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Kent, Rockwell 1882-1971

Overview
Works: 1,065 works in 1,991 publications in 15 languages and 41,089 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Frame stories  History  Biographies  Juvenile works  Satirical literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satire  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Artist, Recipient, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Photographer, Honoree
Classifications: PS3201, 821.1
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Most widely held works about Rockwell Kent
 
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The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England). The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to pass the time on their journey to Canterbury
Moby Dick, or, The whale by Herman Melville( Book )

75 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture
World-famous paintings by Rockwell Kent( Book )

11 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide, or, Optimism : a new translation, backgrounds, criticism by Voltaire( Book )

35 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide is about a man who believes in the philosophy that: "what happens, happens for the best in the end." that was taught to him by his personal philosopher Dr. Panlosss. Candide goes through many, many trials and everyone he meets has had something terrible happen to them. He searches the world over for his love Cundgonde. And in the end finds that the simplest things in life: love, friends, and health are all that matters
Paul Bunyan by Esther Shephard( Book )

20 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of exploits of the legendary lumberjack and his blue ox Babe
N by E by Rockwell Kent( Book )

48 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the author's voyage from Nova Scotia to Greenland in cutter Direction, 1929 with Arthur S. Allen, Jr., and another American. Shipwreck south of Godthaab; impressions of life in Greenland
The complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive collection of 43 Shakespearean plays and poems including an index of characters and first lines
Beowulf : a new verse translation for fireside and class room by Beowulf (Personnage légendaire)( )

11 editions published between 1932 and 1996 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This prose translation of the ninth-century epic poem, considered the first great work of English literature, was originally intended for nonnative speakers of English with the intention of reducing difficulties present in the Old English style
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

24 editions published between 1930 and 1976 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of humor with a touch of satire
The prints of Rockwell Kent : a catalogue raisonné by Dan Burne Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and German and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the first definitive catalogue raisonne of Kent's prints
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )

24 editions published between 1925 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of Leaves of Grass are loosely connected, with each representing Whitman's celebration of his philosophy of life and humanity. This book is notable for its discussion of delight in sensual pleasures during a time when such candid displays were considered immoral
It's me, O Lord : the autobiography of Rockwell Kent by Rockwell Kent( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distant shores : the odyssey of Rockwell Kent by Constance Martin( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Distant Shores: The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent accompanies a traveling exhibition of Kent's wilderness artwork, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This handsome volume features 80 paintings, prints, and drawings - more than 50 in full color - related to Kent's sojourns in the wilderness. Included in this collection are several paintings from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg that have not been seen by audiences outside of Russia in more than 40 years. Kent's dramatic black and white illustrations for the 1930 edition of Herman Melville's Moby Dick - still considered an American classic - are also featured. The essays describe Kent's career as a painter, printmaker, book designer, illustrator, and writer, as well as his extraordinary life as an explorer."--Jacket
The mountains wait by Theodor Broch( Book )

12 editions published between 1933 and 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography
My reminiscences as a cowboy by Frank Harris( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text, as edited by William Aldis Wright, including the Temple notes by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1936 and 1941 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of sea stories by Gordon C Aymar( Book )

4 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An enkindled eye" : the paintings of Rockwell Kent, a retrospective exhibition by Richard V West( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hasen : a novel by Reuben Bercovitch( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Idylle over twee homojongens wier paradijselijk bos aan een concentratiekamp blijkt te grenzen
Voyaging southward from the Strait of Magellan by Rockwell Kent( Book )

27 editions published between 1924 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work by Kent is an absorbing account of a trip that he made in a small sail boat along the bleak coasts of Tierra del Fuego to Cape Horn in the 1920s. Kent called Tierra del Fuego "the worst frontier in the world" and the characters that inhabited this land "the very dregs of humankind"
 
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Distant shores : the odyssey of Rockwell Kent
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Moby Dick, or, The whaleCandide, or, Optimism : a new translation, backgrounds, criticismPaul BunyanN by EDistant shores : the odyssey of Rockwell KentVoyaging southward from the Strait of MagellanA northern Christmas : being the story of a peaceful Christmas in the remote and peaceful wilderness of an Alaskan island
Alternative Names
Hogarth.

Hogarth, Jr

Hogarth, Jr., 1882-1971

Hogarth Jr. William 1882-1971

Hogarth Junior 1882-1971

Hogarth, William.

Hogarth, William, 1882-1971

Hogarth, William, Jr

Hogarth, William Jr. 1882-1971

Kent

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Kent, Rock

Kent, Rockwell 1882-

Kent, Rokuėll

Kent, Rokuėll 1882-1971

Kent Rokvel

Kent, Roquell.

Kentas Rokvelas

Kentas Rokvelis

Kents, Rokvels, 1882-1971

RK (1882-1971)

Rockwell Kent

Rockwell Kent americký výtvarník

Rockwell Kent Amerikaans kunstschilder

Rockwell Kent amerykański malarz, grafik i pisarz

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Rockwell Kent artista americano

Rockwell Kent artista estadounidense

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Rockwell Kent ealaíontóir Meiriceánach

Rockwell Kent pittore e illustratore statunitense

Rockwell Kent US-amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker

Rockwell Kent Usana artisto

Rockwell Kent usona artisto

Ρόκγουελ Κεντ

Кент Р.

Кент Рокуэлл

Кент, Рокуэлл 1882-1971

Роквелл Кент американський художник, представник реалістичного пейзажного живопису

Рокуэл Кент

Рокуэлл Кент

Ռոքուել Քենտ

קנט, רוקול

קנט, רוקול 1882־1971

רוקוול קנט אמן אמריקאי

راکول کنت نقاش آمریکایی

روكويل كينت فنان أمريكي

ロックウェル・ケント

罗克韦尔·肯特

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