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Aiken, Conrad 1889-1973

Overview
Works: 845 works in 2,136 publications in 2 languages and 65,380 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Bibliography  Short stories  Periodicals  Bibliographies  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Other, Narrator, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PS3501.I5, 811.52
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Most widely held works about Conrad Aiken
 
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Most widely held works by Conrad Aiken
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,359 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 )

34 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 2,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional and contemporary poetry reflecting Aiken's vision and his understanding of many aspects of human life
Selected poems by Conrad Aiken( Book )

64 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,186 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
Twentieth-century American poetry by Conrad Aiken( Book )

27 editions published between 1944 and 1966 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1,487 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
Collected short stories by Conrad Aiken( Book )

39 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,487 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 comprehensive anthology of American poetry by Conrad Aiken( Book )

27 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in English and held by 1,241 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 1,218 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 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 917 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 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 857 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 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 16 poems about various animals from the common cat to the uncommon mandrill
The Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern American poets by Conrad Aiken( Book )

27 editions published between 1922 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary poets, with one exception - that of Emily Dickinson
The short stories of Conrad Aiken by Conrad Aiken( Book )

20 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full measure : modern short stories on aging by Dorothy Sennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Arcularis. A play by Conrad Aiken( Book )

12 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the curtain rises Mr. Arcularis lies on the operating table in a surgical amphitheater, surrounded by doctors and nurses and watched by unseen medical students. Then Mr. Arcularis drifts into his ether dream, a strange, cold, ocean voyage which makes up the heart of the play. Finally in the growing chill and the gradual slowing of the ships engines the scene returns to the operating room and the death of Mr. Arcularis. --Harvard Crimson 3/01/1957
Ushant, an essay by Conrad Aiken( Book )

27 editions published between 1952 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected letters of Conrad Aiken by Conrad Aiken( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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

Conrad Aiken amerykański pisarz i poeta

Conrad Aiken Poète américain

Conrad Aiken scrittore e poeta statunitense

Conrad Aiken US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Pulitzer-Preisträger

Potter Aiken, Conrad 1889-1973

Κόνραντ Άικεν Αμερικανός συγγραφέας

Конрад Айкен

Эйкен, Конрад

كونراد ايكين

کنراد ایکین نویسنده و شاعر آمریکایی

കോൺറാഡ് ഐക്കൻ

კონრად პოტერ ეიკენი ამერიკელი ნოველისტი და პოეტი

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Languages
English (497)

Polish (3)

Covers
Selected poemsModern American poetsFull measure : modern short stories on agingThe 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