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Symonds, John Addington 1840-1893

Overview
Works: 806 works in 3,651 publications in 5 languages and 52,222 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Drama  Music  Bibliography  Musical settings  Church history  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Illustrator, Librettist, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker, Inscriber, Contributor, Lyricist, Annotator, Correspondent
Classifications: NB623.C3, B
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Most widely held works by John Addington Symonds
Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

110 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and held by 6,053 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
Renaissance in Italy by John Addington Symonds( Book )

517 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 5,617 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
The life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

153 editions published between 1888 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,458 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
The life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds( Book )

119 editions published between 1823 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shelley by John Addington Symonds( Book )

120 editions published between 1877 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 1822), one of the major English Romantic poets, never lived to see the full extent of his success and influence. His long poems became immensely popular and acclaimed. Symonds's biography is a fascinating portrait of Shelley's unconventional life and uncompromising idealism, as well as a record of his association with John Keats and Lord Byron
Shakespere's predecessors in the English drama by John Addington Symonds( Book )

84 editions published between 1854 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Philip Sidney by John Addington Symonds( Book )

78 editions published between 1879 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,518 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
Walt Whitman : a study by John Addington Symonds( Book )

40 editions published between 1893 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

71 editions published between 1800 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Heywood by Thomas Heywood( Book )

36 editions published between 1888 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

40 editions published between 1887 and 1965 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

41 editions published between 1868 and 1948 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

65 editions published between 1886 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wine, women, and song; mediaeval Latin students' songs now first translated into English verse with an essay by John Addington Symonds( Book )

56 editions published between 1884 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

43 editions published between 1872 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster and Tourneur by John Webster( Book )

36 editions published between 1888 and 1959 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the renaissance in Italy : taken from the works of John Addington Symonds by John Addington Symonds( Book )

23 editions published between 1893 and 1966 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published by Smith and Elder in London in 1893. Original work in 7 volumes published between 1875 and 1886
John Webster and Cyril Tourneur: four plays by John Webster( Book )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Jonson by John Addington Symonds( Book )

23 editions published between 1886 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English playwright and poet Ben Jonson (1572 1637) is considered the second greatest playwright of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods. This study of Jonson's life--"First (And Second) Period of Manhood" and "Old Age"--and work--"Dramatic Style" and "Masterpieces" offers an insightful look at the author of the celebrated plays Volpone , The Alchemist , and Bartholomew Fair
The life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

11 editions published between 1898 and 1952 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiography of the Italian Renaissance goldsmith, giving an account of contemporary persons and events
 
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Alternative Names
Addington, Symonds John

Addington Symonds, John 1840-1893

John Addington Symonds

Simonds, Dzhon Addington 1840-1893

Symonds, Dzhon Addington 1840-1893

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Symonds, J. A. 1840-1893

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

Symonds, J. Addington.

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 (1,813)

Italian (15)

Spanish (8)

German (7)

French (1)

Covers
Renaissance in ItalyThe life of Benvenuto CelliniThe life of Michelangelo BuonarrotiShelleySir Philip SidneyWalt Whitman : a studyStudies of the Greek poetsThomas Heywood