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Giroux, Robert

Overview
Works: 31 works in 144 publications in 6 languages and 8,404 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Short stories  Fiction  Christian fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Autobiographies  Case studies  Biographical films  Reviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: BX4705.M542, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Robert Giroux
 
Most widely held works by Robert Giroux
Collected prose by Robert Lowell( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This vast collection of Robert Lowell's uniformly vigorous and well-written essays, which first appeared in 1987, was edited and introduced by Robert Giroux, his longtime editor and friend. Ranging chronologically from a student paper on the "Iliad that Lowell composed in 1935 to the unfinished essay, "New England and Further," on which he was working when he died in 1977, "Collected Prose is a telling and fascinating compendium of the ideas, arguments, and opinions of one of modernity's most important poets. With many critical writings and book reviews concerning all manner of poets old and new (from Vergil and Ovid to Frost and Stevens, from Hopkins and "Epics" to Bishop and Plath) as well as recently discovered autobiograpical writings, two extended interviews, and learned yet approachable musings on everything from the Gettyburg Address to the art and craft of translation, this prose ominbus is must-reading for all students and scholars of twentieth-century American literature
The complete stories by Bernard Malamud( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 stories on the Jewish experience this century. They chronicle the lives of Old Country ancestors, refugees, immigrants or just simple wanderers like the anti- hero Fidelman. The settings are on both sides of the Atlantic
Poems, prose, and letters by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Merrill described Elizabeth Bishop's poems as "more wryly radiant, more touching, more unaffectedly intelligent than any written in our lifetime" and called her "our greatest national treasure." Robert Lowell said, "I enjoy her poems more than anybody else's."" "This collection offers a full-scale presentation of a writer of startling originality, at once passionate and reticent, adventurous and perfectionist. It presents all the poetry that Bishop published in her lifetime, in such classic volumes as North & South, A Cold Spring, Questions of Travel, and Geography III. In addition it contains an extensive selection of unpublished poems and drafts of poems (several not previously collected), as well as all her published poetic translations, ranging from a chorus from Aristophanes' The Birds to versions of Brazilian sambas." "Poems, Prose, and Letters brings together as well most of her published prose writings, including stories; reminiscences; travel writing about the places (Nova Scotia, Florida, Brazil) that so profoundly marked her poetry; and literary essays and statements, including a number of pieces published here for the first time. The book is rounded out with a selection of Bishop's engaging and self-revelatory letters. Of the 53 letters included here, written between 1933 and 1979, a considerable number are printed for the first time, and all are presented in their entirety."--Jacket
The people, and uncollected stories by Bernard Malamud( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Italian and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes Malamud's novel," The People, which was left unfinished at the time of his death in 1986, with the text presented as the author left it, as well as fourteen previously uncollected stories. Set in the nineteenth century, "The People has as its hero a Jewish peddler who is adopted as chief by an Indian tribe in the Pacific Northwest
The book known as Q : a consideration of Shakespeare's sonnets by Robert Giroux( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven storey mountain by Thomas Merton( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This unique spiritual autobiography is the account of the growing restlessness of a brilliant and passionate young man whose search for peace and faith eventually leads him, at the age of twenty-six, to take vows in one of the most demanding religious orders - the Trappists. At the monastery, and within the "four walls of my new freedom," Merton wrote this extraordinary testament - a document of a man who withdrew from the world only after he had fully immersed himself in it. For this Fiftieth Anniversary Edition, Robert Giroux has written a memoir of how he came to publish The Seven Storey Mountain, and Merton's distinguished biographer, William H. Shannon, has supplied a note for the reader."
A deed of death : the story behind the unsolved murder of Hollywood director William Desmond Taylor by Robert Giroux( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three unpublished typescripts of A Deed of death submitted to Alfred A. Knopf, publishers, New York, 1989, two of which bear the title The Taylor murder case with half-title A deed of death which became the published title. All copies include editorial notations. Three additional unpublished typescripts on the death of Taylor were apparently used by Giroux in his research for the book: Who killed William Desmond Taylor? by King Vidor, Who killed Bill (authorship undetermined), and one untitled work by Douglas J. Whitton. All three have notations, apparently by Giroux. These typescripts are included in the papers of Giroux located at Loyola University New Orleans
Merton : a film biography of Thomas Merton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a study of the life of Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, author, philosopher, and activist, drawing upon archival film, still photographs, interviews, and readings from Merton's writings
The complete stories by Flannery O'Connor( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The publication of this extraordinary volume firmly established Flannery O'Connor's monumental contribution to American fiction. There are thirty-one stories here in all, including twelve that do not appear in the only two short story collections O'Connor put together in her short lifetime -- Everything that Rises Must Converge and A Good Man Is Hard to Find."--Back cover
