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Schmitt, Gladys 1909-1972

Overview
Works: 54 works in 193 publications in 13 languages and 6,260 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  History  Christian fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Reviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3537.C5253, 813
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Most widely held works about Gladys Schmitt
 
Most widely held works by Gladys Schmitt
Rembrandt, a novel by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Rembrandt from 1606-1669
David, the king by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

27 editions published between 1946 and 1973 in 5 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Biblical story of King David from his rise to power to his death. David, the spoiled shepherd poet who climbed into royal favor, betrayed King Saul and his people, took over the throne, ruled Israel in her march from primitivism to the brink of decadence, and declined among the dissensions, rapes, assassinations, and revolutionary plots of his children, then sought and found his God at last, it is one of mankind's archetypical legends. Miss Schmitt has chosen to tell it not as a historical or Biblical but a psychological novel
Confessors of the Name, a novel by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persecution of the Christians in 3d-century Rome forms the background for this love story about a Stoic and a Christian girl
Electra by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient legend "modernized" in style though the basic story is kept unchanged, of adultery and incest in the House of Atreus
The Godforgotten by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "Godforgotten" are the nuns and monks on the fictitious island of Saint Cyprian that believed that the Second Coming of Christ brought about the apocalypse in A.D. 997 when their island was besieged by an earthquake and tidal wave. They were under the impression that they were the only survivors to remain and that God had forsaken them. For a century, their believes and society continued under this impression until Father Albrecht, of the Benedictine Order in Cologne, Germany, is sent by his superior to investigate the community of Saint Cyprian who are understandably surprised by his arrival and the subsequent revelation that "Judgement Day" had not passed
Alexandra by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1950 in 6 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonnets for an analyst by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gates of Aulis by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1964 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroic deeds of Beowulf by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the oldest known English epic poem, Gladys Schmitt relates the thrilling adventures which befell the hero Beowulf when he matched his wits and strength with the monster, the sea hag" --Inside front dust jacket
A small fire by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personalities among the music faculty of a small college
The persistent image by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris, the lopsided bear by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading menus for young people; chats about much loved books old and new by May Lamberton Becker( Book )

3 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1945, and the yearbook of the American short story by Martha Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected stories of Gladys Schmitt by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross section 1945 : a collection of new American writing by Edwin Seaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koning David : de heerser by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

6 editions published in 1952 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De poorten van Aulis by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Heroic Deeds of Beowulf retold by Gladys Schmitt. Illustrated by Walter Ferro by BEOWULF( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Gladys Schmitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sonnets for an analyst
Alternative Names
Gladys Schmitt American writer

Gladys Schmitt écrivaine américaine

Goldfield, mrs, 1909-1972

Shmitt, Gledis 1909-1972

Šmitt, Gledis.

שמיט, גלאדיס

שמיט, גלאדיס 1909־1972

שמיט, גלאדיס, סופרת אמריקאית

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