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Bleiler, Richard

Overview
Works: 32 works in 118 publications in 1 language and 6,663 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Bio-bibliography  Reference works  Stories, plots, etc  Bibliographies  Biography  Dictionaries  History  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
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Most widely held works by Richard Bleiler
Reference guide to mystery and detective fiction by Richard Bleiler( )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science-fiction : the Gernsback years : a complete coverage of the genre magazines ... from 1926 through 1936 by E. F Bleiler( )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction writers : critical studies of the major authors from the early nineteenth century to the present day( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1982, when the first edition of Science Fiction Writers was published, many important writers have joined the pantheon of greats in the field. And in many cases new novels have changed a writers career or new historical discoveries demanded a significantly revised assessment of a writer. For example, not only has an unpublished manuscript by Jules Verne been discovered, but literary historians now suspect that his son may have written much of his work! Meanwhile, Jack Williamson, who started writing in 1926, has just published his finest novel. While retaining the best of this classic reference work, the editors have added 24 separate, completely new articles to the volume. In addition, all of the original articles have been updated or revised as necessary, from bibliographical updates to lengthy additions and in-depth rewrites
Supernatural fiction writers : contemporary fantasy and horror( Book )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This two-volume set for high school students, college undergraduates, and teachers and other nonspecialists contains essays on 116 contemporary supernatural fiction writers whose prose the editor considers equal to, if not superior to, that of writers who have been granted mainstream acceptance. Entries are approximately seven to 12 pages in length and cover all aspects of each writer's career. They also address questions such as the literary value of these genres of fiction, and whether the science fiction or horror label discourages taking such work seriously. Each essay is followed by a bibliography of primary works, a critical and biographical bibliography citing books and articles, and lists of interviews and book reviews. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Reference and research guide to mystery and detective fiction by Richard Bleiler( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new edition of Bleiler's popular and award-winning guide is a superb reference and research tool, as well as an invaluable aid to collection development. Evaluative reviews of approximately 1,000 reference works on mystery and detective fiction provide in-depth discussions of their contents, strengths, weaknesses, and usefulness, often comparing titles to similar or competing works. Encyclopedias, biographical dictionaries, genre guides, national bibliographies, media studies, general reader's guides, web sites, and organizations are just some of the information sources covered in this thorough source. All annotations from the previous edition have been reviewed, revised, and updated; and complete critical reviews of works published since the last edition have been added, including titles released in the present year (2003). More than one third of monographic citations are new to this edition. In a feature new to this edition, Bleiler indexes reference works that provide biographical information on mystery writers, and lists the key websites on these authors. More than 2500 bio-bibliographic citations to individual mystery writers are given-information that will be particularly useful to those researching specific authors. Organized by publication type for easy access, this work also features a detailed index, making it an essential guide for scholars, researchers, educators, readers' advisors, reference librarians, collection development specialists, and fans."--Jacket
Evaluating e-resources by Richard Bleiler( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluating library instruction by Francine M DeFranco( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet training in ARL libraries : a SPEC kit by Association of Research Libraries( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Networked information resources : a SPEC kit by Richard Bleiler( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

User authentication : a SPEC kit by Terry Plum( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange case of "The Angels of Mons" : Arthur Machen's World War I story, the insistent believers, and his refutations by Richard Bleiler( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War I began disastrously for the English when the Germans routed them at Mons, Belgium, on August 23 and 24, 1914. This history of The Angels of Mons controversy for the first time collects and annotates Arthur Machen's work and responses it inspired. Reprinted for the first time are a number of Machen's responses to the believers"--
Political future fiction : speculative and counter-factual politics in Edwardian fiction( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edwardian period was a time of great social and political change. The six texts in this edition are all notable for their imaginative portrayals of the future. This is the only critical edition of these works. Essays and introductory matter explore the themes in the novels, as well as the literary-historical context they appeared in
The fiction : complete and unabridged by Saki( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The index to Adventure magazine by Richard Bleiler( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated index to The Thrill book : complete indexes to and descriptions of everything published in Street & Smith's The Thrill book by Richard Bleiler( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Proust at UAB : a checklist of Proust holdings at the Mervyn H. Sterne Library by Richard Bleiler( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political future fiction : speculative and counter-factual politics in Edwardian fiction( Book )

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

Supernatural fiction writers : contemporary fantasy and horror( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Windy City pulp stories( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Reference guide to mystery and detective fiction
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Science-fiction : the Gernsback years : a complete coverage of the genre magazines ... from 1926 through 1936Science fiction writers : critical studies of the major authors from the early nineteenth century to the present daySupernatural fiction writers : contemporary fantasy and horrorScience-fiction, the early years : a full description of more than 3,000 science-fiction stories from earliest times to the appearance of the genre magazines in 1930 : with author, title, and motif indexesReference and research guide to mystery and detective fiction
Alternative Names
Bleiler, Richard

Bleiler, Richard J.

Bleiler, Richard J. 1959-

Richard Bleiler American librarian, bibliographer, writer

Richard Bleiler Writer

Languages
English (105)