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Ormsby, John 1829-1895

Overview
Works: 106 works in 346 publications in 4 languages and 8,094 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Picaresque fiction  Picaresque literature  Romances  History  Novels  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry 
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( Book )

105 editions published between 1885 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,410 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 Complete Version by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated retelling of the exploits of an idealistic Spanish country gentleman and his shrewd squire who set out, as knights of old, to search for adventure, right wrongs, and punish evil
Don Quixote, the ingenious gentleman of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

18 editions published between 1887 and 1984 in English and Multiple languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

55 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kamrava provides an in-depth analysis of not just political history but also a variety of other issues that have plagued this part of the world for so many years and continue to remain unresolved for years to come."-Mahmood Monshipouri, author of Islamism, Secularism, and Human Rights in the Middle East "This is an ambitious, stimulating book that synthesizes a broad range of literature on Middle East history and politics. The author analyzes many important issues in the region, emphasizing the challenges countries face in overcoming historical legacies, developing accountable leadership, recovering from conflict, and developing productive economies."-Bradford Dillman, author of State and Private Sector in Algeria: The Politics of Rent-Seeking and Failed Development
The poem of the Cid by Cid( Book )

13 editions published between 1879 and 2010 in English and held by 291 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 adventures of Don Quixote, man of la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the classic early-seventeenth-century Spanish novel of chivalry and abiding optimism, depicting the exploits of a knight who attempts to bring justice and truth to the world
The complete works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dom Quixote Volume I by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 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

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Part 10 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 2, Part 32 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of Don Quixote, Volume 2, Part 24 by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 14 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

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 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Don Quixote
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Don Quixote : the Complete VersionThe poem of the CidDon Quijote : selección de textos
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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