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Cerf, Bennett 1898-1971

Overview
Works: 395 works in 1,296 publications in 7 languages and 49,088 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Drama  Fiction  One-act plays  Short stories, American  Biography  Anecdotes  Short stories, English  Ghost stories  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Compiler, Performer, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Adapter
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Sixteen famous American plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

57 editions published between 1941 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representative Plays of the Greatest Playwrights in America today
24 favorite one-act plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of international plays that includes works by Miller, Coward, Giraudoux, Synge, Chekhov, and Lady Gregory
Sixteen famous British plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

35 editions published between 1922 and 1975 in English and Ga and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of twentieth-century drama
Thirty famous one act plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

36 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who married a dumb wife / Anatole France--Miss Julie / August Strindberg--Salome / Oscar Wilde--The rising of the moon / Lady Gregory--The boor / Anton Chekov--The twelve-pound look / James M. Barrie--The green cockatoo / Arthur Schnitzler--A miracle of St. Antony / Maurice Maeterlinck--The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs--The little man / John Galsworthy--Riders to the sea / J.M. Synge--A sunny morning / Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero--A night at an inn / Lord Dunsany--The dear departed / Stanley Houghton--The drums of oude / Austin Strong--Helena's husband / Philip Moeller--Suppressed desires / Susan Glaspell--The game of chess / Kenneth Sawyer Goodman--Lithuania / Rupert Brooke--The valiant / Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass--In the zone / Eugene O'Neill--If men played cards as women do / George S. Kaufman--Another way out / Lawrence Langner--The clod / Lewis Beach--Aria da Capo / Edna St. Vincent Millay--Overtones / Alice Gernstenberg--Fumed oak / Noel Coward--Waiting for lefty / Clifford Odets--Hello out there / William Saroyan--Bury the dead / Irwin Shaw
The best short stories of O. Henry by O Henry( Book )

51 editions published between 1899 and 2004 in English and Catalan and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-eight tales selected from the short stories of O. Henry. Many of these have New York for a setting. Others are laid in Central America, New Orleans and Texas. A representation of "the cream of his writings."
An encyclopedia of modern American humor by Bennett Cerf( Book )

24 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of American humor
Sixteen famous European plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )

28 editions published between 1942 and 1949 in English and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Plays of our time by Bennett Cerf( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 9 plays produced on Broadway between 1946 and 1966
An anthology of famous American stories by Angus Burrell( Book )

15 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irving / The legend of sleepy hollow -- Rip Van Winkle -- Hawthorne / The great stone face -- Rappaccini's daughter -- Poe / The murders in the rue morgue -- The pit and the pendulum -- The purloined letter -- Melville / Billy Budd, foretopman -- Hale / The man without a country -- O'Brien / The diamond lens -- Stockton / The lady, or the tiger? -- Twain / The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- The man that corrupted Hadleybury -- Aldrich / Marjorie Daw -- Howells / Editha -- Harte / The outcasts of Poker Flat -- Bierce / An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge -- The boarded window -- James / The real thing -- The author of Beltraffio -- Harris / Brer rabbit, brer fox, and the tar baby -- Jewett / The courting of sister Wisby -- Hearn / The boy who drew cats -- Atherton / The pearls of loreto -- Garland The return of a private -- Wilkins / A new England nun -- Wharton / The mission of Jane -- O. Henry / The furnished room -- A blackjack bargainer -- A municipal report -- Harding Davis / The bar sinister -- Ade / Effie Whittlesy -- Tarkington / "Little gentlemen"--Norris / A deal in wheat -- Crane / The open boat -- Dreiser / The lost Phoebe -- O'Higgins / Big Dan Reilly -- Stein / The good Anna -- Cather / Paul's case -- London / To build a fire -- Anderson / I'm a fool -- I want to know why -- Johnson / The great pancake record -- Cabell / Porcelain cups -- Hergesheimer / Wild oranges -- Glaspell / A jury of her peers -- Ferber / The afternoon of a faun -- Lardner / Some like them cold -- The golden honeymoon -- Steele / The man who saw through heaven -- Beer / Tact -- Aiken / Silent snow, secret snow -- Parker / Big blonde -- Morley / The arrow -- Winslow / A cycle of Manhattan -- Porter / Maria Concepcion -- Thurber / The secret life of Walter Mitty -- Fitzgerald / The rich boy -- Dos Passos / The body of an American -- Faulkner / A rose for Emily -- Hemingway / The killers -- The gambler, the nun, and the radio -- Steinbeck / The red pony -- Wolfe / A portrait of Bascom Hawke -- Brush / Night club -- Caldwell / Kneel to the rising sun -- O'Hara / Do you like it here? -- Saroyan / The daring young man on the flying trapeze -- Welty / The hitch-hikers -- Van Tilburg / The portable phonograph -- Shaw / Act of faith -- Schulberg / My Christmas carol -- Salinger / Pretty mouth and green my eyes
The Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a night by Richard Francis Burton( Book )

15 editions published between 1927 and 1997 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the most famous and representative of these tales from the plain and literal translations by Richard F. Burton; the stories have been chosen and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf and are printed complete and unabridged with many of Burton's notes; introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman
Great modern short stories : an anthology of twelve famous stories and novelettes by Bennett Cerf( Book )

37 editions published between 1932 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Try and stop me, a collection of anecdotes and stories, mostly humorous by Bennett Cerf( Book )

29 editions published between 1944 and 1954 in English and Spanish and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six American plays for today by Bennett Cerf( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1961 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S.R.O.; the most successful plays in the history of the American stage by Bennett Cerf( Book )

14 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous ghost stories by Bennett Cerf( Book )

26 editions published between 1944 and 1982 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading for pleasure by Bennett Cerf( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bedside book of famous British stories by Bennett Cerf( Book )

8 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bedside book of famous American stories by Angus Burrell( Book )

14 editions published between 1936 and 1953 in English and Spanish and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories to make you feel better by Bennett Cerf( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laugh day; a new treasury of over 1000 humorous stories and anecdotes by Bennett Cerf( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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24 favorite one-act plays
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The best short stories of O. HenryThe Arabian nights' entertainments : or, The book of a thousand nights and a nightDear Donald, Dear Bennett : the wartime correspondence of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer
Alternative Names
Bennet Cerf

Bennett Cerf amerykański wydawca i osobowość telewizyjna

Bennett Cerf editor estadounidense

Bennett Cerf US-amerikanischer Herausgeber und Schriftsteller

Cerf Bennett A.

Cerf, Bennett A. 1898-1971

Cerf, Bennett A. (Bennett Alfred)

Cerf, Bennett A. (Bennett Alfred), 1898-1971

Cerf Bennett Alfred

Cerf, Bennett Alfred 1898-1971

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Languages
English (496)

Chinese (4)

Japanese (4)

Spanish (4)

German (1)

Catalan (1)

Ga (1)