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Leonard, William Ellery 1876-1944

Overview
Works: 176 works in 504 publications in 3 languages and 10,766 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  History  Epic poetry  Personal narratives  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Signer, Other
Classifications: PS613, 811.508
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Most widely held works about William Ellery Leonard
 
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Most widely held works by William Ellery Leonard
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Beowulf, a new verse translation for fireside and class room by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

31 editions published between 1923 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath. - Amazon
Byron and Byronism in America by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

30 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctoral thesis examining Lord Byron's influence on American literature
Two lives; a poem by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

29 editions published between 1922 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucretius: Of the nature of things : a metrical translation by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

21 editions published between 1921 and 1949 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the nature of things = De rerum natura by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and Latin and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This great poem stands with Virgil's Aeneid as one of the vital and enduring achievements of Latin literature. Lost for more than a thousand years, its return to circulation in 1417 reintroduced dangerous ideas about the nature and meaning of existence and helped shape the modern world. - Amazon
The fragments of Empedocles by Empedocles( Book )

12 editions published between 1908 and 1973 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A son of earth, collected poems by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

8 editions published in 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Lvcreti Cari De rervm natvra, libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1979 in Latin and English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man against time, an heroic dream by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

6 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilgamesh, epic of old Babylonia; a rendering in free rhythms( Book )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet of Galilee by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

8 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates, master of life by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

6 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a biography of Socrates, the legendary thinker who founded one of the great schools of Western thought
Red Bird : a drama of Wisconsin history in four acts by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

5 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lynching bee, and other poems by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

5 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume the poet writes about, in his words, "the ominous turmoil of the times." The first section, By Fire and Rope, deals with the topics of lynching and war. € The section opens with an epic poem describing in detail€the process of€a spectacle lynching or "lynching bee" staged by "twelve true men in pants and coats (the sort who pay their bills, and cast their votes ...).'' It is followed by a short poem about the well-known 1913€lynching of Leo Frank, a Jewish factory manager, in Atlanta, in which the poet cautions: "Ye hanged God's Justice, hanging him."
The vaunt of man; and other poems by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

5 editions published between 1912 and 1923 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Lucreti Cari De rerum natura : libri sex by Titus Lucretius Carus( Book )

24 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oregon trail of Francis Parkman by Francis Parkman( Book )

4 editions published between 1910 and 1998 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilgamesh( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop and Hyssop : being fables adapted and original with the morals carefully formulated by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

9 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Channing Leonard, William Ellery 1876-1944

Ellery Leonard, William

Ellery Leonard, William 1876-1944

Leonard, W. E.

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Leonard, William Ellery

Leonard, William Ellery 1876-1944

Leonard, William Ellery Channing 1876-1944

William Ellery Leonard American writer

William Ellery Leonard Amerikaans dichter (1876-1944)

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