WorldCat Identities

Baer, William 1948-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 106 publications in 1 language and 7,503 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Poetry  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR9272.9.W3, 811
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Baer
Selected sonnets by Luís de Camões( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen on Form : Conversations with Poets by William Baer( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fourteen on Form : Conversations with Poets collects interviews with some of the most influential poets of the last fifty years. William Baer, editor of The Formalist, asks incisive questions that allow writers to discuss in detail a wide range of topics related to their work, methods of composition, and the contemporary poetry scene"--
Classic American films : conversations with the screenwriters by William Baer( )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the highlights from these interviews include: Betty Comden and Adolph Green's explaining how a nightclub skit became the premise for Singin' in the Rain; Ernest Lehman's description of how, while in conversation with Hitchcock, his "unconscious" suddenly solved the plot problems in North by Northwest; Carl Gottlieb's remembrance of the terrible pressure involved with writing the script for Jaws while shooting was already underway; and Sylvester Stallone's account of how he received final approval to star in Rocky from studio executives who thought he was just another actor."--Jacket
Psalter : a sequence of Catholic sonnets by William Baer( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unfortunates : poems by William Baer( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Derek Walcott by Derek Walcott( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elia Kazan : interviews by Elia Kazan( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected Sonnets : a Bilingual Edition by Luís de Camões( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most important writer in Portuguese history and one of the preeminent European poets of the early modern era, Lus de Cames (152480) has been ranked as a sonneteer on par with Petrarch, Dante, and Shakespeare. Championed by such influential English poets as William Blake and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and admired in America by Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Herman Melville, Cames was renowned for his intensely personal sonnets and equally intense adventurous life. He was banished for dueling and brawling at court, lost an eye fighting the Moors in North Africa, was sh
Writing metrical poetry : contemporary lessons for mastering traditional forms by William Baer( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Borges & other sonnets by William Baer( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bocage" and other sonnets by William Baer( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of meticulously crafted sonnets that take a hard-edged, uncompromising look at human behaviour - like the man trapped in an elevator with his former lover's husband, the criminal staring at his own wanted poster, the colourblind visitor in an art gallery, or the cartographer who creates a fictitious town. This ... collection of poems also includes some light verse, love sonnets, translations, and several Biblically-based Sonnets"--Cover
Sonnets : 150 contemporary sonnets( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times Square and other stories by William Baer( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Jersey noir : a novel by William Baer( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the murder of his uncle and PI partner on the walkway above the Paterson Falls, Jack Colt is called to the scene of a young woman's naked body frozen in the shallow waters of nearby Packanack Lake. A prodigious body count follows his duel investigations until he reluctantly realizes he may be the ultimate target
Rhyming poems : a contemporary anthology( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conservative poets : a contemporary anthology( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dinosaurs of the earth by John Raymond( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ballad rode into town : poems by William Baer( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heretic by William Baer( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen on form : conversations with poets( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with some of the most influential poets of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries
 
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Selected sonnets
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Fourteen on Form : Conversations with PoetsClassic American films : conversations with the screenwritersPsalter : a sequence of Catholic sonnetsThe unfortunates : poemsConversations with Derek WalcottElia Kazan : interviewsWriting metrical poetry : contemporary lessons for mastering traditional formsBorges & other sonnets
Alternative Names
William Baer American poet

William Baer poeta estadounidense

William Baer poeta estatunidenc

William Baer poeta estauxunidense

Languages
English (87)