WorldCat Identities

Burnett, Whit 1899-1973

Overview
Works: 158 works in 481 publications in 3 languages and 14,412 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Periodicals  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Literature  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction  Humor  Short stories, American 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: PZ1, 813.0108
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Most widely held works about Whit Burnett
 
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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 )

41 editions published between 1942 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In fifteenth-century Sussex a young boy living with his grandfather, a harsh miller, dreams of having a friend his age and a horse to take him to his married sister
Fiction writer's handbook by Hallie Burnett( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and held by 1,185 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 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story( )

in English and held by 909 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 )

32 editions published between 1956 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 655 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 Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of man; great stories and experiences of spiritual crisis, inspiration, and the joy of life by Whit Burnett( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty different personalities--ranging from desert naturalists to priests and philosophers, from airplane pilots and explorers to teachers and scientists--setting forth their most intense personal observations, experiences and crises in their lives and thought. In fact, fiction and in reflection, forty different humans react in their own private, personal and spiritual way to what is for them the deepest mode of life. (Book jacket)
America's 85 greatest living authors present : this is my best : in the third quarter of the century / edited by Whit Burnett by Whit Burnett( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America's eighty-five greatestliving authors choose their best work, and explain why they have selected it." --
Story jubilee by Whit Burnett( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 495 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 )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 491 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 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story : the yearbook of discovery( )

in English and held by 373 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 )

8 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is my best humor by Whit Burnett( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 291 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 maker of signs; a variety by Whit Burnett( Book )

11 editions published between 1934 and 1970 in English and held by 223 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 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fiction writer's handbook
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Alternative Names
Burnett, W.

Burnett, Whit, 1899-

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 (216)

Italian (3)

Chinese (1)