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Froude, James Anthony 1818-1894

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Works: 1,255 works in 4,652 publications in 4 languages and 40,364 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Naval history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Bibliography  Religious fiction  Church history  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dedicatee, Composer, Other, Correspondent, Author of introduction, Recipient, Creator
Classifications: PR4433, B
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Thomas Carlyle : a history of the first forty years of his life, 1795-1835 by James Anthony Froude( Book )

147 editions published between 1882 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short studies on great subjects by James Anthony Froude( Book )

256 editions published between 1864 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1872 collection contains the essays Calvinism, England and her Colonies, England's War, The Eastern Question, and many more all previously published in periodicals. The essays were said to be marked by that great originality and independence of thought, joined with stirring eloquence of expression which have secured [Froude] such wide and enduring reputation as an historian."
Bunyan by James Anthony Froude( Book )

106 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Bunyan (1628-88), the Bedfordshire tinker and non-conformist preacher, is best known for writing The Pilgrim's Progress. Published in 1880 in the first series of English Men of Letters, this revealing biography by J. A. Froude (1818-94), historian and friend and biographer of Thomas Carlyle, traces Bunyan's life from his troubled childhood to his early spiritual experiences, his career as a dissenting minister and his imprisonment (during which he contemplated and wrote many of his works) for preaching unlawfully. Setting The Pilgrim's Progress within the context of Bunyan's life, Froude argues that the struggles of its 'hero', Christian, to overcome temptation and sin reflected Bunyan's personal turmoil as he was plagued with guilt and self-doubt, feelings that were only further compounded upon his religious conversion. Froude's study can be read with interest today by scholars of theology and literature alike
Caesar; a sketch by James Anthony Froude( Book )

116 editions published between 1879 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of Julius Caesar was written by acclaimed historican, biographer and novelist James Anthony Froude
History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude( Book )

98 editions published between 1850 and 2016 in English and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Anthony Froude (1818-94), historian and disciple of Carlyle, published this twelve-volume history of the English Reformation between 1858 and 1870. The work is shaped by Froude's firm belief that the Reformation enabled the development of modernity and the rise of 'progressive intelligence' in England. His polemical stance was criticised by some historians, but his engaging narrative style and elegant prose made his work extremely popular with the general public, and the books were highly influential. The first six volumes consider the course of the Reformation from the break with Rome until the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558, and the remaining six recount the reign of Elizabeth I, ending with the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Volume 3 concerns the foreign and domestic aspects of the Reformation, the Pilgrimage of Grace, Anne of Cleves, and the fall of Thomas Cromwell
English seamen in the sixteenth century. Lectures delivered at Oxford, Easter terms, 1893-4 by James Anthony Froude( Book )

119 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Anthony Froude (1818-1894) was one of the foremost historians in Victorian England, famous for his controversial 1884 biography of Thomas Carlyle (also to be reissued in this series), and for many works on England during the Reformation period. In 1892 Froude was appointed Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford. This volume, first published posthumously in 1895, contains a series of lectures on the English navy in the sixteenth century which he gave at Oxford between 1893 and 1894. Informed by Froude's earlier research on the Reformation, the lectures focus on key leaders and events, as well as exploring the relationship between the growth of the English navy and the Reformation, and the role of Sir John Hawkins in exposing the Ridolfi plot to overthrow Elizabeth I. They provide many insights into the close connection between the court of Elizabeth I and the development of the navy
Lectures on the Council of Trent, delivered at Oxford 1892-3 by James Anthony Froude( Book )

60 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

24 editions published between 1881 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was one of the most influential authors of the nineteenth century, and his essays and historical biographies led to him being regarded for much of the Victorian period as a literary genius and eminent social philosopher. This two-volume work, published in 1881, is a collection of Carlyle's reminiscences, which were edited by his friend, the historian J. A. Froude (1818-94). In 1871, Carlyle had given Froude a collection of his own papers, including these sketches, and of those belonging to his deceased wife, Jane, to be edited and published after his death. Froude - who was simultaneously writing his two-part biography of Carlyle (also reissued in this series) - had them ready for publication a month after Carlyle's death on 5 February 1881. Volume 1 contains Carlyle's reminiscences of his father, James, and of Edward Irving, a close friend from his early years
Life and letters of Erasmus by James Anthony Froude( Book )

