WorldCat Identities

Lynn, Kenneth Schuyler

Overview
Works: 82 works in 421 publications in 4 languages and 14,301 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humor  Humorous fiction  Adventure stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS1868, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn
Hemingway by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the American author from his upbringing by a domineering mother to his suicide
The comic tradition in America; an anthology by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

33 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chaplin and his times by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meanings of Chaplin's films. And he has at last succeeded in separating the facts of his life from Chaplin's own artful fictions. Combining the strengths of a seasoned literary biographer and social historian, Lynn debunks the Chaplin myths passed on by unquestioning film critics, biographers, adulatory documentary filmmakers - and by Chaplin himself. He returns to the original sources to trace the origins of Chaplin's comic routines, and relates the story lines of his
Mark Twain and Southwestern humor by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

38 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Southwestern humorists who came before Twain have been cast in the rude image of their frontier materials. This interpretation ignores a great many truths, including the influence of Europe, the political exigencies of life in the antebellum South, and the careful craftsmanship that distinguishes Southwestern humor at its best
The dream of success; a study of the modern American imagination by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

32 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and German and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Dean Howells; an American life by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of America; eleven literary historical essays by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The professions in America by Daedalus( Book )

15 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American society by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

11 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The air-line to Seattle : studies in literary and historical writing about America by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huckleberry Finn : text, sources, and criticism by Mark Twain( Book )

12 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huck tells of his adventures traveling down the Mississippi on a raft with an escaped slave, and of the many people they encounter, including a pair of swindlers and two families in a feud
A divided people by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Boston, a Puritan girl is condemned to wear the letter "A" for bearing an illegitimate daughter
Charlie Chaplin and his times by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynn delves into Chaplain's childhood and family, his often controversial relationships with four wives and a slew of mistresses, and his associations with British music hall impresario Fred Karno and silent screen star and pal Douglas Fairbanks. He addresses Chaplain's political influences and convictions and brings a keen, critical intelligence to the meaning to Chaplin's films to illuminate his elusive genius
Poems and essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Recording )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1986 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau & Emerson : nature & spirit by Henry David Thoreau( Recording )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Henry David Thoreau's Walden and Civil Disobedience and Ralph Waldo Emerson's Introduction to Thoreau, Self-Reliance, Nature, The American Scholar, Education, and Politics. Thoreau dedicated his life to preserving his freedom as a man and an artist. Walden is a record of his experiment in simple living, describing his basic existence, rich in contemplation of the wonders of nature and the ways of man. Civil Disobedience is a work of protest against government's interference with individual liberty. Emerson offers insight into Thoreau and the forces that shapes his life in his Introduction. The other essays in this collection represent Emerson's most influential writings, capturing the essence of American Transcendentalism
Anthology of 19th century American poets by Arthur Luce Klein( Recording )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents selections from works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edgar Allan Poe, and Walt Whitman
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a boy growing up in the nineteenth century in a Mississippi River town, as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
Who killed Cock Robin? a farce in two acts by Kenneth Schuyler Lynn( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Charlie Chaplin and his times
Alternative Names
Kenneth S. Lynn Amerikaans historicus (?-2001)

Kenneth S. Lynn Biographer

Lynn, Kenneth S.

Lynn, Kenneth S. 1923-2001‏

Lynn, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Schuyler)

Lynn, Kenneth Schuyler

Schuyler Lynn, Kenneth 1923-2001

린, 케니스 슈일러 1923-2001‏

リン, ケネス・S.

リン, ケネス. S. 1923-2001‏

Languages
English (282)

German (5)

Polish (3)

French (1)

Covers
The comic tradition in America; an anthologyCharlie Chaplin and his timesMark Twain and Southwestern humorA divided peopleCharlie Chaplin and his times