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Leonard, William Ellery 1876-1944

Overview
Works: 186 works in 549 publications in 3 languages and 11,505 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Didactic poetry, Latin  Didactic poetry  Fiction  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry  Personal narratives  Biography 
Subject Headings: Poets, American 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Signer, Other
Classifications: PA6483.E5, 871.01
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American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,337 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
The way things are: the De rerum natura of Titus Lucretius Carus by Lucrèce( Book )

64 editions published between 1916 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of the epic poem by first-century Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius that provides an examination of atomic theory, natural phenomena, free will, and religious fears and prejudices
Beowulf, a new verse translation for fireside and class room by Beowulf (Personnage légendaire)( Book )

28 editions published between 1923 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 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 )

36 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prairie Skies captures the beauty and magic and majesty of the weather and at the same time arms you with the information that could prove useful when the sky turns threatening. You'll nearly be able to predict the weather yourself, says Paul "With a knowledge of clouds, a simple barometer on the wall, and some basic weather facts, you'll be able to make a pretty accurate twenty-four-hour forecast, and in some small way gain an edge on the elements."
Two lives; a poem by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

31 editions published between 1922 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fragments of Empedocles by Empedocles( Book )

13 editions published between 1908 and 1973 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 319 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 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet of Galilee by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

9 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1934 and 1959 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a biography of Socrates, the legendary thinker who founded one of the great schools of Western thought
The vaunt of man; and other poems by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 1923 in English and held by 169 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 162 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."
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 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 133 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 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilgamesh( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The locomotive-god by William Ellery Leonard( Book )

13 editions published between 1927 and 1942 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's autobiography in which, by psychoanalysis, he traces the origin of certain mental maladies
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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The way things are: the De rerum natura of Titus Lucretius Carus
Alternative Names
Channing Leonard, William Ellery 1876-1944

Ellery Leonard, William

Ellery Leonard, William 1876-1944

Leonard, W. E.

Leonard, William

Leonard, William E.

Leonard, William E. 1876-1944

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)

William Ellery Leonard amerikanischer Dichter

William Ellery Leonard amerikansk poet

William Ellery Leonard écrivain américain

William Ellery Leonard escritor estadounidense

William Leonard

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