WorldCat Identities

Salwak, Dale

Overview
Works: 35 works in 219 publications in 2 languages and 10,660 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Interviews  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6001.M6, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dale Salwak
 
Most widely held works by Dale Salwak
A.J. Cronin by Dale Salwak( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life and work of Barbara Pym by Dale Salwak( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Tyler as novelist by Dale Salwak( Book )

10 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays om den amerikanske forfatter (f. 1941) og hendes værker
Philip Larkin : the man and his work by Dale Salwak( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and French and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wain by Dale Salwak( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passion for books by Dale Salwak( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Passion for Books is intended as both a celebration of the value and importance of reading and a spirited defence against the many gloomy voices in our so-called electronic age who say the book will soon be obsolete."--Jacket
The literary biography : problems and solutions( Book )

14 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Sandburg : a reference guide by Dale Salwak( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kingsley Amis, modern novelist by Dale Salwak( Book )

16 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a fascinating critical study of the life, work and milieu of one of Britain's best known and most popular novelists. Starting with a biographical overview of the influences on the developing writer while at home, at school, at Oxford, and at war, Dale Salwak goes on to offer the general reader a lively interpretation of all of Amis's novels, from Lucky Jim (1954) through to The Folks That Live on the Hill (1990), set against the ever-changing backdrop of the twentieth century. Dale Salwak makes extensive use of the major Amis archives, and draws on material from Amis's notebooks, letters, juvenilia and manuscripts, as well as upon his own discussions with Amis and many of his friends. Weaving these sources with his own critical appraisal, Salwak plots each step in the development of Amis's imaginative vision throughout his writing career. This illustrated study, which includes a selective chronology and a complete primary bibliography, will be read with pleasure by those who are interested in learning more about Kingsley Amis, modern novelist
Kingsley Amis : a reference guide by Dale Salwak( Book )

12 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kingsley Amis, in life and letters( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with a writer( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engelske og amerikanske pårørende beskriver, hvordan det er at leve med en forfatter
Afterword : conjuring the literary dead by Dale Salwak( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains imaginary interviews with deceased British and American authors, including Samuel Johnson, Henry James, Jane Austen, Joseph Conrad, William Faulkner, and others
John Braine and John Wain : a reference guide by Dale Salwak( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara Pym : a reference guide by Dale Salwak( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of prayer( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

29 spiritual leaders, thinkers, and writers give advice on prayer
Interviews with Britain's angry young men( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonders of solitude( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of quotations on meditation and solitude from a wide variety of sources including Max Picard, Ramana Maharshi, Carl Sandburg, Nancy Reagan, Ralph Waldo Emerson, St. Teresa, Oswald Chambers, Edward Abbey, Philip Wylie, and many others
David Lodge : how far can you go? by Merritt Moseley( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roald Dahl : from the gremlins to the chocolate factory by Alan Warren( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Anne Tyler as novelist
Alternative Names
Salwak, Dale Francis.

Languages
English (178)

French (1)

Covers
A passion for booksThe literary biography : problems and solutionsKingsley Amis, modern novelistKingsley Amis, in life and lettersLiving with a writerAfterword : conjuring the literary deadThe power of prayerInterviews with Britain's angry young men