WorldCat Identities

Williams, Charles 1886-1945

Overview
Works: 551 works in 2,353 publications in 5 languages and 52,182 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Christian fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Sources  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Compiler, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PR6045.I5, 821.8
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All Hallows' Eve by Charles Williams( Book )

68 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychic experiences in London of two young women who have been killed in an accident
The figure of Beatrice; a study in Dante by Charles Williams( Book )

65 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descent into hell by Charles Williams( Book )

74 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descent into Hell is a British parody that turns serious when supernatural encounters begin to occur. As each character reacts to the dead and near dead beings that appear, it gradually becomes apparent that each represents some aspect of the human psyche. In keeping with a Christian moral universe, each character's trajectory will be met with either condemnation or redemption
War in heaven by Charles Williams( Book )

74 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contest on earth between the powers of good and evil
The place of the lion by Charles Williams( Book )

71 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platonic archetypes begin to appear throughout England, wreaking havoc and drawing to the surface the spiritual strengths and flaws of individual characters
Many dimensions by Charles Williams( Book )

57 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a stone that confers on its possessor powers far beyond those with which man is naturally endowed, such as healing and instant transport from one place to another. But like everything that promises power and riches, there is within the stone a great potential for corruption. As it becomes apparent in this story, man's powers to resist temptation vary with his own inherent character
The greater trumps by Charles Williams( Book )

58 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic tale of spirituality, morality, and the occult, a dark plot to murder an unsuspecting Englishman who possesses the world's rarest tarot deck unleashes uncontrollable elemental forces The original and most mystical of all playing-card decks, the tarot has seduced seekers of otherworldly knowledge for centuries-and of all its cards, the most potent are the twenty-two symbolic images that comprise the Greater Trumps. By a strange twist of fate, the very first tarot deck, dating back centuries, has come into the possession of Lothair Coningsby, a uniquely unimaginative Englishman
Shadows of ecstasy by Charles Williams( Book )

57 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with an invasion of Europe from Africa and a kind of superman who denies that he is Antichrist, but who looks uncommonly like him
A short life of Shakespeare : with the sources by E. K Chambers( Book )

55 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SHAKESPEARE WAS THE GREATEST OF ENGLISH POETS AND DRAMATISTS. HE EMBODIES THE ELIZABETHAN ERA OF PROSPERITY AND SELF-AWARENESS. THE GREAT PLAYS INCLUDE COMEDIES, TRAGEDIES AND HISTORIES
The descent of the dove : a short history of the Holy Spirit in the church by Charles Williams( Book )

71 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English poetic mind by Charles Williams( Book )

30 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry at present by Charles Williams( Book )

37 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The image of the city : and other essays by Charles Williams( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchcraft by Charles Williams( Book )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James I. by Charles Williams( Book )

29 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected plays by Charles Williams( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Gerard Manley Hopkins( Book )

26 editions published between 1930 and 1948 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical and critical essays supplement all of Hopkins' finished and fragmentary works
Arthurian torso, containing the posthumous fragment of The figure of Arthur by Charles Williams( Book )

32 editions published between 1948 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new book of English verse by Charles Williams( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Evelyn Underhill by Evelyn Underhill( Book )

29 editions published between 1943 and 1991 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Descent into hell
Alternative Names
Charles Williams britisk poet og skribent

Charles Williams Brits schrijver

Charles Williams brittisk poet och författare

Charles Williams englischer Fantasy-Schriftsteller

Charles Williams poète, romancier, théologien et critique littéraire britannique

Charles Williams scrittore e poeta inglese

Stanhope, Peter.

Stanhope, Peter 1886-1945

Williams C.

Williams C. 1886-1945

Williams, Charles 1886-1945

Williams, Charles W. S.

Williams, Charles W. S. 1886-1945

Williams, Charles W. S. (Charles Walter Stansby), 1886-1945

Williams Charles Walter Stansby

Williams Charles Walter Stansby 1886-1945

Τσαρλς Ουίλλιαμς

Вильямс, Чарльз, 1886-1945.

Уильямс Ч

Уильямс Ч. 1886-1945

Уильямс Ч. У. С

Уильямс Ч. У. С. 1886-1945

Уильямс, Чарлз, 1886-1945.

Уильямс, Чарльз Уолтер Стансби

Чарлз Уилямс

تشارلز وليامز

چارلز ویلیامز نویسنده و شاعر بریتانیایی

チャールズ・ウィリアムズ

查尔斯·威廉姆斯 (英国作家)

Languages
English (1,041)

German (1)

Polish (1)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
The figure of Beatrice; a study in DanteDescent into hellWar in heavenThe place of the lionMany dimensionsThe greater trumpsShadows of ecstasyThe descent of the dove : a short history of the Holy Spirit in the church