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Pratt, Frederic Alcott 1862-1910

Overview
Works: 43 works in 48 publications in 3 languages and 111 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Periodicals  Manuscripts  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Music  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR3627, 821.5
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Most widely held works by Frederic Alcott Pratt
Memoirs of members of the Social Circle in Concord. Fourth series, from 1895 to 1909 by Social Circle in Concord( Book )

4 editions published between 1907 and 1909 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Record of a school : exemplifying the general principles of spiritual culture by Catharine Maria Sedgwick( )

2 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on man by Alexander Pope( Book )

1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Voltaire called it "the most sublime didactic poem ever written in any language." Rousseau rhapsodized about its intellectual consolations. Kant recited long passages of it from memory during his lectures. And Adam Smith and David Hume drew inspiration from it in their writings. This was Alexander Pope's Essay on Man (1733-34), a masterpiece of philosophical poetry, one of the most important and controversial works of the Enlightenment, and one of the most widely read, imitated, and discussed poems of eighteenth-century Europe and America. This volume, which presents the first major new edition of the poem in more than fifty years, introduces this essential work to a new generation of readers, recapturing the excitement and illuminating the debates it provoked from the moment of its publication. Echoing Milton's purpose in Paradise Lost, Pope says his aim in An Essay on Man is to "vindicate the ways of God to man"--To explain the existence of evil and explore man's place in the universe. In a comprehensive introduction, Tom Jones describes the poem as an investigation of the fundamental question of how people should behave in a world they experience as chaotic, but which they suspect to be orderly from some higher point of view. The introduction provides a thorough discussion of the poem's attitudes, themes, composition, context, and reception, and reassesses the work's place in history. Extensive annotations to the text explain references and allusions. The result is the most accessible, informative, and reader-friendly edition of the poem in decades and an invaluable book for students and scholars of eighteenth-century literature and thought."--
The hermit of Warkworth, a Northumberland ballad by Thomas Percy( Book )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In memoriam William Lorenzo Eaton( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen of Carron : a poem by John Langhorne( Book )

1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Historical dramas] by Friedrich Schiller( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apophtegmata symbolica per moralia et ethica dogmata, rythmice constructa, pro quocumque statu hominum tum ecclesiasticis, quam saecularibus apprime jucunda et proficua by August Casimir Redel( Book )

2 editions published in 1695 in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apologi creaturarum by Jan MOERMAN( Book )

1 edition published in 1584 in Latin and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Eldred of the bower, and, the bleeding rock by Hannah More( Book )

1 edition published in 1794 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual list of the members of the Vegetarian Society, with rules, and a report of the proceedings by England) Vegetarian Society (Manchester( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Retrospective sketch of an educative attempt, at Alcott House : Ham Common, near Richmond, Surrey by Henry G Wright( Book )

1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Merry's museum( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Common education by Amos Bronson Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1828 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Affirmations( Book )

1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alcott House, Ham, near Richmond, Surrey by Alcott House (School)( Book )

1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Maternal influence by Amos Bronson Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Pratt, F. Alcott (Frederic Alcott), 1862-1910

Pratt, Frederick Alcott

Languages
English (23)

Latin (4)

German (1)