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Silverman, Kenneth

Overview
Works: 31 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 14,563 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Exhibition catalogs  Nonfiction television programs  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS2631, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Silverman
Edgar A. Poe : mournful and never-ending remembrance by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of author Edgar Allan Poe containing new information about Poe and his life
The life and times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Cotton Mather, a Puritan minister and supporter of the Salem witch trials and executions, discussing how his beliefs governed his behavior, and considering how he was influenced by the times in which he lived
A cultural history of the American Revolution : painting, music, literature, and the theatre in the Colonies and the United States from the Treaty of Paris to the Inauguration of George Washington, 1763-1789 by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lightning man : the accursed life of Samuel F.B. Morse by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Morse as a gifted artist, political prospect, and innovator responsible for the American electromagnetic telegraph, describing the painful defeats that overshadowed his successes
Begin again : a biography of John Cage by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage was a man of extraordinary and seemingly limitless talents: musician, inventor, composer, poet. He became a central figure of the avant-garde early in his life and remained at that pinnacle until his death in 1992 at the age of eighty. Now award-winning biographer Kenneth Silverman gives us the first comprehensive life of this remarkable artist.--Publisher description
New essays on Poe's major tales by ANON( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss : American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king & prison breaker by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of escape artist and magician Harry Houdini's rise from performing at dime museums and burlesque shows to becoming the highest-paid variety artist in the world
Timothy Dwight by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected letters of Cotton Mather by Cotton Mather( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography and other writings by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of various writings by the famous American statesman and philosopher including his advice to youth
Colonial American poetry by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini by Adrian Mitchell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrapped in chains and encased in a crate, magician Harry Houdini was dropped into New York's icy East River. Horrified onlookers watched him emerge, unharmed, less than 60 seconds later. Easily the world's most famous escape artist, Houdini mesmerized audiences with astonishing acts of magic like the Water Torture Cell. A circus performer turned gifted artist, Houdini confronted humanity's greatest fears: entrapment, pain, and death
Literature in America( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Hungarian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king and prison breaker -- nothing on earth can hold Houdini a prisoner
Houdini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss by Kenneth Silverman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a biography the famous escape artist and magician Harry Houdini
Chaos & classicism : art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918-1936 by Kenneth E Silver( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gudini : velikiĭ i uzhasnyĭ ; [perevod s angliĭskogo V. Artemova] by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The means and manner of obtaining virtue by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theater in early America by Kenneth Silverman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonial American poetry, edited with introductions by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Edgar A. Poe : mournful and never-ending remembrance
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The life and times of Cotton MatherLightning man : the accursed life of Samuel F.B. MorseBegin again : a biography of John CageNew essays on Poe's major talesHoudini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss : American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king & prison breakerAutobiography and other writingsHoudini! : the career of Ehrich WeissChaos & classicism : art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918-1936
Alternative Names
Kenneth Silverman Amerikaans schrijver

Kenneth Silverman amerikai életrajzíró

Kenneth Silverman ancien professeur de littérature anglaise

Kenneth Silverman US-amerikanischer Biograf

Кенет Силвърман

کنت سیلورمن نویسنده آمریکایی

კენეტ სილვერმანი

シルヴァーマン, ケネス

シルバーマン, ケネス

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