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Macy, George

Overview
Works: 99 works in 124 publications in 1 language and 3,137 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  History  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Horror tales  Short stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Recipient
Classifications: PR5397, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Macy
The book of the thousand nights and a night : a plain and literal translation of The Arabian nights entertainments( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her
The annotated Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
The cloister and the hearth : a tale of the Middle Ages by Charles Reade( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonnets from the Portuguese, written ca. 1845-1846 and first published in 1850, is a collection of forty-four love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The poems largely chronicle the period leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. The collection was acclaimed and popular even in the poet's lifetime and it remains so today.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated by Edy Legrand. The text as abridged and arranged by Edward Garnett, with a prefatory note by M. Garnett, and a general introduction by T. E. Lawrence. The special content of this edition were copyrighted in 1953 by the George Macy Company. TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication in 1888, as one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and Americans. His account is a thoroughly realized document, a comprehensive understanding and treatment of every aspect of the life of the nomadic Arabs
Ulysses by James Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account of several lower class citizens of Dublin describes their activities and tells what some of them were thinking one day in 1904
Lysistrata by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favours with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes 'Lysistrata' a comedy without peer in the history of theatre. -- Publisher's description
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories
The book of Job : from the translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other famous tales by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll invented a drug that would change him into the ominous Mr. Hyde. His evil nature, however, became the stronger part of him and to his horror, he no longer needed the formula to transform his appearance
The [rose] & the [ring] by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All men are brothers = (Shui hu zhuan) by Nai'an Shi( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier's reader : a volume containing four hundred thousand words of select literary entertainment for the American soldier on the ground or in the air by George Macy( Book )

3 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Jones : the history of a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crainquebille. (L'affaire Crainquebille) by Anatole France( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three great swordsmen, Porthos, Aramis, Anthos, with their protege, D'Artagnan, match wits with the sinister Cardinal Richelieu who seeks to divide the royalty in his own quest for power
 
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Alternative Names
Jester, George

Macy, George Jesse

Languages
English (48)