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Cowley, Malcolm 1898-1989

Works: 554 works in 2,113 publications in 9 languages and 52,107 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Biography  History  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Poetry  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Bibliography  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Annotator, Compiler, Performer, Lyricist, Adapter, pre, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3201, 811.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Malcolm Cowley
The portable Faulkner by William Faulkner( Book )

125 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 3,884 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
The portable Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

97 editions published between 1948 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,342 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
A second flowering : works and days of the lost generation. by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

42 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 2,131 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
After the genteel tradition; American writers, 1910-1930 by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

48 editions published between 1937 and 1981 in English and held by 1,943 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
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews by George Plimpton( Book )

127 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Interviews and biographical notes, prepared for book publication by George Plimpton."
The literary situation by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

57 editions published between 1947 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,484 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
A many-windowed house; collected essays on American writers and American writing by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and French and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

76 editions published between 1926 and 1997 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The edition of Whitman's poems as they were first published is accompanied by an in-depth introduction
Think back on us; a contemporary chronicle of the 1930's by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue Juniata : collected poems by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

16 editions published between 1929 and 1985 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty years of poetry by one of America's most distinguished men of letters
The portable Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 1,222 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 )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 982 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 )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books that changed our minds by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

15 editions published between 1939 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitzgerald and the jazz age by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

9 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

104 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 664 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 596 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
The selected correspondence of Kenneth Burke and Malcolm Cowley, 1915-1981 by Kenneth Burke( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This portrays an extraordinary literary friendship, unique in American letters for its longevity, and it chronicles the lives and events that helped shape modern literature and criticism
The Faulkner-Cowley file; letters and memories, 1944-1962 by Malcolm Cowley( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains twenty-six unpublished letters from Faulkner, besides an early draft of one of his essays, and Cowley's absorbing story of a deepening friendship based, on both sides, on complete dedication to the striving of the human spirit for an impossible perfection. It serves, as well, to cast a revealing sidelight on the goals, attainments, and prejudices of the gifted generation of writers to which they belong." -- publisher's description
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The portable Faulkner
Alternative Names
Cowley, Malcolm

Malcolm Cowley Amerikaans romanschrijver (1898-1989)

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



The portable HawthorneLeaves of grassThe portable Walt WhitmanThe portable EmersonExile's return; a literary odyssey of the 1920sNew England writers and writingConversations with Malcolm Cowley