WorldCat Identities

Allen, James Lane 1849-1925

Overview
Works: 236 works in 1,120 publications in 4 languages and 14,932 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas stories  Love stories  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS1034, 813
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Most widely held works about James Lane Allen
 
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Most widely held works by James Lane Allen
The choir invisible by James Lane Allen( Book )

117 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
A Kentucky cardinal; a story by James Lane Allen( Book )

106 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1850, this novel features a romance between a naturalist and a society girl
Flute and violin and other Kentucky tales and romances by James Lane Allen( Book )

65 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reign of law : a tale of the Kentucky hemp fields by James Lane Allen( Book )

46 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical novel which presents the economic importance of hemp as a early raw material for clothing, maritime ropes, and other cordage products. There is information about the growing and harvesting of hemp in this book
The mettle of the pasture by James Lane Allen( Book )

50 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though James Lane Allen's The Mettle of the Pasture is rife with the lush descriptions and strong sense of place that imbue his previous works, the central focus of this novel is on the complicated nuances of the blossoming love between protagonists Isabel and Rowan, proving that Allen is as skilled in creating unforgettable characters and dramatic tension as he is at depicting the contours of the natural landscape
Aftermath. Part second of "A Kentucky cardinal," by James Lane Allen( Book )

55 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel 1894 novel A Kentucky Cardinal was an immediate hit and helped to establish not only the literary reputation of its author, James Lane Allen, but also the ""local color"" movement in American literature, which sought to document and delve into the peculiarities and unique attributes of regional cultures. Aftermath is the sequel to A Kentucky Cardinal and picks up where the previous tale left off
The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles by James Lane Allen( Book )

43 editions published between 1892 and 1976 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kentucky cardinal ; and Aftermath by James Lane Allen( Book )

48 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1850's rural Kentucky, a naturalist weds a society girl following a tumultuous courtship marred by her jealousy of his interest in birds. After his wife's death, the bereaved husband retreats from society and returns to his studies of nature
The bride of the mistletoe by James Lane Allen( Book )

25 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bride of the Mistletoe is a Christmas story about a middle-aged married couple living in a plain farmhouse
The doctor's Christmas eve by James Lane Allen( Book )

20 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the nineteenth-century rural South, country doctors were often much more than just physicians. They played a part in the personal dramas, important milestones, and life-or-death decisions of virtually every family in a fifty-mile radius. In this charming novel, one such doctor reflects on his life over the past year as the holiday season approaches
Summer in Arcady : a tale of nature by James Lane Allen( Book )

30 editions published between 1896 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The landmark by James Lane Allen( Book )

12 editions published between 1925 and 1970 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kentucky warbler by James Lane Allen( Book )

24 editions published between 1918 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroine in bronze, or, A portrait of a girl : a pastoral of the city by James Lane Allen( Book )

19 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kentucky cardinal, Aftermath, and other selected works by James Lane Allen( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cathedral singer by James Lane Allen( Book )

25 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This uplifting novel penned by prominent Kentucky novelist James Lane Allen reminds readers that the most beautiful things in art and in life are often found in the most unexpected places. Young Ashby Truesdale has been blessed with a singing voice of remarkable purity and earnestness, but his family is mired in unspeakable poverty. Will he be able to overcome this hindrance to bring his creative gift to the world?
The sword of youth by James Lane Allen( Book )

19 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emblems of fidelity : a comedy in letters by James Lane Allen( Book )

25 editions published between 1919 and 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gray. A Kentucky tale of the olden time by James Lane Allen( Book )

19 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alabaster box by James Lane Allen( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 1993 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Kentucky cardinal ; and Aftermath
Alternative Names
Allen, James L.

Allen, James L. 1849-1925

James Lane Allen Amerikaans romanschrijver (1849-1925)

James Lane Allen escritor americano de romances e contos

Lane Allen, Jaime, 1849-1925

جايمس لين الين

جیمز لین آلن نویسنده آمریکایی

アレン, ジェームズ・レイン

Languages
English (812)

Dutch (1)

French (1)

Norwegian (1)

Covers
A Kentucky cardinal; a storyThe reign of law : a tale of the Kentucky hemp fieldsA Kentucky cardinal ; and AftermathThe bride of the mistletoe