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Cowley, Malcolm 1898-1989

Overview
Works: 653 works in 2,235 publications in 4 languages and 52,763 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Interviews  Biographies  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Compiler, Annotator, pre, Adapter, Lyricist, Contributor, Performer, wpr, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3201, 811.3
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The portable Faulkner by William Faulkner( Book )

128 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers a 130-year period in the history of Yoknapatawpha County and its citizens as revealed by the author who was one of them
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
A second flowering : works and days of the lost generation by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

38 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A skillful blend of criticism and biography and an indispensable companion piece to the works of these eight "icons" of American literature and the lost (or the World War) generation - Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Dos Passos, Cummings, Wilder, Faulkner, Wolfe and Hart Crane whose lives are as much discussed as their writings
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

90 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

58 editions published between 1948 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of prose by Nathaniel Hawthorne, including The Scarlet Letter, excerpts from the other romances, thirteen tales, and selections from his journals and letters. Includes a chronology
The literary situation by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

58 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A many-windowed house; collected essays on American writers and American writing by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

82 editions published between 1926 and 1997 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The edition of Whitman's poems as they were first published is accompanied by an in-depth introduction
After the genteel tradition; American writers, 1910-1930 by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criticism of Theodore Dreiser, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Upton Sinclair, Willa Cather, Van Wyck Brooks, Carl Sandburg, Sherwood Anderson, H.L. Mencken, Sinclair Lewis, Eugene O'Neill, James Branch Cabell, Robinson Jeffers, Edna St. Vincent Millay, John Dos Passos, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe
Think back on us; a contemporary chronicle of the 1930's by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And I worked at the writer's trade : chapters of literary history, 1918-1978 by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary history dealing with situations and problems in the lives of American writers from World War I to the present
The portable Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

34 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 1,202 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 portable Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents the essential Emerson, selected from works that eloquently express the philosophy of a worldy idealist
The flower and the leaf : a contemporary record of American writing since 1941 by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books that changed our minds by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

16 editions published between 1939 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitzgerald and the jazz age by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

45 editions published between 1948 and 1978 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised and expanded edition edited by Malcolm Cowley
Blue Juniata : collected poems by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exile's return; a literary odyssey of the 1920s by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

105 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
New England writers and writing by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than half a century, Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989) cast a long shadow across the landscape of American literary criticism, forming our views of luminaries like Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and Hemingway and enhancing our understanding of dozens of others. A transplanted but long-time New Englander, Cowley focused much of his critical attention on the region's plethora of eminent authors, and this collection combines those essays with his writings about the New England he knew and loved. Cowley is equally at home with Hawthorne, James, Emerson, Melville, Frost, Aiken, Cheever, Cummings - and the characters and customs of his adoptive region. In a poem included here, Cowley writes of his wish to love the earth and "to speak some words in patterns that will be remembered." This book is testimony to his gift for - and fulfillment of - both
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
Alternative Names
Cowley, Malcolm

Malcolm Cowley Amerikaans romanschrijver (1898-1989)

Malcolm Cowley novelista estadounidense

Malcolm Cowley romancier américain

Malcolm Cowley US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Dichter, Journalist und Literaturkritiker

مالكولم كولي، 1898-1989

カウリー, M.

カウリー, マルカム

カウリー, マルコム

カウリイ, M

マルカム・カウリー

马尔科姆·考利

Languages
English (924)

German (7)

Hungarian (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
American poetry : the twentieth centuryThe portable HawthorneLeaves of grassThe portable Walt WhitmanThe portable EmersonThe portable HawthorneExile's return; a literary odyssey of the 1920sNew England writers and writing