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Norris, Frank 1870-1902

Overview
Works: 718 works in 2,324 publications in 5 languages and 82,887 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Railroad stories  Biography  History  Didactic fiction  Sea stories  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PS2472, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Frank Norris Publications by Frank Norris
posthumous Publications by Frank Norris, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Frank Norris
McTeague a story of San Francisco by Frank Norris ( Book )
203 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book contains the text of the first edition of McTeague and background and sources and criticism of the book
The octopus a story of California by Frank Norris ( Book )
248 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 5,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Deals with the war between the wheat grower and the railroad trust."
The pit a story of Chicago by Frank Norris ( Book )
157 editions published between 1901 and 2013 in English and German and held by 4,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the late 1800s, Curtis Jadwin achieves success as a dealer in the Chicago wheat market, only to lose the devotion of his wife
A lost story by Frank Norris ( )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comida an experience in famine by Frank Norris ( )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vandover and the brute by Frank Norris ( Book )
55 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in San Francisco, Vandover is the story of a rich young man who desires to become a great artist but lacks the ambition to do so. Suicide, death, gambling, and a lost fortune swirl around the young man, reducing him to menial work in the very slums he once owned. Vandover is an early example of American literary naturalism
The ship that saw a ghost by Frank Norris ( )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The passing of Cock-eye Blacklock by Frank Norris ( )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moran of the Lady Letty by Frank Norris ( )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blix by Frank Norris ( )
in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The octopus a story of California by Frank Norris ( )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deal in wheat : and other stories of the new and old West by Frank Norris ( Book )
45 editions published between 1903 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published after the author's untimely death, this 1904 collection includes stories that originally appeared in publications between 1901 and 1903. The title story was made into the film A Corner in Wheat. Also included are “A Bargain with Peg-Leg, “Two Hearts that Beat as One, and “The Dual Personality of Slick Dick Nickerson
Blix by Frank Norris ( Book )
46 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This short 1899 romance was based on Norris's courtship of his wife. It features a San Francisco journalist, Condy Rivers, who falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy family that believes him to be very much beneath her. Willa Cather praised the novel as all wheat and no chaff
A man's woman by Frank Norris ( Book )
50 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intrepid explorer who returns from an Arctic expedition to earn the love of an independent woman. A naturalist, Frank Norris was intrigued by the new science of psychology, which is reflected in this novel as he attempts to explore the power dynamic in a male-female relationship
Literary criticism of Frank Norris by Frank Norris ( Book )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All of Norris' significant critical writings, including his articles for the "San Francisco Wave", 1896-1897 and selections from a "Chicago American" column
The responsibilities of the novelist, and other literary essays by Frank Norris ( Book )
26 editions published between 1903 and 2011 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published posthumously, this 1903 collection of Norris's literary criticism was assembled by his wife Jeanette. In the title essay, Norris argues that serious writers have an obligation to present their readers with the truths of daily life, and not with idle fantasies of romance or escape. He also discusses important issues of western literature and the closing of the American frontier
Moran of the Lady Letty; a story of adventure off the California coast by Frank Norris ( Book )
43 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup ( Book )
2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The joyous miracle by Frank Norris ( Book )
15 editions published between 1906 and 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Norris of the Wave : stories & sketches from the San Francisco weekly, 1893 to 1897 by Frank Norris ( Book )
26 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Frėnk, Norris.
Frėnk, Norris, 1870-1902
Norisu, Furanku, 1870-1902
Norris, Benjamin Frank.
Norris, Benjamin Franklin.
Norris, Benjamin Franklin, 1870-1902
Norris, Frank
ノリス, フランク
ノリスフランク, 1870-1902
Languages
English (1,038)
German (3)
Romanian (1)
Danish (1)
Persian (1)
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