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Kingsley, Charles 1819-1875

Works: 2,176 works in 9,480 publications in 19 languages and 77,216 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Apologetic works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Drama  Bibliography  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Other, Arranger, Honoree
Classifications: PR4842, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Charles Kingsley
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The water-babies by Charles Kingsley( Book )
881 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 7,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Tom, a sooty little chimney sweep with a great longing to be clean, who is stolen by fairies and turned into a water baby
Westward ho! by Charles Kingsley( Book )
518 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This vibrant novel captures the daring spirit of hte adventurers who shaold with Sir Francis Drake
The heroes by Charles Kingsley( Book )
494 editions published between 900 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 4,872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories based on the Greek myths about Perseus, Jason and the Argonauts, Theseus, and the twelve labors of Heracles
Hypatia by Charles Kingsley( Book )
404 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Charles Kingsley's most popular novels, Hypatia is a fictionalized account of the life and murder of Hypatia, once considered the greatest living mathematician in the Greco-Roman world. Hypatia focuses on the religious issues surrounding her murder, and is a brilliant yet dark portrait of the passing of old faiths in Greece and Rome
Alton Locke, tailor and poet : an autobiography by Charles Kingsley( Book )
308 editions published between 1187 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alton Locke is the story of a young tailor-boy who has instincts and aspirations beyond the normal expectations of his working-class background. He is intensely patriotic and has ambitions to be a poet. In the course of the narrative, Alton Locke loves and struggles in vain. Physically, he is a weak man, but is able to encompass all the best emotions, along with vain longings, wild hopes, and a righteous indignation at the plight of his contemporaries. He joins the Chartist movement because he can find no better vehicle by which to improve the lot of the working class, experiencing a sense of devastation at its apparent failure. Utterly broken in spirit, Alton Locke sails for America to seek a new life there; however, he barely reaches the shore of the New World before he dies
Glaucus or the wonders of the shore by Charles Kingsley( )
69 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley( )
32 editions published between 1880 and 2006 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanitary and social lectures and essays by Charles Kingsley( )
29 editions published between 1880 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madam how and lady why by Charles Kingsley( )
15 editions published between 1879 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains some basic "hows and whys" in natural history and geology
Westward ho! : or, The voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious Majesty, Queen Elizabeth by Charles Kingsley( Book )
201 editions published between 1855 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saga of romance and seafaring adventure set against the backdrop of Elizabethan England and the battle of the Spanish Armada
Alexandria and her schools by Charles Kingsley( )
10 editions published between 1854 and 2008 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ancient regime by Charles Kingsley( )
in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two years ago by Charles Kingsley( Book )
220 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life story of a rationalist centering on problems of religion and conduct and containing descriptions of English scenery
Yeast; a problem by Charles Kingsley( Book )
178 editions published between 1851 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political and social novel commenting on Roman Catholicism and the Oxford Movement, on celibacy, the game laws, bad landlords and bad sanitation, and on the whole social system insofar as it kept England's agricultural labourer class in poverty
Poems by Charles Kingsley( Book )
117 editions published between 1848 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apologia pro vita sua by John Henry Newman( Book )
20 editions published between 1864 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents John Henry Newman's autobiographical response to a public attack on his personal integrity by novelist Charles Kingsley in 1863, who was critical and suspicious of Newman's abandonment of Anglicanism for the Church of Rome, and includes a defense of Catholicism
Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley( Book )
127 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Hereward the Wake, Lord of Bourne, who fought in the fenlands against the Norman Invasion
Hereward the Wake, "last of the English," by Charles Kingsley( Book )
192 editions published between 1866 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hereward was a teenage warrior from the Fens of Anglia, the son of Earl Leofric and Lady Godiva. He killed and killed until he was exiled, where he became a mercenary suppressing the Dutch on behalf of Norman overlords. When they invaded England, he spent many years fighting a guerilla war against them. But he was unfaithful to his wife, and that fatal flaw meant that he made a peace that his many enemies were bound to break
At last : a Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley( Book )
81 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and clergyman Charles Kingsley took a tour of the West Indies in 1870, producing notes to become this narrative a year later. An account of his travels, this is a fascinating and engaging look at travel in the late-nineteenth century and the way in which the English though of the people of the West Indies
The hermits by Charles Kingsley( Book )
63 editions published between 1868 and 2012 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the unjust and corrupt world of the Roman Empire, the Reverend Kingsley asserts, certain Christian mystics and ascetics proved that men could live in harmony and brotherhood. He illustrates this point in his 1869 collection of biographical sketches of Saints Paul, Anthony, Basil, Simeon Stylites, Severinus, Malo, Brendan, and others
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Audience level: 0.38 (from 0.07 for The heroes ... to 0.82 for Metaphors ...)
Alternative Names
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Amyas Leigh, Author of 1819-1875
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English (4,003)
German (76)
Dutch (29)
Spanish (20)
Chinese (11)
Japanese (9)
Italian (6)
Swedish (5)
Polish (5)
Hebrew (4)
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French (3)
Gujarati (2)
Turkish (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
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