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Traill, H. D. (Henry Duff) 1842-1900

Overview
Works: 373 works in 1,452 publications in 3 languages and 13,699 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Satire  Essays  Autographs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Honoree
Classifications: DC161, 944.04
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Most widely held works by H. D Traill
Social England; a record of the progress of the people in religion, laws, learning, arts, industry, commerce, science, literature and manners, from the earliest times to the present day by H. D Traill( Book )

225 editions published between 1893 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleridge by H. D Traill( Book )

89 editions published between 1880 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publication in 1798 of Lyrical Ballads, written by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), is considered to be the starting point of the Romantic movement. Published in the first series of English Men of Letters in 1884, this biography by H. D. Traill (1842-1900), who also wrote on Sterne for the series, sets Coleridge's work within the context of his troubled childhood, his travels, and the depression and financial crises that plagued his life. The first writer to attempt a detailed account of Coleridge's life and work - which ranged from poetry, journalism and literary criticism to history, philosophy and theology - Traill admits to some difficulty in tracing source material, particularly as Coleridge's theological and philosophical writings were largely incomplete, and remained unpublished at his death. Nonetheless he reveals something of both the writer and also the man famously described by Lamb as 'an Archangel a little damaged'
Sterne by H. D Traill( Book )

76 editions published between 1879 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawrence Sterne (1713-69) was an Anglican clergyman best remembered as the author of the satirical and highly influential novel The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. After his ordination in 1738, Sterne led the life of a country vicar in Yorkshire, publishing a few satirical works before his masterpiece, which emerged in nine volumes between 1759 and 1767. The first two volumes were an immediate success, bringing him wealth, fame, and a place at the heart of contemporary English literary society. This work, published in the first series of English Men of Letters in 1882 by the journalist (and editor of Carlyle) Henry Duff Traill (1842-1900), provides a clear and informative biography. Drawing on Sterne's detailed letters to his daughter, Traill provides a fascinating account of Sterne's early life and his clerical career together with an analysis of his writing and influence upon English literature
William the Third by H. D Traill( Book )

45 editions published between 1838 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William III (1650-1702) was Protestant king of England, ruling jointly with his wife Mary II during the William and Mary" period. This 1888 work traces William's life and career, including his birth as Holland's Prince of Orange as well as his campaigns, issues with Parliament, and the Glorious Revolution that brought him to the throne
The works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

25 editions published between 1897 and 1980 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Strafford by H. D Traill( Book )

42 editions published between 1889 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central government by H. D Traill( Book )

40 editions published between 1881 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new fiction, and other essays on literary subjects by H. D Traill( Book )

22 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Marquis of Salisbury by H. D Traill( Book )

35 editions published between 1891 and 2015 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical and miscellaneous essays by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

11 editions published between 1899 and 1904 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaftesbury (the first earl) by H. D Traill( Book )

18 editions published between 1886 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Ashley Cooper, the First Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-1683) was a prominent politician during the reign of Charles II. He was a founder of the Whig Party, champion of the philosophical works of John Locke, and reprieved prisoner in the Tower of London. In 1886 the popular British biographer H.D. Traill brought balance to a controversial life
The life of Sir John Franklin, R.N by H. D Traill( Book )

21 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Duff Traill (1842-1900) was a prolific journalist, satirist and author. The son of a magistrate, he was called to the Bar in 1869 but began working as a journalist at the Yorkshire Post soon afterwards. He contributed to several newspapers, acting as chief political leader writer at The Daily Telegraph from 1882 to 1897 and editing The Observer for two years. He later became the editor of Literature, holding this post until his death. Among his diverse published works were six biographies, of which the most in-depth was that of Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin. Published in 1896 and drawing on personal documents provided by the Franklin family, it provides a picture of Franklin's character and personal life, alongside a detailed account of his career. Written fifty years after Franklin's presumed death, this work also covers the aftermath of his final ill-fated voyage in search of a north-west passage
Latter-day pamphlets by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

23 editions published between 1850 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of essays on various subjects. Included are the following essays:, 'The present time, ' 'Model prisons, ' 'Downing street, ' 'The new Downing street, ' 'Stumporator, ' 'Parliaments, ' 'Hudson's statue, ' 'Jesuitism.'"--Provided by publisher
On heroes, hero-worship, & the heroic in history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

19 editions published between 1841 and 2010 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a series of lectures delivered in 1840, Thomas Carlyle's On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History considers the creation of heroes and the ways they exert heroic leadership. From the divine and prophetic (Odin and Muhammad) to the poetic (Dante and Shakespeare) to the religious (Luther and Knox) to the political (Cromwell and Napoleon), Carlyle investigates the mysterious qualities that elevate humans to cultural significance. By situating the text in the context of six essays by distinguished scholars that reevaluate both Carlyle's work and his ideas, David Sorensen and Brent Kinser argue that Carlyle's concept of heroism stresses the hero's spiritual dimension. In Carlyle's engagement with various heroic personalities, he dislodges religiosity from religion, myth from history, and truth from "quackery" as he describes the wondrous ways in which these "flowing light-fountains" unlock the heroic potential of ordinary human beings."--
The new Lucian; being a series of dialogues of the dead by H. D Traill( Book )

23 editions published between 1884 and 1900 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sartor resartus : the life and opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

17 editions published between 1831 and 1969 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sartor Resartus ("The Tailor Retailored") is a fictional introduction to the history of clothing by the German Professor Diogenes Teufelsdrockh, however, as noted by some "its deeper concerns are social injustice, the right way of living in the world, and the large questions of faith and understanding."
The French revolution : a history by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

10 editions published between 1896 and 1969 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book that established Thomas Carlyle's reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, The French Revolution is "one of the grand poems of [Carlyle's] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact." This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition, complete and unabridged, is unavailable anywhere else. From the Trade Paperback edition
History of Friedrich II. of Prussia : called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

21 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship and travels by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

7 editions published between 1899 and 1904 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Cromer : a biography by H. D Traill( Book )

11 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henry Duff Traill British writer

Henry Duff Traill Brits journalist (1842-1900)

Henry Duff Traill escritor británico

Traill, H. D.

Traill, H. D. 1842-1900

Traill, Henry Duff

Traill, Henry Duff 1842-1900

Trajl, G. D.

Trajl, Genri Duff

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