WorldCat Identities

Starkie, Walter 1894-1976

Overview
Works: 229 works in 810 publications in 4 languages and 11,582 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Picaresque literature  Action and adventure fiction  History  Picaresque fiction  Romances  Novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Music 
Roles: Author, Translator, Performer, Author of introduction, Honoree, Editor, Other, Compiler, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., în
Classifications: PQ6329, 863.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Starkie
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

45 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the classic early 17th century Spanish novel of chivalry and abiding optimism, depicting the exploits of a knight who attempts to bring justice and truth to the world
Luigi Pirandello, 1867-1936 by Walter Starkie( Book )

44 editions published between 1937 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of Pegasos, Kuunsankosken Kaupunginkirjasto of Finland presents a biographical sketch about the Italian novelist and dramatist Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936). Pirandello was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1934. Pirandello's plays often show how people think in different ways from one another. Some of Pirandello's works include "The Outcast" (1893), "At the Gate" (1916), and "Better Think Twice About It" (1916)
Eight Spanish plays of the golden age by Walter Starkie( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The mystery play of Elche" (including music): p.[325]-328
The Spaniards in their history by Ramón Menéndez Pidal( Book )

23 editions published between 1950 and 1967 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A calm, dispassionate analysis of Spain's national characteristics, which takes in the whole panorama of Spanish history and shows how modern tendencies are due to causes embedded in the original Spanish character. Examines the close connection between the character of the Spaniards and the land they inhabit. Shows how the philosopher Seneca refined instinctive attitudes toward stoicism and ethical austerity. Delineates the nature of Spanish detachment, idealism and individualism, explaining how these characteristics inevitably led to an excess of regionalism and a loss to the greater community
The road to Santiago : pilgrims of St. James by Walter Starkie( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Sara's tents by Walter Starkie( Book )

34 editions published between 1953 and 1957 in 4 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raggle-taggle; adventures with a fiddle in Hungary and Roumania by Walter Starkie( Book )

43 editions published between 1933 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanish raggle-taggle; adventures with a fiddle in north Spain by Walter Starkie( Book )

33 editions published between 1933 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homage to Yeats, 1865-1965; papers read at a Clark Library seminar, October 16, 1965 by Walter Starkie( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacinto Benavente by Walter Starkie( Book )

18 editions published between 1924 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luigi Pirandello by Walter Starkie( Book )

15 editions published between 1926 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain : a musician's journey through time and space by Walter Starkie( Book )

10 editions published in 1958 in English and French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger Juan by Ramón Pérez de Ayala( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Gypsy; adventures with a fiddle in southern Spain and Barbary by Walter Starkie( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La España de Cisneros by Walter Starkie( Book )

26 editions published between 1940 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Gypsy; adventures with a fiddle in Barbary, Andalusia and La Mancha by Walter Starkie( Book )

25 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fue una de las personalidades más polifacéticas de la cultura europea del siglo XX. Tras graduarse en el Trinity College de Dublín (1920), fue el primer catedrático de español de este centro universitario, en el que ejerció de 1926 a 1947. Experto en arte dramático, ante todo se le conoce como trotamundos y por sus libros de viajes, de gran éxito editorial
The deceitful marriage, and other exemplary novels by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was the Exemplary Novels, published three years before his death ... that established Cervantes' literary reputation among the intellectuals of his time. These picaresque stories ring with racy idiom and peasant humor, and with explicit characterizations that show how well he knew the speech and folkways and psychology of the common people. Among the Exemplary Novels presented here are three of his most famous ones: The Deceitful Marriage, a cynical tale of Spanish domestic life, merciless in its realism, pungent in its humor; The Little Gypsy, a love story of a high-spirited girl whose haunting counterpart has reappeared in the works of Goethe and Victor Hugo; and The Dogs' Colloquy, judged by many critics to be the greatest short story ever written."--Page 4 of cover
Grand inquisitor; being an account of Cardinal Ximenez de Cisneros and his times by Walter Starkie( Book )

12 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The waveless plain; an Italian autobiography by Walter Starkie( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1940 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aventuras de un irlandés en España by Walter Starkie( Book )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Don Quixote
Alternative Names
Starkie Walter

Starkie, Walter F.

Starkie Walter Fitzwilliam

Starkie, Walter Fitzwilliam 1894-

Starkie, Walter Fitzwilliam 1894-1976

Walter Starkie Irish translator

Walter Starkie traductor irlandés

Languages
English (362)

Spanish (52)

German (8)

French (2)

Covers
The road to Santiago : pilgrims of St. James