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Gifford, William 1756-1826

Overview
Works: 316 works in 1,227 publications in 3 languages and 12,739 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  History  Periodicals  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Anecdotes  Newspapers  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Arranger, Other, Annotator, cnm, Contributor, Author of introduction, Reviewer, Creator
Classifications: PA6447.E5, 877
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Most widely held works about William Gifford
 
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Most widely held works by William Gifford
The Anti-Jacobin, or, Weekly examiner( )

in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quarterly review( )

in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic works and poems by James Shirley( Book )

32 editions published between 1833 and 2000 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

89 editions published between 1816 and 1910 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satires by Persius( Book )

74 editions published between 1806 and 2005 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the ancient world, the Satires belonged to a small class of works which remained in constant circulation. They were read in the schools, were commented upon by scholars, and were forever the subject of controversy. This translation boasts several advantages over previous English versions : it is the work of a poet rather than a Latinist, and it offers a faithful rendering of Persius' franker passages which the Victorians never dared to translate fully
The Baviad, and Maeviad by William Gifford( Book )

74 editions published between 1797 and 2012 in English and Latin and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin by George Canning( Book )

14 editions published between 1799 and 1924 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This issue of Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin includes six etchings by James Gillray. The newsletter, founded by George Canning, proclaimed to be partial to England and to refute the ideas of the Jacobins and English radicals. Canning paid Gillray for a number of plates depicting the themes of the Anti-Jacobin to help with publicity for the newsletter
Juvenal's satires, with the satires of Persius by Juvenal( Book )

7 editions published in 1954 in English and German and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works by John Ford( Book )

10 editions published between 1895 and 1965 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Jonson by Ben Jonson( Book )

in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of John Ford by John Ford( Book )

15 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis by Juvenal( Book )

13 editions published between 1802 and 1966 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eaton chronicle; or, the salt-box( )

in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Ben Jonson : with a biographical memoir by Ben Jonson( Book )

33 editions published between 1816 and 1910 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epistle to Peter Pindar : By the author of The Baviad by William Gifford( )

29 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Philip Massinger, with notes, critical and explanatory by Philip Massinger( Book )

19 editions published between 1813 and 1860 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Baviad : a paraphrastic imitation of the first satire of Persius by William Gifford( Book )

27 editions published between 1791 and 1793 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mæviad by William Gifford( Book )

26 editions published between 1795 and 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gifford, W.

Gifford, W. 1756-1826

Gifford, W. (William), 1756-1826

William Gifford britisk poet

William Gifford Brits dichter (1756-1826)

William Gifford brittisk poet

William Gifford englischer Dichter und Übersetzer

William Gifford English critic, editor and poet

Languages
English (624)

Latin (7)

German (1)

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