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Jackson, Charles 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 88 works in 378 publications in 11 languages and 6,288 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Screenplays  Detective and mystery fiction  Pamphlets  Social problem films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film noir 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3519.A323, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Jackson
The lost weekend by Charles Jackson( Book )

118 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1936, and on the East side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. And then another, and then another, until he's in the midst of what becomes a five-day binge.-Back cover
A second-hand life by Charles Jackson( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of valor, a novel by Charles Jackson( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2018 in English and German and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fall of Valor (1946), one of the first major American novels to deal openly with the theme of homosexuality ... an unflinching portrayal of a marriage that has faded to a mere duty. John and Ethel Grandin take a summer vacation to Nantucket with the hope of recapturing the happiness they felt in the early days of their relationship. But instead the holiday blasts their marriage wider apart than ever when John fall hopelessly in love with a handsome marine captain
The sunnier side : twelve Arcadian tales by Charles Jackson( Book )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A posthumous anthology of stories on life in Arcadia, a small town in New York State, illustrating the advantages and disadvantages of living in a small burg. In one story, a girl is hounded for having an affair, in another a man discovers to his horror that a bum is a relative. By the author of The Lost Weekend
The outer edges by Charles Jackson( Book )

12 editions published between 1948 and 1954 in English and German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken at the flood : the human drama as seen by modern American novelists( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprised of memorable passages from novels written by American writers between 1920 and 1945. Contains contributions by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pearl Buck, Thomas Wolfe, E.E. Cummings, Edna Ferber, William Faulkner, Theadore Dreiser, Ernest Hemingway, John Hersey, John Steinbeck, Charles Jackson, Sinclair Lewis, Sherwood Anderson and others
How to buy a used car by Charles Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earthly creatures, ten stories by Charles Jackson( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

42 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This stark depiction of alcoholism won Oscars for Best Picture (1945) and Best Actor (Ray Milland). Jane Wyman co-stars
Earthly creatures; ten stories by Charles Jackson by Charles Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sunnier side and other stories by Charles Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterful collection of short stories exposing the seamy undercurrents of small-town American life from Charles Jackson, celebrated author of The Lost Weekend. A selection of Jackson's finest tales, The Sunnier Side and Other Stories explores the trials of adolescence in America during the tumultuous years of the early twentieth century. Set in the town of Arcadia in upstate New York, the stories in this collection address the unspoken issues'homosexuality, masturbation, alcoholism, to name a few'lurking just beneath the surface of the small-town ideal. The Sunnier Side showcases Jackson at the height of his storytelling powers, reaffirming his reputation as a boundary-pushing, irreverent writer years ahead of his time
Best film plays, 1945 by John Gassner( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cotswold connection by Charles Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost weekend by Charles Jackson( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year 1936 finds aspiring writer Don Birnam living on the East side of Manhattan, where he teeters on the precipice of a yawning, self-imposed abyss. He takes a drink, and then one drink becomes two, then three, until each slug of liquor blends seamlessly into a river propelling him along a drunken, five-day odyssey. And all the while, as the ravages of booze slowly eat away at him, Birnam finds himself shrouded in the notion that he might stop--that he should stop--but that perhaps he never will
A practical program to kill Jim Crow by Charles Jackson( Book )

8 editions published between 1945 and 1991 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eye of Elba by Charles Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le poison The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don Birnam est alcoolique de longue date. Aidé par son frère, il réussit à rester sobre pendant 10 jours. Il fuit cependant pour se remettre à boire pendant 4 jours au cours desquels il va revivre ses souvenirs tous teintés par l'alcool
Fünf Tage Roman by Charles Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The lost weekend
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The sunnier side : twelve Arcadian talesThe lost weekendDeadly closets : the fiction of Charles Jackson
Alternative Names
Charles Jackson

Charles R. Jackson Amerikaans romanschrijver (1903-1968)

Charles R. Jackson écrivain américain

Charles R. Jackson US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Jackson, Charles

Jackson, Charles R.

Jackson Charles R. 1903-1968

Jackson, Charles R. (Charles Reginald), 1903-1968

Jackson, Charles Reginald.

Jackson, Charles Reginald 1903-1968

Чарльз Р. Джексон

ג'קסון, צ'ארלס רג'ינאלד

דז'קסון, צ'רלס

ז'קסון, טשרלס

چارلز آر. جکسون نویسنده آمریکایی

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