WorldCat Identities

Allen, James Lane 1849-1925

Overview
Works: 231 works in 1,125 publications in 4 languages and 16,401 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Christmas stories  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS1034, 813
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Lane Allen
A Kentucky cardinal; a story by James Lane Allen( Book )

100 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1850, this novel features a romance between a naturalist and a society girl
The choir invisible by James Lane Allen( Book )

115 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Kentucky in 1795, schoolmaster John Gray falls in love with Amy Falconer -- although it is really her aunt Jessica he truly loves. Jessica loves John, but she is already married, so neither reveals their feelings for the other
Flute and violin and other Kentucky tales and romances by James Lane Allen( Book )

71 editions published between 1891 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reign of law : a tale of the Kentucky hemp fields by James Lane Allen( Book )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An historical novel which presents the economic importance of hemp as a early raw material for clothing, maritime ropes, and other cordage products. There is information about the growing and harvesting of hemp in this book
The mettle of the pasture by James Lane Allen( Book )

50 editions published between 1903 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though James Lane Allen's The Mettle of the Pasture is rife with the lush descriptions and strong sense of place that imbue his previous works, the central focus of this novel is on the complicated nuances of the blossoming love between protagonists Isabel and Rowan, proving that Allen is as skilled in creating unforgettable characters and dramatic tension as he is at depicting the contours of the natural landscape
Aftermath. Part second of "A Kentucky cardinal," by James Lane Allen( Book )

51 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue-grass region of Kentucky : and other Kentucky articles by James Lane Allen( Book )

51 editions published between 1888 and 2014 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kentucky cardinal, and, Aftermath by James Lane Allen( Book )

53 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1850's rural Kentucky, a naturalist weds a society girl following a tumultuous courtship marred by her jealousy of his interest in birds. After his wife's death, the bereaved husband retreats from society and returns to his studies of nature
The bride of the mistletoe by James Lane Allen( Book )

25 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an initial burst of literary popularity, Kentucky-born author James Lane Allen took an extended break from publishing. After the span of several years, he returned with the short novel Bride of the Mistletoe, which both reflected and diverged from his earlier work. Though also a romance of sorts, the tale is shot through with myth and steeped in symbolism, adding weight and gravity to what otherwise might be a light diversion
The doctor's Christmas eve by James Lane Allen( Book )

21 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the nineteenth-century rural South, country doctors were often much more than just physicians. They played a part in the personal dramas, important milestones, and life-or-death decisions of virtually every family in a fifty-mile radius. In this charming novel, one such doctor reflects on his life over the past year as the holiday season approaches
Summer in Arcady : a tale of nature by James Lane Allen( Book )

39 editions published between 1896 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kentucky warbler by James Lane Allen( Book )

24 editions published between 1918 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The landmark by James Lane Allen( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1970 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroine in bronze, or, A portrait of a girl : a pastoral of the city by James Lane Allen( Book )

20 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cathedral singer by James Lane Allen( Book )

26 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This uplifting novel penned by prominent Kentucky novelist James Lane Allen reminds readers that the most beautiful things in art and in life are often found in the most unexpected places. Young Ashby Truesdale has been blessed with a singing voice of remarkable purity and earnestness, but his family is mired in unspeakable poverty. Will he be able to overcome this hindrance to bring his creative gift to the world?
A Kentucky cardinal, Aftermath, and other selected works by James Lane Allen( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sword of youth by James Lane Allen( Book )

20 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emblems of fidelity : a comedy in letters by James Lane Allen( Book )

25 editions published between 1919 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alabaster box by James Lane Allen( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 1993 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gray. A Kentucky tale of the olden time by James Lane Allen( Book )

18 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Allen, James L.

Allen, James L. 1849-1925

アレン, ジェームズ・レイン

Languages
English (836)

Dutch (1)

Norwegian (1)

French (1)

Covers
The choir invisibleThe reign of law : a tale of the Kentucky hemp fieldsThe mettle of the pastureA Kentucky cardinal, and, AftermathThe bride of the mistletoeA cathedral singerA Kentucky cardinal, Aftermath, and other selected works