WorldCat Identities

Woodress, James Leslie

Overview
Works: 91 works in 375 publications in 2 languages and 14,089 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Psychological fiction  Frame-stories  History  Bibliography  Sources  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Commentator for written text
Classifications: PS3505.A87, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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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 )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,565 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 )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The troll garden by Willa Cather( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 978 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
Eight American authors; a review of research and criticism by Floyd Stovall( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By Jay B. Hubbell, Floyd Stovall, Walter Blair, Lewis Leary, Stanley T. Williams, Willard Thorp, Harry Hayden Clark, and Robert E. Spiller. Edited by Floyd Stovall
A Yankee's odyssey : the life of Joel Barlow by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 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 )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1969 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the United States told through letters, diaries, memoirs and other contemporary documents
Dissertations in American literature, 1891-1966 by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

27 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Ántonia by Willa Cather( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 531 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 )

25 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professor's house by Willa Cather( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study in emotional dislocation and renewal--Professor Godfrey St. Peter, a man in his 50's, has achieved what would seem to be remarkable success. When called on to move to a more comfortable home, something in him rebels
Dissertations in American literature, 1891-1955 by James Leslie Woodress( Book )

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

Times of crisis, 1962-1975( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 128 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 99 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 99 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
Boom and bust; the twenties and thirties, 1920-1939 by Richard B Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses excerpts from letters, diaries, novels, poetry, press reports, documents, and other contemporary sources to portray the history of and way of life in the United States between the two world wars
 
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Alternative Names
Leslie Woodress, James

Woodress, James.

Woodress James 1916-....

Woodress, James L.

Woodress, James Leslie 1916-

Languages
English (242)

French (2)

Covers
The troll gardenHowells & ItalyMy ÁntoniaThe professor's house