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Allen, Gay Wilson 1903-1995

Overview
Works: 140 works in 776 publications in 2 languages and 29,672 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  History  Bibliography  Vital statistics 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PS3231, 811.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gay Wilson Allen
 
Most widely held works by Gay Wilson Allen
William James : a biography by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

49 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-scale life of the philosopher in more than 30 years
The solitary singer : a critical biography of Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

52 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in English and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waldo Emerson : a biography by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed biography of Emerson's life which also analyzes the development of his poetry and prose
A reader's guide to Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

49 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allen provides an introduction to intelligent reading and study of Whitman
Walt Whitman handbook by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

30 editions published between 1946 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Walt Whitman handbook by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

19 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A completely revised edition of "The Walt Whitman Handbook," this book updates Whitman scholarship and discusses the growth of Whitman biography, the growth of "Leaves of Grass," the realm of Whitman's ideas, literary technique in "Leaves of Grass," and Whitman and world literature. Also included are a chronological table of the significant events in Whitman's life, bibliographies keyed to the individual chapters, and an index. (Jm)
American poetry by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly 700 poems by fifty poets, from colonial times to the present
Literary criticism, Pope to Croce by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

39 editions published between 1941 and 1981 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from 39 critics
Carl Sandburg by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and career of American poet Carl Sandburg, and considers his literary legacy
American prosody by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

23 editions published between 1935 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman as man, poet, and legend. With a check list of Whitman publications, 1945-1960 by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artistic legacy of Walt Whitman; a tribute to Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman abroad by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melville and his world by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman's poems : selections with critical aids by Walt Whitman( Book )

23 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. John de Crèvecoeur : the life of an American farmer by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In St. John de Crèvecoeur, Gay Wilson Allen and Roger Asselineau reconstruct the life of this remarkable man--eyewitness to the American and French revolutions, and one of the first voices of our national consciousness"--Jacket, page [3]
Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in 3 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman & the world by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

11 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating the various ethnic traditions that melded to create what we now call American literature, Whitman did his best to encourage an international reaction to his work. But even he would have been startled by the multitude of ways in which his call has been answered. By tracking this wholehearted international response and reconceptualizing American literature, Walt Whitman and the World demonstrates how various cultures have appropriated an American writer who ceases to sound quite so narrowly American when he is read into other cultures' traditions
The Merrill studies in Leaves of grass by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )

7 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Carl Sandburg
Alternative Names
Allen, Gay W.

Allen, Gay Wilson

Wilson Allen, Gay

Languages
English (420)

German (7)

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