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Godwin, William 1756-1836

Overview
Works: 1,037 works in 3,535 publications in 4 languages and 53,433 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Didactic fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Recipient, Other, Translator
Classifications: PR4722, 823.6
Publication Timeline
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Enquiry concerning political justice and its influence on morals and happiness by William Godwin ( Book )
158 editions published between 1793 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoirs of Mary Wollstonecraft by William Godwin ( Book )
100 editions published between 1798 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caleb Williams by William Godwin ( Book )
51 editions published between 1903 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caleb Williams is a psychological thriller and suspenseful tale of detection and pursuit. It is also a powerful political novel, inspired by the events following the French Revolution. This new edition reprints the original novel of 1794, the grittier, topical text that reflects Godwin's political philosophy. - ;'He appears to be persecutor and I the persecuted: is not this difference the mere creature of the imagination?'Caleb is a guileless young servant who enters the employment of Ferdinando Falkland, a cosmopolitan and benevolent country gentleman. Falkland is subject to fits of unexplain
Thoughts on man his nature, productions, and discoveries by William Godwin ( )
38 editions published between 1831 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. Leon; a tale of the sixteenth century by William Godwin ( Book )
123 editions published between 1799 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Things as they are, or, The adventures of Caleb Williams by William Godwin ( Book )
96 editions published between 1794 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caleb, a humble and self-taught man who has risen to a respectable post as secretary to a local squire, is intrigued by his employer's peculiar behaviour, and out of concern for him, begins a quiet investigation into his past--a decision that leads him to a revelation of murder, and disastrous consequences for his own life
The enquirer; reflections on education, manners, and literature in a series of essays by William Godwin ( Book )
70 editions published between 1797 and 2005 in English and Irish and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Caleb Williams, [or], Things as they are by William Godwin ( )
39 editions published between 1830 and 2010 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Adventures of Caleb Williams, or Things as They Are (1794) by William Godwin is a three-volume novel written as a call to end the abuse of power by what Godwin saw as a tyrannical government. Intended as a popularization of the ideas presented in his 1793 treatise Political Justice Godwin uses Caleb Williams to show how legal and other institutions can and do destroy individuals, even when the people the justice system touches are innocent of any crime
Of population; an enquiry concerning the power of increase in the numbers of mankind, being an answer to Mr. Malthus's essay on that subject by William Godwin ( Book )
28 editions published between 1820 and 2008 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fleetwood : or, The new man of feeling by William Godwin ( Book )
45 editions published between 1805 and 1999 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fables, ancient and modern by William Godwin ( Book )
55 editions published between 1803 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of fables retold from Aesop and other sources
The adventures of Caleb Williams; or, Things as they are by William Godwin ( Book )
15 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of the life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham by William Godwin ( )
37 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mandeville. : A tale of the seventeenth century in England. by William Godwin ( Book )
54 editions published between 1817 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A most extraordinary pair : Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin by Jean Detre ( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Godwin's "Political justice." A reprint of the essay on "Property," from the original edition by William Godwin ( Book )
24 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enquiry concerning political justice, with selections from Godwin's other writings by William Godwin ( Book )
13 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of the commonwealth of England from its commencement, to the restoration of Charles the Second by William Godwin ( Book )
12 editions published between 1824 and 2002 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lives of the necromancers: or, An account of the most eminent persons in successive ages, who have claimed for themselves, or to whom has been imputed by others, the exercise of magical power by William Godwin ( Book )
31 editions published between 1834 and 2010 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian letters; or, The history of the Count de St. Julian by William Godwin ( Book )
16 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of Caleb Williams, 1756-1836
Baldwin, Edward.
Baldwin, Edward, 1756-1836
Baldwin, Edward 1756-1836 Pseudonym
Caleb Williams, Author of, 1756-1836
Godvin, Uil'i?am, 1756-1836
Godvin, Uilʹi︠a︡m, 1756-1836
Godvin, Uil'jam 1756-1836
Godvin, Vil'i?am, 1756-1836
Godvin, Vilʹi︠a︡m, 1756-1836
Godvin, Viljem, 1756-1836
Godwin.
Godwin, W
Godwin, W. (William), 1756-1836
Godwin, Wiliam.
Godwin, William
Godwin, Williams 1756-1836
Godwin, Wm. (William), 1756-1836
Goodwin, William 1756-1836
Lover of order
Lover of Order 1756-1836 Pseudonym
Marcliffe, Theophilius, 1756-1836
Marcliffe, Theophilus 1756-1836 Pseudonym
Годвин, В. (Вильям), 1756-1836
Годвин, Вильям, 1756-1836
Годуин, Уильям, 1756-1836
גודווין, ויליאם, 1756-1836
ゴッドウイン
ゴドウィン, W
ゴドウィン, ウィリアム
ゴドヰン
Languages
English (1,161)
German (4)
Irish (2)
French (1)
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