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Macy, George

Works: 105 works in 132 publications in 1 language and 3,232 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Historical fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Recipient
Classifications: PR6019.O9, 821.1
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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 by R. F Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 174 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
Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus 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
Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonnets from the Portuguese, written in 1845 and 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. Elizabeth was initially hesitant to publish the poems, feeling that they were too personal. However, her husband insisted that they were the best sequence of English-language sonnets since Shakespeare's time and urged her to publish them and challen
Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 149 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
Tales of soldiers & civilians by Ambrose Bierce( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questing after Pancho Villa's revolutionary forces, Ambrose Bierce rode into Mexico in 1913 and was never seen again. He left behind him the Devil's Dictionary and a remarkable body of short fiction. This collection gathers some of Bierce's finest stories, including the celebrated Civil War fiction 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,' his macabre masterpieces, and his tales of supernatural horror. Reminiscent of Poe, these stories are marked by a sardonic humour and a realistic study of tense emotional states
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 Aristophanes( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Aristophanes' most popular play, sex is a powerful agent of reconciliation. As war ravages ancient Greece, a band of women, led by Lysistrata, promise to deny their husbands all sex until they stop fighting. This volume of Lysistrata brings the play up to date with modern scholarship, providing an account of its history and containing new information about the comic theater and its social and political context. Lysistrata not only brims with topical references to social life, religion, and politics in classical Athens; it is also one of the best sources for information on the life of women in antiquity, offering a unique glimpse of their everyday life
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 130 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 127 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
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 116 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 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fielding's classic novel chronicles the adventures of Tom Jones, who was abandoned as an infant and grows into a lusty, imprudent young man. Promising to mend his ways, Tom competes with an abusive rival for the affections of a wealthy squire's daughter, and eventually learns the truth about his identity
Crainquebille : (L'affaire Crainquebille) by Anatole France( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 75 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

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