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Karl, Frederick R. (Frederick Robert) 1927-2004

Overview
Works: 130 works in 808 publications in 6 languages and 23,210 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  History  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Short stories, American  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, pos, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Frederick R Karl
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Most widely held works by Frederick R Karl
William Faulkner, American writer : a biography by Frederick R Karl( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the storytelling genius of Faulkner, examining his Southern heritage, his life, and his work
A readers guide to great twentieth-century English novels by Frederick R Karl( Book )

97 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Joseph Conrad through D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, to Aldous Huxley, this great Guide includes a short biography of each writer as well as a full discussion of his or her major novels. Among the works treated are "Nostromo" and "Lord Jim"; "Sons and Lovers" and "Women in Love"; "Ulysses" and "Finnegan's Wake"; "Passage to India" and "Room with a View"; "Mrs. Dalloway" and "To the Lighthouse"; "Point Counterpoint" and "Antic Hay."
Joseph Conrad : the three lives by Frederick R Karl( Book )

21 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reader's guide to Joseph Conrad by Frederick R Karl( Book )

49 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reader's guide to the contemporary English novel by Frederick R Karl( Book )

80 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Beckett - Lawrence Durrell - C.P. Snow - Graham Greene - Elizabeth Bowen - Joyce Cary - George Orwell - Evelyn Waugh - Henry Green - Iris Murdoch - William Golding - Doris Lessing - Anthony Powell
George Eliot, voice of a century : a biography by Frederick R Karl( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl shows how Eliot's break from respectable womanhood by running off with the married George Henry Lewes allowed her to begin her career as the major British novelist of the nineteenth century. Often, she drew upon her own life to create her plots and characters. She set several of her masterworks - Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Felix Holt, and Middlemarch - in the England of the past and her youth to show a complex portrait of society and character - one that captures us today with its moral dilemmas and psychological shrewdness
The contemporary English novel by Frederick R Karl( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Spanish and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An age of fiction: the nineteenth century British novel by Frederick R Karl( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.P. Snow: the politics of conscience by Frederick R Karl( Book )

26 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical examination of the ideas and art of C.P. Snow as a novelist
The adversary literature; the English novel in the eighteenth century: a study in genre by Frederick R Karl( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Kafka, representative man by Frederick R Karl( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical biography examining the life of the author considered to be a part of the modernism movement
The collected letters of Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reader's guide to the nineteenth century British novel : originally published as An age of fiction, the nineteenth century British novel by Frederick R Karl( Book )

38 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern and modernism : the sovereignty of the artist, 1885-1925 by Frederick R Karl( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short fiction of the masters by Leo Hamalian( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shape of fiction; British and American short stories by Leo Hamalian( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The existential imagination by Frederick R Karl( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The radical vision; essays for the seventies by Leo Hamalian( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Conrad : a collection of criticism by Frederick R Karl( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Conrad by Joseph Conrad( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great novelist of the sea, a poet of the tropics, a critic of empire and analyst of globalization, a harbinger of the modern spy novel, an unparalleled observer of the moments in which people are stripped of their illusions-Joseph Conrad is one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. This revised edition of The Portable Conrad features the best known and most enduring of Conrad's works, including The Secret Agent, Heart of Darkness, and The Nigger of the "Narcissus," as well as shorter tales like "Amy Forster" and "The Secret Sharer," a selection of letters, and his observations on the sinking of the Titanic
 
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George Eliot, voice of a century : a biography
Alternative Names
Frederick Karl American biographer

Frederick Karl Amerikaans historicus (-2004)

Frederick Karl amerykański historyk literatury, autor biografii

Frederick Karl US-amerikanischer Literat

Frederick R. Karl

Karl, Frederick.

Karl, Frederick 1927-2004

Karl, Frederick R.

Karl, Frederick R. 1927-

Karl, Frederick R. 1927-2004

Karl, Frederick R. (Frederick Robert)

Karl, Frederick R. (Frederick Robert), 1927-

Karl, Frederick Robert

Karl, Frederick Robert 1927-

Karl, Frederick Robert 1927-2004

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A reader's guide to the contemporary English novelGeorge Eliot, voice of a century : a biographyFranz Kafka, representative manThe collected letters of Joseph ConradThe portable Conrad