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Matthiessen, F. O. (Francis Otto) 1902-1950

Overview
Works: 139 works in 1,045 publications in 7 languages and 25,944 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biography  Biographies  Short stories  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other
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American renaissance : art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

165 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Renaissance has taken its place as the definitive treatment of that most distinguished age of our literature. Centering his discussion around five of its literary giants--Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman--Matthiessen elucidates their conceptions of nature and the function of literature, and the extent to which these were realized in their writings. The breadth of the book lies in the author's use of the five-year period from 1850 to 1855 as a focal point in interpreting what went before and what followed in the development of our prose and poetry. The masterpieces produced in this one extraordinarily concentrated moment of expression, and fully explored in these pages, include Representative Men, Walden, The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables, Moby-Dick, Pierre, and Leaves of Grass
The Oxford book of American verse by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

99 editions published between 1950 and 1981 in English and held by 3,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-one poets are represented in this anthology which covers the whole range of American poetry from colonial times to the present. The greater part is devoted to the best work of the past fifty years
The achievement of T.S. Eliot : an essay on the nature of poetry by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

149 editions published between 1935 and 1976 in English and held by 3,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seventeen-year-old orphan with Hodgkin's disease becomes very involved with her new hospital roommate, a nine-year-old girl who insists that the man who killed her father is trying to kill her
The notebooks of Henry James by Henry James( Book )

60 editions published between 1947 and 1981 in English and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Description of traditions, customs, and way of life of these mysterious people by a man who lived with them for 10 years
Theodore Dreiser by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

52 editions published between 1950 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry James : the major phase by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

53 editions published between 1944 and 1999 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout this volume a study is made of the technique evolved by James to communicate his themes. The gradation of moral awareness in the characters, their dramatic juxtaposition, and the construction of patters of imagery are analyzed to reveal the depth of James' mature work. A final chapter on Portrait of a lady examines James' revisions of this earlier novel as it was reconceived to conform to the style and thought of his "major phase."
The James family : including selections from the writings of Henry James, Senior, William, Henry & Alice James by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

59 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American novels and stories of Henry James by Henry James( Book )

43 editions published between 1947 and 1973 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
The responsibilities of the critic; essays and reviews by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

23 editions published between 1952 and 1966 in English and Italian and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and reviews
Sarah Orne Jewett by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

20 editions published between 1929 and 1965 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translation, an Elizabethan art by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

34 editions published between 1831 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of writers and artists by Henry James( Book )

28 editions published between 1875 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the heart of Europe by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

9 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by Herman Melville( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Cheney, 1881-1945, a record of his work by Russell Cheney( Book )

6 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnets by Henry James( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amerikanische Renaissance : Kunst und Ausdruck im Zeitalter Emersons und Whitmans by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

4 editions published in 1948 in German and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Union Sugar Refinery, complainant, vs. Francis O. Matthiessen, respondent by Union Sugar Refinery( )

2 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinascimento americano : arte ed espressione nell'età di Emerson e Whitman by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

5 editions published in 1954 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rat & the Devil : journal letters of F.O. Matthiessen and Russell Cheney by F. O Matthiessen( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een cultuurhistoricus van middelbare leeftijd wordt tijdens een transatlantische reis verliefd op een jonge student en gedurende 20 jaar liefdesgeluk tot de dood van een der minnaars schrijven zij elkaar zo'n 3000 brieven, waarvan hier een selectie
 
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American renaissance : art and expression in the age of Emerson and Whitman
Covers
The Oxford book of American verseThe notebooks of Henry JamesThe James family : including selections from the writings of Henry James, Senior, William, Henry & Alice JamesDeep gossipTwentieth-Century literary criticism. Volume 100
Alternative Names
F. O. Matthiessen

F. O. Matthiessen Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1902-1950)

F. O. Matthiessen US-amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler

Francis Otto Matthiessen critico letterario statunitense

Matthiessen F. O.

Matthiessen, F. O. 1902-1950

Matthiessen , Francis O.

Matthiessen Francis Otto

Matthiessen, Francis Otto 1902-1950

Mattisen, Frensis O.

ف. أ. ماثيسن، 1902-1950

فرانسيس أوتو ماثيسن، 1902-1950

マシーセン, F. O

馬提埃森

Languages
English (843)

Italian (10)

French (9)

German (3)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (1)