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Taylor, Peter 1917-1994

Overview
Works: 296 works in 780 publications in 13 languages and 28,998 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  Interviews  Bibliography  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Inscriber, Compiler, Former owner
Classifications: PS3539.A9633, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Peter Taylor
A summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor( Book )

64 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Phillip Carver is asked by his sisters to help avert their widower father's impending marriage to a younger women, he is forced to confront his domineering siblings, a controlling patriarch, and a flood of memories from his deeply troubled past
The collected stories of Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )

43 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old forest and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

33 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen tales of domestic life in the south during the thirties and forties
Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965 by Robert Lowell( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays about Jarrell's poetry, his personal memoirs, and poems about him by admirers
Fifty years of the American short story : from the O. Henry awards, 1919-1970 by William Miller Abrahams( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Prize stories
In the Tennessee country by Peter Taylor( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of a Southern art historian with particular attention to the gentlemanly Confederacy. By the author of The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court
In the Miro District and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How we live : contemporary life in contemporary fiction : an anthology by Penney Chapin Hills( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "short stories, novellas, and self-contained excerpts from novels in such a way that we are given a comprehensive psychological-sociological account of our life and times."
The oracle at Stoneleigh Court : stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and French and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their rootedness, other forces - often alien - intervene to change the course of fate in these entrancing, often chilling tales. In the long title story, we see the widow of a Tennessee congressman, long established in Washington, D.C., making ruthless use of her unearthly powers to play matchmaker for her shy young nephew. In "Demons," a young boy hears voices that others do not (and which foretell his cousin's ruin). "The Witch of Owl Mountain Springs" is an aged
55 short stories from the New Yorker by New Yorker( Book )

2 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Best American short stories, 1915-1950 by Martha Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outstanding short fiction gathered from Best American short stories and its predecessors
A woman of means by Peter Taylor( Book )

29 editions published between 1950 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel set in the South of the 1920s that relates the experiences of Quintus Dudley's adolescence after his widowed father marries the wealthy Mrs. Lauterbach who gradually descends into a tragic mental illness
Conversations with Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from American life; contemporary short fiction by Joyce Carol Oates( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of stories from the Southern review( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The widows of Thornton by Peter Taylor( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about several families who, although now living in different cities, all started out in Thornton, Tennessee, and whose women share a sense of hanging onto the customs and social roles of their southern origins while the men move onto new lives
Happy families are all alike : a collection of stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories dealing largely with the young, and with jealousy as a recurrent theme. Includes "Venus, Cupid, folly and time" the first prize story in the 1959 O. Henry Memorial Awards
Miss Leonora when last seen, and fifteen other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best American short stories, 1980 by Stanley Elkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presences; seven dramatic pieces by Peter Taylor( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A summons to Memphis
Alternative Names
Hillsman Taylor, Peter

Hillsman Taylor, Peter 1917-1994

Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor Amerikaans romanschrijver (1917-1994)

Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor escritor estadounidense

Peter Taylor écrivain américain

Peter Taylor US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Petrus Taylor

Taylor, Matthew Hillsman, 1917-1994

Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman.

Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman 1917-1994

Taylor, Peter

Taylor Peter 1917-1994

Taylor, Peter Hillsman.

Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-

Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-1994

Taylor, Peter spisatelj

Tejlor, Piter

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The collected stories of Peter TaylorThe old forest and other storiesIn the Tennessee countryIn the Miro District and other storiesThe oracle at Stoneleigh Court : storiesA woman of meansConversations with Peter TaylorThe widows of Thornton