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Riding, Laura 1901-1991

Overview
Works: 124 works in 304 publications in 6 languages and 9,626 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Free verse  Bibliography  Records and correspondence  Bibliographies  Legends  Trivia and miscellanea  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3519.A363, 811.508
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Most widely held works by Laura Riding
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Contemporaries and snobs by Laura Riding( )

20 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three essays on contemporary poetry and criticism
A survey of modernist poetry by Laura Riding( Book )

17 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The books paired here make up the first collaborative study of 'Modernist' poetry by two of the twentieth century's most important and original poets. In A Survey of Modernist Poetry, Laura Riding and Robert Graves produce a contemporary reaction to the early experimentation of writers such as Eliot, Pound and e.e. cummings. Their close critical readings are deployed, along the way, in an engagement with Shakespeare scholarship, issues of populism and elitism and an attempt to define - perhaps to invent - that elusive creature known as 'the common reader'." "The Survey contains readings of modern poems and movements and is an illuminating and polemical account of the beginnings of modernism. It is an important resource but also a valuable critical text in the reception and development of modernist poetry in English. A Pamphlet Against Anthologies is an entertaining polemic against the perceived iniquities of the trade anthology. A statement of poetic integrity, it poses awkward questions about the production and consumption of art in the mass markets of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries."--Jacket
Selected poems, in five sets by Laura Riding( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura (Riding) Jackson is recognized as one of America's great modernist poets although she renounced the writing of poetry in 1941, viewing poetry as "blocking truth's ultimate verbal harmonies." First published in England in 1970 and long out of print, Selected Poems: In Five Sets includes sixty-one poems personally selected and arranged by the author. Drawn from her Collected Poems of 1938, this is a remarkable distillation of Laura Riding's poetic achievement. The extraordinary preface is perhaps Laura (Riding) Jackson's most succinct explanation of her renunciation of the writing of poetry, and is a provocative commentary on the contemporary poetry scene. --Persea Books
Progress of stories by Laura Riding( Book )

11 editions published between 1935 and 1994 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the poems of Laura Riding by Laura Riding Jackson( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four unposted letters to Catherine by Laura Riding( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 1993 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet, this remarkable little book of wisdom and advice refreshes the mind and renews the spirit. Written in 1930 and published in Paris by the Hours Press in a limited edition of only two hundred, these letters were addressed to an eight-year-old girl, the "thoughtful and sensible" child of Nancy Nicholson and Robert Graves. But they were also meant for adults who might have such a child in their spirit. In simple, luminous language, Laura
Anarchism is not enough by Laura Riding( Book )

4 editions published between 1928 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anarchism Is Not Enough is a manifesto against systematic thinking, a difficult book by a famously difficult writer. For the scope of its critical imagination, it is the most radical work of Laura Riding's early period. Published in 1928, when Riding was twenty-seven, Anarchism is a kind of early autobiographia literaria. Long out of print and now available for the first time in paperback, this is one of the most imaginative and daring works of literary theory ever written by a modernist figure."--Jacket
A Trojan ending by Laura Riding( Book )

21 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pamphlet against anthologies by Laura Riding Jackson( Book )

5 editions published between 1927 and 1970 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of wives by Laura (Riding) Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern history really begins with the founding of the Persian Empire. The first emphatic punctuation in history after this is the time of Alexander and Aristotle; and the next after that is the time of Herod the Great. In the language of Daniel: ancient times were of gold and silver; the age of Cyrus the Persian was of brass; the age of Alexander, of iron, later mixed with clay. And then came the stone which broke into pieces this image of many metals: unhewn stone, like that of the altar of burnt-offerings at Jerusalem. I have called my version of these three crucial ages preceding the Christian Era LIVES OF WIVES because the principal male characters are here written of as husbands rather than as heroes." So reads the Foreword to this remarkable study of ancient history, first published in 1939, shortly after Riding's Collected Poems. Riding rewrites history, employing factual accuracy to reconceive what the history books have left out, foregrounding what male-dominated societies have left to the background and imagination
Laura Riding : selected poems in five sets by Laura Riding( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world and ourselves by Laura Riding( Book )

6 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poet, a lying word by Laura Riding( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays from "Epilogue," 1935-1937 by Laura Riding( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epilogue( )

in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Laura Riding( Book )

7 editions published in 1938 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everybody's letters by Laura (Riding) Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the dead by Laura Riding( Book )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost forgotten Germany by Georg Schwarz( Book )

4 editions published in 1936 in English and German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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A selection of the poems of Laura RidingFour unposted letters to CatherineAnarchism is not enoughLaura Riding : selected poems in five setsEssays from "Epilogue," 1935-1937
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