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Canby, Henry Seidel 1878-1961

Overview
Works: 398 works in 1,313 publications in 4 languages and 26,961 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliographies  Biographies  Reference works  Short stories  Poetry  History  Essays  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Other, Recipient, Creator, Speaker, wpr
Classifications: PS88, 810.9
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Favorite poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated selection of poems by the renowned nineteenth-century New England poet
Thoreau by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

42 editions published between 1936 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive biography about Henry David Thoreau
Walt Whitman, an American : a study in biography by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

29 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Americans; a study of eminent American writers from Irving to Whitman, with an introductory survey of the colonial background of our national literature by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

25 editions published between 1931 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn west, turn east: Mark Twain and Henry James by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

31 editions published between 1951 and 1965 in English and French and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary history of the United States by Robert Ernest Spiller( Book )

40 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey covers the history of United States literature from prominent writers including Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Longfellow, Holmes, Lowell, William Dean Howells, Sidney Lanier, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Henry James, Henry Adams, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Theodore Dreiser, and Eugene O'Neil
The book of the short story by Alexander Jessup( Book )

33 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary history of the United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 1960 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Thoreau's stories
The Brandywine by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

16 editions published between 1941 and 1977 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitions; essays in contemporary criticism by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

28 editions published between 1922 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each vol. previously published separately
American memoir by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years' harvest; notes on contemporary literature by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 1966 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century poetry by John Drinkwater( Book )

6 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the short story by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

29 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a short story? This 1913 study defines the genre, tracing the development of the English-language short story from medieval to modern times accompanied by some stellar examples by Chaucer, Samuel Johnson, Sir Walter Scott, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Brown, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Rudyard Kipling
American estimates by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

17 editions published between 1929 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The short story in English by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

21 editions published between 1909 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with the Middle Ages, this literary history considers all variations of the English-language short story: those told for instruction and pleasure, the writings of the heirs of Chaucer John Lydgate and Thomas Occleve the writings from the Renaissance, the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and those of such modern masters as Poe, Hawthorne, Stevenson, and Kipling
The age of confidence : life in the nineties by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

8 editions published between 1934 and 1935 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for reading: an anthology drawn from the Saturday review of literature, 1924-1934 by Saturday review( Book )

8 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Selections run the gamut of American literature, from the opening five chapters dealing with the art of writing to the articles published between 1924 and 1934. There are critical, biographical and editorial essays; reviews of such works as Brittain's Testament of Youth, Mencken's Notes on Democracy, "Is 5" by e.e. cummings, The Negro Author by Vernon Loggins, and Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe are followed by the poetry of Louis Untermeyer, Langston Hughes, and the Sitwells, among others
English composition in theory and practice by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

39 editions published between 1909 and 2019 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A study of the short storyThe short story in EnglishEnglish composition in theory and practice
Alternative Names
Canby, Henri Seidel

Canby Henri Seidel 1878-1961

Canby, Henry S. 1878-1961

Canby, Henry Seidel

Henry Seidel Canby Critic, editor and professor

Seidel Canby, Henry 1878-1961

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Languages
English (444)

Spanish (5)

French (1)

Russian (1)