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Kent, Rockwell 1882-1971

Works: 803 works in 1,372 publications in 6 languages and 35,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Frame-stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Roles: Illustrator, Editor, Artist, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PS3201, 821.1
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Most widely held works by Rockwell Kent
World-famous paintings by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
10 editions published between 1939 and 1947 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Bunyan by Esther Shephard ( Book )
14 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of exploits of the legendary lumberjack and his blue ox Babe
The complete works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Book )
27 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The most distinguished and readable one-volume Shakespeare ever printed, containing forty full page illustrations; the Cambridge text; the famous Temple Notes; complete indexes; a glossary of words and phrases; and a compact, modern synopsis of each play
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
22 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 1,645 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 by Herman Melville ( Book )
28 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melville's classic tale of Ishmael, a young seaman who joins the crew of the whaling ship Pequod, captained by the fanatical Captain Ahab. Ahab leads a crazed quest to kill Moby Dick, the white whale who bit off his leg
Candide by Voltaire ( Book )
24 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: In this witty political satire about a gentle man plagued by misfortune who clings to the belief that "all is for the best," Voltaire mocks the "eternal optimist" philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters are a part of a larger cosmic plan
N by E by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
35 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the author's voyage to Greenland with Arthur S. Allen, Jr. and another American in the boat Direction in 1929
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio ( Book )
5 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the fourteenth-century Black Death, an anthology of one hundred interlinked tales presents a variety of works recounted by the citizens of Florence--nobles, knights, abbots, nuns, doctors, philosophers, students, peasants, pilgrims, thieves, and others--who have fled the city to escape the plague
The prints of Rockwell Kent : a catalogue raisonné by Dan Burne Jones ( Book )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beowulf ( )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 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
Salamina by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A record of the author's Greenland life
Voyaging southward from the Strait of Magellan by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
22 editions published between 1924 and 2000 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rockwell Kent is one of America's most famous graphic artists. Also an avid traveler, Kent was especially fascinated by remote Arctic lands and stayed for extended periods of time to paint, write, and interact with the local inhabitants. Between 1918 and 1935, he wrote and illustrated several popular books about his travels including Voyaging. Originally published in 1924, it tells the engaging story of Kent's sailing voyage to Tierra del Fuego. Kent is a charming writer and keen observer of both the land and its people. The book is beautifully and generously illustrated with Kent's distinctive woodcuts."--BOOK JACKET
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman ( Book )
18 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to Leaves of Grass the text includes other poetic works by Whitman together with reviews by critics and poets
Distant shores : the odyssey of Rockwell Kent by Constance Martin ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 408 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."--BOOK JACKET
The mountains wait by Theodor Broch ( Book )
7 editions published between 1933 and 1943 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An enkindled eye" : the paintings of Rockwell Kent, a retrospective exhibition by Richard V West ( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robinson Jeffers : the man & his work by Lawrence Clark Powell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1932 and 1970 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rockwell Kent's forgotten landscapes by Scott R Ferris ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rockwell Kent gave 86 of his paintings to the Soviet people. This book discusses that decision and shows that collection which has been unseen by western eyes for forty years
Portinari, his life and art by Cândido Portinari ( Book )
6 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goethe's Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( Book )
3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Hogarth, Jr
Hogarth, Jr., 1882-1971
Hogarth Jr, William.
Hogarth Jr. William 1882-1971
Hogarth Junior 1882-1971
Hogarth, William
Hogarth, William, 1882-1971
Hogarth, William, Jr
Hogarth, William, Jr., 1882-1971
Kent, Rock
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-
Kent, Rokuėll
Kent, Rokuėll, 1882-1971
Kent, Roquell.
Kents, Rokvels, 1882-1971
Rockwell Kent
Кент, Рокуэлл, 1882-1971
קנט, רוקול
קנט, רוקול, 1882־1971
English (373)
German (3)
Danish (2)
Russian (2)
Czech (2)
Estonian (1)