WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Gary Richard 1937-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 186 publications in 2 languages and 10,491 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews  Essays  History  Handbooks and manuals  Short stories  Horror fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Annotator, Compiler
Classifications: PS2619, 809
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gary Richard Thompson
 
Most widely held works by Gary Richard Thompson
Essays and reviews by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

19 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of Poe's writings includes his thoughts on poetry; reviews he wrote on many other authors, British, American, and Continental; his views of the literary world he moved in; essays, etc. A valuable tool for anyone studying Poe and his work
Poe's fiction, romantic irony in the Gothic tales by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruined Eden of the present : Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe : critical essays in honor of Darrel Abel( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gothic imagination: essays in dark romanticism by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion to American fiction, 1865-1914 by Robert Paul Lamb( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Companion to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking collection of essays written by leading critics for a wide audience of scholars, students, and interested general readers. An exceptionally broad-ranging and accessible Companion to the study of American fiction of the post-civil war period and the early twentieth century Brings together 29 essays by top scholars, each of which presents a synthesis of the best research and offers an original perspective Divided into sections on historical traditions and genres, contexts and themes, and major authors Covers a mixture of canonical and the non-canonical themes, authors, literatures, and critical approaches Explores innovative topics, such as ecological literature and ecocriticism, children's literature, and the influence of Darwin on fiction."--Publisher's website
The art of authorial presence : Hawthorne's provincial tales by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected writings of Edgar Allan Poe : authoritative texts, backgrounds and contexts, criticism by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an annotated selection of writing by Edgar Allan Poe, including poems, stories, essays, and a novel, and includes documents related to Poe's life and career, as well as reviews and critical essays
Great short works of Edgar Allan Poe : poems, tales, criticism by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of the poems and short stories by nineteenth-century American writer Edgar Allan Poe including "The Raven," "Lenore," "Eldorado," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Cask of Amontillado."
Neutral ground : new traditionalism and the American romance controversy by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thompson and Link energetically chart a transforming course toward more meaningful critical dialogue while providing practical general guidance through the crosscurrents of contemporary literary-critical-cultural debates."--Jacket
Ritual, realism, and revolt; major traditions in the drama by John Chesley Taylor( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading the American novel 1865-1914 by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An indispensable tool for teachers and students of American literature, Reading the American Novel 1865-1914 provides a comprehensive introduction to the American novel in the post-civil war period. Locates American novels and stories within a specific historical and literary context Offers fresh analyses of key selected literary works Addresses a wide audience of academics and non-academics in clear, accessible prose Demonstrates the changing mentality of 19th-century America entering the 20th century Explores the relationship between the intellectual and artistic output of the time and the turbulent socio-political context"--
Romantic Gothic tales, 1790-1840( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circumscribed Eden of dreams : dreamvision and nightmare in Poe's early poetry by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elagabalus : priest-emperor of Rome by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hold fast by Gary Richard Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melville in the Marquesas : actuality of place in Typee and other island writings( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's romantic irony : a study of the Gothic tales in a Romantic context by Gary Richard Thompson( )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This close to home by Gary Richard Thompson( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry, tales, and selected essays by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers Poe's poems, tales, and sketches, along with his longer works of fiction and essays on poetry and literature, and offers a chronology of his life and information on his work
Great short works of Edgar Allan Poe : poems, tales, criticism by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Boston in 1809 and dead at the age of forty, [the author] wrote across several fields during his life and was noted for his poetry and short stories as well as his criticism. The best of each of these is collected here.-Back cover
 
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Essays and reviews
Alternative Names
G. R. Thompson American linguist and specialist in literature

G. R. Thompson Amerikaans taalkundige

G. R. Thompson amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler

Thompson, G.R

Thompson, G.R. 1937-

Thompson, G. R. (Gary Richard), 1937-

Thompson, G. Richard 1937-

Thompson, Gary Richard.

Thompson, Gary Richard 1937-

Languages
English (170)

Polish (1)

Covers
A companion to American fiction, 1865-1914The selected writings of Edgar Allan Poe : authoritative texts, backgrounds and contexts, criticismGreat short works of Edgar Allan Poe : poems, tales, criticismNeutral ground : new traditionalism and the American romance controversyReading the American novel 1865-1914Poetry, tales, and selected essays