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Wagenknecht, Edward 1900-2004

Overview
Works: 312 works in 1,233 publications in 3 languages and 55,206 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographies  Christmas stories  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Compiler, Adapter
Classifications: PR4581, 928.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Wagenknecht
Mark Twain; the man and his work by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

66 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 2,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fireside book of Christmas stories by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

18 editions published between 1945 and 1999 in English and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First pub. 1945 by Bobbs. Over 40 selections gathered to remind the reader what Christmas means to different people. Here are passages from the King James version of the Bible and from the writings of Henry van Dyke, Clement C. Moore, Washington Irving, Charles Dickens, Christopher Morley, and others
Cavalcade of the American novel, from the birth of the Nation to the middle of the twentieth century by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

42 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with Brockden Brown and continuing through such well-known novelists as Cooper, Hawthorne, Melville, and Twain, the author concludes with Wharton, Glasgow, Dreiser, Cather, Lewis, Hemingway, and others who achieved success in the 1920's and 30's
American profile, 1900-1909 by Edward Wagenknecht( )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer: modern essays in criticism by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

72 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical and analytical essays which examine the enduring works of the English classical poet
Daughters of the covenant : portraits of six Jewish women by Edward Wagenknecht( )

7 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar Allan Poe; the man behind the legend by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the character and personality of Poe, rather than a criticism of his writing. It is mostly concerned with the effects of his relationships with friends and family and how they influenced his peculiar psychological cast
Harriet Beecher Stowe; the known and the unknown by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, the author draws a portrait of Harriet Beecher Stowe that differs considerably from the familiar stereotype. He evaluates sympathetically and deftly her literary output, and has revealing things to say about Uncle Tom's Cabin. But this is first of all a book about Mrs. Stowe's inner struggles and her family life. She was a profoundly religious woman, but she was also a religious rebel who rejected Calvinism in favor of a more personal relationship to Jesus Christ. Her family life was a central and influential factor in her personality, and this book examines her relationships with her father, Lyman Beecher, her brother, the famous Henry Ward Beecher, and her husband, Calvin Stowe
John Greenleaf Whittier; a portrait in paradox by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

11 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathaniel Hawthorne: man and writer by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the author's character and personality as reflected in his writings, letters, and journals and all that has been written about him in his own lifetime and since his death
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: portrait of an American humanist by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

18 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalcade of the English novel by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

41 editions published between 1943 and 1967 in English and German and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Washington Irving: moderation displayed by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

11 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluation of the work of the creator of Rip Van Winkle
The personality of Chaucer by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the works of the great 14th century English poet to present a portrait of Chaucer's views, temperament, attitudes, and faith
The man Charles Dickens; a Victorian portrait by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

37 editions published between 1929 and 1992 in English and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Dean Howells; the friendly eye by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Waldo Emerson; portrait of a balanced soul by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movies in the age of innocence by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal view of the silent film and its players
Dickens and the scandalmongers: essays in criticism by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Henry David Thoreau, what manner of man? by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Edward Wagenknecht American literary critic

Edward Wagenknecht Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1900-2004)

Edward Wagenknecht US-amerikanischer Literaturkritiker

Forrest, Julian.

Forrest, Julian, 1900-

Forrest, Julian 1900-2004

Wagenknecht, Edward

Wagenknecht, Edward 1900-

Wagenknecht, Edward, 1900-2004

Wagenknecht, Edward C.

Wagenknecht, Edward Charles.

Wagenknecht, Edward Charles 1900-

Wagenknecht, Edward Charles 1900-2004

Languages
English (488)

German (2)

French (1)