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Ciardi, John 1916-1986

Overview
Works: 485 works in 1,090 publications in 1 language and 45,963 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Epic poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Humorous poetry  Terms and phrases  Fiction  Limericks  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Narrator, Performer, Signer, Other, Author of introduction, Host, Interviewer
Classifications: PQ4315, 851.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Ciardi
How does a poem mean? by John Ciardi( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published as one section of a collaborative volume entitled introduction to literature
The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This single volume, blank verse translation of The Divine Comedy includes an introduction, maps of Dante's Italy, Hell, Purgatory, Geocentric Universe, and political panorama of the thirteenth and early fourteenth century, diagrams and notes providing the reader with invaluable guidance
Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

40 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first part of Dante's epic poem about the three realms of the Christian afterlife, a spiritual pilgrim is led by Virgil through the nine circles of Hell
Mid-century American poets by John Ciardi( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers major mid-20th-century poets such as Randall, Jarrell, Robert Lavell and Richard Wilbur
You read to me, I'll read to you by John Ciardi( Book )

18 editions published between 1932 and 1987 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous poems to read aloud to children alternating with poems beginning readers can read themselves. Grades 1-4
This strangest everything by John Ciardi( Book )

8 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A browser's dictionary, and native's guide to the unknown American language by John Ciardi( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A compendium of curious expressions and intriguing facts"--Jacket subtitle
Person to person by John Ciardi( Book )

8 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As if : poems new and selected by John Ciardi( Book )

6 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

39 poems by John Ciardi( Book )

10 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri( Book )

19 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dante describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his entrance into the presence of God."
I met a man by John Ciardi( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For beginning readers, these poems lead children to new words through rhyme, riddles, context, and word game
In the stoneworks; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paradiso by Dante Alighieri( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dante's ultimate vision of universal harmony and eternal salvation"--Cover
The little that is all by John Ciardi( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responsibility and reality are the author's primary interests in this collection of works
Dialogue with an audience by John Ciardi( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections of pieces by the poetry editor of the "Saturday review". Includes criticism of poets and poetry and letters sent to Ciardi from his readers
Lives of X by John Ciardi( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 poems - autobiographical, introspective, and occasionally ironic
In fact; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New poems by the poetry editor of "The Saturday Review of literature."
The hopeful trout and other limericks by John Ciardi( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of limericks about such characters as the Elephant Boy, the fast fiddler from Middletown, and the silly old skinflint named Quince
Doodle soup : poems by John Ciardi( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight poems, mostly humorous, by the well-known poet
 
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The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri
Covers
InfernoYou read to me, I'll read to youPurgatorioThe ParadisoThe hopeful trout and other limericksDoodle soup : poemsSaipan : the war diary of John Ciardi
Alternative Names
Ciardi J.

Ciardi, John, 1916-

Ciardi John Anthony

Ciardi, John Anthony 1916-1986

John Ciardi americký básník

John Ciardi Amerikaans taalkundige (1916-1986)

John Ciardi poeta e traduttore statunitense

John Ciardi US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Hochschullehrer

Чиарди Дж.

Чиарди Джон

Чиарди, Джон американский поэт, переводчик, критик

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Languages
English (293)