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Elton, Oliver 1861-1945

Overview
Works: 301 works in 1,247 publications in 3 languages and 12,687 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bibliography  Sources  Literature  Bibliographies  Novels in verse  Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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A survey of English literature, 1780-1830 by Oliver Elton( Book )

146 editions published between 1912 and 1978 in English and Dutch and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1: Anticipations - The end of classical verse: Crabbe - William Cowper - Scottish lyric: Robert Burns and others - William Blake - The novel of manners and Jane Austen - The novel of suspense - Prose of doctrine: Scottish philosophy and Burke - Scott's verse - Scott: Waverley novels - Other novelists - Official reviewers
A survey of English literature, 1730-1780 by Oliver Elton( Book )

31 editions published between 1928 and 1977 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1: Prospective - Memoirs and letters - Memoirs and letters: Women - The essay: Goldsmith - Johnson and Boswell - The novel: Samuel Richardson - Fielding and Smollett - Sterne: other fiction - Comedy - Tragedy - Followers of Pope, Milton and Spenser; Volume 2: Poetry - The Wartons, Collins and Gray - Poetry after 1760 - Critics - Philosophy and letters - Divinity and letters - Some political writers - History and letters
Michael Drayton: a critical study by Oliver Elton( Book )

31 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern studies by Oliver Elton( Book )

24 editions published between 1907 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Augustan ages by Oliver Elton( Book )

32 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting in the third quarter of the seventeenth century, Europe enjoyed a literary flowering--a rebirth of interest in classical values and rational principles of discourse, exemplified in French and British prose, verse, and drama. This 1899 overview of that literary landscape (and touching on the writings of other European countries as well) brought its author a reputation as "a scholar on the heroic scale of learning."
Essays and addresses by Oliver Elton( Book )

19 editions published between 1919 and 1977 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Shakespeare, Byron, Robert Bridges, Alexander Pushkin, Chekhov, Karel Ĉapek, George Saintsbury, James Fitzmaurice-Kelly, and others
A survey of English literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton( Book )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sources of Hamlet; with an essay on the legend by Israel Gollancz( Book )

7 editions published between 1926 and 1967 in English and Latin and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of essays, the author theorizes on the Icelandic, Nordic, and Celtic sources for Shakespeare's play, Hamlet. Includes both the Latin version (1514) and the 1894 English translation of Hamlet from the Historia Danica of Saxo Grammaticus and the French with English translation of F. De Bel-leforest's Le cinqviesme tome des histories tragives (1582), The historie of Hamblet (1608), which the author feels are the two most significant sources for the bard
The English muse, a sketch by Oliver Elton( Book )

27 editions published between 1932 and 1950 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nine books of the Danish history of Saxo Grammaticus by Saxo( Book )

22 editions published between 1905 and 1911 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first nine books of the Danish history of Saxo Grammaticus by Saxo( Book )

27 editions published between 1894 and 1967 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume contains first printed version of the Amleth (Hamlet) legend. Shakespeare almost certainly knew this work
Dickens and Thackeray by Oliver Elton( Book )

25 editions published between 1921 and 1977 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Michael Drayton by Oliver Elton( Book )

27 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verse from Pushkin and others by Oliver Elton( Book )

9 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.E. Montague : a memoir by Oliver Elton( Book )

18 editions published between 1929 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennyson and Matthew Arnold by Oliver Elton( Book )

20 editions published between 1924 and 1978 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Bridges and the testament of beauty by Oliver Elton( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 1978 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheaf of papers by Oliver Elton( Book )

15 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Style in Shakespeare by Oliver Elton( Book )

20 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick York Powell; a life and selection from his letters and occasional writings by Oliver Elton( Book )

24 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An introduction to Michael Drayton
Alternative Names
Oliver Elton biografo e critico letterario inglese

Oliver Elton British academic

Oliver Elton Brits biograaf (1861-1945)

Languages
English (572)

Latin (1)

Dutch (1)

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