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Woodress, James Leslie

Overview
Works: 72 works in 366 publications in 2 languages and 12,963 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Psychological fiction  Frame stories  History  Bibliography  Sources  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Annotator, Other, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PS3505.A87, 813.52
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Most widely held works about James Leslie Woodress
  • Papers by James Leslie Woodress( )
 
Most widely held works by James Leslie Woodress
Willa Cather : a literary life by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Willa Cather from her Virginia childhood to her death in 1947
Willa Cather : her life and art by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Booth Tarkington : gentleman from Indiana by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

21 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The troll garden by Willa Cather( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cather's first short story collection, originally published in 1905, depicts characters who seek the realm of beauty and imagination, but are confronted by the vulgarity and brutality of American society
American fiction, 1900-1950; a guide to information sources by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Yankee's odyssey : the life of Joel Barlow by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript with holograph revision and notes
Critical essays on Walt Whitman by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides critical analysis of Whitman's works. The first section gives a representative sampling of the controversy that swirled about him during the period when Leaves of Grass was a new book
Howells & Italy by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1969 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays mostly on periodical publishing in America: a collection in honor of Clarence Gohdes by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissertations in American literature, 1891-1966 by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

30 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices from America's past by Richard B Morris( Book )

in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the United States told through letters, diaries, memoirs and other contemporary documents
My Ántonia by Willa Cather( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Bohemian girl in a Nebraska town depicts life in a desolate area and the adaptation of immigrants to American life
Dissertations in American literature, 1891-1955. With supplement, 1956-1961 by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

27 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professor's house by Willa Cather( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professor's house was published in 1925, when she was fifty-two. At the time she was an author with a worldwide reputation, having won the Pulitzer Prize in 1923 for One of ours. Reaching the top of her profession had produced a letdown, and she later wrote that around the time she won the Pulitzer she had felt that for her the world had broken in two. The situation of the professor in this novel reflects the troubled time in Cather's own life. Behind this story of Godfrey St. Peter, a man who, despite his successes, has at mid-career experienced a profound disappointment with life, is the fierce story of how he decides to continue living despite his disappointment. Sandwiched between St. Peter's stories is the thrilling tale of his one brilliant student, Tom Outland, who discovers the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde. Profound and disturbing, The professor's house has taken its place as one of its author's most important works
Dissertations in American literature, 1891-1955 by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

14 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American literary scholarship : an annual, 1964 by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume, eighth in the annual series, provides for scholars, students, and general readers a systematic, evaluative guide to current published studies on American literature. Half the chapters summarize the year's published work on individual authors, and half are devoted to genres and periods. The eighteen contributors, acknowledged scholars in their fields, describe and evaluate significant published works, give a sense of trends in scholarship and criticism, and indicate areas for fruitful research. A key to the abbreviations used is provided. An index is also provided, giving references to literary and historical figures referred to throughout the book as well as authors of the works surveyed. (Author/JF)
Times of crisis, 1962-1975( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The westward movement, 1832-1889 by Richard B Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the history of the western expansion beyond the Mississippi through eyewitness accounts drawn from such contemporary sources as letters, diaries, reminiscences, novels, poetry, press reports and selections from key public documents
The Jeffersonians, 1801-1829 by Richard B Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses excerpts from letters, diaries, novels, poetry, press reports, documents, and other contemporary sources to portray the development of the United States in the early nineteenth century, during the administrations of Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, and Adams
Democracy on trial : the first World War, 1914-1920 by Richard B Morris( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Willa Cather : a literary life
Alternative Names
Leslie Woodress, James

Woodress, James.

Woodress James 1916-....

Woodress, James L.

Woodress, James Leslie 1916-

Languages
English (261)

French (2)

Covers
The troll gardenHowells & ItalyMy ÁntoniaThe professor's houseAmerican literary scholarship : an annual, 1964