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Skeat, Walter William 1866-1953

Overview
Works: 68 works in 297 publications in 4 languages and 2,584 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romances  Legends  Miscellanea  Juvenile works  Sources  Fiction  Folklore  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR3551, 821.4
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Most widely held works by Walter William Skeat
Malay magic; being an introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat( Book )

65 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century has passed since Walter Skeat wrote his 'Malay Magic' as an ethnographic record of rural Malay life in Selangor, as he had observed it in the 1890's. During that interval social anthropology, which was in its infancy when Skeat was at work, he passed through major developments of theoretical analysis of field data. But Skeat's book has stood the test of time and has indeed become a classic which has already been reprinted more than once
Pagan races of the Malay Peninsula by Walter William Skeat( Book )

25 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables & folk-tales from an eastern forest by Walter William Skeat( Book )

16 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why so much noise? by Janina Domanska( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever Mouse Deer devises a plan to save Elephant from becoming Tiger's meal
Twelve facsimiles of old English manuscripts by Walter William Skeat( Book )

26 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malay magic; an introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsular [sic] by Walter William Skeat( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 1966 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of John Milton by John Milton( Book )

11 editions published between 1904 and 1961 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of poems from John Milton. Milton worked in a range of styles, from the classical to the religious and from the lyrical to the epic
The past at our doors; or, The old in the new around us by Walter William Skeat( Book )

12 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salam, the mouse-deer; wonder stories of the Malayan forest by A HILLMAN( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Joseph( Book )

19 editions published between 1871 and 2000 in English and English, Middle and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer, the prologue to the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

10 editions published between 1840 and 1965 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tiger's mistake : tales of Malay magic by Walter William Skeat( Book )

4 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wars of Alexander: an alliterative romance translated chiefly from the Historia Alexandri Magni de preliis by Alexander( Book )

12 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Milton's Epitaphium Damonis by John Milton( Book )

3 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kingis quair by James( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1911 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skeat's English-Anglo-Saxon vocabulary, 1879 by Walter William Skeat( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boats and boat-building in the Malay Peninsula by H. Warington Smyth( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild tribes of the Malay Peninsula by Walter W Skeat( Book )

5 editions published between 1902 and 1903 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Gray and William Collins : poetical works by John Milton( Book )

4 editions published between 1938 and 1950 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kronologisk ordnet og komplet samling af John Milton's (1608-1674) digte
Sakei tribes in Selangor by Walter William Skeat( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The wars of Alexander: an alliterative romance translated chiefly from the Historia Alexandri Magni de preliis
Alternative Names
Skeat, Walter William 1866-1953

Walter William Skeat britischer Anthropologe und Kolonialbeamter mit besonderen Kenntnissen über Britisch-Malaya

Walter William Skeat British anthropologist

Walter William Skeat Brits antropoloog (1866-1953)

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The wars of Alexander: an alliterative romance translated chiefly from the Historia Alexandri Magni de preliis