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Wister, Owen 1860-1938

Overview
Works: 490 works in 1,752 publications in 6 languages and 44,231 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Art  History  Short stories  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Poetry 
Roles: Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Speaker, Signer
Classifications: PS3345, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Owen Wister
The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister ( Book )
336 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the vast Wyoming territory, this masterpiece helped establish the code of the West and its stereotypical characters. The novel also features the first known "shootout" in American literature
The Virginian by Owen Wister ( Book )
111 editions published between 1902 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His background is shadowy, his presence commanding. He brings law and order to a frontier town and wins the love of a pretty schoolteacher from the East. He is the Virginian-- the first fully realized cowboy hero in American literature, a near-mythic figure whose idealized image has profoundly influenced our national consciousness
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister ( )
53 editions published between 1906 and 2007 in English and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1906. Wister, an American writer whose stories helped to establish the cowboy as an archetypical, individualist hero. However, is works were not limited to the Western. Lady Baltimore is a novel about aristocratic Southerners in Charleston. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing
Lin McLean by Owen Wister ( )
58 editions published between 1897 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A straight deal or the ancient grudge by Owen Wister ( )
32 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy 4 a story of Harvard University by Owen Wister ( )
46 editions published between 1901 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jimmyjohn boss and other stories by Owen Wister ( )
30 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Padre Ignacio or The song of temptation by Owen Wister ( )
17 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother by Owen Wister ( )
8 editions published in 1907 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The illustrations of Frederic Remington by Frederic Remington ( Book )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Represents the surprising range of illustrations of Frederic Remington, celebrated painter and historian of the American West
Roosevelt, the story of a friendship, 1880-1919 by Owen Wister ( Book )
13 editions published between 1919 and 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The family Mark Twain by Mark Twain ( Book )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The following complete books of Mark Twain are included in this volume: Life on the Mississippi, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Other complete selections and extracts are included
Red men and white by Owen Wister ( Book )
52 editions published between 1895 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian wars, lynch mobs, desert crossings, mining camps, stagecoach robberiesall are brought vividly to life in Owen Wister's Red Men and White, the first book of western stories written by the author of the classic cowboy novel, The Virginian. Published in 1895, most of the stories in Red Men and White are based on actual events as told to Wister during his extensive travels in the Old West. Filled with humor, drama, and tragedy, it offers a fascinating glimpse of Wister's writing at a time when he was laying the foundations of the modern Western
The West of Owen Wister : selected short stories by Owen Wister ( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seven ages of Washington; a biography by Owen Wister ( Book )
30 editions published between 1907 and 1929 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My dear Wister : the Frederic Remington-Owen Wister letters by Ben Merchant Vorpahl ( Book )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pentecost of calamity by Owen Wister ( Book )
37 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Done in the open by Frederic Remington ( Book )
16 editions published between 1897 and 2007 in English and German and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Virginian by Owen Wister ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The foreman of a large cattle ranch on the Wyoming frontier lives by the honor code of the West even though it means helping lynch a friend or possibly losing the girl he is to marry
Members of the family by Owen Wister ( Book )
22 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author reanimates The Virginian" in these short tales lamenting the passing of the wild American west: The smell of the sage-brush! After several years it was getting to me again. All day long it breathed a welcome and a sigh, as if the desert whispered: Yes, I look as if I were here; but I am a ghost, too; there's no coming back.'" Owen Wister, Members of the Family."
 
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.12 for The Virgin ... to 0.95 for Commemorat ...)
Alternative Names
أوين وستر، 1860-1938
وستر، أوين
ウイスター, オーエン
Languages
English (945)
Japanese (2)
German (1)
Papuan (1)
Arabic (1)
Dutch (1)
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