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Blaisdell, Robert

Overview
Works: 121 works in 249 publications in 2 languages and 7,704 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Quotations  Sources  Biography  Poetry  Humor 
Roles: Editor, Author, Speaker
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Most widely held works about Robert Blaisdell
 
Most widely held works by Robert Blaisdell
Great speeches by Native Americans by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

82 speeches. Includes selections by Russell Means, Powhatan, Red Jacket, Osceola, Red Cloud, Chief Joseph, Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Seattle, Geronimo, and Crazy Horse, among others
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
Selected writings and speeches of Marcus Garvey by Marcus Garvey( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the twentieth-century orator's writings and speeches, which focused on a message of African-American pride, unemployment, leadership, and emancipation
Tolstoy as teacher : Leo Tolstoy's writings on education by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Communist Manifesto and other revolutionary writings : Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao, Gandhi, and others by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning 3 centuries, this works include such milestone documents as the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Declaration of the Rights of Man (1789), and The Communist Manifesto (1848). Also included are writings by the Russian revolutionaries Lenin and Trotsky, Marat and Danton of the French Revolution, Rousseau, Gandhi, Mao, other leading figures in revolutionary thought
Favorite Greek myths by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the stories of the Golden Fleece, the Trojan War, Hercules, and other Greek myths
Imagist poetry : an anthology by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 180 masterpieces appear in this tribute to one of the 20th century's most radical poetic movements. Imagist gems in this definitive collection include works by Ezra Pound, D.H. Lawrence, H.D. (Hilda Doolittle), James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and many others. --Dover Publications
Anne of Green Gables by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her
The decameron : selected tales by Giovanni Boccaccio( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the Black Death rages through fourteenth-century Florence, a group of young people retreat to the healthful air of the countryside and amuse themselves by telling tales of romance and adventure. This is the premise of Boccaccio's Decameron, a landmark of early Renaissance literature and one of the world's great story collections. Vast in scope, teeming with colorful characters, and rich in worldly wisdom, these 25 tales from the original 100 encompass a variety of genres - folktales, ancient myths, fables, and anecdotes ranging from earthy satires of hypocritical clergy to gripping tales of murder and revenge and stories of passionate love. Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Keats drew upon Boccaccio's masterpiece for inspiration, and the grand old storyteller's fables continue to captivate modern readers
Great short poems from around the world( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hardcover edition presents an international sampling of classic poetry. It features ancient Greek, Latin, and Persian poets such as Homer, Sappho, and Martial as well as Arabic, Chinese, German, Indian, Japanese, and Yiddish poems from the 12th century BC through the 20th century, plus English, Irish, and American classics by Yeats, Byron, Dickinson, and others
Great short stories by contemporary Native American writers( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new anthology of short fiction by Native Americans features a wide range of contemporary writers. After a brief introductory section that includes early-20th-century stories by Pauline Johnson, Charles A. Eastman, John M. Oskison, and others, the collection focuses on authors who came to prominence in the decades following World War II
Slave narratives of the Underground Railroad( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than 100,000 people escaped slavery in the American South by following the Underground Railroad, a complex network of secret routes and safe houses. This inexpensive compilation of firsthand accounts offers authentic insights into the Civil War era and African-American history with compelling narratives by Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, and lesser-known refugees"--
Wit and wisdom of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays
Great speeches by Mark Twain by Mark Twain( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 55 speeches given by Mark Twain between January 11, 1868 and April 3, 1909, highlighting his legendary wit and powers of wry observation
Civil War short stories and poems by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology commemorates the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War with reflections from both sides of the conflict. Compiled by an expert in the literature of the era, the poems and short stories appear in chronological order. They trace the war's progress and portray a gamut of moods, from the early days of eagerness to confront the foe to long years of horror at the ongoing carnage and sad relief at the struggle's end. Selections include the poetry of Walt Whitman, John Greenleaf Whittier, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; observations by Herman Melville and Louisa May Alcott; and noteworthy fiction by Ambrose Bierce ("An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge") and Mark Twain ("A True Story, Repeated Word for Word, As I Heard It"). Lesser-known writers, many of them anonymous, offer heartfelt testimonials and eyewitness accounts from battlefields and the homefront
There's a saying for that : proverbs from around the world( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forbidden fruit is the sweetest, and he who wants to beat a dog is sure to find a stick! This compilation of the best proverbs from around the world -- ancient and modern -- offers concise, time-honored wisdom about love, money, politics, and human nature. A handsome gift-book format makes this volume an ideal present
Humorous American short stories : selections from Mark Twain to others much more recent by Robert Blaisdell( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology of entertaining tales features the works of early American authors such as Benjamin Franklin and stories by 20th-century writers, including Dorothy Parker, Langston Hughes, and James Thurber. Additional contributors include Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell, and others
Essays on immigration( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The concept of immigration remains central to American culture, past and present. This original anthology surveys the experience from a wide range of cultural and historical viewpoints, ranging from the 17th to 21st centuries. Contributors include Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, Jacob Riis, Edwidge Danticat, Junot Diaz, and many others"--
The Dover anthology of American literature by Robert Blaisdell( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th century, this compact and inexpensive anthology offers a fascinating overview of early American literature. The authoritative texts are supplemented with informative introductory notes and suggestions for further reading. Starting with Cherokee creation myths and Powhatan's moving speech, ""Why Should You Destroy Us, Who Have Provided You with Food, "" the 18th-century selections include the writings of poets Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley; preacher Jonathan Edwards; statesmen Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and others. From the early and mid-1
 
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Blaisdell, Bob.

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Blaisdell, Robert

Blaisdell, Robert Bob 1959-

Languages
English (69)

Polish (1)

Covers
Robinson CrusoeSelected writings and speeches of Marcus GarveyTolstoy as teacher : Leo Tolstoy's writings on educationThe Communist Manifesto and other revolutionary writings : Marx, Marat, Paine, Mao, Gandhi, and othersFavorite Greek mythsImagist poetry : an anthologyAnne of Green GablesThe decameron : selected tales