WorldCat Identities

Gordon, Caroline 1895-1981

Overview
Works: 151 works in 465 publications in 3 languages and 22,512 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Short stories  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Fantasy fiction  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3513.O5765, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Caroline Gordon
 
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Most widely held works by Caroline Gordon
The house of fiction; an anthology of the short story, with commentary by Caroline Gordon( Book )

23 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected stories of Caroline Gordon by Caroline Gordon( Book )

22 editions published between 1891 and 2009 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of all the short fiction of a career spanning over forty years includes such classics as "The Captive" and "Old Red" and such previously uncollected works as "The Olive Garden" and "The Waterfall."
How to read a novel by Caroline Gordon( Book )

18 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visiting tour of master craftsmen from Sophocles to Hemingway, in which a practicing novelist discusses the form and history of the novel, the importance of scene and accessory, the problem of viewpoint, and the characteristics of the perfect reader
None shall look back by Caroline Gordon( Book )

22 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the hero in his archetypal struggle against death, this novel follows the Civil War in the West through the career of Confederate Rivers Allard, a Kentuckian who rides with Forrest. Southern Classics Series
The women on the porch by Caroline Gordon( Book )

22 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary retelling of the tragic tale of Eurydice and Orpheus, with the porch as "a sort of stoa to Hades," Gordon's novel follows a woman's flight to her original rural community from her unfaithful husband and their home in New York City. Her flight takes her to the threshold of Hades -- and home again, back to the fruitful tension of opposites, toward redemption
Old Red, and other stories by Caroline Gordon( Book )

22 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange children by Caroline Gordon( Book )

27 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penhally by Caroline Gordon( Book )

15 editions published between 1931 and 1999 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penhally is the family seat of three generations of the Llewellyns, a Kentucky family whose saga in the hands of Caroline Gordon becomes the archetype of the development and destruction of a vanished culture. A dynamic narrative of how a powerful southern family came to lose its way, it is a tale of dynastic complications and self-dispossession, stewardship and the failure of the proprietary spirit
Green centuries by Caroline Gordon( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 1992 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tragic novel traces the barbarization of the white settlers of the Appalachian frontier, culminating in the destruction of the Cherokee nation and the moral corruption of its conquerors. Southern Classics Series
The garden of Adonis by Caroline Gordon( Book )

16 editions published between 1937 and 1972 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aleck Maury, sportsman by Caroline Gordon( Book )

16 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glory of Hera by Caroline Gordon( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The malefactors by Caroline Gordon( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forest of the South by Caroline Gordon( Book )

8 editions published between 1945 and 1995 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aleck Maury, sportsman : a novel by Caroline Gordon( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A good soldier; a key to the novels of Ford Madox Ford by Caroline Gordon( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Signet classic book of Southern short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirty-three stories by Southern writers--half by women and one third by blacks--that capture the richness and complexities of Southern life
O. Henry memorial award prize stories of 1939 by Harry Hansen( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pastimes of Aleck Maury : the life of a true sportsman by Caroline Gordon( Book )

4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A literary friendship : correspondence between Caroline Gordon & Ford Madox Ford by Caroline Gordon( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the informal side, they share their passion for raising vegetables and chickens."--BOOK JACKET. "Brita Lindberg-Seyersted's introduction provides a biographical and historical context for the correspondence, and her annotations to the letters identify the many literary personages and allusions they include."--Jacket
 
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The women on the porch
Alternative Names
Caroline Gordon Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1895-1981)

Tate, Caroline.

Tate Caroline 1895-1981

کارولین گوردون نویسنده آمریکایی

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None shall look backThe women on the porchPenhallyGreen centuriesAleck Maury, sportsmanThe Signet classic book of Southern short storiesA literary friendship : correspondence between Caroline Gordon & Ford Madox Ford