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Stevick, Philip

Overview
Works: 21 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 5,708 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Experimental fiction  Short stories  History  Epistolary fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS374.S5, 813.0109
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Philip Stevick
The American short story, 1900-1945 : a critical history( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays tracing the major movements of the short story from the beginning of the century until the end of World War II
The theory of the novel by Philip Stevick( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chapter in fiction; theories of narrative division by Philip Stevick( Book )

14 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagining Philadelphia : travelers' views of the city from 1800 to the present by Philip Stevick( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In travel narratives, in correspondence, in diaries, and even in fiction, travelers to Philadelphia have bequeathed to us a bounty of "as many Philadelphias as there are observers." Philip Stevick's collection of outsiders' observations captures what the visitors thought they saw and how it felt to have engaged the life of the city. Some travelers visited the classic destinations of earlier times, such as the great waterworks complex, and some reacted generally to the tone and temper of the city. Together, these accounts fall into patterns that often convey a mythic reading of the city, as a place of uncommon order and symmetry, for example, or a place of great torpor and dullness, or a city extraordinary for the way in which elements of wilderness interpenetrate the metropolitan core. These attempts to make sense of the city are highly subjective yet vividly compelling versions of Philadelphia. Stevick's analysis of these accounts offers a way to make sense of the patterns, to understand their significance as alternate visions of an extraordinary city. In so doing, he finds that "the city has inscribed itself on the imaginations of two centuries of visitors in ways that are often compelling but unpredictable, a parallel city to the place on the map and the street under foot, a city of the mind, an imagined Philadelphia."
Alternative pleasures : postrealist fiction and the tradition by Philip Stevick( Book )

15 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-story : an anthology of experimental fiction by Philip Stevick( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clarissa; or, The history of a young lady by Samuel Richardson( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richardson's masterpiece in letter form, relates the story of a beautiful woman sacrificed to a heartless libertine
The case of authors by profession or trade (1758), together with the Champion (1739-1740) by James Ralph( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fielding : the novelist as philosopher of history by Philip Stevick( )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman teorisi by Philip Stevick( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Turkish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clarissa ... Abridged and edited with an introduction by Philip Stevick by Samuel Richardson( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chapter in fiction by Philip Stevick( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full Range of Updike's Prose by Philip Stevick( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman Teorisi = The Theory of the Novel by Philip Stevick( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in Turkish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman teorisi by Philip Stevick( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Turkish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-story( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A canon of Henry James's stories of artists and writers by Philip Stevick( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The American short story, 1945-1980 : a critical history by Gordon Weaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Traces developments in postwar American short fiction and discusses the most important works of a variety of modern writers
Roman teorisi by Philip Stevick( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Turkish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The case of authors by profession or trade, stated by James Ralph( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The American short story, 1900-1945 : a critical history The American short story, 1945-1980 : a critical history
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The theory of the novelImagining Philadelphia : travelers' views of the city from 1800 to the presentThe American short story, 1945-1980 : a critical history
Alternative Names
Stevick, Philip T.

Languages
English (105)

Turkish (6)