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Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William) 1835-1912

Overview
Works: 1,921 works in 7,406 publications in 7 languages and 51,160 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Narrative poetry  Allegories  Christian poetry  History  Romances  Fiction  Epic poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler, Contributor, Film editor, Creator, Writer of accompanying material, Correspondent, Annotator, Former owner, Adapter
Classifications: PR2013, 821.1
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An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )

256 editions published between 1822 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
Piers the Plowman : a critical edition of the A-version by William Langland( Book )

136 editions published between 1869 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authoritative edition which contains a historical introduction, explanatory notes, textual notes and a glossary. A full-bodied presentation of the A-version of the poem
The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

219 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury Tales - A Treatise on the Astrolabe - The Legend of Good Women - The Hous of Fame - Troilus and Criseyde - Boethius de Consolatione Philosophie__
Troilus and Cressida ; and, the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 1990 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original and modern versions in parallel columns
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

83 editions published between 1879 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
A concise etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )

246 editions published between 1882 and 2019 in English and German and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the Redeless by William Langland( Book )

62 editions published between 1866 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat( Book )

65 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This 1911 text sketches beginnings of dialects in England, the elements of Scandinavian and French influence on them, and their gradual development." --Publisher description
The lay of Havelok the Dane by Havelok( Book )

76 editions published between 1868 and 2013 in English and English, Middle and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

42 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )

34 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chaucer canon, with a discussion of the works associated with the name of Geoffrey Chaucer by Walter W Skeat( Book )

39 editions published between 1900 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on the astrolabe : addressed to his son Lowys by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

65 editions published between 1872 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prologue, the Knightes tale, the Nonne preestes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

84 editions published between 1867 and 1957 in English and English, Middle and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric( Book )

56 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise dictionary of Middle English from A.D. 1150 to 1580 by A. L Mayhew( Book )

60 editions published between 1888 and 2018 in English and English, Middle and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The prioresses tale, Sire Thopas, the Monkes tale, the Clerkes tale, the Squieres tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

71 editions published between 1874 and 1974 in English and English, Middle and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Lancelot( Book )

48 editions published between 1865 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is an edited version of a 15th-century Scottish text about Sir Lancelot
The romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: by Couldrette( Book )

29 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specimens of English literature from the 'Ploughmans crede' to the 'Shepheardes calender, ' A.D. 1394-A.D. 1579 by Walter W Skeat( Book )

49 editions published between 1871 and 1930 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the Redeless
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The complete works of Geoffrey ChaucerA concise etymological dictionary of the English languageThe vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman in three parallel texts : together with Richard the RedelessEnglish dialects from the eighth century to the present dayA glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatistsA treatise on the astrolabe : addressed to his son LowysAelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English ChurchA concise dictionary of Middle English from A.D. 1150 to 1580
Alternative Names
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Skeat, W.M. 1835-1912

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Skeat, W. W. (Walter William), 1835-1912

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Walter William Skeat britischer Philologe

Walter William Skeat British etymologist

Walter William Skeat Brits taalkundige (1835-1912)

Walter William Skeat filologo britannico

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