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Hergesheimer, Joseph 1880-1954

Overview
Works: 240 works in 1,090 publications in 8 languages and 19,216 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Drama  Bibliography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Film adaptations  Silent films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3515.E628, 813.5
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Most widely held works about Joseph Hergesheimer
 
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Most widely held works by Joseph Hergesheimer
Java Head by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
90 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an extended trip abroad, the son of a Bristol shipping magnate arrives home with a Chinese bride in this 1919 novel of love and betrayal. Told from several different points of view and in a vivid, highly visual style, Java Head is generally considered Hergesheimer's best novel; it became the basis of two acclaimed films
The three black Pennys; a novel by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
94 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The New York Times called this 1917 novel of three generations of men from the wealthy Penny family in Pennsylvania an unbroken narrative of stirring realism. The story traces the effects of a love affair over more than a century, against the backdrop of the rise of the steel industry
Swords & roses by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
18 editions published between 1924 and 1972 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories of the South during the Civil War
The bright shawl by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
52 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and German and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cytherea by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
46 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American socialite Lee Randon flees to Cuba to escape boredom amongst his loving family. The climax of his torrid romance with Savina Grove, also running away from her obligations, leads to self-realization and a new appreciation of his wife Fanny. This 1922 novel, scandalous for its time, showcases the author's eye for description of the wealthy and decadent
Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
31 editions published between 1924 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linda Condon by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
36 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raised by a superficial single mother, young Linda leads an isolated life of endless travel, and then is given to a wealthy man in a marriage of convenience. Her struggles with marriage and her family convince Linda that she is emotionless. Written in the author's signature aesthetic" style, this 1919 novel is a bleakly naturalistic portrait of a soul unable to connect with others
Tampico, a novel by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
54 editions published between 1900 and 1994 in 6 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The limestone tree by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
25 editions published between 1900 and 1951 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheridan : a military narrative by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
5 editions published in 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Cristóbal de la Habana by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
24 editions published between 1920 and 1933 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quiet cities by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
22 editions published between 1928 and 1938 in 3 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The happy end by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
34 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of seven short stories, published in 1919, includes one of Hergesheimer's most famous tales, Tol'able David," about a young West Virginia mountain boy's conflict with a difficult Kentucky family. The story was made into an acclaimed silent film in 1921
The lay Anthony; a romance by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
37 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Hergesheimer's first novel (1914), a young innocent, Anthony, finds his idealism no match for the blind workings of society and fate. Touching on themes and creating language that would make its author one of the major novelists of the 1920s, the book mixes romanticism with shrewd observations
The party dress by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
30 editions published between 1929 and 1936 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ingénue among the lions; the letters of Emily Clark to Joseph Hergesheimer by Emily Clark( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gold and iron by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
24 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1918, Gold and Iron collects three of the author's finest novellas: Wild Oranges, a gripping hybrid of adventure and romance, about a man's attempt to escape the stultifying confines of civilization; Tubal Cain, a short novel which features the title character's struggle from poverty to becoming the greatest iron master in Pennsylvania; and The Dark Fleece, about Jason Burrage, a murderer who strikes gold in California
The foolscap rose by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
14 editions published between 1933 and 1935 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild oranges by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
18 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This gripping hybrid of adventure and romance, originally published in the 1918 collection Gold and iron, is about a man's attempt to escape the stultifying confines of civilization. During his journey in the orange groves of the Georgia coast, he meets a woman who will change his life
Hugh Walpole, an appreciation by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )
6 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Heršheimers, Džozefs 1880-1954
ハーゲスハイマー
Languages
English (676)
German (25)
Spanish (15)
French (7)
Slovenian (2)
Japanese (2)
Norwegian (1)
Czech (1)
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