WorldCat Identities

Burnett, Whit 1899-1973

Overview
Works: 151 works in 441 publications in 2 languages and 14,027 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Periodicals  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS536, 808.8
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Most widely held works about Whit Burnett
  • by Vanguard Press( )
  • by Paul Revere Reynolds( )
  • Marie Trommer correspondence by Marie Trommer( )
  • by Peter Neagoe( )
  • by Horace Gregory( )
  • by Erskine Caldwell( )
 
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Most widely held works by Whit Burnett
America's 93 greatest living authors present This is my best; over 150 self-chosen and complete masterpieces, together with their reasons for their selections by Whit Burnett( Book )

40 editions published between 1942 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's 93 greatest living authors present over 150 Self-chosen and complete masterpieces, together with their reason for their selections
Fiction writer's handbook by Hallie Burnett( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and Korean and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes every step in the creative process, from gestation to that final rewrite, along with techniques of plot, dialogue, point of view, and that elusive thing called style
105 greatest living authors present the world's best stories, humor, drama, biography, history, essays, poetry by Whit Burnett( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story( )

in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winners of the Story college creative awards contest."
This is my philosophy : twenty of the world's outstanding thinkers reveal the deepest meanings they have found in life by Whit Burnett( Book )

26 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seas of God : great stories of the human spirit by Whit Burnett( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern short story in the making by Whit Burnett( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from various types of short stories, with writers' and editors' commentaries, and definitions of the types of stories. Authors range from Mailer to Tennessee Williams. For contents, see Author Catalog
The spirit of man; great stories and experiences of spiritual crisis, inspiration, and the joy of life by Whit Burnett( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's 85 greatest living authors present. This is my best in the third quarter of the century by Whit Burnett( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story jubilee by Whit Burnett( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of fifty stories representing the best of the best to appear in the 33-year history of "Story" magazine
The Flying Yorkshireman : novellas by Eric Knight( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novellas consist of a fantasy about a man who discovers he can fly, a sentimental story abut a dentist's wife who wins a $10,000 novel contest,a realistic report on New Year's Eve in a flop house, a whimsy about a girl whose poetic sprightliness enchants a middle-aged doctor, and a sentimental reminiscence of childhood
Black hands on a white face; a timepiece of experiences in a black and white America. An anthology by Whit Burnett( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story : the fiction of the forties by Whit Burnett( Book )

9 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story : the yearbook of discovery( )

in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winners of the Story college creative awards contest."
Time to be young; great stories of the growing years by Whit Burnett( Book )

6 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is my best humor by Whit Burnett( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sextet : six Story discoveries in the novella form : first publication of Domhnall O'Conaill, Charles Mohler, Tom Bair, Gilbert Rees, George Moffet, John Eichrodt by Whit Burnett( Book )

8 editions published between 1951 and 1968 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of adventure; the challenge and the fascination of the strange, the impossible, and the dangerous, as told by 38 famous writer-adventurers by Whit Burnett( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The maker of signs; a variety by Whit Burnett( Book )

11 editions published between 1934 and 1970 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's what happened to me by Whit Burnett( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fiction writer's handbook
Alternative Names
Burnett, W.

Burnett, Whitney Ewing

Burnett, Whitney Ewing 1899-1973

버네트, 휘트 1899-1973

버넷, 휘트 1899-1973

버넷트, 휘트 1899-1973

バ-ネット, ホイット 1899-1973

バーネット, ホイット

Languages
English (193)

Korean (1)

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