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Grant, Douglas

Overview
Works: 87 works in 499 publications in 3 languages and 8,493 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographies  Horror fiction  History  Gothic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal correspondence  Short stories  Paranormal fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Commentator, Other, Compiler, Adapter
Classifications: PR4987.M7, 823.7
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Most widely held works about Douglas Grant
 
Most widely held works by Douglas Grant
The fortunate slave : an illustration of African slavery in the early eighteenth century by Douglas Grant( Book )

24 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melmoth the wanderer; a tale by Charles Robert Maturin( Book )

41 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a satanic bargain, Melmoth has sold his soul in exchange for immortality and now preys on the helpless in their darkest moments, offering to ease their suffering if they will take his place and release him from his tortured wanderings. His story is pieced together by those who have glimpsed his eerie existence over the centuries--from a prisoner in the clutches of the Spanish Inquisition to a man incarcerated in a London lunatic asylum
Margaret the First; a biography of Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, 1623-1673 by Douglas Grant( )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Cavendish was one of the most original, loveable and eccentric of women writers. Pepys called her "mad, ridiculous, and conceited" but when she paid her famous visit to London in 1667 he ran all over town to see her. And many of her other contemporaries were no less fascinated. Posterity has continued to feel the attraction; to her many admirers she has always been "the incomparable Princess," and Lamb enthusiastically praised her as "the thrice noble, chase, and virtuous--but again somewhat fantastical, and original-brain'd, generous Margaret Newcastle." This biography is the first full-length study entirely devoted to the Duchess of Newcastle. It shows Margaret's metamorphosis from an imaginative, bashful child into a romantic public figure, and how, after living at home among a family unusual in its loyalties, she served as lady-in-waiting to Queen Henrietta Maria during the Civil War and in exile married William Cavendish, the "Loyal" Duke of Newcastle, before emerging as the first woman writer of her times--"Margaret the First" as she wished to be known. Her poetry, fiction, drama and natural philosophy, along with her many other writings, are treated as facets of her extraordinary personality delightful in itself and also valuable as an illustration of the spirit of the age. The illustrations are unusually good and include a fine unpublished portrait of the Duchess, a photo of her effigy in Westminster Abbey and reproductions of several of the ornate engraved title pages of her works
Poetical works of Charles Churchill by Charles Churchill( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
James Thomson, poet of 'the seasons.' by Douglas Grant( Book )

15 editions published between 1950 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Mr. Laurence Sterne : The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, A sentimental journey, selected sermons and letters by Laurence Sterne( Book )

22 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purpose and place; essays on American writers by Douglas Grant( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twain by Douglas Grant( Book )

15 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic American short stories by Douglas Grant( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers stories by Poe, Melville, Twain, Hawthorne, Garland, Wharton, Faulkner, Hemingway, Bierce, James, Crane, London, Anderson, and Porter
The university and business by Douglas Grant( )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2019 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The university today has to accept the responsibility of seeing that those entering business receive the training most advantageous not only to their careers but also to society itself, in which the businessman to-day plays such a significant part. But business in its turn must shoulder a greater share of the responsibility for supporting the university. The essays in this volume help to explore the relations and the mutual responsibilities of the university and business. Professor V. Bladen, Colonel W.E. Phillips, and Dean M. St.A. Woodside of the University of Toronto discuss the problem as Canadians see it; Sir Arnold Plant of London and Dean Stanley F. Teele of Harvard show the English and American attitudes. These essays were first published as a supplement to the University of Toronto Quarterly, but it was felt that as they made such a notable contribution to a problem which is bound to be debated with increasing interest for several years, they should be issued in a separate volume
Robert Frost and his reputation by Douglas Grant( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain by Douglas Grant( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and Portuguese and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman and his English admirers: an inaugural lecture by Douglas Grant( Book )

16 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Far East: China and Japan by Douglas Grant( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCOTT (copy 1) From the John Holmes Library collection
Pope : poems by Alexander Pope( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers an Essay on Criticism, as well as odes, elegies, poems, satires, and moral essays by the eighteenth-century British poet and critic Alexander Pope
Private letters of the seventeenth century by Walter Scott( Book )

10 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pope; selected poems by Alexander Pope( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cock Lane ghost by Douglas Grant( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American short stories by Douglas Grant( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dryden : poems and prose by John Dryden( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 copies located in Circulation
 
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Classic American short stories
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Classic American short storiesPope : poemsDryden : poems and prose
Alternative Names
Grant, Douglas, 1921-

Grant, W. D. B.

Grant, W. D. B. 1921-1969

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