -- 'Greeks' and 'Merrygreeks': A Background to Timon of Athens and Troilus and Cressida -- Recognition in The Winter's Tale -- Repeated Situations in Shakespeare's Plays -- Stage Imagery in Shakespeare's Plays -- Engagement and Detachment in Shakespeare's Plays -- Francis Bacon on the Drama -- The Revenger's Tragedy and the Virtue of Anonymity -- Italian Favole boscarecce and Jacobean Stage Pastoralism -- Thomas Heywood's Dramatic Art -- Massinger the Censor -- Lenten Performances in the Jacobean and Caroline Theaters -- The Return of the Open Stage -- A Bibliography of the Writings of Hardin Craig from 1940 to 1961 -- Index
The dramatic works in the Beaumont and Fletcher canon by Francis Beaumont( Book )

in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each volume contains five or six plays with a textual introduction and critical apparatus--from volume 1
Whitman's manuscripts: Leaves of grass (1860) A parallel text by Walt Whitman( Book )

18 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of truth by William James( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1909 (one year before his death), philosopher William James collected several essays into this volume, meant as a sequel to his book "Pragmatism." He wanted to clarify his definition of the truth, and respond to criticism of his previous book
The principles of psychology by William James( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Principles of Psychology is a monumental text in the history of psychology, written by William James and published in 1890. There were four methods in James' psychology: analysis (i.e. the logical criticism of precursor and contemporary views of the mind), introspection (i.e. the psychologist's study of his own states of mind), experiment (e.g. in hypnosis or neurology), and comparison (the use of statistical means to distinguish norms from anomalies)
The will to believe and other essays in popular philosophy by William James( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth. u.a.: The will to believe
Bibliography and textual criticism by Fredson Bowers( Book )

32 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wonder book, and Tanglewood tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Greek myths retold as fairy tales
 
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Alternative Names
Bauėrs, F. 1905-1991

Bauèrs, Fredson.

Bowers, F. T.

Bowers, F. T. 1905-1991

Bowers, F. T. (Fredson Thayer)

Bowers, F. T. (Fredson Thayer), 1905-1991

Bowers, Fredson

Bowers, Fredson, 1905-

Bowers Fredson 1905-1991

Bowers, Fredson T.

Bowers, Fredson T. 1905-1991

Bowers, Fredson Thayer.

Bowers, Fredson Thayer 1905-1991

Fredson Bowers Amerikaans literatuurhistoricus (1905-1991)

Fredson Bowers amerikanischer Buchwissenschaftler

Fredson Bowers Bibliographer

Thayer Bowers, Fredson 1905-1991

Фредсон Бауэрс американский библиографист

바워스, 프레드슨

バワーズ, フレドソン

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