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Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 2,349 works in 2,839 publications in 2 languages and 177,632 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Sea stories  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Juvenile works  Novels  Epic poetry 
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
Stories from Shakespeare by Marchette Chute( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells in prose the 36 comedies, tragedies, and histories appearing in Shakespeare's First Folio
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret. Charlotte Bronte's novel about the passionate love between Jane Eyre, a young girl alone in the world, and the rich, brilliant, domineering Rochester has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic, ever since its publication in 1847. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving affirmation of the prerogatives of the heart in the face of disappointment and misfortune
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story set in the foreboding, heather-covered, wind-swept Yorkshire moors in the early 19th century
Mr. Franklin : a selection from his personal letters by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of Emerson's Journals by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unabridged and unaltered republication of the first edition [1926]
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

7 editions published between 1868 and 1956 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translator's note signed: T.E. Lawrence."Popular impression"--Title page verso
Parade's end by Ford Madox Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the author's four novels of the European War, a panorama of England preceding and during the war - "Some do not", "No more parades", "A man could stand up", and "The last post". Also available in the separate volumes
The flowering of New England, 1815-1865 by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel: New England: Indian summer, 1865-1915
Scenes and portraits : memories of childhood and youth by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems of Robert Frost, 1949 by Robert Frost( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Christ in masterpieces of art and the words of the New Testament by Marvin C Ross( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laughter in the next room by Osbert Sitwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A continuation of the autobiographies, Left hand, right hand! The scarlet tree, and Great morning!
Joseph Conrad: a personal remembrance by Ford Madox Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined not to write a biography about his friend Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) in the usual dry style, Ford Madox Ford (1873-1939) instead produced a novel. As a result, some biographical facts are given less emphasis than others, in particular the acrimony which later blighted relations between the two men. But the work is distinguished by its liveliness and by a wealth of vivid detail. Ford describes Conrad's remarkably long-eared horse, his haphazard use of adverbs and their fraught collaboration over their second joint novel, Romance, during which Ford's carefully unexciting style provoked the adventure-loving Conrad to depression. Ford's impressionistic portrayal of Conrad as an elegant, likeable swindler and 'beautiful genius' strikes a far richer chord than a purely historical account. First published in 1924, just after Conrad's death, this work remains a striking example of creative non-fiction, instructive for scholars and students of English literature
The life of Alice Freeman Palmer by George Herbert Palmer( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Elvira Freeman was born in 1855 at Coleville, New York, the daughter of James Warren and Elizabeth Josephine Higley Freeman. She recieved B.A. and Ph. D. degrees at the University of Michigan; was a professor of History of Wellesley College, Wellesly, Massachusetts, and was president of Wellesley. She married George Herbert Palmer (1842-1933) in 1887. They made their home at Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent several years in Europe. She died at Paris in 1902
Books and printing : a treasury for typophiles by Paul A Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping that his awesome moneymaking scheme, a summer youth employment service, will help win back his old friend Dan, seventh-grader Rusty finds instead that it leads to an unexpected new friendship with bossy Ruthann Miller
The journal of Madam Knight by Sarah Kemble Knight( Book )

3 editions published between 1920 and 1935 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diary written in 1704 by Sarah Kemble Knight. This book acquaints us with the hardships and rewards of travel in colonial New England. On horseback in the dead of winter, Madam Knight made a round trip excursion between Boston and New York, and in her journal recorded the differing customs of the regions
The heart of Thoreau's journals by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict between scientific observation and poetry, reflections on abolition, transcendental philosophy, other concerns are explored in this superb general selection from Thoreau’s voluminous Journal. Here are "...the choicest fruits of Thoreau..." Nation
The gentle reader by Samuel McChord Crothers( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture
 
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Alternative Names
Library of Congress Bruce Rogers Collection

Library of Congress. Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection

Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection

Pforzheimer Rogers Coll (Library of Congress)

Pforzheimer Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)

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