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Nicolson, J. U. (John Urban) 1885-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 119 publications in 3 languages and 6,024 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Illustrations  Narrative poetry  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Inscriber, Editor
Classifications: PR1872, 821.1
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Most widely held works by J. U Nicolson
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
41 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
Troilus and Cressida ; and, The Canterbury tales / by Geoffrey Chaucer, with modern English versions of both works by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 1984 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original and modern versions in parallel columns
The complete works of François Villon, including the poems long attributed to him by François Villon ( Book )
6 editions published between 1928 and 1931 in English and French and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canterbury tales / rendered into modern English J.U. Nicolson ; with illustrations by Rockwell Kent, and an introduction by Gordon Hall Gerould by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1934 and 1949 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Tabard Inn, thirty travelers of widely varying classes and occupations are gathering to make the annual pilgrimage to Becket's shrine at Canterbury. It is agreed that each traveler will tell four tales to hlep pass the time, and that the host of the inn will judge the tales and reward the best storyteller with a free supper upon their return
King of the black isles by J. U Nicolson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The silver arrow, and other Indian romances of the dune country by Earl H Reed ( Book )
6 editions published between 1926 and 1980 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sainted courtezan by J. U Nicolson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The drums of Yle by J. U Nicolson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sonnets of a minnesinger, and other lyrics by J. U Nicolson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Troilus and Cressida by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and English, Middle and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Often called the first great English novel, Troilus and Cressida, a tragic love story set during the siege of Troy, is Chaucer's masterpiece. Troilus, a valiant warrior, is scornful of love until he catches a glimpse of Cressida. With the help of his friend and her uncle Pandarus, Troilus wins Cressida over. But their happiness is destroyed when, summoned to a Greek camp, Cressida seeks the protection of one Diomede and ultimately betrays Troilus."--BOOK JACKET
Fingers of fear by J. U Nicolson ( Book )
3 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The road to Antioch by J. U Nicolson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canterbury tales : an abridged version of Chaucer's original on the left and a modern rendering on the right by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canterbury tales, rendered into modern English by J.U. Nicolson by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
2 editions published between 1934 and 1949 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canterbury tales rendered into modern English ... : with illustrations ... and an introduction by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of Bath by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is a long prologue in which the Wife of Bath argues against celibacy and brags of her 5 husbands. In the tale, a knight has to answer what women love most or be executed. An old witch tells him the answer on the condition that he marry her. He does and she's restored to her youth and beauty
GREAT books of the western world by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Dorothy Dow papers by Dorothy Dow ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Materials pertaining to Illinois poet and writer Dorothy Dow, including published and unpublished poems, plays, short stories, and a novel, as well as diaries, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, a study of George Gordon Byron, and other items related to her activities and writings. Includes correspondence from Edgar Lee Masters, Harriet Monroe, J.U. (John Urban) Nicolson, and John Warner Norton
Troilus and Cressida : and Canterbury tales ; with modern versions of both works by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Nicolson, J. U. 1885-
Nicolson, John Urban, 1885-
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