WorldCat Identities

Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William) 1865-1933

Overview
Works: 261 works in 1,595 publications in 3 languages and 15,642 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Graphic novels  Horror fiction  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Adapter, Librettist, Lyricist
Classifications: PS1284, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Robert W Chambers
The king in yellow by Robert W Chambers( Book )

99 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of vaguely connected short stories having as a background a monstrous and suppressed book whose perusal brings fright, madness, and a spectral tragedy, [yet] achieves notable heights of cosmic fear in spite of uneven interest and a somewhat trivial and affected cultivation of the Gallic studio atmosphere made popular by Du Maurier's 'Trilby.'"--Introduction
Cardigan; a novel by Robert W Chambers( Book )

35 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old Michael Cardigan, the nephew of Sir William Johnson, must choose to remain loyal to the Crown or join the colonial rebellion
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of the unknown by Robert W Chambers( Book )

28 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and French and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ornithologist seeking prehistoric creatures also discovers modern romance in these strange and satiric short stories by Robert W. Chambers, an early master of supernatural fiction and the author of the cult classic The King in Yellow. Originally published in periodicals of the early twentieth century, these six interconnected tales recount a madcap series of international romps. The hero, working under the auspices of the Bronx Zoo, scours the globe in search of extinct and legendary species, including the great auk, invisible swamp-dwelling predators, and ""harbor masters, "" half-men, hal
The mystery of choice by Robert W Chambers( Book )

21 editions published between 1897 and 1997 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The maker of moons by Robert W Chambers( Book )

24 editions published between 1896 and 2009 in English and French and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fighting chance by Robert W Chambers( Book )

38 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king in yellow, and other horror stories by Robert W Chambers( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasured source for Lovecraft, Howard, and others, this collection endures as a work of remarkable power. Includes all the stories from The King in Yellow? Yellow Sign, Repairer of Reputations, Demoiselle d'Ys, and others? plus stories from other sources, including three early sci-fi fantasies from In Search of the Unknown. 12 total
The gay rebellion by Robert W Chambers( Book )

22 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The firing line by Robert W Chambers( Book )

36 editions published between 1908 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheila Cardross Malcourt shares only a loveless marriage with Louis Malcourt, but is unwilling to divorce him even to marry the man she really loves, for fear of hurting her foster parents. Instead, she stifles her feelings for Garry Hamil and strives to maintain her marriage. But when tragedy ensues, she finds herself faced with a new dilemma
The common law by Robert W Chambers( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A.H. Woods presents a great American play from the sensational novel of the century "The Common Law," by Robert W. Chambers. Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson. Illustrated promotional brochure for the dramatization of the novel
The reckoning by Robert W Chambers( Book )

25 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The maid-at-arms: a novel by Robert W Chambers( Book )

33 editions published between 1902 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The follow-up to Chambers' remarkably popular bestseller Cardigan, The Maid-at-Arms begins a century after America's Revolutionary War has been settled. The young nation has forgotten the struggles of its birth and is now facing an entirely different -- but no less daunting -- set of challenges. Against this backdrop, an unlikely hero emerges
A young man in a hurry, and other short stories by Robert W Chambers( Book )

16 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned author Robert W. Chambers dabbled in virtually every literary style under the sun, garnering acclaim from top writers and critics along the way. The story collection A Young Man in a Hurry brings together some of Chambers' most engrossing shorter pieces
Lorraine a romance by Robert W Chambers( Book )

39 editions published between 1897 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorraine is the twofold tale of a young woman and her country. Lorraine is coming of age during dramatic years of war in France. Her growth, conflicts, and eventual renewal are reflected in the struggle of a country fighting for its independence against Germany. France, and Lorraine, will never be the same
Ashes of empire a romance by Robert W Chambers( Book )

29 editions published between 1898 and 1991 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ailsa Paige : a novel by Robert W Chambers( Book )

27 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red republic. A romance of the commune by Robert W Chambers( Book )

31 editions published between 1895 and 1922 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The younger set by Robert W Chambers( Book )

31 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early twentieth century, the trends of rampant alcohol consumption, salacious dance crazes, and frolicking flappers threw traditional sexual mores into a tailspin. In the hilarious romantic farce The Younger Set, author Robert W. Chambers project the anxieties of this tumultuous early twentieth century onto an older generation, mercilessly lambasting the pretensions and hang-ups of the Victorian era
The danger mark by Robert W Chambers( Book )

33 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a society girl whose life is ruined by her fondness for the grape. She manages to pull herself together in time to rescue her boy friend from likewise drinking himself into oblivion
 
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The king in yellow, and other horror stories
Alternative Names
Chambers, Rob. William 1865-1933

Chambers, Robert 1865-1933

Chambers, Robert W.

Chambers Robert W. 1865-1933

Chambers, Robert William

Chambers, Robert William 1865-1933

Robert W. Chambers Amerikaans schrijver (1865-1933)

Robert W. Chambers US-amerikanischer Maler und Autor phantastischer Literatur

Robert William Chambers scrittore e pittore statunitense

Роберт В. Чэмберс

رابرت دبلیو. چمبرز نویسنده و نقاش آمریکایی

روبرت ويليام تشامبرز

체임버스, 로버트 W. 1865-1933

체임버스, 로버트 윌리엄스 1865-1933

チェイムバーズ, ロバート・W

ロバート・W・チェンバース

Languages
English (581)

Spanish (9)

French (8)

Covers
In search of the unknownThe king in yellow, and other horror storiesThe common lawThe maid-at-arms: a novelAilsa Paige : a novel