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Pennell, Joseph 1857-1926

Overview
Works: 1,055 works in 2,648 publications in 4 languages and 38,443 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  Fiction  Juvenile works  Bibliography  History  Handbooks and manuals  Art  Illustrated works  Self-portraits 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Etcher, Contributor, Author of introduction, Photographer, Engraver
Classifications: DG427, 917.304
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Collected travel writings : Great Britain and America by Henry James( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together James's writings on Great Britain and America. The essays of English Hours convey the freshness of James's "wonderments and judgments and emotions" on first encountering the country that became his adopted home for half a century. He captures the immensely varied life of London in a series of walks through that "murky, modern Babylon," which contains "the most romantic town-vistas in the world." Lively vignettes of a winter visit to an unfashionable watering place and excursions to the cathedral towns of Wells and Salisbury are followed by a haunting evocation of the desolate Suffolk coast at Dunwich. James includes vivid accounts of a New Year's weekend at a perfectly appointed country house, midsummer dog days in London, and the spectacle of the Derby at Epsom. In every essay he enriches his portrait of the English character, governed by social conventions and yet prone to startling eccentricities. Joseph Pennell's delightful illustrations, which appeared in the original 1905 edition, are reprinted with James's text. In The American Scene (1907) James revisits his native country after a twenty-year absence, traveling throughout the eastern United States from Boston to Florida. Views of the Hudson River arouse memories of his own past - the river "seemed to stretch back ... to the earliest outlook of my consciousness," he writes. James's poignant rediscovery of what remained of the New York of his childhood ("the precious stretch of space between Washington Square and Fourteenth Street") contrasts with his impression of the modern, commercial New York, a new city representing "a particular type of dauntless power, ..crowned not only with no history, but with no credible possibility of time for history?" Edmund Wilson, who praised The American Scene's "magnificent solidity and brilliance," remarked that "it was as if ... his emotions had suddenly been given scope, his genius for expression liberated." Sixteen essays on traveling in England, Scotland, and America conclude this volume. The essays, most of which have never before been collected, range from early pieces on London, Saratoga, and Newport, to articles on World War I that are among James's final writings
The life of James McNeill Whistler by Elizabeth Robins Pennell( Book )

92 editions published between 1903 and 1973 in English and German and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography on Whistler was written by his friend Elizabeth Robins Pennell. She was an American art critic and writer
Etchers and etching; chapters in the history of the art, together with technical explanations of modern artistic methods by Joseph Pennell( Book )

32 editions published between 1909 and 1941 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little tour in France by Henry James( Book )

58 editions published between 1884 and 1975 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am ashamed to begin with saying that Touraine is the garden of France; that remark has long ago lost its bloom. The town of Tours, however, has some thing sweet and bright, which suggests that it is sur- rounded by a land of fruits. It is a very agreeable little city; few towns of its size are more ripe, more complete, or, I should suppose, in better humor with themselves and less disposed to envy the responsibili- ties of bigger places
English hours by Henry James( Book )

22 editions published between 1905 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry James left America for England in 1876 and remained in his adopted country for the next three decades
London by Sidney Dark( Book )

21 editions published between 1924 and 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pen drawing and pen draughtsmen, their work and their methods : a study of the art today with technical suggestions by Joseph Pennell( Book )

42 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little boy, who wants most of all to own a pair of copper-toed boots and a dog, works hard to earn his boots and finds a dog too
The Whistler journal by Elizabeth Robins Pennell( Book )

24 editions published in 1921 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph and Elizabeth Pennell were American writers?who lived abroad in England. They were also close friends with Whistler. Their biography on the artist features personal letters and journal entries.?
Italian journeys by William Dean Howells( Book )

22 editions published between 1901 and 1988 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Dean Howells (1837-1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He wrote his first novel, Their Wedding Journey, in 1871, but his literary reputation really took off with the realist novel A Modern Instance, published in 1882, which describes the decay of a marriage. His 1885 novel The Rise of Silas Lapham is perhaps his best known, describing the rise and fall of an American entrepreneur in the paint business. His social views were also strongly reflected in the novels Annie Kilburn (1888) and A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890). While known primarily as a novelist, his short
English cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield, Lincoln, Ely, Wells, Winchester, Gloucester, York, London by Schuyler Van Rensselaer( Book )

33 editions published between 1892 and 1914 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day of the storm: When Rebecca learns she has relatives she never knew existed, her first reaction is shock. But as she sets out to meet her new grandfather and cousin, Rebecca is even less prepared for the enigmatic Joss Gardner, the outsider who seems to be the apple of her grandfather's eye. Soon, Rebecca begins to uncover the dark currents that belie her family's loving reception, and it's only with Joss's help that she can truly understand them
Italian hours by Henry James( Book )

19 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together Lewis and his mother remember Grandpa, who used to come in the night when Lewis called
The illustration of books; a manual for the use of students, notes for a course of lectures at the Slade school, University college by Joseph Pennell( Book )

29 editions published between 1895 and 2015 in English and German and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castilian days by John Hay( Book )

24 editions published between 1903 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Alhambra : palace of mystery and splendor by Washington Irving( Book )

22 editions published between 1896 and 2003 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends, tradition, and fairy tales which time has woven around the ruins of the beautiful Moorish palace
The graphic arts; modern men and modern methods by Joseph Pennell( Book )

17 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French cathedrals, monasteries and abbeys, and sacred sites of France by Elizabeth Robins Pennell( Book )

13 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses the architecture, restoration and history of the cathedrals of France. Included are 183 pictures by Joseph Pennell. Pennell is considered to have done more than any one artist of his time to improve the quality of illustration both in the United States and abroad and to raise its status as an art. -- Back Cover
Our journey to the Hebrides by Joseph Pennell( Book )

11 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kelmscott press and William Morris master-craftsman by H. Halliday Sparling( Book )

3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new New York : a commentary on the place and the people by John Charles Van Dyke( Book )

10 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of English cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield, Lincoln, Ely, Wells, Winchester, Gloucester, York, London by Schuyler Van Rensselaer( Book )

13 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Collected travel writings : Great Britain and America
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Pen drawing and pen draughtsmen, their work and their methods : a study of the art today with technical suggestionsItalian journeysThe illustration of books; a manual for the use of students, notes for a course of lectures at the Slade school, University collegeThe graphic arts; modern men and modern methodsFrench cathedrals, monasteries and abbeys, and sacred sites of France
Alternative Names
Joseph Pennell American artist and author

Joseph Pennell Amerikaans lithograaf (1857-1926)

Joseph Pennell escriptor, gravador, litògraf i il·lustrador nord-americà

Joseph Pennell escritor, grabador, litógrafo e ilustrador estadounidense

Joseph Pennell United States graphic artist

Joseph Pennell US-amerikanischer Illustrator und Autor

Pennell, Ioseph.

Pennell, Ioseph 1857-1926

Pennell, J. 1857-1926

Pennell, J. (Joseph), 1857-1926

Pennell, Josef 1857-1926

Pennell, Joseph

Pennell, Joseph Stanley

Languages
English (712)

Italian (7)

Spanish (3)

German (3)