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Butler, Samuel 1835-1902

Overview
Works: 847 works in 4,067 publications in 9 languages and 77,112 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fictional autobiographies  Bildungsromans  Records and correspondence  Epic poetry, Greek 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer, Other
Classifications: PR4349.B7, 883.1
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The way of all flesh by Samuel Butler( Book )

561 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 8,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butler's thinly veiled account of his own upbringing in a God-fearing Christian family depicts the self-righteous hypocrisy underlying nineteenth-century domestic life
Erewhon and Erewhon revisited by Samuel Butler( Book )

118 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Erewhon', Higgs, a young Englishman, wanders into a long-isolated utopia : In 'Erewhon revisited', Higgs's now-grown son sets out to visit Erewhon himself
Erewhon, or, Over the range by Samuel Butler( Book )

206 editions published between 1872 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First modern utopian romance
The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 1995 in English and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stirring story of the Trojan war and the rage of Achilles. A timeless, powerful poem conveys the horror and the heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as the tale moves to its terrifying, tragic conclusion
The Iliad of Homer ; and, the Odyssey by Homer( Book )

44 editions published between 1948 and 1989 in English and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Homer's account of the Trojan War, and of the story of Odysseus' adventures on his homeward voyage
Erewhon by Samuel Butler( Book )

147 editions published between 1872 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902) was a Victorian novelist who wrote in many genres. The Way of All Flesh and Erewhon are his most famous novels. Besides fiction Butler also wrote on evolution, Christian orthodoxy, Italian art, literary history and translated the Illiad and The Odyssey. Erewhon is a utopian satire of Victorian England published in 1872. The title is the name of a fictional country and it is also the word nowhere spelled backwards. The beginning of the book deals with the discovery of Erewhon, which is based on Butlers time in New Zealand where he worked on a sheep ranch for four years. The novel satirizes religion, anthropocentrism, and criminal punishment
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

23 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This translation is intended to supplement a work entitled "The Authoress of the Odyssey" published in 1897."
The authoress of the Odyssey, where and when she wrote, who she was, the use she made of the Iliad, & how the poem grew under her hands by Samuel Butler( Book )

54 editions published between 1897 and 2007 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this heterodox but serious study of the Odyssey ... Butler argues that the epic was not only written more than two centuries later than the Iliad, but that the author was a woman, a young Sicilian lady of Trapani"--Back cover
The way of all flesh : with illus. of the author, his environment and the setting of the book by Samuel Butler( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire leveled chiefly at certain methods of bring up children and false ideas of respectability
The note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )

46 editions published between 1907 and 1985 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British author Samuel Butler is today best remembered for his utopian novel Erewhon. However, Butler had a voracious intellect and wide-ranging interests that were not always reflected in his fiction. This volume reproduces some of the eclectic entries Butler made in his personal journals over a series of years
Life and habit by Samuel Butler( Book )

93 editions published between 1848 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though his most popular works were novels, the British author Samuel Butler was also deeply engaged in the scientific community of his time. Originally, he was a strong supporter of Darwin''s theory of evolution, but after digging into the research, Butler identified several problems with Darwin''s model. Butler''s objections are laid out in the essays collected in Life and Habit
Alps and sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (Op. 6) by Samuel Butler( Book )

107 editions published between 1881 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1881, this delightful and insightful travelogue takes readers off the beaten track and into the high, remote places of the Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy, where forgotten masterpieces of sacred art and architecture await discovery
Erewhon revisited : twenty years later, both by the original discoverer of the country and by his son by Samuel Butler( Book )

56 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Erewhon, Butler's hero Higgs had escaped from Erewhon by means of a balloon. In this 1901 sequel, he returns to find that he is now worshipped as a god. Butler himself viewed the novel as being far more wicked than Erewhon, and generations of delighted readers have agreed
The humour of Homer, and other essays by Samuel Butler( Book )

16 editions published between 1913 and 2004 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Butler was regarded as an expert on ancient Greek literature, and several of his translations of texts from the period remain authoritative and continue to be used by scholars and students. This diverse collection brings together a number of essays, sketches, short stories and other pieces that offer a comprehensive introduction to Butler's incisive and engaging style
Essays on life, art, and science by Samuel Butler( Book )

38 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The fair haven by Samuel Butler( Book )

56 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although educated and trained for a career in the clergy, Samuel Butler began to harbor serious doubts about his vocation and Christian morals in general at an early age. Although he addressed these issues in earnest debate with his colleagues and family members, Butler's confusion only worsened over time. He began to explore his concerns about Victorian-era hypocrisy in writing, penning a series of philosophically minded novels and social satires, The Fair Haven among them
Unconscious memory by Samuel Butler( Book )

54 editions published between 1880 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only thing of which I am sure is, that the distinction between the organic and inorganic is arbitrary." So writes Samuel Butler is his work of biological philosophy, Unconscious memory, where he presents his theories of the mind through the lens of his criticism of established scientific ideas
God the known and God the unknown by Samuel Butler( Book )

27 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1917, this volume is based on a series of articles published by Butler in the 1870s and revised by him prior to his death. Here Butler sets forth his conception of the divine, as a evolutionary force that encompasses all living things and tends toward ever-greater unity and self-awareness
The family letters of Samuel Butler, 1841-1886 by Samuel Butler( Book )

11 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning the years from 1841 to 1886, two-thirds of these letters have never appeared in print, they acquire their greatest value in connection with the author's novel, "The way of all flesh."
Notebooks by Samuel Butler( Book )

26 editions published between 1932 and 1979 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Erewhon and Erewhon revisitedErewhon, or, Over the rangeErewhonThe authoress of the Odyssey, where and when she wrote, who she was, the use she made of the Iliad, & how the poem grew under her handsLife and habitAlps and sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (Op. 6)Essays on life, art, and scienceThe fair haven