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Saintsbury, George 1845-1933

Overview
Works: 1,043 works in 3,940 publications in 5 languages and 52,243 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Biography  Epistolary fiction  Didactic fiction  Drama  Records and correspondence  Poetry  Sermons 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Compiler, Other, Arranger
Classifications: PR3412, 820.9
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A short history of English literature by George Saintsbury ( Book )
122 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1921 volume carefully yet concisely traces the history of English Literature starting with "the beginnings"--that is, Beowulf . Strong goes on to discuss Chaucer, Shakespeare, the rise of the press, Wordsworth, and more, ending with a chapter on the Victorian novel
Dryden by George Saintsbury ( Book )
78 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saintsbury examines the life of John Dryden (1631 1700), England's first Poet Laureate and one of the most important writers of the late seventeenth century. He is best known for his poems, plays, literary essays and translations, including such satirical works as MacFlecknoe . Saintsbury focuses on his literary work, fall from grace, and transformation in the period known as the Age of Dryden."
Notes on a Cellar-Book by George Saintsbury ( )
42 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since its first publication in 1920, George Saintsbury's classic Notes on a Cellar-Book has remained one of the greatest tributes to drink and drinking in the literature of wine. A collection of tasting notes, menus, and robust opinions, the work is filled with anecdotes and recollections of wines and spirits consumed--from the heights of Romanée-Conti to the simple pleasures of beer, flip, and mum. Thomas Pinney brings this unique work alive for contemporary audiences by providing the keys to a full understanding of Notes on a Cellar-Book in a new edition that includes explanatory endnotes, an
A history of Elizabethan literature by George Saintsbury ( Book )
78 editions published between 1887 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of criticism and literary taste in Europe from the earliest texts to the present day by George Saintsbury ( Book )
68 editions published between 1900 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of English prose rhythm by George Saintsbury ( Book )
26 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This scholarly exploration of meter and rhythm begins with ancient Greece and Rome; moving through Old and Middle English; Chaucer; the ornate and plain styles; Edmund Burke; the great novelists of the nineteenth century such as Austen, Dickens, and Thackeray; the lyrical prose of John Ruskin; and more. It is one of the very few full-length studies of prose rhythm
John Dryden by John Dryden ( Book )
34 editions published between 1890 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of English prosody, from the twelfth century to the present day by George Saintsbury ( Book )
25 editions published between 1906 and 1961 in English and Polish and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of nineteenth century literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury ( Book )
37 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The English novel by George Saintsbury ( Book )
39 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pamela by Samuel Richardson ( Book )
12 editions published between 1914 and 1946 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Pamela Andrews, alone in the world, is pursued by her dead mistress's son. Although she is attracted to Mr B, she holds out against his demands, determined to protect her virginity and abide by her moral standards
A history of English criticism; being the English chapters of A History of criticism and literary taste in Europe by George Saintsbury ( Book )
56 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the French novel (to the close of the 19th century) by George Saintsbury ( Book )
18 editions published between 1917 and 1964 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury ( Book )
25 editions published between 1899 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The peace of the Augustans : a survey of eighteenth century literature as a place of rest and refreshment by George Saintsbury ( Book )
27 editions published between 1916 and 2008 in English and French and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Minor poets of the Caroline period by George Saintsbury ( Book )
24 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, George Herbert and Robert Sanderson by Izaak Walton ( Book )
22 editions published between 1895 and 1973 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French literature and its masters by George Saintsbury ( Book )
8 editions published between 1938 and 1972 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in English literature, 1780-1860. Second series by George Saintsbury ( Book )
44 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 1890 collection includes essays on such writers as William Hazlitt, Thomas Moore, Leigh Hunt, and Thomas De Quincy. Saintsbury clearly outlines the general characteristics of each author, always achieving an unbiased tone, as he believed opinions are not the same as judgment--and judging is the critic's task
The earlier Renaissance by George Saintsbury ( Book )
21 editions published between 1901 and 1970 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bateman Saintsbury, George Edward 1845-1933
Saintsburry, George
Saintsbury, G.
Saintsbury, G. E. B. 1845-1933
Saintsbury, George
Saintsbury, George 1845-1933
Saintsbury, George E. 1845-1933
Saintsbury, George E. B.
Saintsbury, George Edward Bateman
Saintsbury George Edward Bateman 1845-1933
Saintsbury, Georges
Saintsbuy, George
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Languages
English (855)
French (7)
Turkish (1)
Polish (1)
Spanish (1)
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