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Yates, Richard 1926-1992

Works: 116 works in 962 publications in 25 languages and 22,973 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  War films  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Creator, Editor, Author of screenplay, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PS3575.A83, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Yates
Revolutionary road by Richard Yates( Book )

214 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 24 languages and held by 4,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devastating effects of work, adultery, rebellion, and self-deception slowly destroy the once successful marriage of Frank and April Wheeler, a suburban American couple
The Easter parade : a novel by Richard Yates( Book )

79 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows forty years in the lives of two sisters, victims of divorced, neglectful parents, as they develop into different kinds of women
Young hearts crying by Richard Yates( Book )

51 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Young Hearts Crying, Yates movingly portrays a man and a woman from their courtship and marriage in the 1950s to their divorce in the 70s, chronicling their heartbreaking attempts to reach their highest ambitions. Michael Davenport dreams of being a poet after returning home from World War II in Europe, and at first he and his new wife Lucy enjoy their life together. But as the decades pass and the success of others creates an oppressive fear of failure in both Michael and Lucy, their once bright future gives way to a life of adultery and isolation
A good school : a novel by Richard Yates( Book )

47 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, he offers a spare and autumnal novel about a New England prep school. At once a meditation on the twilight of youth and an examination of America's entry into World War II, A Good School tells the stories of William Grove, the quiet boy who becomes an editor of the school newspaper; Jack Draper, a crippled chemistry teacher; and Edith Stone, the schoolmaster's young daughter, who falls in love with most celebrated boy in the class of 1943
The collected stories of Richard Yates by Richard Yates( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of the influential American author are collected into a single volume for the first time, featuring nine new stories never before published in a collection
Cold Spring Harbor by Richard Yates( Book )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Long Island town during the first months of World War II, Evan Shepard, a young machinist married for the second time, agrees to share a house with his wife's family and becomes torn by divided loyalties
How we live : contemporary life in contemporary fiction : an anthology by Penney Chapin Hills( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "short stories, novellas, and self-contained excerpts from novels in such a way that we are given a comprehensive psychological-sociological account of our life and times."
Disturbing the peace : a novel by Richard Yates( Book )

47 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Wilder is in his mid-thirties, a successful salesman with a place in the country, an adoring wife, and a ten-year-old son. But something is wrong: his family no longer interests him, his infidelities are leading him nowhere, and he has begun to drink too much. Then one night something inside John snaps and he calls his wife to tell her that he isn't coming home."--Summary on book
A special providence by Richard Yates( Book )

44 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Prentice is drafted after graduating high school and enters World War II during its final days. His hopes of glory are dashed by the fact that the fighting is almost all over. He proves to be an incompetent soldier and soon spends time in an infirmary with pneumonia. When he returns to his unit he continues to struggle but finally achieves a kind of acceptance
Revolutionary road by Richard Yates( Recording )

39 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright Connecticut couple living on the assumption that greatness is just around the corner, mortgage their spiritual birthright, betraying not only each other, but their best selves
Liars in love : stories by Richard Yates( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories in Liar in love are concerned with troubled relationships and the elusive nature of truth
Eleven kinds of loneliness; short stories by Richard Yates( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionary road ; The Easter parade ; Eleven kinds of loneliness by Richard Yates( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Easter parade: Even as little girls, Sarah and Emily are very different from each other. Emily looks up to her wiser and more stable older sister and is jealous of her relationship with their absent father, and later her seemingly golden marriage. The path she chooses for herself is less safe and conventional and her love affairs never really satisfy her. Although the bond between them endures, gradually the distance between the two women grows, until a tragic event throws their relationship into focus one last time
Eleven kinds of loneliness by Richard Yates( Book )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1962, a year after Revolutionary Road, this sublime collection of stories seems even more powerful today. Out of the lives of Manhattan office workers, a cab driver seeking immortality, frustrated would-be novelists, suburban men and their yearning, neglected women, Richard Yates creates a haunting mosaic of the 1950s, the era when the American dream was finally coming true - and just beginning to ring a little hollow
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April en Frank wonen midden jaren 50 van de 20e eeuw met hun twee kinderen in een buitenwijk in Connecticut. Ze zijn gefrustreerd over hun bestaan en besluiten naar Frankrijk te verhuizen om daar hun artistieke aspiraties te verwezenlijken
Liars in love by Richard Yates( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his second collection of short stories, Richard Yates continues to extend his range as a writer of stunning power and eloquence
William Styron's Lie down in darkness : a screenplay by Richard Yates( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lower Colorado River : a bibliography by Richard Yates( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bridge at Remagen by John Guillermin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1945: The Allies are making their final advance into German territory, and only one strategic bridge on the Rhine River remains in Nazi hands. Both sides have much to gain: the Germans, the lives of 50,000 soldiers stationed on the wrong side of the bridge; and the Allies, a quicker end to the war
The Easter parade by Richard Yates( Recording )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of divorced parents, sisters Sarah and Emily Grimes are observed over four decades and grow into two very different women. Sarah is stable and stalwart, settling into an unhappy marriage. Emily is precocious and independent, struggling with one unsatisfactory love affair after another
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Revolutionary road
The Easter parade : a novelYoung hearts cryingA good school : a novelThe collected stories of Richard YatesCold Spring HarborDisturbing the peace : a novelA special providenceRevolutionary road
Alternative Names
Jeitsas Ričardas

Jejts, Ričard 1926-1992

Richard Yates Amerikaans schrijver

Richard Yates amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Richard Yates Novelist, short story writer

Richard Yates scrittore, giornalista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Richard Yates US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Essayist

Yates, Richard, 1926-

Yates, Richard (Schriftsteller) 1926-1992

Yatesas Richardas

Ричард Йэтс

ריצ'רד ייטס

ריצ'רד ייטס סופר אמריקאי

예이츠, 리차드 1926-1992

예이츠, 리처드 1926-1992

イエーツ, リチャード