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Allen, Hervey 1889-1949

Works: 262 works in 911 publications in 14 languages and 17,370 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Horror fiction  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Short stories  Gothic fiction  Local history  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ3.A4264, 813.5
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Anthony Adverse by Hervey Allen( Book )

186 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that traces the fortunes of its hero, Anthony Adverse, from his illegitimate birth through his struggle to claim his rightful inheritance
Israfel : the life and times of Edgar Allan Poe by Hervey Allen( Book )

70 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete tales and poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

15 editions published between 1938 and 1965 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together seventy-two stories, one novella, and fifty-three poems by the master of the macabre
Toward the morning by Hervey Allen( Book )

18 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in Pennsylvania and progress down the Pennsylvania trail during the 10 years before the Revolution
Bedford village by Hervey Allen( Book )

55 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in 5 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city in the dawn by Hervey Allen( Book )

10 editions published between 1948 and 1963 in English and German and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited and arr. as a continuous narrative, by Julia Eidesheim. Advanced review copy. In printed wrappers. The forest and the fort -- Bedford village -- Toward the morning -- The city of the dawn
The forest and the fort by Hervey Allen( Book )

35 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salathiel Albine, a white child who has lived with the Shawnee Indians from a young age chooses to reidentify with his white parentage after spending some time with a preacher who helps him relearn English. Story points up to cultural differences which made Indian-White conflict inevitable as settlers pressed westward
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

3 editions published in 1944 in English and German and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated collection of stories by the well-known horror author, including "The Gold Bug," "The Tell-tale Heart, " "The Fall of the House of Usher, " and "The Pit and the Pendulum."
Action at Aquila by Hervey Allen( Book )

52 editions published between 1900 and 1963 in 7 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Union Colonel Nathaniel Franklin flinches at burning the Confederate officer Crittenden's house during the Shenandoah campaign. As the campaign winds its way through many adventures towards the title battle, Franklin realizes he is in love with Mrs. Crittenden, the officer's widow
Rivers of the Eastern Shore : seventeen Maryland rivers by Hulbert Footner( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carolina chansons; legends of the low country by DuBose Heyward( Book )

12 editions published between 1922 and 2005 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New legends : poems by Hervey Allen( Book )

6 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wampum and old gold by Hervey Allen( Book )

20 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was like this : two stories of the great war by Hervey Allen( Book )

8 editions published in 1940 in English and German and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth moods : and other poems by Hervey Allen( Book )

5 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward the flame by Hervey Allen( Book )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1991 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the experiences of the Twenty-eighth Division in the summer of 1918 through the eyes of Lieutenant Hervey Allen and men, made up primarily of Pennsylvania National Guardsmen, who saw extensive action on the Western Front. The story begins with the 28th marching inland from the French coast and ends with their participation in the disastrous battle for the village of Fismette. Allen was a talented observer, and the men with whom he served emerge as well-rounded characters against the horrific backdrop of the war
The works of Edgar Allan Poe in one volume: tales and poems by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

4 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best known works of Edgar Allan Poe : poems, tales, essays, criticisms by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

6 editions published between 1927 and 1931 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Adverse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1936 and 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1775, petty Italian nobleman Don Luis has married the young and beautiful Maria Bonnyfeather, but because of poor health, has yet to consummate their marriage. While middle-aged Don Luis is away taking a cure, Maria has an affair with the dashing Denis Moore and becomes pregnant. Don Luis challenges Denis to a duel when he discovers Maria's infidelity. Denis is killed, and Maria dies shortly thereafter in childbirth. Don Luis abandons the infant at a convent on St. Anthony's feastday. In honor of the saint, the sisters name the homeless boy Anthony. Ten years later, the boy is taken by Father Xavier to apprentice at Casa de Bonnyfeather. Although Don Luis told John Bonnyfeather that his grandson died along with Maria, the merchant recognizes his daughter's features in the orphan and gives Anthony the surname Adverse in recognition of his difficult life. Anthony grows into a responsible businessman and falls in love with Angela Guisseppi, the cook's daughter. Despite a separation, complicated by Napoleon's invasion of Italy, the couple is reunited and married. Soon after the ceremony, however, Anthony has to leave for Havana to save his benefactor Bonnyfeather's fortune. Because the note he leaves for Angela is blown away by the wind, she does not know where he is and pursues her operatic career. Anthony is frustrated in his attempt to help Bonnyfeather and leaves for Africa to engage in slave trading. Buying and selling human lives corrupts Anthony, but he is redeemed by the death of the generous Brother François, whom he reveres. Anthony returns to Italy to find that Bonnyfeather has died and that his scheming housekeeper, Faith Paleologus, will receive Bonnyfeather's fortune if Anthony does not reach Paris to claim his inheritance. On the road to Paris, Faith and Don Luis, who have been conspiring together, fail to murder Anthony. Once in the city, Anthony is reunited with his friend, Vincent Nolte, who is now a prominent banker on the verge of bankruptcy. No longer interested in riches, Anthony offers his fortune to Vincent and continues his search for Angela. With the help of opera impressario Debrulle, Anthony not only finds Angela, but also discovers that he has a son. Angela admits that she is still singing, but does not confess that she is now known as Mlle. Georges, the infamous opera star and mistress to Napoleon. Anthony discovers her new identity when he sees her perform and decides to leave for America in search of a new life. Angela is loyal to the Emperor, but nobly sacrifices her son, sending him to America with his father"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
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Israfel : the life and times of Edgar Allan Poe
Alternative Names
Allen, Gervi 1889-1949

Allen, William H. 1889-1949

Allen, William Hervey

Allen, William Hervey 1889-1949

Hervey Allen Amerikaans schrijver (1889-1949)

Hervey Allen amerikansk författare

Hervey Allen amerikansk skribent

Hervey Allen écrivain américain

Hervey Allen novelista e poeta norteamericano

Hervey Allen novelista y biógrafo estadounidense

Hervey Allen scrittore statunitense

Hervey Allen US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

William Hervey Allen

Аллен, Герви 1889-1949

Херви Аллен

アレン, ハーヴィ

ハーヴェイ・アレン アメリカ合衆国ペンシルベニア州ピッツバーグ出身の小説家、詩人

The forest and the fort