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Taylor, Peter 1917-1994

Overview
Works: 269 works in 690 publications in 10 languages and 23,051 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Former owner, Compiler, Inscriber
Classifications: PS3539.A9633, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Taylor
A summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor( Book )

51 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Phillip Carver is asked by his sisters to help avert their widower father's impending marriage to a younger women, he is forced to confront his domineering siblings, a controlling patriarch, and a flood of memories from his deeply troubled past
The collected stories of Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )

50 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old forest and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen tales of domestic life in the south during the thirties and forties
Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965 by Robert Lowell( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays about Jarrell's poetry, his personal memoirs, and poems about him by admirers
In the Tennessee country by Peter Taylor( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of a Southern art historian with particular attention to the gentlemanly Confederacy. By the author of The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court
In the Miro District and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oracle at Stoneleigh Court : stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and French and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their rootedness, other forces - often alien - intervene to change the course of fate in these entrancing, often chilling tales. In the long title story, we see the widow of a Tennessee congressman, long established in Washington, D.C., making ruthless use of her unearthly powers to play matchmaker for her shy young nephew. In "Demons," a young boy hears voices that others do not (and which foretell his cousin's ruin). "The Witch of Owl Mountain Springs" is an aged
A woman of means by Peter Taylor( Book )

26 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel set in the South of the 1920s that relates the experiences of Quintus Dudley's adolescence after his widowed father marries the wealthy Mrs. Lauterbach who gradually descends into a tragic mental illness
Conversations with Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The widows of Thornton by Peter Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about several families who, although now living in different cities, all started out in Thornton, Tennessee, and whose women share a sense of hanging onto the customs and social roles of their southern origins while the men move onto new lives
Happy families are all alike; a collection of stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories dealing largely with the young, and with jealousy as a recurrent theme. Includes "Venus, Cupid, folly and time" the first prize story in the 1959 O. Henry Memorial Awards
Miss Leonora when last seen, and fifteen other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presences; seven dramatic pieces by Peter Taylor( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long Fourth, and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )

15 editions published between 1946 and 1949 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennessee Day in St. Louis, a comedy by Peter Taylor( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting script for a production at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, in April 1957. Author's copy with his signature on front cover and extensive autograph additions and emendations in pencil
A stand in the mountains by Peter Taylor( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Signet classic book of Southern short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirty-three stories by Southern writers--half by women and one third by blacks--that capture the richness and complexities of Southern life
The best American short stories, 1960 : and the Yearbook of the American short story by Martha Foley( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old forest The hand of Emmagene by Peter Taylor( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A girl is missing. She had been with Nat in a minor car accident, and now his fiancee must find her. The reason has to do with love, tradition, and a woman's power. 'The hand of Emmagene' is a story with a slightly different tone. Emmagene has come from the country to stay with her city relatives. Extremely religious, she is troubled by an unknown conflict when she begins dating boys from home"--Container
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 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A summons to Memphis
Alternative Names
Hillsman Taylor, Peter

Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor Amerikaans romanschrijver (1917-1994)

Peter Taylor écrivain américain

Peter Taylor US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Petrus Taylor

Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman.

Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman 1917-1994

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The collected stories of Peter TaylorThe old forest and other storiesIn the Tennessee countryIn the Miro District and other storiesThe oracle at Stoneleigh Court : storiesA woman of meansConversations with Peter TaylorThe widows of Thornton