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Bangs, John Kendrick 1862-1922

Overview
Works: 473 works in 1,752 publications in 3 languages and 24,486 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Periodicals  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Satirical literature  Humor  Humorous fiction  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS1064.B3, 813.4
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A house-boat on the Styx by John Kendrick Bangs( )

47 editions published between 1896 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,841 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
The pursuit of the house-boat by John Kendrick Bangs( )

25 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in English and held by 1,550 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 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A house-boat on the Styx : being some account of the divers doings of the Associated Shades by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

70 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 884 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
Ghosts I have met and some others by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

46 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York-born John Kendrick Bangs was associate editor and then editor of Life and Harper magazines, eventually finding his way into the Humour department. Here he began to write his own satire and humour. Ghosts I Have Met and Some Others is a delightfully humourous collection of short tales relating encounters with ghosts. [Elib]
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 )

32 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and held by 695 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 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

47 editions published between 1899 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 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 )

33 editions published between 1894 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantastic collection of eight spooky tales by American author, editor and satirist John Kendrick Bangs. Bangs was famous as the originator of so-called 'Bangsian fantasy', which follows famous historical figures' interactions in the afterlife. Contains the stories: The Water Ghost of Harrowby Hall The Spectre Cook of Bangletop The Speck on the Lens A Midnight Visitor A Quicksilver Cassandra The Ghost Club A Physical Prank The Literary Remains of Thomas Bragdon
A rebellious heroine by John Kendrick Bangs( )

20 editions published between 1896 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the American author and satirist, and the creator of modern Bangsian fantasy, the school of fantasy writing that sets the plot wholly or partially in the afterlife
Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

28 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and held by 535 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 idiot by John Kendrick Bangs( )

27 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discussions of residents in a home for single gentlemen; a resident called Idiot, Mrs. Pedagog the landlady, the poet, and other assorted characters"--Barry Cassidy Rare Books blurb
Over the plum-pudding by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

20 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 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 )

19 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in English and held by 470 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( )

12 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 429 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
The booming of Acre Hill : and other reminiscences of urban and suburban life by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

25 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 421 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
Coffee and repartee by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

32 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and held by 397 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 )

26 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inventions of the idiot by John Kendrick Bangs( )

14 editions published between 1903 and 2017 in English and held by 377 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? John Kendrick Bangs' follow-up to The Idiot details this one-of-a-kind inventor's ideas -- some brilliant, some batty -- in this eminently readable romp
 
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The pursuit of the house-boat
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The pursuit of the house-boatA house-boat on the Styx : being some account of the divers doings of the Associated ShadesThe enchanted type-writerThe water ghost and othersThe idiot
Alternative Names
Bangs, J. K.

Bangs, J. K.‏ 1862-1922

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.

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