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Bangs, John Kendrick 1862-1922

Overview
Works: 421 works in 1,655 publications in 1 language and 24,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Periodicals  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Satirical literature  Humor  Humorous fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS1064.B3, 813.4
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Most widely held works about John Kendrick Bangs
 
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Most widely held works by John Kendrick Bangs
A house-boat on the Styx : being some account of the divers doings of the Associated Shades by John Kendrick Bangs( )

93 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The souls of the dead must cross the Styx, to pass into a Hades-like afterworld. In the first of the twelve stories compiled in A House-Boat on the Styx, the man who ferries the souls across sees a houseboat floating downriver and fears for his livelihood. He is appointed janitor on the boat, where the remaining stories take place between characters from history and mythology
Pursuit of the houseboat by John Kendrick Bangs( )

17 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a Sherlock Holmes novel written by John Kendrick Bangs with characters inspired by Conan Doyle
Harper's weekly( )

in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pursuit of the house-boat : being some further account of the divers doings of the Associated Shades, under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq. by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

60 editions published between 1090 and 2011 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghosts I have met and some others by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

39 editions published between 1898 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paste Jewels, being seven tales of domestic woe by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

23 editions published between 1897 and 1970 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enchanted type-writer by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

42 editions published between 1899 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American writer John Kendrick Bangs was an innovator who removed the ponderous solemnity from the typical ghost story and replaced it with his own trademark wit and imagination. The Enchanted Typewriter is part of Bangs' Associated Shades series, which features famous people who have passed on to the afterlife. In these stories, the famed 18th-century writer James Boswell has been appointed to the role of editor for the newspaper of Hades, so he supplies all the latest news on the
The water ghost and others by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

36 editions published between 1856 and 2014 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harrowby Hall was that it was haunted, and, what was worse, the ghost did not content itself with merely appearing at the bedside of the afflicted person who saw it, but persisted in remaining there for one mortal hour before it would disappear. It never appeared except on Christmas Eve, and then as the clock was striking twelve, in which respect alone was it lacking in that originality which in these days is a sine qua non of success in spectral life. The owners of Harrowby Hall had done their utmost to rid themselves of the damp and dewy lady who rose up out of t
A rebellious heroine by John Kendrick Bangs( )

19 editions published between 1896 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prolific novelist Stuart Harley has published many books, but wealth and popular acclaim have continued to elude him. In an attempt to help him secure his fortune, Harley's publisher recommends that he write stories with more appeal to female audiences. Harley agrees and begins to work, but he soon finds that his plucky heroine--one Marguerite Andrews--has developed a mind of her own and is not overly keen on going along with his plans
Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

27 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American author John Kendrick Bangs carved out a unique niche for himself in the literary pantheon by penning dozens of satirical works focusing on historical figures. In the ersatz biography Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica, he mercilessly skewers bombastic French emperor Napoleon
The booming of Acre Hill : and other reminiscences of urban and suburban life by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Clifford, the big red dog, is feeling sad, Emily Elizabeth and her friends do everything they can think of to cheer him up
The idiot by John Kendrick Bangs( )

26 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, quirky or eccentric outsiders are often afforded a measure of tolerance or even respect. In the nineteenth century, however, these original thinkers were often regarded as dangerous crackpots and subjected to scorn -- or worse. John Kendrick Bangs' The Idiot follows the ups and downs of one such unfortunate fellow in a most amusing fashion
Over the plum-pudding by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

18 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) has earned comparison with Mark Twain and L. Frank Baum for his humorous fantasies, including ""A Houseboat on the Styx"" and these wildly adventurous ""Andiron Tales""--Featuring talking andirons, bellows and fire-pokers ... and a voyage to the crescent Moon
The dreamers : a club : being a more or less faithful account of the literary exercises of the first regular meeting of that organization by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

20 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) has earned comparison with Mark Twain and L. Frank Baum for his humorous fantasies, including ""A Houseboat on the Styx"" and these wildly adventurous ""Andiron Tales""--Featuring talking andirons, bellows and fire-pokers ... and a voyage to the crescent Moon
A little book of Christmas by John Kendrick Bangs( )

16 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bangs has caught the spirit of the ""Christmas Carols, "" and phrased it in his own style, so well liked in America. Not in a long time have we had Christmas stories so good as ""The Conversion of Hetherington, """"The Child Who Had Everything But ..., "" ""Santa Claus and Little Billie, "" and ""The House of the Seven Santas, ""--The four stories in this volume. Mr. Bangs' sense of humor never fails, his diction is well liked, and in these tales he has woven a strain of pathos which is not unfitting
Coffee and repartee by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

33 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of what happens when men who think themselves smarter than they are face off against a man who's smarter than he seems. Set entirely in the dining room of a cheap boarding house, Coffee and Repartee chronicles the clever, funny, competitive table talk of the boarders. Formal credentials and personal pretensions to mental superiority all crumble in the face of precisely the right come-back, time after time
Peeps at people. Being certain papers from the writings of Anne Warrington Witherup by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

27 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R. Holmes & Co. : being the remarkable adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., detective and amateur cracksman by birth by John Kendrick Bangs( )

14 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if master detective Sherlock Holmes sired a son with the daughter of one of his archenemies? That's the supposition at the center of R. Holmes & Co., which pits criminal mastermind Raffles against Holmes and goes on to tell the story of how Holmes fell for Raffles' daughter Marjorie, with whom he later had a child, the Raffles Holmes of the book's title
The inventions of the idiot by John Kendrick Bangs( )

12 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when a brilliant but eccentric tinkerer sets his mind on improving the conditions of mankind through the power of science?
 
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Pursuit of the houseboat
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Pursuit of the houseboatThe enchanted type-writerThe water ghost and othersThe idiot
Alternative Names
Bangs, J. K.

Bangs, John K.

Bangs, John K. 1862-1922

Bangs, Juan Kendrick 1862-1922

J・K・バングズ

John Kendrick Bangs Amerikaans romanschrijver (1862-1922)

John Kendrick Bangs US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Humorist und Satiriker

جون كيندريك بانجس

뱅스, 존 켄드릭 1862-1922

존 켄드릭 뱅스

バングズ, J. K.

Languages
English (671)