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Lowes, John Livingston 1867-1945

Overview
Works: 125 works in 544 publications in 1 language and 9,423 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  Poetry  Illustrated works  Sources  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR2801.A2, 822.33
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The road to Xanadu; a study in the ways of the imagination by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

149 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the sources of Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan."
Geoffrey Chaucer by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

71 editions published between 1934 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures delivered in 1932 on the William J. Cooper foundation in Swarthmore College
Convention and revolt in poetry by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

62 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Chaucer and the development of his genius by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

9 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in appreciation by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems of Amy Lowell by Amy Lowell( Book )

13 editions published between 1927 and 1988 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Geoffrey Chaucer by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

28 editions published between 1930 and 1978 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of reading books by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

17 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 1940 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play concerns the efforts of Helena, daughter of a renowned physician, to make Bertram, the Count of Rousillon, her husband
The English Bible; essays by various writers by Vernon F Storr( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Geoffrey Chaucer by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leaf from the 1611 King James Bible with "The noblest monument of English prose" by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belasco Theatre, Washington, D.C., David Belasco & Sam S. & Lee Shubert, proprietors and managers, direction of Sam S. and Lee Shubert (Inc.), L. Stoddard Taylor, manager. Farewell of Forbes Robertston (positively his last appearance in Washington) with Gertrude Elliott and London Company, Percy Burton, general manager for Sir J. Forbes-Robertson. Shakespeare's tragedy of "Hamlet." Scenery by Joseph Harker and Hawes Craven. Overture, entr'actes, and incidental music by Tschaikowsky
Teaching and the spirit of research by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prologue to the Legend of good women considered in its chronological relations by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Xanadu by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

9 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE ROAD TO XANADU. PREFACE: THE story which this book essays to tell was not of the tellers choosing. I t simply came, with supreme indifference to other plans, and autocratically demanded right of way. A glittering eye and a skinny hand and a long gray beard could not have done more summary execution, nor, for that matter, could the Wedding-Guest himself who also had other fish to fry have been, at the outset, a more reluctant auditor. But the reluctance swiftly passed into absorbing interest, as the meaning of the chance glimpse which did the business was disclosed. For the agency which cast the spell was not, as it happened, a pair of marvellous fairy-tales at all, nor even the provocative and baffling personality of their creator. It was the imaginative energy itself, surprised as it seemed to me at work behind these fabrics of its weaving. If I Gas right, and if I could make clear to others what I thought I saw myself, I had no alternative. That the aperpi, such as it was, should come through The Ancient Mariner, when I wasintent at the moment upon Chaucers rich humanity, was, to be sure, more than a little disconcerting. It was so, however, that it chose to come, and Wyrd goeth as she will. Once started on, however, the story has been written in its present form I fear I. must confess quite frankly for the writers own enjoyment - in part for the sheer pleasure of following into unfamiliar regions an almost untrodden path not a little for that fearful joy one snatches from the effort to exhibit, with something that approaches clarity, the order which gives meaning to a chaos of details. It would have been easy in comparison to communicate, for the edification of a narrow circle only, a mass of observations to the pages of some learned journal, and let it go at that. But the subject in itself was far too interesting, and the light it seemed to throw upon a wider field far too significant, to warrant any but the broadest treatment I could give it. I am not sure, indeed, that one of the chief services which literary scholarship can render is not precisely the attempt, at least, to make its findings available and interesting, if that may be beyond the precincts of its own solemn troops and sweet societies. At all events, that is the adventurous enterprise of this volume. Its facts I think I can safely vouch for. As for the interpretation thereof, that is the core of the book
The Loveres Maladye of Hereos by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer and the seven deadly sins by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer and the Miroir de mariage by John Livingston Lowes( Book )

4 editions published between 1910 and 1911 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The road to Xanadu; a study in the ways of the imagination
Alternative Names
John Livingston Lowes American academic

John Livingston Lowes Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1867-1945)

John Livingston Lowes US-amerikanischer Literaturkritiker

Livingston Lowes, John

Livingston Lowes, John 1867-1945

Lowes, John L.

Lowes, John Livingston 1867-1945

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English (411)

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