WorldCat Identities

Wister, Owen 1860-1938

Overview
Works: 479 works in 1,769 publications in 15 languages and 44,727 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Art  History  Short stories  Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Speaker, Signer
Classifications: PS3345, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Owen Wister
 
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Most widely held works by Owen Wister
The Virginian by Owen Wister( Book )
497 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 11,192 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. This enduring work of fiction marks his first appearance in popular culture -- the birth of a legend that lives with us still
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister( )
54 editions published between 1906 and 2007 in English and held by 2,624 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( )
60 editions published between 1897 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A straight deal or the ancient grudge by Owen Wister( )
31 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Philosophy 4 a story of Harvard University by Owen Wister( )
45 editions published between 1901 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jimmyjohn boss and other stories by Owen Wister( )
30 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Papuan and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Padre Ignacio or The song of temptation by Owen Wister( )
16 editions published between 1911 and 1925 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mother by Owen Wister( )
8 editions published in 1907 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The illustrations of Frederic Remington by Frederic Remington( Book )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,244 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 )
18 editions published between 1919 and 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red men and white by Owen Wister( Book )
53 editions published between 1894 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wister, an Easterner who moved to the West, invented the Western novel with The Virginian . This collection of stories deserves to be read for Wister's descriptions of interracial contact, his handling of military-Indian conflict, and his characterization of frontier picaro Specimen Jones
The family Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Book )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 988 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
The Pentecost of calamity by Owen Wister( Book )
66 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The West of Owen Wister : selected short stories by Owen Wister( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The seven ages of Washington; a biography by Owen Wister( Book )
29 editions published between 1907 and 1929 in English and held by 781 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 775 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 700 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 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The foreman of a large cattle ranch on the Wyoming frontier lives by the honor code of the West even if it means helping lynch a friend or 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 held by 489 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."
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup( Book )
2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.11 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 (966)
German (17)
Danish (10)
Polish (10)
Spanish (10)
Japanese (5)
Swedish (5)
Finnish (3)
Arabic (2)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Serbian (1)
Papuan (1)
Czech (1)
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