WorldCat Identities

Wright, James 1927-1980

Overview
Works: 343 works in 836 publications in 2 languages and 31,568 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal correspondence  Musical settings  Fiction  Chamber music  Songs  Song cycles  Biographies  Comics (Graphic works) 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Performer, Contributor, Narrator, Other, Interviewee, edc, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3545.R58, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Wright
Collected poems by James Wright( )

53 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of authentic, profound and beautiful poems
The branch will not break; poems by James Wright( )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Above the river : the complete poems by James Arlington Wright( Book )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wesleyan University Press ed." Contains all of James Wright's poetry, including The Green Wall, Saint Judas, The Branch Will Not Break, etc
Poems by Hermann Hesse( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few American readers seem to be aware that Hermann Hesse, author of the epic novels Steppenwolf and Siddhartha, among many others, also wrote poetry, the best of which the poet James Wright has translated and included in this book. This is a special volume'filled with short, direct poems about love, death, loneliness, the seasons'that is imbued with some of the imagery and feeling of Hesse's novels but that has a clarity and resonance all its own, a sense of longing for love and for home that is both deceptively simple and deeply moving
Neruda and Vallejo: selected poems by Robert Bly( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers poems by the Chilean and Peruvian poets, including both English translations and the original Spanish versions
Shall we gather at the river by James Wright( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Judas; [poems by James Wright( Book )

10 editions published between 1959 and 1982 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This journey by James Arlington Wright( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this final collection, which was left virtually complete at the time of his death, James Wright returns with haunting insistence to the themes that have become hallmarks of one of the enduring poetic voices of our time: the evocation of the author's Ohio childhood and youth; the intense, minute observation of the daily life of the classic culture of Italy, that any modern American poet has achieved.--Jacket blurb
To a blossoming pear tree by James Wright( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two citizens by James Wright( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delicacy and strength of lace : letters between Leslie Marmon Silko & James Wright by Leslie Marmon Silko( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leslie Marmon Silko and James Wright met only twice. Their first encounter was brief, at a writers' conference in Michigan. Their correspondence began three years later, after Wright wrote to Silko praising her book Ceremony. The letters began formally, and then each writer gradually opened to the other, sharing his or her life, work, and struggles. The second meeting between the two writers came in a hospital room, as Wright lay dying of cancer -- Provided by the publisher
The green wall by James Wright( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected prose by James Arlington Wright( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty poems by Pablo Neruda( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

THE CHILEAN POET HAS BEEN IN THE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE IN THE FAR EAST, EUROPE AND SOUTH AMERICA. THIS COLLECTION IS PRESENTED IN BOTH ENGLISH AND SPANISH AND INCLUDES AN INTERVIEW WITH NERUDA
The pieces that fall to Earth by Christopher Cerrone( )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and structures by Harold Meltzer( )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shape of light by James Wright( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lion's tail and eyes; poems written out of laziness and silence by James Wright( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Maurice Wright by Maurice Wright( Recording )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Schimmelreiter by Theodor Storm( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and German and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodor Storm's novella is a gripping dramatization of the bloody reckonings that lie beneath the surface of civilization
 
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Collected poems
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The branch will not break; poemsAbove the river : the complete poemsPoemsNeruda and Vallejo: selected poemsTwo citizensThe delicacy and strength of lace : letters between Leslie Marmon Silko & James WrightCollected proseThe Lion's tail and eyes; poems written out of laziness and silenceDer Schimmelreiter
Alternative Names
Ceyms Rayt

Iacobus Wright

James Arlington Wright

James Wright

James Wright Amerikaans dichter (1927-1980)

James Wright amerikanischer Dichter, geboren 1927

James Wright poeta

James Wright poeta estauxunidense (1927–1980)

James Wright poète américain, né en 1927

Wright James

Wright, James 1927-1980

Wright, James A.

Wright, James A., poète

Wright, James Arlington

Wright, James Arlington 1927-1980

Wright, James, poète

ריט, ג׳ימס, 1927-1980

ריט, ג'מס, 1927-1980

‏רייט, ג׳יימס.

רייט, ג׳יימס 1927-

רייט, ג׳יימס, 1927-1980

רייט, ג'יימס, 1927-

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Languages
English (324)

German (5)