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Beardsley, Aubrey 1872-1898

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Works: 1,227 works in 3,176 publications in 13 languages and 44,623 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Arthurian romances  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Juvenile works  Sources  Poetry  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Creator, Honoree, Translator, Other, Engraver, Editor
Classifications: NC242.B3, 741.0924
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Salome : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )

158 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce drame en un acte et en prose a été écrit directement en français en 1891, publié en 1893, puis traduit en anglais par O. Wilde. Le choix du français est lié à la fois à l'importance du mythe de Salomé dans la littérature française, au désir de Wilde de voir Sarah Bernhardt interpréter le rôle-titre, et à son amour pour cette langue
Aubrey Beardsley by Stephen Calloway( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was the most notorious illustrator of his day. This book, published to commemorate the centenary of his tragically early death at the age of twenty-five, tells the story of his extraordinary life and brief, hectic career. Beardsley's distinctive body of work is considered alongside that of his contemporaries and friends, among them Oscar Wilde, James McNeill Whistler, Max Beerbohm, Edward Burne-Jones, and W.B. Yeats, and set against the vibrant and often racy artistic, literary, and social world of 1890s London. Beardsley's startling designs are reproduced here from original drawings and from rare early editions of the books and magazines he illustrated. Also included are examples of his innovative prints, posters, and bookbindings, along with a gallery of portraits and photographs of Wilde, Yeats, and other celebrated figures in Beardsley's circle. The authoritative text is the first to fully explore the precocious young artist's diverse influences, which range from ancient Greek vase paintings to erotic Japanese ukiyo-e prints and European Old Master paintings by Mantegna, Watteau, and Botticelli
Under the hill, or, The story of Venus and Tannhäuser : in which is set forth an exact account of the manner of state held by Madam Venus, goddess & meretrix, under the famous Horselberg, and containing the adventures of Tannhäuser in that place, his journeying to Rome, and return to the loving mountain by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

108 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of the essays, prose and illustrations of Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
Aubrey Beardsley : a biography by Matthew Sturgis( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this biography, Matthew Sturgis has uncovered a great amount of new material and used many previously untapped sources to produce the most compelling and definitive account of Beardsley's life to date." "Starting with Beardsley's shabby-genteel childhood in Brighton and London, Sturgis gives readers the full account of Beardsley's brief and brilliant life, from the artist's close relationship with his sister Mabel, his inspiring schooldays, his miserable year in a London insurance office, and his first discovery of Edward Burne-Jones, to his sudden rise to fame as co-editor of both The Yellow Book and The Savoy, his spectacular fall from grace in the wake of the Oscar Wilde scandal, and his anguished period of declining health. Willfully perverse, Beardsley achieved a fame that polarized late Victorian England while forging for himself a unique position among the Pre-Raphaelites, Impressionists, Symbolists, and literary Decadents that defined the fin de siecle temper. Yet, as Sturgis clearly demonstrates, perhaps Beardsley's greatest creation was himself. His deliberate manipulation of the press and public, his awareness of both art and market-place, made him one the of the first truly modern artists."--Jacket
The rape of the lock: an heroicomical poem in five cantos by Alexander Pope( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2007 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reproduction of the 1896 edition of Pope's mock-heroic satiric poem "The Rape of the Lock," complemented by the decorative and ornamental illustrations of Aubrey Beardsley
The yellow book( )

in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Ernest Dowson by Ernest Christopher Dowson( Book )

42 editions published between 1905 and 1979 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations for Le morte d'Arthur. Reproduced in facsimile from the Dent ed. of 1893-94 by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aubrey Beardsley : a slave to beauty by David Colvin( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colvin combines his particular interest in the history of clandestine publishing with his experience as an art historian to explore the work of the most notorious artist of the fin de siecle. Before he died at age 25, British illustrator and writer Beardsley created erotic drawings for Wilde's Salome, Pope's Rape of the Lock, The Lysistrata of Aristophanes, and Jonson's Valpone and to write his own highly erotic novel originally published as The Story of Venus and Tannhauser
King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table by Roger Lancelyn Green( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the story of the boy fated to be the "true-born King of Britain," covering his glorious reign and his tragic, yet triumphant, passing
Aubrey Beardsley by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

