WorldCat Identities

Gurko, Leo 1914-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 147 publications in 4 languages and 7,260 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Diaries  Parables  Bibliography  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leo Gurko
Joseph Conrad, giant in exile by Leo Gurko( Book )

35 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systematic exploration of Conrad's work against the background of his life and personality
Ernest Hemingway and the pursuit of heroism by Leo Gurko( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines Hemingway's life, focusing on his background, his friends, his marriages, and the important influences on his personal and literary life, his novels, short stories, and nonfiction, and concludes with his tragic final years and death. The final chapter evaluates Hemingway as an artist, examining his techniques, motivation, and philosophy
The two lives of Joseph Conrad by Leo Gurko( Book )

9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout this story of Conrad's life, Mr. Gurko points to many true situations that later appeared in the author's books. Conrad is presented as a man who excelled in both the physical sphere (as an expert seaman) and the world of the mind (as a gifted writer). The author also analyzes many of Conrad's well-known and lesser-known works
The angry decade by Leo Gurko( Book )

19 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Paine : freedom's apostle by Leo Gurko( Book )

10 editions published between 1957 and 1984 in English and Chinese and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography which includes material on the American and French revolutions, and an analysis of ideas expressed in his writings
Thomas Wolfe : beyond the romantic ego by Leo Gurko( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the author, Thomas Wolfe, and an analysis of his works including Look Homeward, Angel and You Can't Go Home Again
Heroes, highbrows, and the popular mind by Leo Gurko( Book )

2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief introduction to the life of Shelley, called the poet of "uncompromising spirit," and his most praised works, some extracted from the whole, others presented in full
Heroes, highbrows, and the popular mind by Leo Gurko( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart of darkness : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Joseph Conrad( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society
Youth ; Typhoon ; The end of the tether by Joseph Conrad( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The six wives of King Henry VIII by Paul Rival( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crisi of the American mind by Leo Gurko( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ambassadors (Henry James) by Leo Gurko( Recording )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

USA (John Dos Passos) by Leo Gurko( Recording )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Paine : apóstol de la libertad by Leo Gurko( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ship of fools (Katherine Anne Porter) by Leo Gurko( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ambassadors by Henry James( Recording )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lambert Strether, a mild, middle-aged American of no particular achievements, is dispatched to Paris from the manufacturing empire of Woollett, Massachusetts. The mission conferred on him by his august patron, Mrs. Newsome, is to discover what, or who, is keeping her son Chad in the notorious city of pleasure and to bring him home. But Strether finds Chad transformed by the influence of a remarkable woman
Krizis amerikanskogo dukha by Leo Gurko( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Conrad, etc. (Second printing.) by Leo Gurko( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Гурко, Лео, 1914-

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