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Lipking, Lawrence 1934-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 156 publications in 1 language and 7,874 library holdings
Genres: Literature  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  History  Essays  Literary criticism  Conference papers and proceedings  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR1109, 820.8
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Most widely held works by Lawrence Lipking
The ordering of the arts in eighteenth-century England by Lawrence Lipking( )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the end of the eighteenth century, the arts had been surveyed by an unprecedented series of major works on literature, music, and painting of which the author or this book provides a rich and comprehensive analysis. Originally published in 1970. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
What Galileo saw : imagining the scientific revolution by Lawrence Lipking( )

17 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century has often been called a decisive turning point in human history. It represents, for good or ill, the birth of modern science and modern ways of viewing the world. In What Galileo Saw, Lawrence Lipking offers a new perspective on how to understand what happened then, arguing that artistic imagination and creativity as much as rational thought played a critical role in creating new visions of science and in shaping stories about eye-opening discoveries in cosmology, natural history, engineering, and the life sciences. When Galileo saw the face of the Moon and the moons of Jupiter, Lipking writes, he had to picture a cosmos that could account for them. Kepler thought his geometry could open a window into the mind of God. Francis Bacon's natural history envisioned an order of things that would replace the illusions of language with solid evidence and transform notions of life and death. Descartes designed a hypothetical "Book of Nature" to explain how everything in the universe was constructed. Thomas Browne reconceived the boundaries of truth and error. Robert Hooke, like Leonardo, was both researcher and artist; his schemes illuminate the microscopic and the macrocosmic. And when Isaac Newton imagined nature as a coherent and comprehensive mathematical system, he redefined the goals of science and the meaning of genius. What Galileo Saw bridges the divide between science and art; it brings together Galileo and Milton, Bacon and Shakespeare. Lipking enters the minds and the workshops where the Scientific Revolution was fashioned, drawing on art, literature, and the history of science to reimagine how perceptions about the world and human life could change so drastically, and change forever."--Publisher's Web site
High romantic argument : essays for M.H. Abrams : essays by Geoffrey H Hartman( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented at a symposium sponsored by the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University in April 1978. Bibliography: p. 177-182. pt. 1. Visions of Wordsworth: Hartman, G. The poetics of prophecy. Wordsworth, J. As with the silence of the thought -- pt. 2. The achievement of M.H. Abrams: Booth, W.C. History as metaphor: Or, Is M.H. Abrams a mirror, or a lamp, or a fountain, or ...? McFarland, T.A. Coleridgean criticism of the work of M.H. Abrams. Lipking, L. The genie in the lamp: M.H. Abrams and the motives of literary history. Culler, J. The mirror stage.--Abrams, M.H. A reply
The life of the poet : beginning and ending poetic careers by Lawrence Lipking( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Johnson : the life of an author by Lawrence Lipking( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lipking's Samuel Johnson is the story of the man as he lived - and lives - in his work. Tracing Johnson's rocky climb from anonymity to fame, in the course of which he came to stand for both the greatness of English literature and the good sense of the common reader, the book shows how this life transformed the very nature of authorship. Beginning with the defiant letter to Chesterfield that made Johnson a celebrity, Samuel Johnson offers fresh readings of all the writer's major works, viewed through the lens of two ongoing preoccupations: the urge to do great deeds - and the sense that bold expectations are doomed to disappointment. Johnson steers between the twin perils of ambition and despondency. Mounting a challenge to the emerging industry that glorified and capitalized on Shakespeare, he stresses instead the playwright's power to cure the illusions of everyday life. All Johnson's works reveal his extraordinary sympathy with ordinary people. In his groundbreaking Dictionary, in his poems and essays, and in The Lives of the English Poets, we see Johnson becoming the key figure in the culture of literacy that reaches from his day to our own
Abandoned women and poetic tradition by Lawrence Lipking( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern literary criticism, 1900-1970 by Lawrence Lipking( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This text is for] undergraduate survey of English literature [course]. -Back cover. The ... collection consists of poems, plays, and prose fiction, but, like the language in which they are written, these categories are themselves products of ongoing historical transformations, and [the editors] have included many texts that call into question any conception of literature as denoting only a limited set of particular kinds of writing. English literature as a field arouses not a sense of order but what Yeats calls "the emotion of multitude...." In response to widespread demand ... the editors ... include the complete text of Samuel Johnson's philosophical fable Rasselas. [The editors] introduce as well Fantomina, a novella of sexual role-playing y an author new to the anthology, Eliza Haywood. Other complete longer texts in this section include Dryden's satires Absolom and Achitophel and MacFlecknoe, Aphra Behn's novel Oroonoko, Congreve's comedy The Way of the World, Pope's Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock, and Epistle to Dr. Abuthnot, Gay's Beggar's Opera, Hogarth's graphic satire "Marriage A-la-Mode," Johnson's Vanity of Human Wishes, Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," and Goldsmith's "The Deserted Village." -Pref
The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature by M. H Abrams( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Represents the full texts of a selection of English literature, drama and poetry across the ages
The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ninth edition offers more complete works and more teachable groupings than ever before, the apparatus you trust
The restoration and the eighteenth century by James Noggle( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five poets : fourteenth Festival of Contemporary Arts, Cornell University, 1960 by Festival of Contemporary Arts (Cornell University)( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature by M. H Abrams( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology introducing the major authors and works of English literature from the Middle Ages through the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
The Norton anthology of English literature( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordering of the arts; modes of systematic discourse in eighteenth-century English histories and criticism of painting, music, and poetry by Lawrence Lipking( )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature by Stephen Greenblatt( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of English literature, featuring works of English poetry, prose, fiction, and drama by major authors from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century, including full and excerpted texts, with introductions and annotations, color plates, a glossary, and other study aids
 
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Alternative Names
Lipking Lawrence

Lipking, Lawrence 1934-

Lipking, Lawrence I. 1934-

Languages
English (134)