The education of an editor by Robert Giroux( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One art by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le peuple élu by Bernard Malamud( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bishop. : poems, prose, and letters by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents all the poetry that Bishop published in her lifetime, in such classic volumes as North & South, A Cold Spring, Questions of Travel, and Geography III. In addition it contains an extensive selection of unpublished poems and drafts of poems (several not previously collected), as well as all her published poetic translations, ranging from a chorus from Aristophanes' The Birds to versions of Brazilian sambas." "Poems, Prose, and Letters brings together as well most of her published prose writings, including stories; reminiscences; travel writing about the places (Nova Scotia, Florida, Brazil) that so profoundly marked her poetry; and literary essays and statements, including a number of pieces published here for the first time. The book is rounded out with a selection of Bishop's engaging and self-revelatory letters. Of the 53 letters included here, written between 1933 and 1979, a considerable number are printed for the first time, and all are presented in their entirety."--Jacket
Uma arte : as cartas de Elizabeth Bishop : incluindo cartas inéditas by Elizabeth Bishop( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kol ha-sipurim by Bernard Malamud( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Hebrew and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 stories on the Jewish experience this century. They chronicle the lives of Old Country ancestors, refugees, immigrants or just simple wanderers like the anti- hero Fidelman. The settings are on both sides of the Atlantic
Alle verhalen by Bernard Malamud( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 stories on the Jewish experience this century. They chronicle the lives of Old Country ancestors, refugees, immigrants or just simple wanderers like the anti- hero Fidelman. The settings are on both sides of the Atlantic
The letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton by Robert Giroux( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the time they first met as undergraduates at Columbia College in New York City in the mid-1930s, the noted editor Robert Giroux (1914-2008) and the Trappist monk and writer Thomas Merton (1915-1968) became friends. The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton capture their personal and professional relationship, extending from the time of the publication of Merton's 1948 best-selling spiritual autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, until a few months before Merton's untimely death in December 1968. As editor-in-chief at Harcourt, Brace & Company and then at Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Giroux not only edited twenty-six of Merton's books but served as an adviser to Merton as he dealt with unexpected problems with his religious superiors at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky, as well as those in France and Italy. These letters, arranged chronologically, offer invaluable insights into the publishing process that brought some of Merton's most important writings to his readers. Patrick Samway, S.J., had unparalleled access not only to the materials assembled here but to Giroux's unpublished talks about Merton, which he uses to his advantage, especially in his beautifully crafted introduction that interweaves the stories of both men with a chronicle of their personal and collaborative relationship. The result is a rich and rewarding volume, which shows how Giroux helped Merton to become one of the greatest spiritual writers of the twentieth century"--
Poems, prose, and letters by Elizabeth Bishop( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this volume, the editors] described Elizabeth Bishop's poems as "more wryly radiant, more touching, more unaffectedly intelligent than any written in our lifetime" and called her "our greatest national treasure ... Long before a wider public was aware of Bishop's work, her fellow poets expressed astonished admiration of her formal rigor, fiercely observant eye, emotional intimacy, and sometimes eccentric flights of imagination. Today she is recognized as one of America's great poets of the 20th century. This unprecedented collection offers a full-scale presentation of a writer of startling originality, at once passionate and reticent, adventurous and perfectionist. It presents all the poetry that Bishop published in her lifetime, in such classic volumes as North & South, A Cold Spring, Questions of Travel, and Geography III. In addition it contains an extensive selection of un-published poems and drafts of poems (several not previously collected), as well as all her published poetic translations, ranging from a chorus from Aristophanes' The Birds to versions of Brazilian sambas. Poems, Prose, and Letters brings together most of her published prose writings, including stories; reminiscences; travel writing about the places (Nova Scotia, Florida, Brazil) that so profoundly marked her poetry; and literary essays and statements, including a number of pieces published here for the first time.-http://www.booksinprint.com
From Quasimodo to Scarlett O'Hara : a National Board of Review anthology, 1920-1940( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was it in his hand? by Elizabeth Bishop( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A previously unpublished short story about Bishop's encounter with a black woman and the little white boy living with her
 
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Robert Giroux American book editor and publisher

Robert Giroux Amerikaans officier (1914-2008)

Robert Giroux US-amerikanischer Verleger und Buchautor

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