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Perry, Bliss 1860-1954

Overview
Works: 328 works in 964 publications in 2 languages and 18,355 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Diaries  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS2545.P4, 928.1
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The American spirit in literature : a chronicle of great interpreters by Bliss Perry( Book )

63 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and held by 1,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes chapters on the Knickerbocker group and the transcendentalists
The heart of Emerson's Journals by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

42 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than fifty-five years Ralph Waldo Emerson kept a journal, recording his thoughts on books, authors, and religion, among other subjects. In this engrossing volume editor Perry Bliss presents the best from these journals, carefully selecting passages to create both a revealing portrait of this formidable thinker and a social and historical record of the era in which he lived
A study of prose fiction by Bliss Perry( Book )

40 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American mind by Bliss Perry( Book )

21 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The American Mind (1912), the author defines and interprets American literature as it reflects the nation's character including its people's confidence, recklessness, and oratory as well as their belief in institutions. American Idealism (1913) examines how the nation's ideals are reflected in its literature. This double volume of pioneering criticism is full of humor, insight, and examples
The praise of folly, and other papers by Bliss Perry( Book )

11 editions published between 1923 and 1964 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerson today by Bliss Perry( Book )

32 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman: his life and work by Bliss Perry( Book )

30 editions published between 1906 and 2011 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A part of the American Men of Letters Series, this 1906 volume was the first biography of Whitman published after his death in 1892. Perry draws on a rich collection of Whitman material including many letters between the poet and his friends and colleagues. Perry details the life and work of this literary giant in prose that is as interesting and engaging today as when it was written
A study of poetry by Bliss Perry( Book )

31 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Carlyle; how to know him by Bliss Perry( Book )

14 editions published between 1915 and 2004 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and letters of Henry Lee Higginson by Henry Lee Higginson( Book )

12 editions published between 1921 and 2005 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amateur spirit by Bliss Perry( Book )

13 editions published between 1904 and 1990 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Park-Street papers by Bliss Perry( Book )

11 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman by Bliss Perry( Book )

10 editions published between 1906 and 1971 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Greenleaf Whittier; a sketch of his life by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

10 editions published between 1907 and 1998 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The patrician by John Galsworthy( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the British upper class with Lord Milton as the protagonist
The powers at play by Bliss Perry( Book )

9 editions published between 1899 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salem Kittredge, and other stories by Bliss Perry( Book )

11 editions published between 1894 and 1970 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of Emerson's essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

9 editions published between 1914 and 1937 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harper prize short stories : the twelve prize-winning short stories in the 1924-25 short story contest conducted by Harper's magazine( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln : early speeches, Springfield speech, Cooper Union speech, inaugural addresses, Gettysburg Address, selected letters, Lincoln's lost speech by Abraham Lincoln( Book )

8 editions published between 1898 and 1911 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (394)

Chinese (27)

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The heart of Emerson's JournalsThe American mindA study of poetryThomas Carlyle; how to know himLife and letters of Henry Lee Higginson