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Gordon, Caroline 1895-1981

Overview
Works: 157 works in 482 publications in 3 languages and 24,356 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Bibliography  History  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Biography  Records and correspondence  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS3513.O5765, 813.52
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The house of fiction; an anthology of the short story, with commentary by Caroline Gordon( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book differs from other short story anthologies in that it is based on the assumption that fiction is an art closely allied to painting and that, as in painting, there are certain 'constants' or secrets of technique which not only appear in the works of all masters of the craft but which have been handed down from master to master throughout the ages."--From preface
The collected stories of Caroline Gordon by Caroline Gordon( Book )

22 editions published between 1891 and 2009 in English and held by 1,253 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."
Fifty years of the American short story : from the O. Henry awards, 1919-1970 by William Miller Abrahams( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Prize stories
How to read a novel by Caroline Gordon( Book )

19 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and held by 889 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
The women on the porch by Caroline Gordon( Book )

24 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in English and held by 746 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
None shall look back by Caroline Gordon( Book )

22 editions published between 1937 and 1992 in English and held by 744 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
Old Red, and other stories by Caroline Gordon( Book )

25 editions published between 1930 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange children by Caroline Gordon( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green centuries by Caroline Gordon( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 1992 in English and held by 643 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
Penhally by Caroline Gordon( Book )

15 editions published between 1931 and 1999 in English and held by 629 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
The garden of Adonis by Caroline Gordon( Book )

16 editions published between 1937 and 1972 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aleck Maury, sportsman by Caroline Gordon( Book )

17 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glory of Hera by Caroline Gordon( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The malefactors by Caroline Gordon( Book )

9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forest of the South by Caroline Gordon( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1995 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentucky story, a collection of short stories by Hollis Summers( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 240 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 235 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 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Signet classic book of Southern short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 124 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
 
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The women on the porch
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The women on the porchNone shall look backGreen centuriesPenhallyAleck Maury, sportsmanThe Signet classic book of Southern short storiesCaroline Gordon
Alternative Names
Caroline Gordon Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1895-1981)

Gordon, Caroline, 1895-

Gordon, Caroline Ferguson, 1895-1981

Tate, Caroline.

Tate Caroline 1895-1981

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