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Rascoe, Burton 1892-1957

Overview
Works: 126 works in 296 publications in 2 languages and 6,912 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Frame stories  Didactic fiction  Allegories  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3507.R55, 813.52
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Titans of literature, from Homer to the present by Burton Rascoe( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prometheans, ancient and modern by Burton Rascoe( Book )

12 editions published between 1933 and 1972 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Dreiser by Burton Rascoe( Book )

21 editions published between 1925 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

6 editions published between 1939 and 1960 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Carrie Meeber, an 18-year-old country girl who moves to Chicago and then to New York. She starts out poor and living with her sister but eventually becomes a successful Broadway star
The ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1950 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our only concern with he long dead is aesthetic", said James B. Cabell. This is true of Oscar Wilde, who made a religion of aesthetics and the scandal in which he was involved
The Smart set anthology by Burton Rascoe( Book )

3 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joys of reading; life's greatest pleasure by Burton Rascoe( Book )

4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bookman's daybook by Burton Rascoe( Book )

5 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morrow's almanack for the year of Our Lord( )

in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belle Starr : "the Bandit Queen" by Burton Rascoe( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary comrade and consort to train robbers, bootleggers, stagecoach robbers, bushwhackers, bank robbers, horse thieves, cattle thieves, and outlaws of all stripes, Belle Star was born in Missouri and emigrated with her family to Texas in 1863. Myth made her a dancehall entertainer, faro dealer, expert horsewoman, crack shot, and adopted member of the Cherokee Nation. Burton Rascoe's classic biography separates the facts from the folklore and traces the sources and afterlives of the fictional accounts published after her mysterious and unsolved murder."--Global Books in Print
Nana by Émile Zola( Book )

5 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in the pleasure-loving society of Napoleon III's France is a beautiful, capricious, good-natured yet noxious prostitute named Nana. For her, rich men give up their fortunes and honor; poor men give up their mates and even their lives
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the 1915 sinking of the Lusitania offers a portrait of early twentieth-century maritime history and the terrible impact of the disaster on the course of World War I
Mademoiselle de Maupin by Théophile Gautier( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 1926 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An influential novelist's shocking tale of sexual deception draws readers into the bedrooms and boudoirs of a French château in a compelling exploration of desire and sexual intrigue
The bachelor's companion, a Smart set collection by Burton Rascoe( Book )

7 editions published between 1934 and 1944 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Dreiser by Burton Rascoe( Book )

5 editions published in 1926 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by Prévost( Book )

3 editions published between 1919 and 1927 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by a monastic priest who reentered the world, Manon Lescaut is the story of a naive courtesan's tried and tested love for a young theologian who becomes a gambler, thief and murderer in order to protect her. The Abbe Prevost's spare, meticulous style traces the lovers' flights through shadowy inns, side streets, Parisian prisons - only to resolve their passion with tragic impact in a lonely Louisiana field outside a penal colony." -- book cover
Floyd Gibbons, knight of the air by Douglas Gilbert( Book )

4 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erik Dorn, a novel by Ben Hecht( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the successful but empty life of a brilliant journalist
 
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Belle Starr, "the Bandit Queen," : the true story of the romantic and exciting career of the daring and glamorous lady famed in legend and story throughout the West ... The true facts about the dastardly deeds and the come-uppence of such Dick Turpina, Robin Hoods and Rini Rinaldos as the Youngers, the Jameses, the Daltons, the Starrs, the Doolins and the Jenningses. The real story with court records and contemporary newspaper accounts and testimony of old nesters, here and there, in the Southwest ... Belle Starr : "the Bandit Queen"
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Belle Starr, "the Bandit Queen," : the true story of the romantic and exciting career of the daring and glamorous lady famed in legend and story throughout the West ... The true facts about the dastardly deeds and the come-uppence of such Dick Turpina, Robin Hoods and Rini Rinaldos as the Youngers, the Jameses, the Daltons, the Starrs, the Doolins and the Jenningses. The real story with court records and contemporary newspaper accounts and testimony of old nesters, here and there, in the Southwest ...Belle Starr : "the Bandit Queen"Nana
Alternative Names
Burton Rascoe American writer

Burton Rascoe Amerikaans journalist (1892-1957)

Burton Rascoe écrivain américain

Burton Rascoe escritor estadounidense

Rascoe, Arthur Burton.

Rascoe, Arthur Burton 1892-1957

Rascoe, B.

برتون راسكو، 1892-1957

راسكو، برتون

رسكو، برتن

伯頓·拉斯科

Languages
English (166)

French (1)