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Follett, Wilson 1887-1963

Overview
Works: 134 works in 395 publications in 3 languages and 7,950 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Short stories  Juvenile works  Poetry  Biography  Bibliography  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PE2835, 423.1
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Modern American usage; a guide by Wilson Follett( Book )

68 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now fully revised and brought up-to-date, this one-volume course in good writing brims with helpful answers - large and small - for readers who want to use English clearly, naturally, and correctly. Alphabetical for easy consulting (and full of cross-references), the book carries the reader to the entry that explains a troublesome word or phrase - and shows how to use or avoid it; no time lost in wondering whether the problem is one of grammar, syntax, or style. Every page offers natural ways to avoid saying or writing the vague, the long-winded, the needlessly technical, and the hopelessly stale
Some modern novelists; appreciations and estimates by Helen Follett( Book )

16 editions published between 1918 and 1967 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Conrad by Wilson Follett( Book )

21 editions published between 1915 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Stephen Crane( Book )

19 editions published between 1930 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern novel; a study of the purpose and the meaning of fiction by Wilson Follett( Book )

19 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Egg and other Americans : collected stories by Thomas Beer( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato and Dionysius; a double biography by Ludwig Marcuse( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students of government and history- and many other readers with an interest in books off the beaten track, will find this lively discussion of the three attempts made by Plato to put theory into practice a fascinating study. The author has brought history to life, creating living beings rather than dry dust, and making the period live again. This practical side of the idealist, Plato, is not well known. He despised tyranny, as brute force, but yearned toward the tyranny of a good and just man, who would austerely dominate his people toward the end of the Perfect State, with lasting peace as a goal. During 25 years three attempts were made, in Syracuse, a tyrant-held city, each coming closer to success. Plato's theory that the Perfect State demanded a king guided by a philosopher proved impractical, when after two failures, the loyal Platonist, Dion, seized the government, only to find that the teachings of Plato covered the ends to be achieved, while ignoring the means to reach them
The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild the great by Henry Fielding( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 12 scary poems
The collected poems of Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane( Book )

18 editions published between 1930 and 1977 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her parents win Wayne Gretzky's hockey stick at a charity auction, a young girl begins playing with it and becomes her team's star
The work of Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane( Book )

5 editions published between 1925 and 1963 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seedtime by Leo Katz( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who would be king. Without benefit of clergy by Rudyard Kipling( )

2 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern American usage by Wilson Follett( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unfinished typescript and notes as they were at the time of Follett's death; includes newsclipping critical of the posthumous publication by Jacques Barzun and Carlos Baker in 1966
Mrs. Egg and other Americans : collected stories of Thomas Beer by Thomas Beer( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadlock by Dorothy M Richardson( Book )

3 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1921, this is the sixth volume of Richardson's Pilgrimage sequence. Miriam Henderson falls in love with a Russian Jew, Michael Shatov. He romances her with Russian literature, art, and learning but because of Shatov's religion and past, Miriam is uncertain she can commit to him fully
The cords of vanity; a comedy of shirking by James Branch Cabell( )

7 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American author James Branch Cabell developed into a well-known fantasy writer later in his literary career, but his early novels focused on documenting (and slyly commenting upon) the lives of the American aristocracy in the early twentieth century. The Cords of Vanity follows the travails of a troubled protagonist whose creative aspirations slowly begin to tear him apart
Arnold Bennett by Helen Follett( Book )

2 editions published between 1924 and 1929 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No more sea by Wilson Follett( Book )

5 editions published between 1933 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane( Book )

in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Modern American usage; a guide Modern American usage
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The modern novel; a study of the purpose and the meaning of fictionModern American usage
Alternative Names
Ames, Joel

Follet, Wilson

Wilson Follett American writer

Languages
English (221)

German (1)

Italian (1)