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Boni & Liveright

Overview
Works: 122 works in 218 publications in 1 language and 9,135 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Experimental fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Personal narratives  Autobiographies  Diary fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Short stories 
Roles: Publisher, Printer
Classifications: PR3714, 823.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Boni & Liveright
"Gentlemen prefer blondes" : the illuminating diary of a professional lady by Anita Loos( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious activities of a naive blonde and her instinct for self-protection from men
Dark laughter. With an introd. by Howard Mumford Jones by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra USA i tiden efter 1. verdenskrig om et opgør mod den ansvarsfølelse og det hykleri, der dræber et naturligt kærlighedsliv
The great modern American stories : an anthology by William Dean Howells( Book )

3 editions published between 1920 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex and compassionate account of the life and death of a young antihero named Clyde Griffiths. The novel begins with Clyde's blighted background, recounts his path to success, and culminates in his apprehension, trial, and execution for murder
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eight essays in this collection offer a substantial introduction to Sterne's satiric masterpiece, Tristram Shandy. According to Melvyn New's combative and engaging "lntroduction Polemical," they share an interest in the traditions from which Tristram emerged and a turning away from the now dated attempt to make Sterne "one of us," a modern existentialist. The Further Reading section gives readers commentary on some forty-five additional works
The women at Point Sur by Robinson Jeffers( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among other things, Jeffers has called The women at Point Sur a study in the origin of religions
The crystal cup by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enormous room by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains primary source material
The golden ass : being the Metamorphoses of Lucius Apuleius by Apuleius( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Lucius, a Roman-named Greek youth of means and prominent family whose curiosity about magic gets him changed into a donkey
Men, women and boats by Stephen Crane( Book )

4 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories contains great works from Crane, including "The Open Boat," "The Desertion," "An Episode of War" and "The Pace of Youth." This edition features a famous introduction by editor Vincent Starrett, who compliments Stephen Crane's now-characteristic realist approach by saying that the author keeps "down the tone where another writer might have attempted 'fine writing' and have been lost."
Gabrielle de Bergerac by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was every good reason why her dawning consciousness of M. de Treuil's attentions--although these were little more than projected as yet--should have produced a serious tremor in her heart. It was not that she was aught of a coquette; I honestly believe that there was no latent coquetry in her nature. At all events, whatever she might have become after knowing M. de Treuil, she was no coquette to speak of in her ignorance. Her ignorance of men, in truth, was great. For the Vicomte himself, she had as yet known him only distantly, formally, as a gentleman of rank and fashion; and for others of his quality, she had seen but a small number, and not seen them intimately.-publisher description
Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated by Edy Legrand. The text as abridged and arranged by Edward Garnett, with a prefatory note by M. Garnett, and a general introduction by T. E. Lawrence. The special content of this edition were copyrighted in 1953 by the George Macy Company. TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication in 1888, as one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and Americans. His account is a thoroughly realized document, a comprehensive understanding and treatment of every aspect of the life of the nomadic Arabs
The nuptial flight by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karma by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

3 editions published between 1918 and 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Florentine dagger : a novel for amateur detectives by Ben Hecht( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sentimental journey through France & Italy by Laurence Sterne( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Héloïse and Abélard by George Moore( Book )

1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval romance of the famous liason of Heloise and Abelard
Travelling companions by Henry James( Book )

2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of short stories was published in 1919
They call me Carpenter : a tale of the second coming by Upton Sinclair( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By using Jesus, or Carpenter as Sinclair calls him, as a literary figure, Sinclair exposes the new and upcoming culture of 1920's Southern California, namely Hollywood. The story takes place in the fictional city of Western City, and begins with a man named Billy being is attacked by a mob outside of a theater after watching a German film. Billy then stumbles into a church and is visited by Carpenter, a.k.a. Jesus, who walks out of a stained glass window. Carpenter is shocked and appalled by the upper-class culture. The story then roughly follows the biblical account of the Ministry of Jesus Christ. In the end, Carpenter decides to escape the corroded culture by jumping back into the stained glass window from whence he came
In the sweet dry and dry by Christopher Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Men, women and boats
Alternative Names

controlled identityHorace Liveright, Inc.

Boni and Liveright

Languages
English (49)

Covers
The house of Boni & Liveright, 1917-1933 : a documentary volume