WorldCat Identities

Macy, George

Overview
Works: 118 works in 148 publications in 1 language and 3,281 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Drama  Psychological fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Horror fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Juvenile works  Historical drama 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Recipient
Classifications: PR6019.O9, 821.1
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 by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 173 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 168 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. Includes study guide
The cloister and the hearth by Charles Reade( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tragic medieval romance is based on the life of Erasmus' father
Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )

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

On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun
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
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 144 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 140 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 life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 137 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 131 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
The [rose] & the [ring] by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the misadventures that befell the court of Paflagonia when the Fairy Blackstick cast her magic spells
Outlaws of the marsh by Nai'an Shi( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous Chinese classic reflects many traditional themes of Chinese folklore, including the commom peoples' struggle against oppression
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 )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 114 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

 
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Alternative Names
Jester, George

Macy, George Jesse

Languages
English (52)