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Batchelor, John 1942-

Overview
Works: 28 works in 159 publications in 2 languages and 7,734 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Sea stories  Conference proceedings  Dictionaries  Study guides  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Editor, Other, Illustrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Most widely held works by John Batchelor
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad ( )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stripped of his seaman's license, convinced of his own cowardice, Jim sets out on a tragic and transcendent search for redemption
The Edwardian novelists by John Batchelor ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Joseph Conrad : a critical biography by John Batchelor ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H.G. Wells by John Batchelor ( Book )
12 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tennyson : to strive, to seek, to find by John Batchelor ( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new study of the Victorian era poet, who was Queen Victoria's favorite, reveals a man who skillfully crafted his own career and his relationships with his audience while discussing his complexities and contradictions
John Ruskin : a life by John Batchelor ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of the Victorian Renaissance man explores Ruskin's wide-ranging interests in botany, geology, art criticism, and social theory, among other topics
The art of literary biography ( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is literary biography so widely read for popular, "prurient" reasons, or for reputable intellectual reasons? Is it of interest only in so far as it illuminates a writer's work? How much can we know about a life, such as Shakespeare's, where the documentation is so slight? These are among the wide range of questions addressed by the seventeen leading biographers and literary critics in this important new work. Always a popular genre, biography has become one of the most immediate and accessible modes of writing about literature. This book examines such literary figures as Conrad, Lawrence, Huxley, Virginia Woolf, and the poets Elizabeth Bishop and Lord Rochester, while addressing the nature and form of literary biography--the concept of biography as autobiography, the problems the genre poses, the necessity of the ignorance of a biographer, and the literary biographer at work. The distinguished contributors include Anthony Storr, Lyndall Gordon, Richard Holmes, Jon Stallworthy, Hermione Lee, David Bradshaw, and Ann Thwaite
Virginia Woolf : the major novels by John Batchelor ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Jim by John Batchelor ( Book )
12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mervyn Peake; a biographical and critical exploration by John Batchelor ( Book )
9 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Ruskin : no wealth but life by John Batchelor ( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespearean continuities : essays in honour of E.A.J. Honigman by John Batchelor ( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victory : an island tale by Joseph Conrad ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skeptic Axel Heyst, a Swedish baron, attempts to remain detached from the people and events surrounding his life on a South Seas island, but his rescue of a young English girl from an exploitative innkeeper draws him out of his isolation
Lady Trevelyan and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood by John Batchelor ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conrad, une biographie critique by John Batchelor ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Récit biographique d'un épisode inattendu de la vie de l'écrivain : il commanda un an, un bateau, l'Ortago, en 1889. Il était alors encore l'aristocrate européen en liberté, considérant la mer comme une étape vers quelque destin non encore identifié. C'est après cet épisode qu'il se mit à écrire "Almayer's folly"
Existence et imagination; essai sur le théatre de Montherlant by John W Batchelor ( Book )
7 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Breathless hush by John Batchelor ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victorian literature ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale by Joseph Conrad ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Tale brings together in one collection four stories by the celebrated author of Heart of Darkness. Set onboard a ship during an unnamed war, the title story is a harrowing account of guilt and responsibility, showing Conrad at his most accomplished as a master of psychological penetration. Accompanying this is another study of the brutal turns of fortune visited on the unwary by war: 'The Warrior's Soul' takes place during Napoleon's invasion of Russia, and traces the interweaving relationship between a beautiful woman and the two men who love her. 'Prince Roman', meanwhile, is one of Conrad's earliest stories, and the only piece in his entire oeuvre that touches on his homeland, Poland. The collection concludes with 'The Black Mate', a witty and light-hearted illustration of life aboard ship." "Spanning Joseph Conrad's entire literary career, these four stories touch on some of his major interests - war, imperialism, life at sea - showing him at his most intimate and ambitious."--BOOK JACKET
Land by Christopher Chant ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Om militære køretøjer, kampvogne og missiler og deres anvendelse gennem det 20. århundrede. Fra 1. verdenskrig til idag
 
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Alternative Names
Batchelor, John Barham
Batchelor John Barham 1942-....
Languages
English (139)
French (9)
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