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Van Doren, Mark 1894-1972

Overview
Works: 686 works in 2,202 publications in 4 languages and 61,531 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Biographies  History  Drama  Literature  Sources  Records and correspondence  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, wpr, Performer, Author of introduction, Narrator, Compiler, Other, Contributor, Speaker, Lyricist, Interviewer, win, ed, wst
Classifications: PS3543.A557, 811.3
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Most widely held works by Mark Van Doren
An anthology of world poetry by Mark Van Doren( Book )

70 editions published between 1928 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best poetry of the whole world
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,357 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
Shakespeare by Mark Van Doren( Book )

65 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features a series of smart, witty, deeply perceptive essays about each of Shakespeare's plays, together with a further discussion of the poems. Writing with an incomparable knowledge of his subject but without a hint of pedantry, Van Doren elucidates both the astonishing boldness and myriad subtleties of Shakespeare's protean art. His Shakespeare is a book to be treasured by both new and longtime students of the Bard
Nathaniel Hawthorne by Mark Van Doren( Book )

74 editions published between 1948 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical biography, showing the man through the medium of his works
John Dryden, a study of his poetry by Mark Van Doren( Book )

48 editions published between 1920 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels of William Bartram by William Bartram( Book )

32 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The records kept by William Bartram of his journeys through the Southern colonies in the 18th century constitute a classic of American natural history. These records have already been the subject of close literary study and acclaim as a source of some of Wordsworth's and Coleridge's finest imagery. Here, however, is the first examination and interpretation of the Travels conducted expressly from the naturalist's point of view. Mr. Harper has followed nearly all the turnings of Bartram's trails through the Southeast, identifying his numerous plants and animals, locating his Indian villages, and providing concise biographical information for the major and minor figures that move through the pages. New illustrations, along with those of 1791, show buildings, natural scenes, and the plant and animal life under discussion
The portable Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

60 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of Emerson's notable writings. Includes biographical material and a chronology
American and British literature since 1890 by Carl Van Doren( Book )

46 editions published between 1925 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Liberal education by Mark Van Doren( Book )

38 editions published between 1943 and 1972 in English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plea for education based on the humanities and for long range educational planning
The last days of Lincoln, a play in six scenes by Mark Van Doren( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last weeks before Lincoln's assassination and the conflict over the Union terms of surrender
Collected and new poems, 1924-1963 by Mark Van Doren( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

43 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive selection of Whitman's work, introduced by a biographical commentary by Mark Van Doren and a chronology by Gay Wilson Allen
The happy critic, and other essays by Mark Van Doren( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry David Thoreau : a critical study by Mark Van Doren( Book )

20 editions published between 1916 and 1961 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study chiefly based on Thoreau's previously unexamined Journal
The noble voice : a study of ten great poems by Mark Van Doren( Book )

9 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

45 editions published between 1945 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sample of the author's most notable works. Considered by many to be the least necessary which should be read to understand the author
The dialogues of Archibald MacLeish and Mark Van Doren by Archibald MacLeish( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edwin Arlington Robinson by Mark Van Doren( Book )

27 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotografia de Edwin Arligton Robinson
The world's best poems by Mark Van Doren( Book )

20 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best poetry of the Orient, Ancient Greece and Rome, Europe and America
Selected poetry by William Wordsworth( Book )

11 editions published in 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wordsworth's verse declares a belief in the power of poetry to teach by appealing to the imagination and to the 'grand elementary principle of pleasure, by which man knows, and feels, and lives, and moves'. His unique relationship with the poet and political activist Samuel Taylor Coleridge, formed in the political and social ferment of the 1790s, produced a revolution in literature, resulting in the joint volume, Lyrical Ballads (1798-1805) - a landmark in the history of English Romanticism. This selection, chosen from the Oxford Authors critical edition, includes all Wordsworth's finest lyrics, and a large sample of The Prelude (1805), his extraordinary autobiographical poem in blank verse and the first truly great achievement of a new era in English poetry
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Doren, Mark V. 1894-1972

Doren, Mark van.

Doren Mark Van 1894-1972

Doren, Mark von

Mark Van Doren Amerikaans dichter (1894-1972)

Mark Van Doren amerikansk poet

Mark Van Doren écrivain américain

Mark Van Doren poeta e critico letterario statunitense

Mark Van Doren US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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Vaina Dōrēna, Mārka 1894-1972

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دورن، مارك فان، 1894-1972

مارك فان دورن، 1894-1972

مارک وان دورن شاعر آمریکایی

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マーク・ヴァン・ドーレン

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ShakespeareTravels of William BartramThe portable EmersonThe portable Walt WhitmanWalt WhitmanEdwin Arlington Robinson