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Brock, C. E. (Charles Edmund) 1870-1938

Works: 454 works in 1,236 publications in 6 languages and 12,886 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Satire  Juvenile works  Novels  Drama  Humorous fiction  History  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Artist, Editor
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works by C. E Brock
The railway children by E Nesbit( Book )

59 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their father is sent away to prison, three London children move to the country where they keep busy preventing accidents on the nearby railway, making many new friends, and generally learning a good deal about themselves
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( )

20 editions published between 1813 and 2014 in English and French and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and Sensibility revolves around the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne. Whereas the former is a sensible, rational creature, her younger sister is wildly romantic--a characteristic that offers Austen plenty of scope for both satire and compassion. Commenting on Edward Ferrars, a potential suitor for Elinor's hand, Marianne admits that while she "loves him tenderly," she finds him disappointing as a possible lover for her sister:
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( )

38 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman living near the fictional town of Meryton in Hertfordshire, near London. Though the story is set at the turn of the 19th century, it retains a fascination for modern readers, continuing near the top of lists of 'most loved books' such as The Big Read
The posthumous papers of the Pickwick club by Charles Dickens( Book )

5 editions published between 1930 and 1944 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the travels and comic experiences of Samuel Pickwick his friends, and the members of his club
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )

29 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As entertaining today as it was when first published in 1726, "Gulliver's Travels" has been read by generations of children as an adventure story and by adults as a devastating satire of society
Essays of Elia : Last essays of Elia by Charles Lamb( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 1934 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English author Chalres Lamb's personal essays, that appeared in the London Magazine in the 1820s under the pseudonym "Elia," were the most popular of their time, establishing Lamb as one of the foremost essayists of his age
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een oude Engelse graaf neemt zijn kleinzoon als zijn opvolger in zijn huis op, maar er duikt een vrouw op die beweert dat haar zoon de rechthebbende erfgenaam is
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen( Book )

18 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A summary of the novel with some text directly quoted and other text paraphrased
Penelope's English experiences by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1904 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of letters from an American artist Penelope Hamilton as she describes her time in London with two other women from America as well as her stay in a small house in the country. Penelope falls in love and finds her aspirations of being an artist do not satisfy her as much as being a woman
Emma by Jane Austen( Book )

23 editions published between 1816 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Susan: Lady Susan, a clever and ruthless widow, determines that her daughter is going to marry a man whom both detest. Lady Susan sets her own sights on her sister-in-law's brother, all the while keeping an old affair simmering on the back burner. However, people refuse to play the roles that she assigns them, and in the end her daughter gets the sister-in-law's brother, the old affair runs out of steam, and all that is left for Lady Susan is the man intended for her daughter, the one neither can abide
The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan( Book )

5 editions published between 1928 and 1979 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A lighthearted burlesque of Japanese culture and the vagaries of love, and one of the most widely admired of all the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. The sparkling lyrics and witty dialogue of this comic masterpiece are as much a delight to read as they are to hear with musical accompaniment. The complete libretto is reprinted in this edition from the standard performance text of The Mikado, complete with nine charming illustrations drawn by W.S. Gilbert himself."--The publisher
The humour of America by Angus Evan Abbott( Book )

19 editions published between 1893 and 1909 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collects the work of more than a dozen great American humorists of the 19th century
Oswald Bastable and others by E Nesbit( Book )

5 editions published between 1905 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The yeomen of the guard, or, The merryman and his maid by W. S Gilbert( Book )

7 editions published between 1929 and 1979 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the script and lyrics of Gilbert and Sullivan's opera, "The Yeomen of the Guard."
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( )

9 editions published between 1896 and 1906 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kingley's classic tale of a young man's adventures on the sea during multiple voyages of exploration. -- vendor's description
The heroes of Asgard; tales from Scandinavian mythology by Annie Keary( Book )

15 editions published between 1898 and 1979 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-nine Scandinavian myths about Odin and the other immortals of Asgard
The works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

22 editions published between 1899 and 1930 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the romantic intrigues in the family of a country vicar in eighteenth century England
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Book )

13 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extended and annotated version is fully illustrated with all the original drawings. It also includes a detailed introductory annotation on how the book and the plot were created. How well I recall the greatest literary pleasure of my life, its time and place ! A dreary winter's day without, within a generous heat and glow from the flaming grate, and I reclining at my ease on the library lounge, ''Mansfield Park" in hand. Then succeed four solid hours of literary bliss, and an absorption so great that when I mechanically close the book at the last page it is only by the severest effort that I come back to the real world of pleasant indoors and bleak outdoors. I was amazed that I, a hardened fiction reader, should be so transported by this gentle tale of Miss Austen's, and yet I enjoyed to the full the after-taste of her perfect realistic art. This first enthusiasm, however, soon abated, and I began to see flaws, to note *the prolixity and unevenness of the work, and to feel that it was almost school-girlish in tone and sentiment. While the verisimilitude is, indeed, fascinating, the realization is far from profound. And. the characters are too one-sided for full human beings - are only puppets, each pulled by a single string. Edmund Bertram is, perhaps, the most woodeny of these marionettes. Lady Bertram, the languid beauty, seems often overdrawn. Mrs. Norris is a perfect busybody, but a pettiness so absolutely consistent at length rouses our suspicions and irritates us. We feel that human nature, outside of the madhouse, does not fulfill the single types so completely. But in Fanny Price we find no flaw or artistic presentment. Here comes before our eyes a real, a free, a complex human being. ... I am acquainted with no more charming figure in fiction than Fanny; she is so completely, perfectly, deliciously feminine in instinct, feeling, manner and intelligence. - Hiram Stanley
The collected essays of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The railway children
Alternative Names
Brock, C.E.

Brock, C.E. 1870-1938

Brock, C. Edmond

Brock, C. Edmond 1870-1938

Brock, Charles E.

Brock, Charles E. 1870-1938

Brock, Charles E. (Charles Edmund), 1870-1938

Brock, Charles Edmond

Brock, Charles Edmund.

Brock, Charles Edmund 1870-1938

Brock, G. E.

Brok, Č.

Burokku, C. E. 1870-1938

C. E. Brock artiste britannique

C. E. Brock britischer Künstler

C. E. Brock Engels illustrator

Charles Edmond Brock

Charles Edmund Brock

Брок, Чарльз Эдмунд

브록, C.E. 1870-1938

브록, 찰스 에드먼드 1870-1938

ブロック, C. E

Pride and prejudiceGulliver's travelsLittle Lord FauntleroyEmmaOswald Bastable and others