WorldCat Identities

Craigie, William A. (William Alexander) Sir 1867-1957

Overview
Works: 487 works in 1,847 publications in 10 languages and 13,558 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sagas  Poetry  History  Biography  Manuscripts  Handbooks and manuals  Terms and phrases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Originator, ed, Recipient
Classifications: PE1625, 423
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by William A Craigie
A dictionary of American English on historical principles by William A Craigie( Book )

74 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitions, pronunciation and quotations from early published sources tracing history of usage
The Icelandic sagas by William A Craigie( Book )

60 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what Icelandic sagas are and how they arose in a place so remote from the rest of Europe. Originally published in 1913 by Cambridge University Press
A new English dictionary on historical principles; founded mainly on the materials collected by the Philological society. Introduction, supplement, and bibliography by James A. H Murray( Book )

81 editions published between 1884 and 1933 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religion of ancient Scandinavia by William A Craigie( Book )

38 editions published between 1906 and 2014 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, an expert in the Icelandic language and its rousing r mur (epic poetry), traces Aryan myth and legend back to its roots--most of which was suppressed by the early Christians. Here are tales of Thor, Odin, and other gods; their objects of worship, temples, images, rites, secrets, and more
A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue : from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth by William A Craigie( Book )

44 editions published between 1874 and 2000 in English and Scots and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue defines and illustrates every meaning of every word used in written English in Scotland up to 1700, when the Scots language merged with standard English. It touches every facet of medieval and renaissance Scottish life and society and supplies a wealth of illustration in the form of quotations accompanying every word and meaning it discusses. It is an indispensable reference tool for historians of Scots language, literature, politics, law, medicine, agriculture, and all other aspects of Scottish society. This "Scots OED" is published in paper-bound parts (fascicles) and also as volumes, each containing several parts"--Publisher description
The Oxford English dictionary; being a corrected re-issue with an introduction, supplement, and bibliography of A new English dictionary on historical principles, founded mainly on the materials collected by the Philological society and edited by James A.H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W.A. Craigie, C.T. Onions by James A. H Murray( Book )

32 editions published between 1933 and 1989 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being a corrected re-issue with an introduction, supplement, and bibliography of A new English dictionary on historical principles, founded mainly on the materials collected by the Philological society and edited by James A.H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W.A. Craigie, C.T. Onions
An Icelandic-English dictionary by Richard Cleasby( Book )

42 editions published between 1874 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Icelandic-English dictionary of the Old Icelandic language
The growth of American English by William A Craigie( Book )

54 editions published between 1940 and 1979 in English and Japanese and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cavalcade of sea legends by Michael Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales and poems from many countries about the sea and sea creatures
A primer of Burns by William A Craigie( Book )

21 editions published between 1896 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The northern element in English literature by William A Craigie( Book )

26 editions published between 1923 and 2017 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1931, Sir William Craigie gave the Alexander Lectures in English at the University of Toronto entitled The Northern Element in English Literature with a focus on proving the existence of a Northern literary culture, comparing English literature with Northern literature, especially that of the Scottish and Scandinavians. The book is divided into four lectures
Scandinavian folk-lore; illustrations of the traditional beliefs of the northern peoples by William A Craigie( Book )

17 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English spelling, its rules and reasons by William A Craigie( Book )

28 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford book of Scandinavian verse, XVIIth century-XXth century by Edmund Gosse( Book )

18 editions published between 1925 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actis and deidis of Schir William Wallace, 1570 by Blind Hary( Book )

21 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in 4 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scottish tongue; a series of lectures on the vernacular language of Lowland Scotland delivered to the members of the Vernacular Circle of the Burns Club of London by William A Craigie( Book )

10 editions published between 1924 and 1970 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Asloan manuscript; a miscellany in prose and verse by John Asloan( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maitland folio manuscript, containing poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others by Richard Maitland( Book )

11 editions published between 1919 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maitland quarto manuscript by Richard Maitland( Book )

14 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of American English by William A Craigie( Book )

22 editions published between 1927 and 1979 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.18 for A cavalcad ... to 0.99 for Craigie, S ...)

A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue : from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth
Covers
A dictionary of the older Scottish tongue : from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenthAn Icelandic-English dictionary
Alternative Names
Craigie, W. A.

Craigie, W. A. 1867-1957

Craigie, W. A. 1867-1957 Sir

Craigie, W. A. (William Alexander), Sir, 1867-1957

Craigie, William.

Craigie William 1867-1957

Craigie, William 1867-1957 Sir

Craigie, William A.

Craigie, William A. , Sir

Craigie, William Alexander 1867-1957

Craigie, William Alexander 1867-1957 Sir

Craigie, William Alexander, Sir, 1867-1957

Craigie, William, Sir, 1867-1957

William A. Craigie

William A. Craigie schottischer Philologe und Lexikograph

William Craigie Brits lexicograaf (1867-1957)

ウィリアム・クレーギー

クレーギ, ウィリアム

Languages