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Birney, Earle 1904-1995

Overview
Works: 466 works in 1,008 publications in 2 languages and 10,036 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Poetry  Biography  Educational films  Internet videos  Film adaptations  Interviews  Documentary films  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Lyricist, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9199.3.B44, 811.52
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Essays on Chaucerian irony by Earle Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays have remained classics of their kind. They include important discussions on irony-its native traditions and its occurrence in early English literature, an account of critics' appreciation of Chaucerian irony prior to this century, and a detailed examination of four of the Canterbury Tales
Turvey : a military picaresque by Earle Birney( Book )

55 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private Thomas Leadbeater Turvey is nobody's idea of a capable recruit. Shifted from regimental pillar to post, Turvey tries and fails at every odd job in the army with a remarkable genius for mishap. A casualty before he has a chance to see action, Turvey watches the maimed and dying return from the front; thus Earle Birney's comic masterpiece becomes an unforgettable indictment of war
Selected poems of Malcom Lowry by Malcolm Lowry( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While famous for his celebrated novel, Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry always considered himself a poet. First published in 1962 and long out of print, Selected Poems of Malcolm Lowry is the only comprehensive selection of his poetry to be published, and it remains the perfect introduction to his extensive poetic canon. Edited by Lowry's good friend, renowned Canadian poet Earle Birney, with the assistance of his widow, Margerie Lowry, the selection includes extraordinary poems written during Lowry's stay in Mexico, many of which are closely related to his novel. This new edition includes a "Publisher's Note" from Lawrence Ferlinghetti"--
Lunar caustic by Malcolm Lowry( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down the long table by Earle Birney( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 1975 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected poems of Earle Birney by Earle Birney( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rag & bone shop by Earle Birney( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Earle Birney; a New Canadian library selection by Earle Birney( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems, 1940-1966 by Earle Birney( Book )

15 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth century Canadian poetry : an anthology by Earle Birney( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fall by fury, & other makings by Earle Birney( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earle Birney's first collection of new poems in five years ' a varied assembly of visual and verbal magic from the creator of such beloved classics as "David," "Bear on the Delhi Road," "Billboards Build Freedom of Choice" and others. A man whose name is synonymous with poetry, a writer whose popularity cuts across generations and geographical boundaries, Earle Birney maintains a spirit of perpetual youth in his verse, whether making a poem about being old or being in love, about grief or joy, about the past, the present or the future. In Fall by Fury, he deals with all these themes, employing a broad array of forms, including drawn poems, and achieving moods of serenity, humour, irony, tenderness and hope. Here, from one of our most esteemed poets, is a significant new volume, full of the timeless artistry that has earned him two Governor General's Awards, a Canada Council Medal and the Lorne Pierce Medal of the Royal Society of Canada
Ghost in the wheels : selected poems by Earle Birney( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory no servant by Earle Birney( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's so big about green? by Earle Birney( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The damnation of Vancouver by Earle Birney( Book )

14 editions published between 1956 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creative writer by Earle Birney( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big bird in the bush : selected stories and sketches by Earle Birney( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1983 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four parts sand by Earle Birney( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Near False Creek Mouth; new poems by Earle Birney( Book )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of a city and other verse by Earle Birney( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1956 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ghost in the wheels : selected poems
Alternative Names
Birney, Alfred E. 1904-1995

Birney, Alfred Earle

Birney, Alfred Earle 1904-

Birney Alfred Earle 1904-1995

Birney, Earle

Earle Birney Canadees schrijver (1904-1995)

Earle Birney Canadian poet

Earle Birney kanadischer Schriftsteller

Эрл Бирни

Languages
English (386)

Italian (4)

Covers
Ghost in the wheels : selected poemsSpreading time : remarks on Canadian writing and writersEarle Birney and his worksPoetry criticism. excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literatureCanadian writers and their works