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Skillion, Anne

Overview
Works: 10 works in 28 publications in 1 language and 1,773 library holdings
Genres: Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  History  Periodicals  Interviews  Directories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anne Skillion
The New York Public Library literature companion by New York Public Library( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one volume companion to literature is organized both for ease of use and to enhance the reader's opportunities for browsing, discovery, and pleasure. This book is divided into three major parts --Creators, Works of Literature, and Literary Facts and Resources -- each with a number of section and special features
Introducing the great American novel by New York Public Library( Book )

11 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novels included are The Scarlet Letter, Moby-Dick, Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Bostonians, The Red Badge of Courage, The House of Mirth, Babbitt, An American Tragedy, The Great Gatsby, A Farewell to Arms, Look Homeward, Angel, Sanctuary, 1919, The Day of the Locust, Reflections in a Golden Eye, Invisible Man, Catch-22, An American Dream, Slaughterhouse-Five
The New York Botanical Garden by Cary Arboretum( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In celebration of the Garden's 125th anniversary, this book documents its role as a place of unparalleled beauty in the heart of New York City and an internationally renowned leader in plant research and conservation, as well as science and organic gardening education for children. This revised edition includes more than two hundred stunning new photographs by Larry Lederman, reproductions of rare botanical art from the archival collections, and engaging essays by Garden staff that highlight the expansive growth and development the Garden continues to experience ... Readers will learn how the Garden continues to fulfill its founders' ambitious goals as an iconic museum of plants, stewarding the historic landscape since 1891 and committed to efforts--locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally--to teach humankind about the critical importance of plants for an economically and ecologically sustainable future"--
The New York Public Library Literature Companion by Staff of The New York Public Library( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pick up The New York Public Library Literature Companion to check the dates of Marcel Proust's Remembrance of Things Past or to find out how James Joyce's Ulysses changed U.S. obscenity laws, and you may find yourself hours later absorbed in the imaginary worlds of Camelot and The Matrix or sidetracked by the fascinating history of The New Yorker. Designed to satisfy the curious browser as well as the serious researcher, this exciting new resource offers the most up-to-date information on literature available in English from around the world, from the invention of writing to the age of the computer. Interwoven throughout the more than 2,500 succinct and insightful entries on Creators, Works of Literature, and Literary Facts and Resources are the fascinating facts and quirky biographical details that make literature come alive. Readers will discover, for instance, that Walt Whitman was fired from his government job after his personal copy of Leaves of Grass was discovered in his desk by the Secretary of the Interior, who was scandalized by it; that James Baldwin remembered listening to blues singer Bessie Smith ("playing her till I fell asleep") when he was writing his first book; and that a publisher turned down the serialization rights to Gone with the Wind, saying, "Who needs the Civil War now -- who cares'" Looking for information about book burning or how many Nobel laureates have come from Japan' You'll find it here. Trying to remember the name of that movie based on a favorite book' Read the "Variations" section -- you'll be amazed at the pervasive presence of great literature in today's entertainment. From Aristophanes to Allende, from Bergson to Bloom, the biographical entries will inform readers about the men and women who have shaped -- and are shaping -- the literary world. Look into "Works of Literature" to discover the significance of Beowulf, The Fountainhead, Doctor Zhivago, and nearly 1,000 other titles. Check the "Dictionary of Literature" to find out what the critics and theorists are talking about. And if you wish to delve even deeper, "Websites for Literature" and "Literary Factbooks and Handbooks" are just two of the bibliographies that will point readers in the right direction. Unique in scope and design and easy to use, The New York Public Library Literature Companion will be at home on every reader's shelf. Whether you are immersed in Stephen King or King Lear, this book has the insights, facts, and fascinating stories that will enrich your reading forever. With four major research centers and 85 branch libraries, The New York Public Library is internationally recognized as one of the greatest institutions of its kind. Founded in 1895, the library now holds more than 50 million items, including several world-renowned collections of literary manuscripts and rare books. Among the books published from the library in recent years are The New York Public Library Desk Reference (1998); The Hand of the Poet (1997); Letters of Transit: Reflections on Exile, Identity, Language, and Loss (1999); A Secret Location on the Lower East Side: Adventures in Writing, 1960-1980 (1998); and Utopia: The Search for the Ideal Society in the Western World (2000)
Public service news( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of all possible worlds : Paul LeClerc at The New York Public Library( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of Nell Blaine : by Nell Blaine( )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Childhood and education in Virginia; public reaction to abstract art in 1930s and 1940s; Hans Hofmann as teacher; gallery and museum scene in New York, 1940s; transition from abstract to figurative art; trip to France, 1950; associations with New York School poets, 1950s; work in publishing industry; New School for Social Research; illnesses
The New York Public Library : celebrating its second century( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Research Libraries notes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Deborah, Jonathan F.P., Samuel Priest, and Adam Raphael Rose Main Reading Room : a celebration by New York Public Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The New York Public Library literature companion
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