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Bowers, Fredson

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Most widely held works by Fredson Bowers
Elizabethan revenge tragedy : 1587-1642 by Fredson Bowers( Book )

68 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The description for this book, Elizabethan Revenge Tragedy, 1587-1642, will be forthcoming
Lectures on literature by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

59 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,068 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
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

35 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Coleridge the plot of Tom Jones was, along with that of Oedipus The King, the most perfect ever constructed. Fielding used all his art and all the craft he had amassed as a successful playwright for the eighteenth-century London stage to tell this hugely entertaining story of a foundling and how he arrives, through sexual misadventures and elaborate disasters, to claim his legitimacy, his fortune, and his true love. Describes the foundling, Tom, who grows to be athletic, charismatic, generous, and filled with "the glorious lust of doing good" but with a tendency toward dissolution. He leaves home to seek his fortune and his real identity
Lectures on Russian literature by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

50 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colleges over 19e-eeuwse Russische auteurs
Principles of bibliographical description by Fredson Bowers( Book )

85 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textual & literary criticism by Fredson Bowers( Book )

50 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,195 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
On editing Shakespeare by Fredson Bowers( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works in the Beaumont and Fletcher canon by Francis Beaumont( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each volume contains five or six plays with a textual introduction and critical apparatus--from volume 1
Lectures on Don Quixote by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 998 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 996 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( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on dramatists whose careers ranged from 1558 to 1649 under the rule of Kings James I and Charles II
Whitman's manuscripts: Leaves of grass (1860) A parallel text by Walt Whitman( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of truth by William James( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 807 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 complete works of Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of psychology by William James( Book )

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

One of the greatest classics of modern Western literature and science and the source of the ripest thoughts of America's most important philosopher
The will to believe : and other essays in popular philosophy, and Human immortality by William James( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains the complete texts of two books by America's most important psychologust and philospher. Easy to understand, yet, brilliant and penetrating, the books were written specifically for laymen and they are still stimulating reading for readers concerned with important questions of belief in an age of science. Human Immorality: Two supposed Objections to the Doctrine, reprinted here from the corrected second edition, examines the questions of survival after death, and provides an unusual philosophical rebuttal to the theory that thought and personality necesscarily die with the brain
Essays in philosophy by William James( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in Philosophy brings together twenty-one essays, reviews, and occasional pieces published by James between 1876 and 1910. They range in subject from a concern with the teaching of philosophy and appraisals of philosophers to analyses of important problems
Bibliography and textual criticism by Fredson Bowers( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 690 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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The history of Tom Jones, a foundlingLectures on Russian literaturePrinciples of bibliographical descriptionTextual & literary criticismThe dramatic works of Thomas DekkerThe dramatic works in the Beaumont and Fletcher canonLectures on Don QuixoteA wonder book, and Tanglewood tales
Alternative Names
Amerykański bibliograf, pedagog, edytor.

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

바워스, 프레드슨

バワーズ, フレドソン

Languages
English (573)

German (12)

Italian (11)

French (4)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (2)

Polish (1)