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Canby, Henry Seidel 1878-1961

Overview
Works: 319 works in 1,102 publications in 3 languages and 27,685 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Biography  History  Short stories  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PS88, 810.9
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Most widely held works about Henry Seidel Canby
 
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Most widely held works by Henry Seidel Canby
Literary history of the United States by Robert Ernest Spiller( Book )

53 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey covers the history of United States literature from prominent writers including Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Longfellow, Holmes, Lowell, William Dean Howells, Sidney Lanier, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Henry James, Henry Adams, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Theodore Dreiser, and Eugene O'Neil
Favorite poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 1,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated selection of poems by the renowned nineteenth-century New England poet
Walt Whitman, an American : a study in biography by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

51 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

35 editions published between 1938 and 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Americans; a study of eminent American writers from Irving to Whitman, with an introductory survey of the colonial background of our national literature by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

29 editions published between 1931 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turn west, turn east: Mark Twain and Henry James by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

31 editions published between 1951 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the short story by Alexander Jessup( Book )

24 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

29 editions published between 1937 and 1960 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brandywine by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

15 editions published between 1941 and 1977 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years' harvest; notes on contemporary literature by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1966 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American memoir by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century poetry by John Drinkwater( Book )

6 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American estimates by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

16 editions published between 1929 and 1968 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitions; essays in contemporary criticism by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

44 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the short story by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

21 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a short story? This 1913 study defines the genre, tracing the development of the English-language short story from medieval to modern times accompanied by some stellar examples by Chaucer, Samuel Johnson, Sir Walter Scott, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Brown, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Rudyard Kipling
The age of confidence; life in the nineties by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

13 editions published between 1934 and 1935 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The short story in English by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

17 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with the Middle Ages, this literary history considers all variations of the English-language short story: those told for instruction and pleasure, the writings of the heirs of Chaucer John Lydgate and Thomas Occleve the writings from the Renaissance, the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and those of such modern masters as Poe, Hawthorne, Stevenson, and Kipling
Designed for reading: an anthology drawn from the Saturday review of literature, 1924-1934 by Saturday review( Book )

7 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Selections run the gamut of American literature, from the opening five chapters dealing with the art of writing to the articles published between 1924 and 1934. There are critical, biographical and editorial essays; reviews of such works as Brittain's Testament of Youth, Mencken's Notes on Democracy, "Is 5" by e.e. cummings, The Negro Author by Vernon Loggins, and Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe are followed by the poetry of Louis Untermeyer, Langston Hughes, and the Sitwells, among others
Alma mater; the Gothic age of the American college by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )

15 editions published between 1936 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Brandywine
Alternative Names
Canby, Henri Seidel

Canby Henri Seidel 1878-1961

Canby, Henry S.

Canby, Henry S. 1878-1961

Henry Seidel Canby Critic, editor and professor

Seidel Canby, Henry 1878-1961

Languages
English (450)

Spanish (4)

Russian (1)

Covers
Definitions; essays in contemporary criticism