WorldCat Identities

Wister, Owen 1860-1938

Overview
Works: 478 works in 1,796 publications in 15 languages and 44,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Art  Short stories  Biography  Humor  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Speaker, Editor, Signer
Classifications: PS3345, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Owen Wister
 
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The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

359 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,680 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 : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

133 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,771 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
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister( Book )

57 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic novel of post-Civil War Charleston life, a portrayal of the process of healing the wounds of war through reconciliation between Northerners and Southerners on a personal, not political, level. Southern Classics Series
The illustrations of Frederic Remington by Frederic Remington( Book )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,227 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 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 973 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 )

53 editions published between 1895 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 840 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 West of Owen Wister : selected short stories by Owen Wister( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pentecost of calamity by Owen Wister( Book )

68 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 779 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 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lin McLean by Owen Wister( Book )

60 editions published between 1897 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 748 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 Undetermined and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Done in the open by Frederic Remington( Book )

14 editions published between 1902 and 2007 in English and German and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Virginian by Owen Wister( Recording )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 525 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
A straight deal; or, The ancient grudge by Owen Wister( Book )

32 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jimmyjohn boss and other stories by Owen Wister( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and Papuan and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy 4 : a story of Harvard University by Owen Wister( Book )

45 editions published between 1901 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charming and nostalgic story of college days in Cambirdge, Massachusetts during the 1880s
Padre Ignacio; or, The song of temptation by Owen Wister( Book )

17 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the family by Owen Wister( Book )

20 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 370 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."
Mother by Owen Wister( Book )

9 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a short story about a young couple wishing to marry but are financially strapped. After inheriting a large sum of money, they look towards a financial advisor to help them manage the funds, hoping that the advice given will work in time for the couple to wed" --Provided by publisher
 
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Alternative Names
Owen Wister amerikansk författare

Owen Wister amerikansk skribent

Owen Wister écrivain américain

Owen Wister scrittore statunitense

Owen Wister US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Уистер, Оуэн

أوين وستر، 1860-1938

وستر، أوين

ウイスター, オーエン

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The Virginian : a horseman of the plainsLady BaltimoreRed men and whiteThe West of Owen Wister : selected short storiesLin McLeanDone in the openThe VirginianA straight deal; or, The ancient grudgeThe Jimmyjohn boss and other stories