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Pacey, Desmond 1917-1975

Overview
Works: 101 works in 350 publications in 2 languages and 4,711 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bio-bibliography  Biography  Fiction  Poetry  Reference works  Autographs  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, win, wst
Classifications: PR9111, 810.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Desmond Pacey
 
Most widely held works by Desmond Pacey
Literary history of Canada: Canadian literature in English by Carl F Klinck( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethel Wilson by Desmond Pacey( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten Canadian poets : a group of biographical and critical essays by Desmond Pacey( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 1976 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waken, lords and ladies gay : selected stories of Desmond Pacey by Desmond Pacey( )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Canadian Short Story Library, twelve stories from Desmond Pacey, a major figure in Canadian Literature and criticism. The twelve stories are typical of Pacey's story-telling technique and what emerges from them is a distinctive, even powerful optimism, charity, tolerance and deep understanding of human nature. The sombre side of life is honestly portrayed and juxtaposed against the importance of love as a unifying force. These stories, presented in a simple straightforward manner, reveal man as he is: fragile, vulnerable, capable of crude, selfish and irrational behaviour, subject to
A book of Canadian stories by Desmond Pacey( Book )

53 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Pacey's highly regarded collection of short stories now reissued in paperback includes the work of twenty-nine Canadian writers. Contemporary writers such as Irving Layton, Hugh Garner, Alden Nowlan, and Brian Moore are included as well as earlier prose writers Thomas Chandler Haliburton, Stephen Leacock, Morely Callaghan and Frederick Philip Grove. Dr. Pacey has written a detailed historical introduction to this fourth edition and provided copious notes on all authors. Essentially Canadian in flavour, these stories provide insight into the problems of the Canadian nation
Frederick Philip Grove by Desmond Pacey( Book )

13 editions published between 1945 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in Canadian criticism, 1938-1968 by Desmond Pacey( Book )

7 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative writing in Canada : a short history of English-Canadian literature by Desmond Pacey( Book )

13 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts : a critical edition/ edited by Desmond Pacey ; assistant editor Graham Adams by Charles George Douglas Roberts( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from the margin. The selected short stories of Frederick Philip Grove by Frederick Philip Grove( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative writing in Canada; a short history of English-Canadian literature by William Cyril Desmond PACEY( Book )

9 editions published in 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from major Canadian writers; poetry and creative prose in English by Desmond Pacey( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1982 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative writing in Canada; a short history of English-Canadian literature by Desmond Pacey( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative writing in Canada : a short history of English-Canadian literature by Desmond Pacey( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The picnic, and other stories by Desmond Pacey( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems, 1926-1956 by Dorothy Livesay( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our literary heritage by Desmond Pacey( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected poems of Sir Charles G.D. Roberts by Charles G. D Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, Canadian literature in English by Desmond Pacey( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems of Charles G.D. Roberts by Charles G. D Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Waken, lords and ladies gay : selected stories of Desmond Pacey
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Alternative Names
Desmond Pacey Candadian litary ctitic and author

Pacey, Desmond 1917-

Pacey, William Cyril Desmond.

Pacey, William Cyril Desmond 1917-

Pacey, William Cyril Desmond 1917-1975

Languages
English (214)

French (3)