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Watson, George 1927-2013

Overview
Works: 125 works in 993 publications in 5 languages and 18,367 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Reference works  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Pastoral fiction  Satire 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Other, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: Z2011, 016.82
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Most widely held works about George Watson
 
Most widely held works by George Watson
The literary critics : a study of English descriptive criticism by George Watson( Book )

97 editions published between 1873 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an original and highly stimulating approach, George Watson traces the evolution of critical doctrines, placing particular emphasis on those critics of genius who burst open the literary commonplaces of their day with forceful new ideas, compelling a change in values. He takes us from Dryden through the writings of the Augustans, Johnson, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Hazlitt, Matthew Arnold and Henry James, to T.S. Eliot and the controversial and intriguing contemporary scene, with its factions and debates, in an updated edition of this indispensable examination of the form
The New Cambridge bibliography of English literature by J. D Pickles( Book )

42 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concise Cambridge bibliography of English literature, 600-1950 by George Watson( Book )

59 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliografi over engelske forfattere, inddelt i perioder
Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth( Book )

58 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1790s, with Ireland in political crisis, Maria Edgeworth made a surprisingly rebellious choice: in Castle Rackrent, her first novel, she adopted an Irish Catholic voice to narrate the decline of a family from her own Anglo-Irish class. Castle Rackrent's narrator, Thady Quirk, gives us four generations of Rackrent heirs - Sir Patrick, the dissipated spendthrift; Sir Murtagh, the litigating fiend; Sir Kit, the brutal husband and gambling absentee; and Sir Condy, the lovable and improvident dupe of Thady's own son, Jason. With this satire on Anglo-Irish landlords Edgeworth pioneered the regional novel and inspired Sir Walter Scott's Waverley (1814). She also changed the focus of conflict in Ireland from religion to class and boldly predicted the rise of the Irish Catholic bourgeoisie
Coleridge the poet by George Watson( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text concerns his life, personality, thought, reading and influence
The English mind; studies in the English moralists presented to Basil Willey by Hugh Sykes Davies( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and literature in modern Britain by George Watson( Book )

16 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the novel by George Watson( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge bibliography of English literature by Frederick Wilse Bateson( Book )

13 editions published between 1940 and 1969 in English and Multiple languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discipline of English : a guide to critical theory and practice by George Watson( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of literature by George Watson( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary English since Shakespeare by George Watson( Book )

13 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing a thesis : a guide to long essays and dissertations by George Watson( Book )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English ideology; studies in the language of Victorian politics by George Watson( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The certainty of literature : essays in polemic by George Watson( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British literature since 1945 by George Watson( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shorter new Cambridge bibliography of English literature( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unservile state; essays in liberty and welfare by George Watson( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English Petrarchans: a critical bibliography of the 'Canzoniere, ' by George Watson by George Watson( Book )

15 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heresies and heretics : memories of the twentieth century by George Watson( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this enjoyably iconoclastic book, George Watson discusses some of the great heresies of the twentieth century, and the cultural heretics who espoused them, often with surprising results. Watson provides us with examples of 'true', original heretics, from Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, who asserted that his study of the remote past had made a radical of him, rather than any influence of modernism, to others such as Douglas Adams, whom Watson knew as an undergraduate. Watson forces us to question various long-cherished political and intellectual assumptions in his witty and conversational style. Is
 
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Writing a thesis : a guide to long essays and dissertations
Alternative Names
George G. Watson Author, academic

George G. Watson literatuurcriticus uit Australië (1927-2013)

George Watson

Watson, George

Watson, George, 1927-

Watson, George G.

Watson, George Grimes

Watson, George Grimes 1927-

Wātsūn, Ǧūrǧ 1927-

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The English mind; studies in the English moralists presented to Basil WilleyThe story of the novelWriting a thesis : a guide to long essays and dissertationsThe English ideology; studies in the language of Victorian politicsBritish literature since 1945The Shorter new Cambridge bibliography of English literatureThe unservile state; essays in liberty and welfare