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Evans, Bergen 1904-1978

Overview
Works: 123 works in 388 publications in 7 languages and 11,614 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Experimental fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Dictionaries  Picaresque fiction  Novels  Reference works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Host, Speaker
Classifications: PR3454, 823.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bergen Evans
Dictionary of quotations by Bergen Evans( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in English and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 200 familiar and unfamiliar quotations
A dictionary of contemporary American usage by Bergen Evans( Book )

34 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in English and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lively and readable, this book provides clear answers to questions of grammar, word preferences, effective style, punctuation, idiomatic phrases, spelling and literally thousands of similar problems that arise frequently in the use of the English language
The natural history of nonsense by Bergen Evans( Book )

70 editions published between 1946 and 1971 in 8 languages and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of mythology, mainly classical by Bergen Evans( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides concise listings of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology, the Arthurian legends, and Egyptian and Babylonian mythology in alphabetically arranged entries
Comfortable words by Bergen Evans( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular and playful book about words and their histories
The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

14 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the archive room in the basement of the library
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eight essays in this collection offer a substantial introduction to Sterne's satiric masterpiece, Tristram Shandy. According to Melvyn New's combative and engaging "lntroduction Polemical," they share an interest in the traditions from which Tristram emerged and a turning away from the now dated attempt to make Sterne "one of us," a modern existentialist. The Further Reading section gives readers commentary on some forty-five additional works
The psychiatry of Robert Burton by Bergen Evans( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1972 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evaluation of Robert Burton's The anatomy of melancholy
The spoor of spooks, and other nonsense by Bergen Evans( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1955 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of English by Henry Bradley( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Making of English explains the relationships between English and other tongues. Topics include the similarities and differences between English and German, characteristics of Old English, and the composition, derivation, and root-creation involved in the process of the making of words. The author also discusses changes in meaning that have occurred over time, and profiles some historical figures who helped shape the English language
The word-a-day vocabulary builder by Bergen Evans( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty essays by Bergen Evans( Book )

5 editions published between 1936 and 1972 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

VOCAB by Bergen Evans( Recording )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study program for building a rich vocabulary
The works of James Boswell. The life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life of Samuel Johnson
Bergen Evans vocabulary program by Bergen Evans( Recording )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons in improving English language vocabulary, covering 500 advanced words
Vocab : the Bergen Evans vocabulary builder by Bergen Evans( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help improve reading, writing, and speaking ability. Provides definitions of the words and gives examples of how they are used in a sentence
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
Your car is made to last by Herman Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wordcraft by Bergen Evans( Recording )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multi-media approach to rapid vocabulary building. Development to teach a group of carefully selected words in as interesting and effective a way as possible
Practical vocabulary improvement by Bergen Evans( Recording )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By presenting functional words in context, by substituting words with equivalent meanings for the functional word in the same context, and by offering a simple means of enforcing memorization through repetition," this record aids in permanent vocabulary building
 
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Dictionary of mythology, mainly classical
Alternative Names
Bergen Evans American lexicographer

Evans, Bergen Baldwin 1904-1978

エヴァンズ, B

Languages
English (230)

French (7)

Spanish (4)

German (3)

Danish (3)

Dutch (3)

Swedish (2)

Covers
VOCAB