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Kerrigan, Anthony

Overview
Works: 121 works in 323 publications in 3 languages and 9,644 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Nursery rhymes  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  History  Biography  Essays  Interviews 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Adapter
Classifications: PQ7797.B635, 863
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Most widely held works about Anthony Kerrigan
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Most widely held works by Anthony Kerrigan
Selected poems by Pablo Neruda( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 1,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his long life as a poet, Pablo Neruda succeeded in becoming what many poets have aspired to but never achieved: a public voice, a voice not just for the people of his country but for his entire continent. Widely translated, he probably reached more readers than any poet in history; justly so, for, as he often said, his "poet's obligation" was to become a voice for all those who had no voice, an aspiration that stemmed from his long-time commitment to the communist faith. Born in 1904 in the rainy south of Chile, he enjoyed from an early age the luck of attention. One of his first books, Twenty Love Poems, became a bible for lovers in the Spanish language, and confirmed him in his poet's vocation. At the same time he pursued a lifelong career as a diplomat, serving in a series of consular posts in the Far East and Europe. In 1971, while serving as Chilean ambassador to France, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. In a famous essay, On Impure Poetry, Neruda calls for a poetry as impure as old clothes, as a body with its food stains and its shame, with wrinkles, observations, dreams, wakefulness, prophesies, declarations of love and hate, stupidities, shocks, idylls, political beliefs, negations, doubts, affirmations, and taxes. The most comprehensive bilingual collection of Neruda, the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language, (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventeen pieces in Ficciones demonstrate the gargantuan powers of imagination, intelligence, and style of one of the greatest writers of this or any other century. Borges sends us on a journey into a compelling, bizarre, and profoundly resonant realm; we enter the fearful sphere of Pascal's abyss, the surreal and literal labyrinth of books, and the iconography of eternal return. More playful and approachable than the fictions themselves are Borges's Prologues, brief elucidations that offer the uninitiated a passageway into the whirlwind of Borges's genius and mirror the precision and potency of his intellect and inventiveness, his piercing irony, his skepticism, and his obsession with fantasy. To enter the worlds in Ficciones is to enter the mind of Jorge Luis Borges, wherein lies Heaven, Hell, and everything in between
A personal anthology by Jorge Luis Borges( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller, digte og essays
Selected works of Miguel de Unamuno by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic sense of life by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

13 editions published between 1931 and 1990 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acknowledged masterpiece of Unamuno expresses the anguish of modern man as he is caught up in the struggle between the dictates of reason and the demands of his own heart
Atlas by Jorge Luis Borges( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Goose in Spanish. [Poeśias de la Madre Oca]( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-known nursery rhymes translated into Spanish
The family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo José Cela( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book reflects the crude reality of rural Spain in Franco's time. It is full of human power and rich in social insight. Cela writes with great detail, but still maintains simplicity
At the front door of the Atlantic by Anthony Kerrigan( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel Sanchez, and other stories by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1993 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delve into three of Spanish philosopher Miguel de Unamuno's most haunting parables. This essential Unamuno reader begins with the full-length novel Abel Sanchez, a modern retelling of the story of Cain and Abel. Also included are two remarkable short stories, The Madness of Doctor Montarco and San Manuel Bueno, Martyr, featuring quixotic, philosophically existential characters confronted by the dull ache of modernity. Translated by Anthony Kerrigan and with an insightful introduction by Mario J. Valdes
Las últimas horas by José Suárez Carreño( Book )

2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novela/Nivola by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ficciones : four stories and a play by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The restlessness of Shanti Andía, and selected stories by Pío Baroja( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The agony of Christianity ; and, Essays on faith by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unamuno's long essay on Christianity as a state of agony is followed by nine essays including ""Nicodemus the Pharisee,"" ""Faith,"" and ""What is Truth?"" Originally published in 1974. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly
The ten foot square hut, and Tales of the Heike; being two thirteenth century Japanese classics, "The Hojoki" and selections from "The Heike monogatari." by Chōmei Kamo( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retreating from "this unkind world," the poet and Buddhist priest Kamo-no-Chomei left for the mountains, constructing his famous "ten-foot-square" hut. From this solitary point Chomei produced Hojoki, an extraordinary literary work that describes all he has seen of human misery
Our lord Don Quixote : the life of Don Quixote and Sancho, with related essays by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive edition in English begins with a volume on the theme of Don Quixote, the greater part of which is devoted to The Life of Don Quixote and Sancho, followed by sixteen essays on diverse aspects of the Quixote motif
Yeats and the Noh; types of Japanese beauty and their reflection in Yeat's plays by Hiro Ishibashi( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extraordinary tales by Jorge Luis Borges( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Atrapar la esencia de lo narrativo pareciera constituir el propósito primordial de esta antología. Los textos más variados, de distintas épocas y lugares y autores diversos - desde Chuang Tzu y "Las mil y una noches" hasta Max Jacob y Martin Buber, tanto como Plutarco, Diderot, Kafka, O. Henry, Paul Valéry y Alfonso Reyes, entre muchos otros, incluso algunos de improbable existencia ... - se dan cita en estas páginas que, a no dudarlo, deleitarán con su sutil encanto y su noble escritura aun als lector más desprevenido"--Cover
Selected works of Miguel de Unamuno by Miguel de Unamuno( Book )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Kerrigan, Thomas Anthony

Languages
English (193)

Spanish (4)

French (1)

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FiccionesA personal anthologyTragic sense of lifeThe family of Pascual DuarteSelected works of Miguel de Unamuno