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Perkins, David 1928-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 245 publications in 2 languages and 10,206 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PS323.5, 821.009
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Perkins
A history of modern poetry by David Perkins( Book )

62 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of British and American poetry from the mid-1920s to the recent past, clarifies the complex interrelations of individuals, groups, and movements, and the contexts in which the poets worked
The quest for permanence; the symbolism of Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats by David Perkins( Book )

30 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and German and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: PerkinsDavid: David Perkins is John P. Marquand Professor of English Literature, Harvard University
Wordsworth and the poetry of sincerity by David Perkins( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents not just the Romantic Wordsworth, but Wordsworth as part of a large historical movement in poetry, beginning in the eighteenth century and continuing to the present day. It concentrates on the difficult, much discussed, but little analyzed problem of "sincerity" in poetry, which it treats both critically and historically, as a demand relatively new in Wordsworth's time and still with us
English romantic writers by David Perkins( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected works of English Romantic writers are included together with a biographical sketch of each and a critical analysis of his work
Teaching literature : what is needed now( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is literary history possible? by David Perkins( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romanticism and animal rights by David Perkins( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In England in the second half of the eighteenth century an unprecedented amount of writing urged kindness to animals. This these was carried in many genres, from sermons to encyclopedias, from scientific works to literature for children, and in the poetry of Cowper, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Clare, and others. Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these arguments in a social and economic context so different from the present. After introductory chapters, the material is divided according to specific practices that particularly influenced feeling or aroused protest: pet keeping, hunting, baiting, working animals, eating them, and the various harms inflicted on wild birds. The book shows how extensively English Romantic writing took up issues of what we now call animal rights. In this respect it joins the growing number of studies that seek precedents or affinities in English Romanticism for our own ecological concerns."--Jacket
Theoretical issues in literary history( Book )

11 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British & American poets : Chaucer to the present by Walter Jackson Bate( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology is intended for students who are bring introduced to poetry at the college level. The introductions to the poems and poets are brief
Fundamentals of traffic engineering by Wolfgang S Homburger( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This textbook serves as an introduction to the field of traffic engineering. Designed mainly for one-week short courses, it is also used increasingly in university engineering instruction. It includes standards, guidelines and references, including extensive links to government and professional resources. In this, the 16th edition of this popular textbook, there is a new chapter on Bicycle Characteristics and Facilities and a much-expanded chapter on Pedestrian Mobility. There is also a new chapter on Work Zone Traffic Control"--Website (www.its.berkeley.edu/fundamentals)
Teaching literature : what is needed now( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluation of Arizona's fatality rate by Mark A Flak( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A procedure is presented to estimate the State traffic fatality rate based on an alternative method of estimating statewide vehicle-miles of travel (VMT). The VMT model is based on fuel sales and a weighted miles-per-gallon (mpg) estimate for the state vehicle fleet. The weighted mpg value reflects vehicle mix by roadway functional classification, the driving environment, vehicle type mpg factors by vehicle model year, and a regional adjustment factor. The model considers four vehicle types and two roadway functional classifications each in the urban and rural travel environment. The model produced an estimate of 30,740 million VMT and a statewide fatality rate of 2.91 fatalities per hundred million vehicle miles for Arizona for 1985. The estimated VMT was 5 percent higher than the estimate generated by the existing State method, and significantly higher than the estimate based on the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) data
Pals by David Perkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of modern poetry by David Perkins( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cytogenetics of Neurospora by David Perkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health risk appraisal and safety belt use by David Perkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modernism and after by David Perkins( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of modern poetry by David Perkins( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health risk appraisal and safety belt use. Final report by David Perkins( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandatory seat belt laws : an Arizona perspective by Louis A Schmitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A history of modern poetryThe quest for permanence; the symbolism of Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats
Alternative Names
Perkins, David

Perkins, David D.

Perkins, David Dodd.

Perkins, David Dodd 1928-

Languages
English (211)

German (1)

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The quest for permanence; the symbolism of Wordsworth, Shelley, and KeatsEnglish romantic writersIs literary history possible?Romanticism and animal rightsBritish & American poets : Chaucer to the present