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Gilfillan, George 1813-1878

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Works: 521 works in 1,604 publications in 3 languages and 13,438 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Pictorial works  Poetry  Portraits 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Arranger, Other, Composer
Classifications: PR3310.A5, 821
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The bards of the Bible by George Gilfillan( Book )

38 editions published between 1851 and 2013 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Beattie, Blair and Falconer by James Beattie( Book )

37 editions published between 1854 and 2015 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of William Shenstone by William Shenstone( Book )

29 editions published between 1854 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gallery of literary portraits by George Gilfillan( Book )

21 editions published between 1845 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First issue of this edition, 1909; reprinted 1927.""Edited with introduction by W. Robertson Nicoll." Dr. Chalmers.--Jameson of Methven.--Professor Wilson.--A cluster of new poets: Sydney Yendys, Alexander Smith, J. Stanyan Rigg, Gerald Massey.--Hazlitt.--Thomas Macaulay.--Macaulay as a historian.--Edmund Burke.--Shakspere.--a lecture.--Sir Edward Lytton Rulwer.--Satire and satirists.--The late Dr. Samuel Brown.--Thomas Carlyle.--George Crabbe
The poetical works of William Lisle Bowles ... by William Lisle Bowles( Book )

13 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )

14 editions published between 1854 and 1862 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett : with memoirs, critical dissertations, and explanatory notes by Samuel Johnson( Book )

22 editions published between 1855 and 2004 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Warton : with lives, critical dissertations, and explanatory notes by Oliver Goldsmith( Book )

32 editions published between 1854 and 1963 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Armstrong, Dyer, and Green, with memoirs, and critical dissertations by John Armstrong( Book )

21 editions published between 1858 and 1985 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second gallery of literary portraits by George Gilfillan( )

15 editions published between 1850 and 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of George Herbert by George Herbert( Book )

27 editions published between 1852 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetical works of Charles Churchill by Charles Churchill( Book )

12 editions published between 1855 and 1880 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Henry Kirke White and James Grahame by Henry Kirke White( Book )

15 editions published between 1855 and 1878 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetical works by James Thomson( Book )

16 editions published between 1853 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Edmund Waller and Sir John Denham by Edmund Waller( Book )

18 editions published between 1855 and 1869 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young's night thoughts by Edward Young( Book )

19 editions published between 1853 and 1895 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works by William Shenstone( Book )

11 editions published between 1811 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Mark Akenside by Mark Akenside( Book )

21 editions published between 1857 and 2006 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Akenside's fascination with the imagination, its characteristics and functions, resulted in an intriguing and influential blend of the poetic and the philosophical in his longer poems, The Pleasures of Imagination (1744) and The Pleasures of the Imagination (1772). The earlier work explores the then new subject of aesthetics in greater detail than it had ever been explored before, presenting various original insights and arguments. Yet it would be wrong to see the poem as merely a versified philosophical treatise; its complex structure offers satisfactions beyond those of sequential logic, and the examples cited to illustrate the central ideas are imbued with considerable vigor and clarity. As products of, and contributors to, the eighteenth-century enthusiasm for aesthetics, Akenside's longer poems are captivating examples of the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century experiment in developing the philosophical poem into a major literary form. It is for this reason above all others that they are valued by Coleridge and the writers of the next generation." "Because of the comparative obscurity into which Akenside's works fell after the demise of the long philosophical poem in the latter part of the nineteenth century, they have not by and large attracted the attention of modern bibliographers. In this edition numerous bibliographical and textual puzzles presented by his poems are solved for the first time. The apparatus, meanwhile, demonstrates the full extent of the poet's urge to revise - an urge that extended from the wholesale rewriting of some poems to subtle alterations of textual minutiae, showing a mind and an ear alive to nuances of meaning and intonation."--Jacket
Specimens with memoirs of the less-known British poets by George Gilfillan( Book )

17 editions published between 1840 and 1868 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A first gallery of literary portraits by George Gilfillan( )

14 editions published between 1851 and 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
George Gilfillan Brits schrijver (1813-1878)

George Gilfillan Scottish writer

Gilfillan, G.

Languages
English (512)

German (1)

French (1)