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Doyle, Richard 1824-1883

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,081 publications in 4 languages and 9,465 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  Illustrated works  Diaries  Exhibition catalogs  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor, Artist, Performer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR4572, 823.8
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The Newcomes, memoirs of a most respectable family by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

70 editions published between 1853 and 1995 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published monthly, 1853-55
The king of the Golden river by John Ruskin( Book )

93 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic fairy tale of what happened to two men who tried to get rich in evil ways and of how the fortune they sought came to their younger brother, whose kind and loving heart prompted him to right action. The King Of the Golden River is widely regarded as a masterpiece of 19th century stories for children
In fairyland : a series of pictures from the elf-world by Richard Doyle( Book )

40 editions published between 1870 and 1987 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doyle's watercolors of an elf world are presented side by side with Allinghams's poem and Lang's fairy tale, both of which were inspired by the 19th-century illustrations
The book of ballads by Theodore Martin( Book )

45 editions published between 1845 and 1986 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First ed. published 1845. Parody of the leading poetry of the day, particularly Tennyson's. First ed. illustrated by "Crowquill" (A. H. Forrester). Later eds. supplemented by illustrations by Doyle and Leech
Fairyland : in art and poetry by Richard Doyle( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a glimpse into the land of the fairies through art and poems by a variety of authors, including William Shakespeare, William Butler Yeats, and Langston Hughes
The battle of life : a love story by Charles Dickens( Book )

9 editions published between 1846 and 1914 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Battle of Life: A Love Story is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in 1846. It is the fourth of his five "Christmas Books", preceded by A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), The Cricket on the Hearth (1845) and followed by The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain (1848). The setting is an English village that stands on the site of an historic battle. Some characters refer to the battle as a metaphor for the struggles of life, hence the title. The Battle of Life is the only one of the five Christmas Books that has no supernatural or explicitly religious elements. The story bears some resemblance to The Cricket on the Hearth in two respects: it has a non-urban setting, and it is resolved with a romantic twist. It is even less of a social novel than is Cricket. As is typical with Dickens, the ending is a happy one. Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular. Dickens was regarded as the literary colossus of his age. His 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol, is one of the most influential works ever written, and it remains popular and continues to inspire adaptations in every artistic genre. Set in London and Paris, his 1859 novel, A Tale of Two Cities, is the best selling novel of all time. His creative genius has been praised by fellow writers - from Leo Tolstoy to George Orwell and G. K. Chesterton - for its realism, comedy, prose style, unique characterisations, and social criticism. [Elib]
The chimes : a goblin story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in by Charles Dickens( Book )

18 editions published between 1845 and 1914 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas story
The foreign tour of Messrs. Brown, Jones, and Robinson : being the history of what they saw, and did, in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland & Italy by Richard Doyle( Book )

24 editions published between 1854 and 2009 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cricket on the hearth, a fairy tale of home by Charles Dickens( Book )

17 editions published between 1846 and 2011 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly boarder who is really a young man in disguise threatens the happy home of John and Dot one Christmas in England in the mid 1800s
The scouring of the White Horse : or, The long vacation ramble of a London clerk by Thomas Hughes( Book )

12 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brimming with local traditions and rural reminiscences, The scouring of the White Horse is a combined travel narrative and regional history under the guise of fiction. The story is of a townie observing an ancient festival who soon comes to realize that the past has something to teach the present this novel is a rich vehicle for folklore
In fairyland by Andrew Lang( Book )

5 editions published between 1875 and 1983 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and Queen of the country next to Fairyland long for a child and are finally blessed with a daughter, the Princess Niente
Benjamin Disraeli. Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G by Percival Leigh( Book )

16 editions published between 1878 and 1881 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack the Giant-Killer by Richard Doyle( Book )

14 editions published between 1842 and 1999 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack goes searching for giants to kill and it is impossible for him to fail, especially with the aid of The Cloak of Darkness, The Cap of Wisdom, The Shoes of Speed, and The Sword of Sharpness
Richard Doyle and his family : an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 30th November 1983 to 26th February 1984 by Victoria and Albert Museum( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manners and customs of ye Englyshe : drawn from ye quick by Richard Doyle( Book )

23 editions published between 1849 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nymphets & fairies : three Victorian children's illustrators by Graham Ovenden( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh, etc. ... by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

14 editions published between 1898 and 1909 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jack and the giants by Richard Doyle( Book )

15 editions published between 1851 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Princess Nobody : a tale of fairy land by Andrew Lang( Book )

12 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy tales by Mark Lemon( Book )

9 editions published between 1868 and 1875 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fairyland : in art and poetry
Alternative Names

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Brown, Jones 1824-1883 and Robinson

Brown, Jones, and Robinson 1824-1883

Doyle, Dicky

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Doyle, R. (Richard), 1824-1883

Doyle, Richard Dick.

Doyle, Rychard

Kitcat, Dick.

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Kitkat, Dick, 1824-1883

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The king of the Golden riverFairyland : in art and poetryJack the Giant-Killer