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Scribner Press

Overview
Works: 198 works in 440 publications in 1 language and 19,653 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  War fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Essays  Short stories 
Roles: Printer, Publisher
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Scribner Press
 
Most widely held works by Scribner Press
The beautiful and damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married life of a young wealthy couple, of the '20's
A son at the front by Edith Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George Campton--an American born in France--is drafted into the French military during World War-I, both he and his father learn valuable lessons about courage, integrity, and love
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unforgettable World War I story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his love for an English nurse
The fruit of the tree by Edith Wharton( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Amherst, an idealistic middle manager in a New England textile mill, is committed to improving the deplorable working conditions of the laborers in his charge. But his efforts are frustrated by an upper management whose only concern is maximizing profits. When Amherst eventually marries Bessy Westmore, the widow of the former mill owner, he is able at last to initiate an ambitious project of reform. But happiness for John and Bessy proves to be short-lived. It becomes quickly clear that Bessy does not understand and cannot share her new husband's passion for just labor conditions and industrial reform. She even resents the time he devotes to his work and the way in which his expenditures impact her extravagant lifestyle. Complicating the situation is the strong friendship that Bessy's old friend, Justine, develops with Amherst. Employed as a live-in tutor for Bessy's daughter, Justine eventually finds herself in an untenable position. How she reacts under pressure has lasting consequences for herself and those around her
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychiatrist, Dick Diver, treats and eventually marries a wealthy patient, Nicole. Eventually, this marriage destroys him
The trail of the lonesome pine by John Fox( Book )

4 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love story of a northern engineer and a Kentucky mountain girl
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Book )

5 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Ethan Frome, the reader is guided through the observations of the events during a winter storm by an unnamed narrator. The action centers around the characters of Ethan, his wife Zeena and Zeena’s cousin Mattie. Ethan falls in love with Mattie who has come to help care for a chronically ill Zeena. Zeena learns of Ethan’s feelings for Mattie and plans to send her away. Ethan plans to run away with Mattie but feels guilty and backs out when a neighbor compliments him on his patience and dedication to Zeena during her illness. Instead, he takes Mattie to the train station. On the way, they stop at a tree laden hill where they had talked of going sledding at one time. They go down once, despite the danger of the trees. Afterwards, Mattie proposes they make a suicide pact; they will sled into a tree and die together. Ethan refuses at first but is finally swayed. However, as in real life, their plans do not go as expected.  Originally a French language composition begun by Wharton while she was studying in Paris, she may have based this story on the real account of a 1904 sledding accident. One of the girls involved, Kate Spencer, survived the accident and later became a friend to Wharton. Wharton maintained that Ethan Frome was a tale rather than a novel, implying a moral to the story. Critics have debated the morals of the character’s suffering since the novel’s release
The man behind the book : essays in understanding by Henry Van Dyke( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xingu : and other stories by Edith Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the title story, a refined ladies' lunch club and its members' pretensions to cultural understanding, come under Edith Wharton's keen satiric eye
Michael Strogoff : a courier of the czar by Jules Verne( Book )

2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The herculean Strogoff is sent by the Czar with a letter to a commandant in Irkutsk, beleaguered by hordes of Tartars. Traversing the vast extent of Siberia, accompanied by a beautiful girl, he encounters every conceivable kind of peril, but escapes, and executes his mission."--Baker's Best
What of it? by Ring Lardner( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of Rimmon : a drama in four acts by Henry Van Dyke( Book )

1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of men and ghosts by Edith Wharton( Book )

3 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of the stories in Tales of Men and Ghosts take place in New York City or Europe. The "tales of men" contain subtle plots dealing with the irony of life, while the "tales of ghosts" contain plots based more on psychological perception than the paranormal. Their success depends on what Wharton referred to as their "thermometrical quality." In her opinion, a well-written ghost story had the ability to send "a cold shiver down one's spine." Given her larger works, it is a bit surprising that all but two of the tales, "Afterward" and "The Letters," have male protagonists
The finer grain by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written during his convalescence as James recovered from an illness, the stories collected in The Finer Grain embody the strengths of the author's late period. Though not quite as hauntingly complex as novels such as The Portrait of a Lady or The Wings of the Dove, these shorter pieces stand as a testament to Henry James' significance as a major literary force in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries
The ivory tower by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1914, Henry James began work on a major novel about the immense new fortunes of America's Gilded Age. After an absence of more than twenty years, James had returned for a visit to his native country; what he found there filled him with profound dismay. In The Ivory Tower, his last book, the characteristic pattern underlying so much of his fiction - in which American "innocence" is transformed by its encounter with European "experience"--Receives a new twist: raised abroad, the hero comes home to America to confront, as James puts it, "the black and merciless things that are behind the great possessions."" "James died in 1916 with the first three books of The Ivory Tower completed. He also left behind a "treatment," in which he charted the further progress of his story. This fascinating scenario, one of only two to survive among James's papers, is also published here together with a striking critical essay by Ezra Pound."--Jacket
The sense of the past by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unfinished novel was the second work to be published posthumously in 1917. The story is of a young man who writes an essay that so impresses a distant relative that they bequeath a historic home to the writer. When the writer arrives to his new home he begins to feel as if he has gone back in time
The dawn of a to-morrow by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

6 editions published between 1905 and 1907 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poli's Theatre, Washington, D.C., S.Z. Poli, proprietor, the popular Poli Players in "The Dawn of a Tomorrow," a comedy drama in four acts by Frances Hodgson Burnett, produced under the stage direction of Edwin H. Curtis. Henry F. Smith, musical director
The sad shepherd : a Christmas story by Henry Van Dyke( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A farewell to arms