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Jarrell, Randall 1914-1965

Overview
Works: 751 works in 1,815 publications in 8 languages and 62,383 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fairy tales  Records and correspondence  Drama  Reviews  Fantasy fiction  Comedy plays  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Former owner, Interviewer, Lyricist, Honoree
Classifications: PS3519.A86, 811.52
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Snow-White and the seven dwarfs by Jacob Grimm( Book )

34 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the tale of the beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was black as ebony
Poetry and the age by Randall Jarrell( Book )

104 editions published between 1953 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Randall Jarrell was the critic whose taste defined American poetry after World War II. Poetry and the Age, his first collection of criticism, was published in 1953 and has become a classic of American letters. In this new edition, two long-lost lectures by Jarrell have been added. Recently discovered by critics, they speak to issues at the heart of Jarrell's criticism the structure of poetry and the question "Is American poetry American?" Poetry and the Age also contains Jarrell's influential essays on the obscurity of poetry and on the age of criticism, essays that offer some of the most relevant and readable literary judgments of the twentieth century."--Jacket
The complete poems by Randall Jarrell( Book )

65 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents previously published and unpublished poems written by the American poet
The animal family by Randall Jarrell( Book )

49 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mermaid, a hunter, a bear and a lynx all live together. One day the bear and lynx find a boy in a rowboat on the beach and bring him home too
Randall Jarrell on W.H. Auden by Randall Jarrell( )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delivered at Princeton University in 1951 and 1952, Jarrell's lectures reflect a passionate appreciation of Auden's work, a witty attack from an informed opponent, and an important document of a major poet's reception."--Jacket
The third book of criticism by Randall Jarrell( Book )

30 editions published between 1941 and 1975 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bat-poet by Randall Jarrell( Book )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bat who can't sleep days makes up poems about the woodland creatures he now perceives for the first time
The lost world by Randall Jarrell( Book )

31 editions published between 1946 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two poems by a National Book Award winner
Pictures from an institution : a comedy by Randall Jarrell( Book )

64 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneath the unassuming surface of a progressive women's college lurks a world of intellectual pride and pomposity awaiting devastation by the pens of two brilliant and appalling wits. Randall Jarrel's classic novel was originally published to overwhelming critical acclaim in 1954, forging a new standard for campus satire--and instantly yielding comparisons to Dorothy Parker's razor-sharp barbs. Like his fictional nemesis, Jarrell cuts through the earnest conversations at Benton College--mischievously, but with mischief nowhere more wicked than when crusading against the vitriolic heroine herself
Selected poems by Randall Jarrell( Book )

44 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by Miriam Weissman. "Selected Poems was originally published in 1955 and contained all that the author wished to preserve of his first four books of poems. It has for some time now been out of print and in great demand."--Atheneum
Kipling, Auden & Co. : essays and reviews, 1935-1964 by Randall Jarrell( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sad heart at the supermarket; essays & fables by Randall Jarrell( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and French and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short story theories by Charles E May( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays by twenty short-story writers and critics, ranging from Poe to Gordimer, offers theoretical analyses of and approaches to the short story, considered as a distinct and significant genre
The gingerbread rabbit by Randall Jarrell( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a mother makes a gingerbread rabbit to surprise her daughter, the rabbit magically comes to life
The Fisherman and his wife : a tale from the brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the fate of the fisherman's greedy wife who was never satisfied with the wishes granted her by an enchanted fish
Fly by night by Randall Jarrell( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 1999 in English and Catalan and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the night while everyone sleeps, a little boy floats up from his bed and flies through the house and the countryside beyond
Selected poems : including The woman at the Washington Zoo by Randall Jarrell( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband is lost at sea, a lonely widow finds solace in the arms of his best friend. But this second chance at love takes a strange twist when the long-lost husband unexpectedly returns
Goethe's Faust, part I : an English translation by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman at the Washington Zoo : poems & translations by Randall Jarrell( Book )

10 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

9 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarrell's translation clearly exhibits the sensitivity and poignancy of Chekhov's play which traces the intricate relationships between the sisters and the supporting characters
 
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Snow-White and the seven dwarfs
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Poetry and the ageThe complete poemsThe animal familyRandall Jarrell on W.H. AudenThe bat-poetPictures from an institution : a comedySelected poemsKipling, Auden & Co. : essays and reviews, 1935-1964
Alternative Names
Jarrell, R.

Randall Jarrell

Randall Jarrell Amerikaans dichter (1914-1965)

Randall Jarrell amerikansk författare och poet

Randall Jarrell amerikansk skribent og poet

Randall Jarrell poeta, saggista e scrittore statunitense

Randall Jarrell US-amerikanischer Dichter, Literaturkritiker, Kinderbuchautor, Essayist und Romanautor

Джаррелл, Рэндалл

Рендалл Джарелл

רנדל ג'רל

راندل جاريل

راندل جاریل

چاريل ، راندل

ジャレル, R

ジャレル, ランダル

ランダル・ジャレル

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