37 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of Beardsley's better-known prints as well as many of his less familiar but equally important ones, in 500 illustrations
Beardsley by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klein overzicht van de kunst van de 'decadente' Britse beeldend kunstenaar Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898), naar aanleiding van een tentoonstelling
The Morte Darthur, parts seven and eight by Thomas Malory( Book )

30 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although many versions of the Arthurian legends exist, Malory's remains the classic telling. The tales, steeped in the magic of Merlin, and the powerful cords of the chivalric code
The Lysistrata of Aristophanes by Aristophanes( Book )

45 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salomé : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )

30 editions published between 1906 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unique among his works, Oscar Wilde's play Salomé (1893) was written originally in French. Joseph Donohue's new translation of the horrific New Testament story has recast Wilde's shockingly radical drama in the natural idiomatic language of our own day. Presenting a colloquial and spare American English version of Wilde's consciously stylized French, Donohue's approach gives full value to the Irish author's dark ruminations on evil and perversity in a world on the brink of a new, unsettling Christian dispensation."--Book description, Amazon.com
The Savoy( )

in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of the lock by Alexander Pope( Book )

24 editions published between 1896 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hideous crime is committed at a fashionable London society gathering. The victim is the beautiful, innocent Belinda, her attacker is the dastardly Baron, and his weapon of choice is a pair of scissors ... Pope's mock-epic is the sharp and witty tale of the most famous bad hair day in the history of literature
Beardsley's illustrations for 'Le morte d'Arthur' reproduced in facsimile from the Dent edition of 1893-94 by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The later work of Aubrey Beardsley by Aubrey Beardsley( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 1976 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloemlezing uit het werk van de Engelse tekenaar en illustrator (1872-1898)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Aubrey Beardsley
Alternative Names
Aubrey Beardsley

Aubrey Beardsley britischer Illustrator, Dichter, Graphiker und Karikaturist

Aubrey Beardsley Brits schrijver

Aubrey Beardsley dessinateur, illustrateur, affichiste

Aubrey Beardsley illustratore, scrittore e pittore inglese

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

Beardsley, A.

Beardsley, Aubrey

Beardsley, Aubrey 1872-1898

Beardsley, Aubrey V. 1872-1898

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent 1872-1898

Bearsley, A. 1872-1898

Berdsleĭ, Obri 1872-1898

Berdsli, Obri 1872-1898

Biyazilai 1872-1898

Obri Birdsli

Pi-ya-tzu-lai

Pi-ya-tzu-lai 1872-1898

Όμπρεϊ Μπίρτνσλυ

Берделей О. художник 1872-1898

Бердслей О. В. художник 1872-1898

Бёрдслей, Обри, 1872-1898

Бердсли О. В. художник 1872-1898

Бирдслей О. художник 1872-1898

Обри Бирдсли

Обри Биърдсли

Обри Винсент Бердслей

Обры Бёрдслі

Обры Бэрдсьлі

Обрі Бердслі

אוברי בירדסלי

אוברי בירדסלי סופר בריטי

أوبري بيردزلي

اوبری بردسلی

비어슬리, 오브레이 1872-1898

비어즐리, 오브레이 빈센트 1872-1898

비어즐리, 오브리 빈센트 1872-1898

오브리 비어즐리

オーブリー・ビアズリー

ビアズリ

ビアズリー, オーブリー

ビアズレー

ビアズレー, オーブレー

奥伯利·比亚兹莱

比亚茲莱

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Aubrey BeardsleyAubrey Beardsley : a biographyThe rape of the lock: an heroicomical poem in five cantosIllustrations for Le morte d'Arthur. Reproduced in facsimile from the Dent ed. of 1893-94Aubrey Beardsley : a slave to beautyKing Arthur and his knights of the Round TableAubrey BeardsleyThe Morte Darthur, parts seven and eight