86 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English in the West Indies, or, The bow of Ulysses by James Anthony Froude( Book )

62 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Anthony Froude was one of the foremost Victorian historians in England, though he was often controversial and opinionated, especially towards Catholicism. His biography of Carlyle in 1884, with his emphasis on Carlyle's weaknesses as well as his brilliance, caused lasting offence to many. He then began travelling in British colonies, which led to the publication of Oceana (1886) and The English in the West Indies (1888) which combined anecdotes and observations with Froude's opinions on the British Empire. The latter provoked many angry responses to his views on how the colonies should be governed. He favoured self-government, but feared that democracy would cause the British islands to go the same way as French Haiti, stating that black rule in Grenada would led to a rapid return to savagery. Apart from his political opinions, the book contains interesting and vivid descriptions of the islands and their inhabitants
Oceana; or England and her colonies by James Anthony Froude( Book )

94 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A personal account of the condition of the British Empire in the late nineteenth century including descriptions of deteriorating relations in South Africa, suggestions that colonial conflict could be reduced by stricter colonial rule, and criticism of the Maori
The Spanish story of the Armada, and other essays by James Anthony Froude( Book )

83 editions published between 1862 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Froude's Life of Carlyle by James Anthony Froude( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nemesis of faith by James Anthony Froude( Book )

71 editions published between 1849 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Beaconsfield by James Anthony Froude( Book )

63 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 ? 19 April 1881) was a British Prime Minister, parliamentarian, Conservative statesman and literary figure. He served in government in four decades, twice as Prime Minister of Great Britain. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party after the Corn Laws schism of 1846."--Wikipedia
Life and letters of Erasmus by James Anthony Froude( Book )

37 editions published between 1894 and 2013 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in literature & history by James Anthony Froude( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the defeat of the Spanish Armada by James Anthony Froude( Book )

87 editions published between 1856 and 2016 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Anthony Froude (1818-94), historian and disciple of Carlyle, published this twelve-volume history of the English Reformation between 1858 and 1870. The work is shaped by Froude's firm belief that the Reformation enabled the development of modernity and the rise of 'progressive intelligence' in England. His polemical stance was criticised by some historians, but his engaging narrative style and elegant prose made his work extremely popular with the general public, and the books were highly influential. The first six volumes consider the course of the Reformation from the break with Rome until the accession of Elizabeth I in 1558, and the remaining six recount the reign of Elizabeth I, ending with the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Froude changed the title of this twelfth volume, having decided that the Armada marked the defeat of Catholicism in England, and the appropriate conclusion to his work
My relations with Carlyle by James Anthony Froude( Book )

31 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters and memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle( Book )

12 editions published between 1883 and 1913 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Froude, Anthony 1818-1894

Froude J. A.

Froude, J.A. 1818-1894

Froude, J.A. 1818-1895

Froude, J. A. (James Anthony)

Froude, J. A. (James Anthony), 1818-1894

Froude, James A. 1818-1894

Froude James Anthony

Frud, Dzhems Antoniĭ

Frud, Dzhems Antoniĭ 1818-1894

James Anthony Froude Brits historicus (1818-1894)

James Anthony Froude englischer Historiker und Romancier

James Froude

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Zeta 1818-1894

Джеймс Антъни Фруд

جيمس أنتوني فرويد، 1818-1894

フルード, J. A

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German (6)

Italian (1)

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English seamen in the sixteenth century. Lectures delivered at Oxford, Easter terms, 1893-4ReminiscencesLife and letters of ErasmusThe English in the West Indies, or, The bow of UlyssesThe nemesis of faithLord BeaconsfieldMen of letters, writing lives : masculinity and literary auto/biography in the late-Victorian period