WorldCat Identities

Ciardi, John 1916-1986

Overview
Works: 435 works in 955 publications in 1 language and 46,409 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Terms and phrases  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Limericks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Epic poetry  Diaries  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Performer, Narrator, Signer, Host, Author of introduction, Interviewer, Other, tra
Classifications: PS3505.I27, 811.52
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Most widely held works by John Ciardi
How does a poem mean? by John Ciardi( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published as one section of a collaborative volume entitled introduction to literature
Mid-century American poets by John Ciardi( Book )

17 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers major mid-20th-century poets such as Randall, Jarrell, Robert Lavell and Richard Wilbur
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2001 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first part of Dante's epic poem about the three realms of the Christian afterlife, a spiritual pilgrim is led by Virgil through the nine circles of Hell
A browser's dictionary, and native's guide to the unknown American language by John Ciardi( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A compendium of curious expressions and intriguing facts"--Jacket subtitle
This strangest everything by John Ciardi( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Person to person; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As if : poems new and selected by John Ciardi( Book )

7 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

39 poems by John Ciardi( Book )

11 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This single volume, blank verse translation of The Divine Comedy includes an introduction, maps of Dante's Italy, Hell, Purgatory, Geocentric Universe, and political panorama of the thirteenth and early fourteenth century, diagrams and notes providing the reader with invaluable guidance
I met a man by John Ciardi( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For beginning readers, these poems lead children to new words through rhyme, riddles, context, and word game
In the stoneworks; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue with an audience by John Ciardi( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections of pieces by the poetry editor of the "Saturday review". Includes criticism of poets and poetry and letters sent to Ciardi from his readers
The little that is all by John Ciardi( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responsibility and reality are the author's primary interests in this collection of works
Dante's Paradise by Dante Alighieri( Book )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dante's ultimate vision of universal harmony and eternal salvation"--Cover
Lives of X by John Ciardi( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16 poems - autobiographical, introspective, and occasionally ironic
In fact; [poems] by John Ciardi( Book )

10 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New poems by the poetry editor of "The Saturday Review of literature."
The hopeful trout and other limericks by John Ciardi( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of limericks about such characters as the Elephant Boy, the fast fiddler from Middletown, and the silly old skinflint named Quince
Doodle soup : poems by John Ciardi( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight poems, mostly humorous, by the well-known poet
Robert Frost( Recording )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American poet Robert Frost, who struggled to achieve ʻa sound of senseʼ in his work, is featured reading some of his own poems, and in conversation with fellow poet John Ciardi
The poetry of John Ciardi by John Ciardi( Recording )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poet reads his work and comments upon it
 
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The hopeful trout and other limericks
Alternative Names
Ciardi, John Anthony 1916-1986

John Ciardi Amerikaans taalkundige (1916-1986)

John Ciardi poeta e traduttore statunitense

John Ciardi US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Hochschullehrer

Чиарди, Джон американский поэт, переводчик, критик

約翰·查爾迪

Languages
English (221)

Covers
The divine comedyDante's ParadiseThe hopeful trout and other limericksDoodle soup : poemsSaipan : the war diary of John CiardiDialects of the tribe : postmodern American poets and poetryPoetry criticism. excerpts from criticism of the works of the most significant and widely studied poets of world literature