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Ormsby, John 1829-1895

Overview
Works: 125 works in 301 publications in 4 languages and 7,791 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Picaresque fiction  Picaresque literature  Romances  History  Juvenile works  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ6329, 863.3
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Most widely held works about John Ormsby
 
Most widely held works by John Ormsby
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

43 editions published between 1883 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 4,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of an idealistic country gentleman and his shrewd squire who set out, like knights of old, to search for adventure and right wrongs
Don Quixote : the Ormsby translation, revised, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote is a middle-aged man living in 16th century La Mancha in Spain who is obsessed with romance novels involving chivalry. He arms himself to defend the weak and vanquish the wicked. The two-part novel is the story of his many and often very humorous adventures. The novel is rated as one of the premier works of Western literature and is the source of the popular terms "tilting at windmills" and "quixotic" for one's pursuit of something purely fanciful
Don Quixote, the ingenious gentleman of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

16 editions published between 1887 and 1984 in English and Multiple languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

45 editions published between 1884 and 1940 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poem of the Cid by Cid( Book )

13 editions published between 1879 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students of Spanish literature have long been familiar with this 800-year-old epic, which details the legendary exploits of the soldier-adventurer Ruy Diaz of Bivar, el Cid, and his part in the long struggle between Christianity and Islam. This epic poem recounts of the adventures of el Cid, his peerless steed, Babieca, and of his two famous swords, Colada and Tizon; of his wife, Doña Ximena, and his two daughters, Doña Elvira and Doña Sol, who find sanctuary with Abbot Don Sancho in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña during the Cid's exile; and of the despicable and black-hearted princes of Carrion, Diego and Fernando Gonzalez
The ingenious gentleman Don Quixote of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

18 editions published between 1887 and 2014 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant
The adventures of Don Quixote, man of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El ingenioso hidalgo don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

5 editions published in 1898 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote. Volume one by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Alonso Quijano, who reads too many chivalric novels, and sets out to revive chivalry under the name of Don Quixote with a simple farmer, Sancho Panza as his squire
Autumn rambles in North Africa by John Ormsby( Book )

7 editions published between 1864 and 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quixote : backgrounds and sources, criticisms by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El ingeniosó hidalgó Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quijote : selección de textos by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stray papers by John Ormsby( Book )

2 editions published between 1876 and 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Quijote : selección de textos = Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montañeros en Sierra Nevada (1866-1893) : John Ormsby, Charles Packe, Luis de Rute, Juan B. Bide by John Ormsby( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last speech and dying words of John Ormsby who was appointed to be executed on Boston Neck, the 17th of October, 1734 by John Ormsby( )

1 edition published in 1734 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 2, Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Part 03 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Don Quixote
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Don Quixote : the Ormsby translation, revised, backgrounds and sources, criticismThe poem of the CidDon Quixote : backgrounds and sources, criticismsDon Quijote : selección de textosDon Quijote : selección de textos = Don Quixote
Alternative Names
John Ormsby British translator

John Ormsby schrijver uit Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Ierland (1829-1895)

John Ormsby traductor británico

Ormsby, Juan, 1829-1895

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