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Lang, Andrew 1844-1912

Overview
Works: 2,516 works in 11,142 publications in 5 languages and 173,943 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fairy tales  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry, Greek  Epic poetry  Fiction  Folklore  Study guides  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Other, Contributor, Composer, Speaker, Director, edc, Compiler, Commentator for written text, Adapter, Creator, tra, pre, ed, Honoree
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 398.21
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The blue fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

242 editions published between 1889 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fairy tales from the folklore of France, Germany, Scandinavia, Scotland, and England
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

179 editions published between 1879 and 1969 in English and held by 3,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 24 books of this prose translation by the great folklorist Andrew Lang, with S. H. Butcher, trace the myriad adventures of the first epic hero from a distant war to the land of his faithful family
The red fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

193 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-seven favorite fairy tales from the folklore of France, Germany, Russia and Scandinavia
The green fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

171 editions published between 1889 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fairy tales gathered from the folklore of Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, China, Scotland, and Ireland
The yellow fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

162 editions published between 1894 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-eight traditional fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Poland, Russia, Germany, France, Iceland, and America
Arabian nights by Andrew Lang( Book )

58 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty of the traditional tales told by Scheherazade in an attempt to save her life, including The Merchant and the Genie, The Forty Thieves, The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor, and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
The violet fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

110 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five fairy tales from the folklore of Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, Portugal, Romania, and Russia
The orange fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

92 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-three fairy tales from the folklore of Rhodesia, Uganda, and the American Indian
The crimson fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

100 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-six fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Russia, Rumania, Finland, Iceland, Japan, and Sicily
The pink fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

87 editions published between 1897 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-one fairy tales from the folklore of Japan, Scandinavia, Sicily, Africa, and Spain
Letters to dead authors by Andrew Lang( Book )

75 editions published between 1886 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter is written in the style of the author addressed, and updates each author on the state of his or her reputation
The Arabian nights entertainments by Andrew Lang( Book )

63 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 26 tales told by Scheherazade to save herself and other young girls from death at the Sultan's hands
Books and bookmen by Andrew Lang( Book )

78 editions published between 1886 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research, "" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Ot
Essays in little by Andrew Lang( Book )

66 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays dealing mainly with literature
Adventures among books by Andrew Lang( Book )

42 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprinted in part from various magazines
Letters on literature by Andrew Lang( Book )

45 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpage containing letters on literature / by Andrew Lang
The library by Andrew Lang( Book )

54 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pages in this volume on illuminated and other MSS. (with the exception of some anecdotes about Bussy Rabutin and Julie de Rambouillet) have been contributed by the Rev. W. J. Loftie, who has also written on early printed books (pp. 94-95). The pages on the Biblioklept (pp. 46-56) are reprinted, with the Editor's kind permission, from the Saturday Review; and a few remarks on the moral lessons of bookstalls are taken from an essay in the same journal
Ballads and lyrics of old France: with other poems by Andrew Lang( Book )

53 editions published between 1871 and 2000 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old friends : essays in epistolary parody by Andrew Lang( Book )

40 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhymes à la mode by Andrew Lang( Book )

39 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research, "" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religi
 
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The blue fairy book
Alternative Names

controlled identityLongway, A. Huge, 1844-1912

Andrew Lang britisk poet, skribent og historikar

Andrew Lang britisk poet, skribent og historiker

Andrew Lang Brits dichter (1844-1912)

Andrew Lang brittisk poet, författare och historiker

Andrew Lang homme de lettres écossais, poète, romancier, critique littéraire

Andrew Lang schottischer Schriftsteller

Andrew Lang scrittore e poeta scozzese

Andrew Lang skottilainen runoilija ja kirjailija

Andrew Lang versátil escritor británico (Escocia)

Lang, A.

Lang, A. 1844-1912

Lang, A. (Andrew), 1844-1912

Lang, Andrew 1844-

Lang, Ėndri︠u︡

Lang, Ėndri︠u︡ 1844-1912

Lang, Walter Andrew 1844-1912

Longway, A. Huge 1844-1912

Rangu, Andoryū 1844-1912

Άντριου Λανγκ

Андрю Ланг

Лэнг, Эндрю шотландский писатель, переводчик, историк и этнограф

أندرو لانغ

랭, 앤드루 1844-1912

랭, 앤드류 1844-1912

앤드류 랭

アンドルー・ラング

ラング, アンドリュー

ラング, アンドルー

安德鲁·朗格

Languages
English (1,976)

Chinese (5)

German (2)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

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The red fairy bookThe green fairy bookThe yellow fairy bookArabian nightsThe violet fairy bookThe orange fairy bookThe crimson fairy bookThe pink fairy book