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Parker, Agnes Miller 1895-1980

Overview
Works: 77 works in 222 publications in 1 language and 4,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Didactic fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Pastoral fiction  Poetry  Novels  Historical fiction  Guidebooks 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Woodcutter
Classifications: PR4745, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Agnes Miller Parker
Elegy written in a country church yard by Thomas Gray( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1979 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pamphlet contains the famed elegy by the English poet, Thomas Gray. It may have been included in Daniel Murray's pamphlet collection because of the inscription and sketches by Murray's son, Nathaniel, on the title page
Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsehba Everdene, the young mistress of Weatherbury Farm, falls victim to her amorous caprices
Through the woods : the English woodland-April to April by H. E Bates( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mayor of Casterbridge : an authoritative text, backgrounds criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of peaceful south-west England, where Thomas Hardy spent much of his youth, The Mayor of Casterbridge captures the author's unique genius for depicting the absurdity underlying much of the sorrow and humor in our lives. Michael Henchard is an out-of-work hay-trusser who gets drunk at a local fair and impulsively sells his wife Susan and baby daughter. Eighteen years later Susan and her daughter seek him out, only to discover that he has become the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Henchard attempts to make amends for his youthful misdeeds but his unchanged impulsiveness clouds his relationships in love as well as his fortunes in business. Although Henchard is fated to be a modern-day tragic hero, unable to survive in the new commercial world, his story is also a journey towards love
The return of the native by Thomas Hardy( Book )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Return of the Native is one of Hardy's most popular novels pioneering such themes as sexual politics, thwarted desire, and the conflicting demands of nature and society, a truly a truly modern novel written ahead of its time. Underlying these modern themes, however, is a classical sense of tragedy: Hardy scrupulously observes the three unities of time, place, and action and suggests that the struggles of those trying to escape their destinies will only hasten their destruction
Jude the obscure : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Thomas Hardy( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marriage, the Church of England, and the British university system all come under criticism in a story about two cousins who love each other and want to improve their lot in life." "In this haunting love story, a couple who have each fled a previous marriage find love and fulfillment together, only to have tragedy overwhelm them." "Both having left earlier marriages, Jude Fawley and Sue Brideshead find happiness in their relationship. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union, it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge."
Down the river by H. E Bates( Book )

9 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Shropshire lad by A. E Housman( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty-three short poems by the English poet showing a young lad's reactions to love, beauty, friendship, and death as he approaches manhood
The faerie queen : disposed into twelve books fashioning XII morall vertues by Edmund Spenser( Book )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The Faerie Queene' is an incomplete English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. The first half was published in 1590, and a second installment was published in 1596. 'The Faerie Queene' is notable for its form: it is one of the longest poems in the English language and the origin of a verse form that came to be known as Spenserian stanza. It is an allegorical work, and can be read (as Spenser presumably intended) on several levels of allegory, including as praise of Queen Elizabeth I. In a completely allegorical context, the poem follows several knights in an examination of several virtues. In Spenser's 'Letter of the Authors,' he states that the entire epic poem is 'cloudily enwrapped in allegorical devices,' and that the aim of publishing 'The Faerie Queene' was to 'fashion a gentleman or noble person in virtuous and gentle discipline'"--Wikipedia, viewed on November 4, 2015
The faerie queene : disposed into twelve bookes fashioning XII morall vertues by Edmund Spenser( Book )

6 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucifer : a poem by John Cowper Powys( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forest giant by Adrien Le Corbeau( Book )

3 editions published between 1924 and 1936 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs, poems from the plays, and sonnets
Gypsy folk tales( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Matthews and three other tales by Rhys Davies( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house with the apricot and two other tales by H. E Bates( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fables of Esope by Gregynog Press( Book )

3 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Madeleine Pollard : a diary of ten weeks' association with the plaintiff in the famous Breckinridge-Pollard suit ; an intimate study of character by Agnes Miller Parker( Book )

5 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XXI Welsh gypsy folk-tales by John Sampson( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How it happened; myths and folk-tales by Rhoda Power( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Myths and folktales from around the world adapted for children
 
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A Shropshire lad
Alternative Names
Agnes Miller Parker

Agnes Miller Parker engraver, illustrator

Ai ge ni si Mi le Pa ke 1895-1980

Aigenisi-Mile-Pake 1895-1980

MacCance, Agnes Miller 1895-1980

McCance, Agnes Miller

McCance, Agnes Miller 1895-1980

Miller Parker, Agnes

Miller Parker, Agnes 1895-1980

Pake, Aigenisi Mile 1895-1980

Parker, A. Miller.

Parker, A. Miller 1895-1980

Parker, A. Miller (Agnes Miller), 1895-1980

Parker, Agnes M. 1895-1980

Parker, Agnes Miller 1895-1980

Languages
English (139)

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A Shropshire lad