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Symonds, John Addington 1840-1893

Overview
Works: 943 works in 4,108 publications in 4 languages and 55,318 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Biographies  Drama  Bibliography  Musical settings  Church history  Art music 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Librettist, Contributor, Commentator, Speaker, Correspondent, Annotator, Inscriber, Lyricist
Classifications: NB623.C3, B
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The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

237 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 5,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benvenuto Cellini was a celebrated Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith; a passionate craftsman who was admired and resented by the most powerful political and artistic personalities in sixteenth-century Florence, Rome and Paris. He was also a murderer and a braggart, a shameless adventurer who at different times experienced both papal persecution and imprisonment, and the adulation of the royal court. Inn-keepers and prostitutes, kings and cardinals, artists and soldiers rub shoulders in the pages of his notorious autobiography: a vivid portrait of the manners and morals of both the rulers of the day and of their subjects. Written with supreme powers of invective and an irrepressible sense of humor, this is an unrivalled glimpse into the palaces and prisons of the Italy of Michelangelo and the Medici
Shelley by John Addington Symonds( Book )

125 editions published between 1877 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Addington Symonds (1840-93), well known as an author, poet and critic, wrote this biography of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) in an attempt to portray the complete man. Shelley, Symonds writes, was more than a controversial atheist. He was full of earnest conviction, enthusiasm, and intellectual vigour, but also extravagance, crudity and presumption. Published in 1878 in the first series of English Men of Letters, this book thus provides an account of a literary life famously cut short, describing a writer
Renaissance in Italy: the fine arts by John Addington Symonds( Book )

156 editions published between 1877 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the third volume in a series on the Italian Renaissance by English writer and poet John Addington Symonds.?
Shakspere's predecessors in the English drama by John Addington Symonds( Book )

93 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Philip Sidney by John Addington Symonds( Book )

70 editions published between 1886 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the full text of some poems written by English poet Philip Sidney (1554-1586), from the "Oxford English Verse 1900" and provided online by Bibliomania.com, Ltd. Includes "The Bargain," "Song," "Voices at the Window," "Philomela," and others
The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds( Book )

63 editions published between 1849 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

30 editions published between 1898 and 2001 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This revival of a famous Phaidon series brings together in an elegant format some of the best-known writings of renowned artists, critics and interpreters of our cultural tradition. Each book, an acknowledged classic, provides insights not only into the worlds of the arts and cultural history, but also into the creative and intellectual preoccupations of its author and his time. These Phaidon editions have an introduction and notes by a distinguished editor and a wide range of illustrations specially chosen to complement the text."--Jacket
Walt Whitman : a study by John Addington Symonds( Book )

60 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a portrait and four illustrations, this 1893 volume provides an intricate analysis of the themes found throughout Whitman's verses and the poet's unique rhyming style
The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti : based on studies in the archives of the Buonarroti family at Florence by John Addington Symonds( Book )

73 editions published between 1893 and 2002 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster and Tourneur by John Webster( Book )

54 editions published between 1888 and 1963 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance in Italy: the Catholic reaction by John Addington Symonds( Book )

87 editions published between 1881 and 1971 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sonnets of Michael Angelo Buonarroti by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )

42 editions published between 1868 and 1948 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

45 editions published between 1887 and 1951 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance in Italy; the age of the despots by John Addington Symonds( Book )

103 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance in Italy by John Addington Symonds( Book )

66 editions published between 1875 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the study of Dante by John Addington Symonds( Book )

56 editions published between 1872 and 2016 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of the Greek poets by John Addington Symonds( Book )

48 editions published between 1873 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance in Italy: the revival of learning by John Addington Symonds( Book )

111 editions published between 1877 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An excellent survey of the men of the Renaissance. The importance of the revival of learning is covered in four different periods of humanism. Concluding with a chapter on Latin poetry and a general survey this revival played in the great cities during the Renaissance
A short history of the renaissance in Italy : taken from the works of John Addington Symonds by John Addington Symonds( Book )

19 editions published between 1893 and 2016 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published by Smith and Elder in London in 1893. Original work in 7 volumes published between 1875 and 1886
Ben Jonson by John Addington Symonds( Book )

28 editions published between 1886 and 2011 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of famed English poet Ben Jonson details his life, career and the infamous duel he participated in that left Gabriel Spenser, a renowned actor, dead. Although he was jailed for manslaughter, Johnson was released by order of the clergy
 
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The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti : based on studies in the archives of the Buonarroti family at Florence
Alternative Names
Addington, Symonds John

Addington Symonds, John 1840-1893

Ioannes Addington Symonds

John Addington Symonds

John Addington Symonds Brits dichter (1840-1893)

John Addington Symonds critico letterario e poeta inglese

John Addington Symonds englischer Autor, Lehrer und Literaturkritiker

Simonds, Dzhon Addington

Simonds, Dzhon Addington 1840-1893

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Symonds J. A.

Symonds, J. A. 1840-1893

Symonds, J. A. (John Addington), 1840-1893

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Symonds, J. Addington 1840-1893

Symonds, John

Symonds, John 1840-1893

Symonds, John A. 1840-1893

Symonds, John Addington

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Languages
English (1,699)

Spanish (16)

German (8)

Italian (6)

Covers
ShelleyRenaissance in Italy: the fine artsSir Philip SidneyThe life of Michelangelo BuonarrotiThe life of Benvenuto CelliniWalt Whitman : a studyThe life of Michelangelo Buonarroti : based on studies in the archives of the Buonarroti family at FlorenceRenaissance in Italy; the age of the despots