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Fearing, Kenneth 1902-1961

Overview
Works: 108 works in 289 publications in 8 languages and 9,832 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Noir fiction  Detective and mystery films  Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film noir 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3511.E115, 811.508
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Fearing
American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The big clock by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

51 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Farrell is a navy officer who gets posted at the Pentagon and is to report to the secretary of defence David Brice. He starts an affair with Susan Atwell not knowing that she is Brice's mistress. When Susan is found dead, Tom is assigned to the case of finding the killer who is believed to be a KGB mole! Tom could soon become a suspect when a polaroid negative of him was found at Susan's place. He now has only a few hours to find the killer before the computer regenerates the photo.--Sami Al-Taher
New and selected poems by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Kenneth Fearing
Collected poems of Kenneth Fearing by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

10 editions published between 1940 and 1977 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Afternoon of a pawnbroker, and other poems by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

6 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stranger at Coney Island : and other poems by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1970 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Gifford's body by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

10 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Gifford is a disaffected politician in a nameless, media-driven modern state where representative politics has dwindled to the corrupt transaction of business as usual, and a foreign war is always breaking out on the horizon. One night Gifford and some of his followers seize radio stations to broadcast a call for freedom -- a rebellion that is immediately put down by the government and whose motive will remain forever obscure. Even so, it leads to twenty years of war
Dead reckoning : a book of poetry by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loneliest girl in the world : a novel by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1954 in English and Japanese and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The generous heart : a novel by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

4 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hospital by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

4 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crozart story by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angel arms by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

4 editions published in 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dagger of the mind by Kenneth Fearing( Book )

8 editions published between 1941 and 1947 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime novels : American noir of the thirties and forties( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40s( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This adventurous volume, with its companion devoted to the 1950s, presents a rich vein of modern American writing too often neglected in mainstream literary histories. Evolving out of the terse and violent hardboiled style of the pulp magazines, noir fiction expanded over the decades into a varied and innovative body of writing. Tapping deep roots in the American literary imagination, the novels in this volume explore themes of crime, guilt, deception, obsessive passion, murder, and the disintegrating psyche. With visionary and often subversive force they create a dark and violent mythology out of the most commonplace elements of modern life. The raw power of their vernacular style has profoundly influenced contemporary American culture and writing. Far from formulaic, they are ambitious works which bend the rules of genre fiction to their often experimental purposes."
No way out by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaanse officier raakt verstrikt in een moordcomplot dat anderen in de doofpot willen stoppen
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names

controlled identityBedford, Donald F.

Fearing, Ken 1902-1961

Fearing, Kenneth Flexner.

Fearing, Kenneth Flexner 1902-1961

Flexner, Kenneth 1902-1961

Kenneth Fearing Amerikaans journalist (1902-1961)

Феринг, Кеннет

フィアリング, ケネス

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The big clockNew and selected poemsSelected poemsComplete poemsClark Gifford's bodyCrime novels : American noir of the thirties and fortiesCrime novels : American noir of the 1930s and 40sNo way out