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

Overview
Works: 23 works in 134 publications in 3 languages and 6,088 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Narrative poetry  Frame stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Short stories 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Inscriber
Classifications: PR1870.A1, 821.1
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Most widely held works about J. U Nicolson
 
Most widely held works by J. U Nicolson
A taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

56 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England). The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to pass the time on their journey to Canterbury
Troilus and Cressida ; and, the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1989 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,746 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 )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of pilgrims bound for Canterbury Cathedral agree to pass the weary miles by taking turns at storytelling - thus begins English literature's greatest collection of chivalric romances, bawdy tales, fables, legends, and other stories
King of the black isles by J. U Nicolson( Book )

6 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 150 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 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of Francois Villon by François Villon( Book )

4 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 94 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 46 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 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fingers of fear by J. U Nicolson( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Utterly ruined by the stock market crash of 1929, Selden Seaforth has lost his money, his job, and his wife. When an old school friend, Ormond Ormes, offers Seaforth a job cataloguing the library at the mansion of Ormesby in the Berkshires, it seems as though things may finally be turning around. But almost as soon as he arrives at Ormesby, it is clear that something is terribly wrong. Ghosts stalk the corridors, and Seaforth awakens to find a mark made by a human mouth on his neck. Is there a vampire, a werewolf, or something even worse, at Ormesby?"
The road to Antioch by J. U Nicolson( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

3 editions published between 1952 and 1977 in English and held by 15 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."--Jacket
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 14 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 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Canterbury tales : the British Library copies by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This CD-ROM contains the first ever full-colour facsimiles of any copies of William Caxton's first and second editions of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, the first ever publication of the full text of any copy of the Caxton editions"--Container
The wife of Bath's prologue : the wife of Bath's pale [i.e. tale] by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 3 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
Canterbury Tales. Rendered into modern English by J.U. Nicolson. With illustrations by Rockwell Kent and an introduction by Gendon Hall Gerould. [With plates.] by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida and The Canterbury tales. With modern English versions of both works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great books of the western world by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Canterbury tales
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Nicolson, J. U. 1885-

Nicolson, John Urban.

Nicolson, John Urban 1885-

Nicolson, John Urban b. 1885

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The Canterbury tales