WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 167 works in 627 publications in 3 languages and 4,664 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction  Folk songs  Bawdy songs  Humorous songs  Ballads  Folklore  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Former owner, Contributor, Collector, Publishing director, pre
Classifications: PR2358.A3, 821.3
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Most widely held works by John W Hales
The works of Edmund Spenser by Edmund Spenser( Book )

77 editions published between 1869 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Areopagitica by John Milton( Book )

71 editions published between 1874 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Originally published in 1644, this prose work contains a developed argument against censorship. Ironically, the text was banned in England shortly after its publication.</p>
The faerie queene by Edmund Spenser( Book )

31 editions published between 1897 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the quests of knights as they struggled to achieve specific virtues
Bishop Percy's folio manuscript. Ballads and romances by Thomas Percy( Book )

19 editions published between 1868 and 1968 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folia litteraria : essays and notes on English literature by John W Hales( Book )

16 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

61 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes and essays on Shakespeare by John W Hales( Book )

14 editions published between 1884 and 1994 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Percy folio of old English ballads and romances( Book )

in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballads and romances( Book )

in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballads and romances( Book )

in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and notes on Shakespeare by John W Hales( Book )

8 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in English and held by 50 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 )

10 editions published between 1900 and 1946 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Arthurian legends, as recounted by Sir Thomas Malory, in direct and simple form for young people
Loose and humorous songs by Thomas Percy( Book )

3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bishop Percy's folio manuscript : Loose and humorous songs by Thomas Percy( Book )

9 editions published between 1867 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Chaucer (1346-1400) by F. J Snell( Book )

11 editions published between 1901 and 1926 in English and held by 40 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 )

8 editions published between 1897 and 1931 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of twelve knights, each an example of a different virtue, as they undertake difficult quests for their queen
A biography of Edmund Spenser by John W Hales( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bishop Percy's folio ms by Anon( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The works of Edmund Spenser
Alternative Names
Halen, J. W. 1836-1914

Halen, John Wesley 1836-1914

Hales.

Hales, J. W.

Hales, J. W. 1836-1914

Hales, John W.

Hales, John Wesley 1836-1914

Hales Professor

John Wesley Hales British editor

Wesley Hales, John 1836-1914

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A biography of Edmund Spenser