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Aiken, Conrad 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 745 works in 1,819 publications in 3 languages and 61,094 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Lyricist, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler, Narrator, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PS3501.I5, 811.52
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Most widely held works by Conrad Aiken
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Selected poems by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
58 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author, a poet, short story writer, critic and novelist, has been called the most metaphysical, the most learned, and the most modern of poets. With writing that reflects an intense interest in psychological, philosophical, and scientific issues, he remains a unique influence upon modern writers and critics today. In his lifetime, he received many awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1930 and the National Book Award for Poetry in 1954. He served as the Consultant in Poetry at the Library of Congress from 1950-1952. This collection contains his own choice of the best and most representative of his poems, spanning more than forty years of his work. A new inclusion of several pivotal poems from previous editions broadens the scope of the work to represent the writer's legacy
Collected poems by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
23 editions published between 1953 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traditional and contemporary poetry reflecting Aiken's vision and his understanding of many aspects of human life
Collected short stories by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
55 editions published between 1950 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twentieth-century American poetry by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
22 editions published between 1944 and 1966 in English and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The house of dust by Conrad Aiken ( )
25 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
An anthology of Famous English and American poetry by William Rose Benét ( Book )
10 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive anthology of American poetry by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
22 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected novels: Blue voyage, Great circle, King Coffin, A heart for the gods of Mexico [and] Conversation by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
16 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Classical in dimension and daring in their insights, the novels explore the unconscious minds of their characters, leading them through the fascinating corridors of past and present." --Dust Jacket
An old man sees himself by Conrad Aiken ( )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reviewer's ABC; collected criticism of Conrad Aiken from 1916 to the present by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
23 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scepticisms; notes on contemporary poetry by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
23 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cats and bats and things with wings by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
12 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 16 poems about various animals from the common cat to the uncommon mandrill
The morning song of Lord Zero : poems old and new by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
9 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
23 new poems and also selections from previous volumes: "A letter from Li Po", "Skylight One", and "Sheepfold Hill"
Brownstone eclogues, and other poems by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
19 editions published between 1942 and 1994 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern American poets by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
26 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary poets, with one exception - that of Emily Dickinson
Mr. Arcularis. A play by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
17 editions published between 1931 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seizure of limericks by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of fifty limericks on sex, liquor, science, medicine, and philosophy
Blue voyage by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
16 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kid by Conrad Aiken ( Book )
12 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Aiken, Conrad
Aiken, Conrad Potter
Aiken Conrad Potter 1889-1973
Potter Aiken, Conrad 1889-1973
Languages
English (497)
German (3)
Portuguese (1)
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