WorldCat Identities

Gerber, John C.

Overview
Works: 85 works in 289 publications in 1 language and 15,342 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  Action and adventure fiction  Biography  Biographies  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Other, Honoree, Thesis advisor, Contributor
Classifications: PZ3.H318, 813.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John C Gerber
 
Most widely held works by John C Gerber
Twentieth century interpretations of The scarlet letter ; a collection of critical essays by John C Gerber( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical and expository essays on The scarlet letter
Tom Sawyer abroad ; Tom Sawyer detective by Mark Twain( )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Sawyer and his friends take a trip by balloon to Egypt; Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn must solve a murder mystery
Mark Twain by John C Gerber( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life and career of Samuel Clemens and analyzes his writings
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer : 135th Anniversary Edition by Mark Twain( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This landmark anniversary edition contains a selection of Twain's hard-to-find letters and notes expressing his always-engaging opinions on the publication of Tom Sawyer
One hundred years of Huckleberry Finn : the boy, his book, and American culture : centennial essays( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's first novel about Tom and Huck, one of the world's best-known and best-loved books, is published here with all the original True W. Williams illustrations. The adventures of a growing boy in the nineteenth century in a Mississippi River town, as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
The ambassadors by Henry James( Book )

9 editions published between 1902 and 1948 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiftyish American is dispatched to Europe by a rich widow on a mission to bring back her wayward son who is enraptured by a French woman
The Mythologizing of Mark Twain by Sara Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers of Mark Twain seldom doubt his genius, but defining that genius and locating its source continue to challenge students of American literature. Equally elusive is an explanation of the intriguing phenomenon of Twain as a mythic figure, both shaper and embodier of an American mythos. Perhaps no single critical approach can adequately assess the complex force behind Samuel Clemens and Mark Twain. This native genius, our quintessential artist, rightfully provokes a number of powerful responses, as these original essays demonstrate
The adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Tom Sawyer abroad : Tom Sawyer, detective by Mark Twain( Book )

13 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a mischevious young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century
Better reading by Walter Blair( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 1966 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The speaker's resource book; an anthology, handbook, and glossary by Carroll C Arnold( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The college teaching of English by National Council of Teachers of English( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

12 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic tale of Puritan Boston and of Hester Prynne; her lover, Arthur Dimmesdale, the young minister; their child Pearl; and her husband, Roger Chillingsworth
Repertory; introduction to essays and articles, biography and history, short stories, drama, and poetry by Walter Blair( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writer's resource book by John C Gerber( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Merrill studies in Huckleberry Finn by John C Gerber( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The college anthology by Walter Blair( Book )

15 editions published between 1949 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American humor : essays presented to John C. Gerber( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of the University of Iowa by John C Gerber( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Better reading; prose, explanatory and persuasive by Walter Blair( Book )

5 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mark TwainThe adventures of Tom SawyerThe Mythologizing of Mark TwainThe adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Tom Sawyer abroad : Tom Sawyer, detectiveA pictorial history of the University of Iowa
Languages
English (178)