WorldCat Identities

Goldhurst, William 1929-

Overview
Works: 20 works in 41 publications in 1 language and 1,035 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Sources  Drama  Screenplays  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Inscriber, Signer
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 813.52
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Most widely held works about William Goldhurst
 
Most widely held works by William Goldhurst
F. Scott Fitzgerald and his contemporaries by William Goldhurst( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Influence of Edmund Wilson, Ring Lardner, H.L. Mencken, and Ernest Hemingway on the work of Fitzgerald
Contours of experience; selected readings for study and enjoyment by William Goldhurst( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our own confidence man : a study of his origins and development in our national literature by William Goldhurst( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York, to William Goldhurst by E. L Doctorow( )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Giving editing notes to Wilbur on his Malory essay and his reasons as to why it has been turned down by publication by major magazines; giving more insight on how he could change his essay; saying that he is sending it back along with an envelope full of pictures that he thinks were sent accidentally; adding that next time Wilbur comes up, they will be having lobster soup, lobster salad, lobster dessert, and lobster cigars
New York, to "Wilber" Goldhurst by E. L Doctorow( )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying that Halloween made him think of Wilbur; answering his question that the "New World Writing" is now called "New American Review" and lists their address and editor, Ted Solotaroff; asking if he saw Wilbur in the Peace March on television
[United States], to Wilbur [Goldhurst] by E. L Doctorow( )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending Wilbur a portion of Ernest Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast," a posthumous book, highlighting a specific section that broke his heart; asking for his discretion in revealing his possession of the photocopy of the English sheets since it is not due to be published until next fall; giving his regards to his wife and that he enjoyed seeing and having lunch with her last week
Symbolism and allegory in the tales of Melville and Hawthorne by William Goldhurst( )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Poe's multiple King Pest : a source study by William Goldhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William Goldhurst collection of Erskine Caldwell material by Erskine Caldwell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of typed correspondences between Erskine Caldwell and William Goldhurst. Correspondences are dated 1970-1985, and regard speaking engagements and publication efforts. The collection also consists a photograph, newspaper clippings, announcements, travel itineraries and miscelaneous printed materials related to Erskine Caldwell. Publications accompanying the collection have been cataloged individually and can be searched by the series titles: Erskine Caldwell Collection
[United States] and New York, to Wilbur Goldhurst by E. L Doctorow( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 6 typed and 1 autograph letters signed to Wilbur [William] Goldhurst, between 1960 and 1968 in New York and unidentified places in the United States; discussing their writings, travels, publications, and their wives. Items in the collection have been described individually in separate catalog records; see related records for more information
[United States], to Wilbur [Goldhurst] by E. L Doctorow( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explaining that he did everything he could to push Wilbur's story to the editors, but they did not like it; describing how Wilbur writes two types of stories, Kind 1 "complete realization of an unexciting idea" and Kind 2 "the imperfect realization of a great idea"; complimenting him on his story writing, but adding that he gives up too easily; adding that one day they are going to be known as the "Gambier Group"; inquiring if he is writing his New Orleans story; discussing a party he attended a few weeks ago where he saw Jim Wright, Frank Lefevre, Richard Gibson, Richard Wilbur, René Char, and Zieger and how Wright said he read a "brilliant paper" of Wilbur's Green Knight; saying how he has been on surrealism kick for 2 years; mentioning that he sent two books to him a few days ago
[United States], to [Wilbur Goldhurst] by E. L Doctorow( )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Listing off of the good things from Wilbur's [untitled] book; describing the bad ideas and parts in the book; saying that he gets the general idea and feeling of the book and suggests if Wilbur is serious about publishing it, then he edits the parts based on Doctorow's criticisms, lengthen it by 70 pages, and send it back to him for more critiques; adding that he feels that Wilbur is a better novel writer than short story; asking when he is coming to visit
The halls of ivy : a play in one scene by William Goldhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Playlet satirizes graduate students and college administration
[United States], to "Kyoto" [Wilbur Goldhurst] by E. L Doctorow( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writing the letter from the viewpoint of a Japanese family to their son fighting in the war and praising his work in the resistance, discussing the concerns of the family, and requesting more yen; saying how glad he was to hear that Wilbur liked his book since it was written for him and others of the same mindset; comparing publishing a book to dropping it in the ocean; describing that the original title of the book was "The bad man from Bodie" [published title is "Welcome to Hard Times"]; revealing the end of the book and how it affected him; disagreeing about the thematic manipulation of characters at the end; admitting that the book had structural problems at the end that he couldn't completely resolve, but admiring the flaws; adding the next letter will be about Wilbur's book and saying "(This is to make the classifying and cataloguing of our future biographers easier, whose life, god knows, will be difficult enough)"
F. Scott Fitzgerald additional papers by F. Scott Fitzgerald( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Consists of additional (i.e., in addition to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Papers) writings, including published juvenilia, letters, documents, photographs, tape recordings, and memorabilia of Fitzgerald (Class of 1917), and material of others about him
Tales of the human condition by William Goldhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

F. Scott Fitzgerald and his contempories by William Goldhurst( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[United States], to [Wilbur Goldhurst] by E. L Doctorow( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Saying that he can't find a flaw in Wilbur's poem and that he knows it by heart now; asking why he wastes his time teaching, especially in foreign countries, instead of writing more; sending his regrets that he will not be able to make it to Puerto Rico; adding that he didn't want to pay the extra fare for Helen, since she is so fat and how her fattness prevents her from cooking for him; saying that he hopes to make it down there after the birth of his son
The green and the gold : the major theme of Gawain and the Green Knight by William Goldhurst( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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