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Smith, Henry Nash

Overview
Works: 117 works in 450 publications in 4 languages and 13,651 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Adventure stories  Records and correspondence  Biography  Pictorial works  Graphic novels  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Correspondent
Classifications: PS1305, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Henry Nash Smith, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Henry Nash Smith
Virgin land; the American West as symbol and myth by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
133 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the significance and impact of the nineteenth-century Westward movement on American literature. Bibliogs
Mark Twain; a collection of critical essays by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
25 editions published between 1863 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mirrors the changing morals of the United States literary climate, from the search for the "usable past" of the 1920's, through the social realism of the '30's, to the psychological symbolism of the '40's and 50's
Mark Twain: the development of a writer by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
33 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book considers first the problems of style and structure Mark Twain faced at the outset of his career, and then traces his handling of these problems in nine of his principal works. Since questions of technique necessarily involve questions of meaning, I have dealt also with his ethical ideas. The inquiry leads ultimately to the consideration of how his writing reveals a conflict between the dominant culture of his day and an emergent attitude associated with the vernacular language of the native American humorists. - Preface
Democracy and the novel : popular resistance to classic American writers by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain-Howells letters; the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910 by Mark Twain ( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the first comprehensive collection of correspondence between Mark Twain and his editor William D. Howells. The publishing practices and critical attitudes of the period are variously documented here as it showcases the Gilded Age in American writing
Popular culture and industrialism, 1865-1890 by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
12 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's fable of progress : political and economic ideas in "A Connecticut Yankee." by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected Mark Twain-Howells letters, 1872-1910 by Mark Twain ( Book )
12 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain ( Book )
12 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This novel 'begins with Huck's escape from his drunken, brutal father to the river, where he meets up with Jim, a runaway slave. The story of their journey downstream, with occasional forays into the society along the banks, is an American classic that captures the smells, rhythms, and sounds, the variety of dialects and the human activity of life on the great river. It is also a penetrating social commentary that reveals corruption, moral decay, and intellectual impoverishment through Huck and Jim's encounters with traveling actors and con men, lynch mobs, thieves, and Southern gentility.'" Reader's Ency. 4th edition
American literature, culture, and ideology : essays in memory of Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain : San Francisco Virginia City Territorial enterprise correspondent : selections from his letters to the Territorial enterprise, 1865-1866 by Allen Press ( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters from the earth by Mark Twain ( Book )
21 editions published between 1962 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sketches and pieces from Twain's lesser known works. First prepared in 1939 by Bernard DeVoto and now presented with his notes and introduction
How true are dreams? : the theme of fantasy in Mark Twain's later work by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The controversy at the University of Texas, 1939-1945 by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prairie by James Fenimore Cooper ( Book )
16 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sequel to The Pioneers finds Natty going West and opposing the destruction of the land of the animals
The controversy at the University of Texas, 1939-1946, a documentary history by Henry Nash Smith ( Book )
3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain of the Enterprise; newspaper articles & other documents, 1862-1864 by Mark Twain ( Book )
8 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872-1910 by Mark Twain ( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain - Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872 - 1910 by Mark Twain ( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Twain - Howells letters : the correspondence of Samuel L. Clemens and William D. Howells, 1872 - 1910 by Mark Twain ( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Nash Smith, Henry 1906-1986
Smith, Henry N.
Smith, Henry N. 1906-1986
Languages
English (327)
Polish (2)
Japanese (2)
French (2)
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