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Hales, John W. (John Wesley) 1836-1914

Overview
Works: 132 works in 499 publications in 2 languages and 4,320 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Folklore  Miscellanea  Manuscripts  Interactive multimedia  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR553, 821.3
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Most widely held works about John W Hales
 
Most widely held works by John W Hales
Areopagitica by John Milton( Book )
59 editions published between 1874 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Areopagitica: A speech of Mr John Milton for the liberty of unlicensed printing to the Parliament of England is a prose tract or polemic by John Milton, published November 23, 1644, at the height of the English Civil War. Milton's Areopagitica is titled after a speech written by the Athenian orator Isocrates in the 5th century BC. (The Areopagus is a hill in Athens, the site of real and mythical tribunals. Isocrates hoped to restore the Council of the Areopagus.) Like Isocrates, Milton had no intention of delivering his speech orally. Instead it was distributed via pamphlet, defying the same p
Bishop Percy's folio manuscript. Ballads and romances by Thomas Percy( Book )
30 editions published between 1867 and 1992 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The faerie queene by Edmund Spenser( Book )
36 editions published between 1897 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the quests of certain knights as they struggled to achieve specific virtues, including stories that involve dragons, witches, and enchanted mirrors, in a work that was dedicated to Elizabeth I
The works of Edmund Spencer : a variorum edition by Edmund Spenser( Book )
48 editions published between 1869 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
V.1-6: The fairie queen.--v.7: The minor poems (Shepheardes calendar. Daphnaida. Colin Cloute come home again. Astrophel. Doleful lay of Clorinda. Fowre hymnes. Poems in a theatre for worldlings. Complaints. Amoretti and Epithalamion. Prothalamion. Commendatory sonnets. Fragments. Lost works.--v.8: The life of Edmund Spenser.--v. 9: Prose works
Longer English poems, with notes, philological and explanatory, and an introduction on the teaching of English. Chiefly for use in schools by John W Hales( Book )
54 editions published between 1872 and 1929 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Folia litteraria : essays and notes on English literature by John W Hales( Book )
15 editions published between 1893 and 1972 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete poetical works of Edmund Spenser by Edmund Spenser( Book )
30 editions published between 1869 and 1897 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes and essays on Shakespeare by John W Hales( Book )
8 editions published between 1884 and 1973 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Percy folio of old English ballads and romances ( Book )
in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of the poets a selection by Samuel Johnson( Book )
4 editions published between 1890 and 1913 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If a man is to write A Panegyrick, he may keep vices out of sight; but if he professes to write A Life, he must represent it really as it was.'In the last of his major writings, Samuel Johnson looked back over the previous two centuries of English Literature in order to describe the personalities as well as the achievements of the leading English poets. The major Lives - of Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope - are memorable cameos of the life of writing in which Johnson is as attentive to human frailty as to literary prowess. The shorter Lives preserve some of Johnson's most piercing, critical ju
Essays and notes on Shakespeare by John W Hales( Book )
9 editions published in 1892 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loose and humorous songs, from Bishop Percy's folio manuscript by Thomas Percy( Book )
3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories from the Faerie queene by Edmund Spenser( Book )
8 editions published between 1897 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The age of Chaucer (1346-1400) by F. J Snell( Book )
8 editions published between 1901 and 1926 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most brilliant period of the Middle Ages, the age of Chaucer was a time of social and political advances, noble daring, as well as independence and freedom. This engrossing volume examines the literature of the era as well as studies Geoffrey Chaucer and his works creating an evocative portrait of a notable epoch in the history of English literature
Stories from the Faerie queene by Mary Macleod( Book )
4 editions published between 1897 and 1931 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of King Arthur and his noble knights; stories from Sir Thomas Malory's Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory( Book )
5 editions published between 1900 and 1905 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historien om Kong Arthur og ridderne af det runde bord
A Biography of Edmund Spenser by John W Hales( )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Folio of Old English ballads and romances by Thomas Percy( )
3 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
... Milton : Areopagitica by John Milton( Book )
3 editions published between 1898 and 1928 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Folio manuscript. Ballads and romances by Thomas Percy( Book )
in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Halen, J. W. 1836-1914
Halen, John Wesley 1836-1914
Hales, J. W.
Hales, J. W. 1836-1914
Hales, John W.
Hales, John Wesley 1836-1914
Hales Professor
Wesley Hales, John 1836-1914
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