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Aiken, Conrad 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 858 works in 2,161 publications in 3 languages and 65,903 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Other, Narrator, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PS3501.I5, 811.52
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Selected poems by Conrad Aiken( Book )

63 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,474 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
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 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
Collected poems by Conrad Aiken( Book )

36 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional and contemporary poetry reflecting Aiken's vision and his understanding of many aspects of human life
Twentieth-century American poetry by Conrad Aiken( Book )

27 editions published between 1944 and 1966 in English and held by 1,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of dust : a symphony by Conrad Aiken( )

17 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 1,811 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 old man sees himself by Conrad Aiken( )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected short stories by Conrad Aiken( Book )

39 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This indispensable volume, which includes the classic stories?Silent Snow, Secret Snow? and?Mr. Arcularis,? is a testament to the dazzling artistry of one of the twentieth century's most influential writers A young woman passes through the countryside to visit her dying grandmother for a final time. A cabbie, exhausted from a long day's work, fights to get an intoxicated woman out of his taxi. A man on his way to a bachelor party tries to come to grips with the brutishness that lies within every gentleman--and finds that Bacardi cocktails do nothing to help. A master craftsman whose poetry and prose offer profound insight into the riddle of consciousness, Conrad Aiken thrills, disturbs, and inspires in all forty-one of these astute and eloquent tales
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
A comprehensive anthology of American poetry by Conrad Aiken( Book )

27 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Famous English and American poetry by William Rose Benét( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in English and held by 1,215 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 )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scepticisms; notes on contemporary poetry by Conrad Aiken( Book )

30 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reviewer's ABC; collected criticism of Conrad Aiken from 1916 to the present by Conrad Aiken( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The morning song of Lord Zero : poems old and new by Conrad Aiken( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

23 new poems and also selections from previous volumes: "A letter from Li Po", "Skylight One", and "Sheepfold Hill."
Cats and bats and things with wings by Conrad Aiken( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1975 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 16 poems about various animals from the common cat to the uncommon mandrill
Preludes : Preludes for Memnon ; Time in the rock by Conrad Aiken( Book )

24 editions published between 1931 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story : a critical anthology by Mark Schorer( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of short stories designed to assist the reader in appreciation and critical evaluation of the story as a literary form
Brownstone eclogues, and other poems by Conrad Aiken( Book )

25 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 651 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

Modern American poets by Conrad Aiken( Book )

26 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary poets, with one exception - that of Emily Dickinson
 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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American poetry : the twentieth centuryThe house of dust : a symphonyModern American poetsThe art of knowing : the poetry and prose of Conrad AikenThe writer as shaman : the pilgrimages of Conrad Aiken and Walker PercyThe fictive world of Conrad Aiken : a celebration of consciousnessTime's stop in Savannah : Conrad Aiken's inner journey
Alternative Names
Aiken Conrad

Aiken Conrad Potter

Aiken Conrad Potter 1889-1973

Conrad Aiken

Conrad Aiken Amerikaans schrijver

Conrad Aiken amerikai költő, elbeszélő, regényíró, irodalomkritikus

Conrad Aiken amerikansk poet och författare

Conrad Aiken amerikansk poet og skribent

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Conrad Aiken Poète américain

Conrad Aiken scrittore e poeta statunitense

Conrad Aiken US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Pulitzer-Preisträger

Potter Aiken, Conrad 1889-1973

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Конрад Айкен

Эйкен, Конрад

كونراد ايكين

کنراد ایکین نویسنده و شاعر آمریکایی

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Languages
English (510)

Polish (3)

French (3)