WorldCat Identities

Davenport, Basil 1905-1966

Overview
Works: 91 works in 264 publications in 1 language and 12,705 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Satire  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Author, Translator, Other, Former owner, Contributor
Classifications: PS1868, FIC
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Most widely held works about Basil Davenport
 
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Most widely held works by Basil Davenport
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivanhoe returns to England from the Crusades, and fights for freedom from the usurping Prince John
The portable Roman reader by Basil Davenport( Book )

24 editions published between 1951 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of representative works of great Roman writers and thinkers from the founding of the Republic to the collapse of the Empire
The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Pyncheon does well in denouncing Old Matthew: he founds a New England dynasty and builds a remarkable mansion; but on its opening day he is found dead, slaked in his own blood. By 1840, that dynasty is almost spent; amid the dust and decay of the Seven Gables, Clifford and Hepzibah believe in their own continued nobility as much as they believe in the mysterious curse still tracking the Pyncheons
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

7 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her uncle dies, young Jane Eyre is terribly mistreated by her aunt and cousins. She is quickly sent away to a girls' school, where life is not much better. But Jane loves books and learning, and she becomes the first in her class. She becomes the first in her class. She goes on to teach, then takes a position with Mr. Rochester, working as a governess. At his mansion, life changes dramatically
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1943 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young women, one innocent and the other clever and unscrupulous, seek husbands and happiness in Europe around the time of the Napoleonic campaigns
The Science fiction novel : imagination and social criticism by SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays presented in a University of Chicago lecture series in 1957
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

2 editions published between 1941 and 1944 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three great swordsmen, Porthos, Aramis, and 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
Wuthering heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1948 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In nineteenth-century Yorkshire, the passionate attachment between a headstrong young girl and a foundling boy brought up by her father causes disaster for them and many others, even in the next generation
Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters, one practical and conventional and the other emotional and sentimental, find that only through compromise of their mutual differences can they get along
The black arrow : a tale of the two roses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published between 1926 and 1949 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Englishman, seeking to avenge the death of his father, becomes involved in the band of the Black Arrow and the events of the War of the Roses
Famous monster tales( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the end of time by Olaf Stapledon( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1975 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales to be told in the dark : a selection of stories from the great authors, arranged for reading and telling aloud by Basil Davenport( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1967 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiry into science fiction by Basil Davenport( Book )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great escapes by Basil Davenport( Book )

5 editions published between 1952 and 1955 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

3 editions published between 1948 and 1979 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hester Prynne is condemend to wear the scarlet letter as a token of her adultery
Deals with the Devil : an anthology by Basil Davenport( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'aiglon; a drama in six acts in verse by Edmond Rostand( Book )

2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghostly tales to be told : a collection of stories from the great masters, arranged for reading and telling aloud by Basil Davenport( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of the supernatural
13 ways to dispose of a body; an anthology by Basil Davenport( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The portable Roman reader
Languages
English (145)

Covers
The house of the seven gablesJane Eyre