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Wilson, John 1785-1854

Overview
Works: 510 works in 1,504 publications in 5 languages and 9,301 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Drama  Fiction  Controlled vocabularies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Genealogy  Biography  Sources  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Other, Lyricist, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR5837, 828
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The recreations of Christopher North by John Wilson( )

68 editions published between 1845 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lights and shadows of Scottish life by John Wilson( Book )

96 editions published between 1822 and 1923 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noctes Ambrosianae by John Wilson( Book )

82 editions published between 1822 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of imaginary conversations, usually set in Edinburgh, Scotland
The Isle of palms and other poems by John Wilson( Book )

33 editions published between 1812 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noctes ambrosianae by John Wilson( Book )

23 editions published between 1860 and 1963 in English and Multiple languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 1854 and 1970 in English and Aramaic and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trials of Margaret Lyndsay by John Wilson( )

43 editions published between 1823 and 2009 in English and German and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of Burns, a series of landscapes and portraits, illustrative of the life and writings of the Scottish poet by John Wilson( Book )

33 editions published between 1838 and 1846 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some illustrations of Mr. M'Culloch's Principles of political economy by John Wilson( )

11 editions published between 1826 and 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh by John Wilson( Book )

6 editions published between 1855 and 1867 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foresters by John Wilson( )

24 editions published between 1825 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Scottish Highlands : Highland clans and Highland regiments, with an account of the Gaelic language, literature, and music by John Scott Keltie( Book )

25 editions published between 1875 and 1895 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The recreations of Christopher North by John Wilson( Book )

20 editions published between 1842 and 1887 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genius and character of Burns by John Wilson( Book )

8 editions published between 1845 and 1854 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city of the plague, and other poems by John Wilson( Book )

15 editions published between 1816 and 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tavern sages : selections from the Noctes Ambrosianae by John Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1822 until 1835 Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine carried the series of seventy-one largely imaginary conversations, set in William Ambrose's Edinburgh taverns, and hence called the Noctes Ambrosianae (Ambrosian Nights, or Nights at Ambrose's). The cahracters, including versions of Byron, James Hogg, and Thomas de Quincey, discuss a wide range of subjects with endless verve: they are uninhibited, frequently scurrilous, often imaginative and extremely funny. This new selection includes four complete noctes, one complete scene, and twenty-four brief extracts. The main authors are John Gibson Lockhart, William Maginn, and John Wilson. Among the host of topics covered are the contemporaneous literary, artistic and political scenes, the 1822 visit of George IV to Edinburgh, swimming in the Firth of Forth, and gargantuan feastings and potations. The Noctes are one of the major achievements of the Romantic period, fit companions to Byron's Don Juan. Often densely allusive, they need generous annotation for the modern reader. This selection is the first to provide comprehensive explanatory notes. Those who open this volume can be assured of a unique experience: much instruction, some indignation, and a great deal of excellent entertainment!
Christopher in his sporting jacket by John Wilson( Book )

4 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Professor Wilson by John Wilson( Book )

27 editions published between 1858 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical and miscellaneous essays by John Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1842 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early critical reviews on Robert Burns by John Dawson Ross( Book )

3 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The tavern sages : selections from the Noctes Ambrosianae
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The tavern sages : selections from the Noctes Ambrosianae
Alternative Names
Austin, Arthur.

Austin, Arthur 1785-1854

Author of Lights and shadows of Scottish life 1785-1854

Author of The trials of Margaret Lyndsay.

Author of The trials of Margaret Lyndsay 1785-1854

John Wilson advocat i escriptor d'Escòcia

John Wilson écrivain écossais

John Wilson Schots advocaat, literair criticus en auteur

John Wilson schottischer Schriftsteller

John Wilson skotský básník a spisovatel

Lights and shadows of Scottish life, Author of 1785-1854

Mullion, Mordecai

Mullion, Mordecai 1785-1854

North, Christopher.

North, Christopher 1785-1854

Trials of Margaret Lyndsay, Author of The.

Trials of Margaret Lyndsay, Author of The 1785-1854

Vilʹson, Dzhon 1785-1854

Wilson 1785-1854 Professor

Wilson, John 1785-1854 of Elleray

Wilson, John of Elleray 1785-1854

Wilson Prof

Wilson, Professor (John), 1785-1854

Джон Вильсон английский поэт-романтик

ווילסון, ג'ון

וילסון, ג'ון 1785-1854

جان ویلسون

جون ويلسون

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