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Worster, W. J. Alexander (William John Alexander) 1882-1929

Overview
Works: 81 works in 299 publications in 2 languages and 5,546 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Folklore  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Novels 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PT8950.H3, 839.82
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Most widely held works about W. J. Alexander Worster
 
Most widely held works by W. J. Alexander Worster
Growth of the soil by Knut Hamsun( Book )

58 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this epic tale of early settler life, peasant characters in the Norwegian backcountry learn to face tragedy and evil, without experiencing absolute disaster. Using a simplistic writing style and almost detached third-person perspective, the author blends misery and misfortune with tenderness, wisdom, and even humor. This novel won its author the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920
Pan : from Lieutenant Thomas Glahn's papers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

25 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short novel of a man who lives alone in the woods and becomes involved with two women
Dreamers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antics of Ove Rolandsen, telegraph operator and local Casanova in a fishing village in Norway. He serenades the curate's wife, fights a drunken giant, but taking on the town's fish-glue magnate is a more difficult matter. By the winner of the 1920 Nobel Prize for Literature
Wanderers by Knut Hamsun( Book )

13 editions published between 1922 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series of musings by literary, nature-loving tramp. Autobiographical
The outcast by Selma Lagerlöf( Book )

8 editions published between 1920 and 1927 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pottery & porcelain, a handbook for collectors by Emil Hannover( Book )

5 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise of formal logic : its evolution and main branches, with its relations to mathematics and philosophy by Jørgen Jørgensen( Book )

6 editions published between 1931 and 1962 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guest the One-eyed by Gunnar Gunnarsson( Book )

3 editions published between 1921 and 1922 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eskimo folk-tales by Knud Rasmussen( Book )

11 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectual culture of the Hudson bay Eskimos by Knud Rasmussen( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collective spirit : an idealistic theory of evolution by Viggo Cavling( Book )

5 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracles of Clara Van Haag by Johannes Buchholtz( Book )

5 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and morbid states by Hans Jacob Schou( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlin's isle : a study of Rudyard Kipling's England by W. J. Alexander Worster( Book )

8 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1920 volume offers an examination of the English influence on Kipling and his works
Egholm and his God by Johannes Buchholtz( Book )

5 editions published between 1920 and 1922 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of the blood-red flower by Johannes Linnankoski( Book )

4 editions published between 1920 and 1921 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au début du 19e siècle, un Don Juan finnois est sauvé de la déchéance morale par l'amour de sa femme et la naissance d'un enfant. Dans une petite introduction, Mirja Bolgar souligne l'authentique sentiment de la nature qui anime cette oeuvre néo-romantique, une des plus connues, à l'étranger, des oeuvres finnoises. Préface, p. 7-11
Elements of physical therapy by W. J. Alexander Worster( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1945 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inuit folk-tales by Knud Rasmussen( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The stories bring before us, more clearly, perhaps than any objective study, the daily life of the Inuit, their habit of thought, their conception of the universe, and the curious "spirit world" which forms their primitive religion or mythology.--from the afterword (back cover)
A new Europe by C. F Heerfordt( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katya; a romance of Russia by Franz Christopher Von Jessen( Book )

7 editions published between 1914 and 1918 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Inuit folk-tales
Alternative Names
William John Alexander Worster Brits schrijver (1883-1929)

Worster, W.

Worster, W. 1882-1929

Worster, W. J. A.

Worster, W. W.

Worster, W. W. 1882-1929

Worster, W. (William), 1882-1929

Worster, William John Alexander.

Worster, William John Alexander 1882-1929

Worster, William W.

Уорстер, Уильям Джон Александр Переводчик с датского на английский язык, писатель

Languages
English (190)

German (2)

Covers
Pan : from Lieutenant Thomas Glahn's papersDreamersWanderersEskimo folk-talesInuit folk-tales