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Lang, Andrew 1844-1912

Overview
Works: 2,550 works in 11,288 publications in 5 languages and 174,638 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fairy tales  Folk tales  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Fiction  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Other, Composer, Speaker, Director, edc, Compiler, Commentator for written text, Adapter, ed, tra, pre, Creator, win, Honoree
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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Most widely held works about Andrew Lang
 
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The blue fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

203 editions published between 1889 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fairy tales from the folklore of France, Germany, Scandinavia, Scotland, and England
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

165 editions published between 1879 and 1980 in English and held by 3,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 24 books of this prose translation by the great folklorist Andrew Lang, with S. H. Butcher, trace the myriad adventures of the first epic hero from a distant war to the land of his faithful family
The red fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

202 editions published between 1889 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-seven favorite fairy tales from the folklore of France, Germany, Russia, and Scandinavia
The green fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

169 editions published between 1889 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fairy tales gathered from the folklore of Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, China, Scotland, and Ireland
The yellow fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

166 editions published between 1894 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-eight traditional fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Poland, Russia, Germany, France, Iceland, and America
Arabian nights by Andrew Lang( Book )

61 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty of the traditional tales told by Scheherazade in an attempt to save her life, including The Merchant and the Genie, The Forty Thieves, The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor, and Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp
The violet fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

114 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-five fairy tales from the folklore of Japan, Serbia, Lithuania, Africa, Portugal, Romania, and Russia
The orange fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

95 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-three fairy tales from the folklore of Rhodesia, Uganda, the Punjab, Denmark, Spain, Scandinavia, and Scotland
The pink fairy book by Andrew Lang( Book )

94 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of forty-one fairy tales from the folklore of Japan, Scandinavia, Sicily, Africa, and Spain
Letters to dead authors by Andrew Lang( Book )

79 editions published between 1886 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each letter is written in the style of the author addressed, and updates each author on the state of his or her reputation
Essays in little by Andrew Lang( Book )

68 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays dealing mainly with literature
Adventures among books by Andrew Lang( Book )

43 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprinted in part from various magazines
Letters on literature by Andrew Lang( Book )

46 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webpage containing letters on literature / by Andrew Lang
The library by Andrew Lang( Book )

56 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pages in this volume on illuminated and other MSS. (with the exception of some anecdotes about Bussy Rabutin and Julie de Rambouillet) have been contributed by the Rev. W. J. Loftie, who has also written on early printed books (pp. 94-95). The pages on the Biblioklept (pp. 46-56) are reprinted, with the Editor's kind permission, from the Saturday Review; and a few remarks on the moral lessons of bookstalls are taken from an essay in the same journal
Helen of Troy by Andrew Lang( Book )

34 editions published between 1882 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story in rhyme tells of the fortunes of Helen and the account of the sack of Troy
Rhymes a la mode by Andrew Lang( Book )

41 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research, "" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religi
Andrew Lang, a critical biography with a short-title bibliography of the works of Andrew Lang by Roger Lancelyn Green( Book )

18 editions published between 1920 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse letterkundige Andrew Lang (1844-1912)
Friends over the ocean : Andrew Lang's American correspondents, 1881-1912 by Andrew Lang( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang by George Stuart Gordon( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Lang's poetry by A. Blyth Webster( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The yellow fairy book
Alternative Names

controlled identityLongway, A. Huge, 1844-1912

Andrew Lang britisk poet, skribent og historikar

Andrew Lang britisk poet, skribent og historiker

Andrew Lang Brits dichter (1844-1912)

Andrew Lang brittisk poet, författare och historiker

Andrew Lang homme de lettres écossais, poète, romancier, critique littéraire

Andrew Lang schottischer Schriftsteller

Andrew Lang Scots poet, novelist and literary critic

Andrew Lang scrittore e poeta scozzese

Andrew Lang skottilainen runoilija ja kirjailija

Andrew Lang versátil escritor británico (Escocia)

Lang, A.

Lang, A. 1844-1912

Lang, A. (Andrew), 1844-1912

Lang, Andrew 1844-

Lang, Ėndri︠u︡

Lang, Ėndri︠u︡ 1844-1912

Lang, Walter Andrew 1844-1912

Longway, A. Huge 1844-1912

Rangu, Andoryū 1844-1912

Άντριου Λανγκ

Андрю Ланг

Лэнг, Эндрю шотландский писатель, переводчик, историк и этнограф

أندرو لانغ

اندرو لانق

랭, 앤드루 1844-1912

랭, 앤드류 1844-1912

앤드류 랭

アンドルー・ラング

ラング, アンドリュー

ラング, アンドルー

安德鲁·朗格

Languages
English (1,681)

Chinese (7)

German (2)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Covers
The red fairy bookThe green fairy bookThe yellow fairy bookArabian nightsThe violet fairy bookThe orange fairy bookThe pink fairy bookAdventures among books