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Masters, Edgar Lee 1868-1950

Overview
Works: 563 works in 1,822 publications in 16 languages and 49,242 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Fiction  Interviews  Juvenile works  Historical poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Other, Creator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Inscriber, Librettist, Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3525.A83, 811.52
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The new Spoon River by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

500 editions published between 1914 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 10,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1920's this collection of poems--"322 microbiographies"--Provides a description of the spiritual and physical disintegration of a small American town as it is caught up in a clash of conflicting values
Vachel Lindsay : a poet in America by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

22 editions published between 1926 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sangamon by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

14 editions published between 1942 and 1988 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain; a portrait by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

22 editions published between 1938 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whitman by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

20 editions published between 1937 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoon River anthology by Edgar Lee Masters( Recording )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a cemetery in a fictional mid-American town, the dead speak their truth. Some speak of hardships and sordidness; others, of their simple honest, happy lives. Whether elderly or youthful, mortality has claimed them all. As we here these dramatic monologues, we understand a little more about what it is to be human
Lincoln, the man by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

21 editions published between 1931 and 1997 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domesday book by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

25 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starved rock by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

18 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
The great valley by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

18 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1916 gathering of verse follows Masters's landmark volume, Spoon River Anthology . Poems include Fort Dearborn," Captain John Whistler," Lincoln and Douglas Debates," The Typical American?", Come, Republic," Achilles Deatheridge," To a Spirochaeta," My Dog Ponto," The Gospel of Mark, Theodore Dreiser," Monsieur D to the Psychoanalyst," and many others
Mitch Miller by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

23 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the friendship between two boys in a small American town, who try to emulate their hero, Tom Sawyer
Songs and satires by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

15 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee; a dramatic poem by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

7 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the market place by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

17 editions published between 1922 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictitious autobiography of an Englishman who comes to Chicago in 1833 and takes part in town politics
Toward the gulf by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

17 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1918 verse collection includes the author's epitaph, "To-morrow is my birthday," as well as "Cities of the plain," "Excluded middle," "Samuel Butler, et al," "Johnny Appleseed," 'Victor Rafolski on art," "Delilah," "Bertrand and Gourgaud talk over old times," "Draw the sword, O republic," "Neanderthal," and many others
Tendencies in modern American poetry by Amy Lowell( Book )

6 editions published between 1917 and 1919 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a 1917 study of New Poetry a movement created by the welding together of the whole country which the war has brought about." Included are chapters on Edwin Arlington Robinson, Robert Frost, Edgar Lee Masters and Carl Sandburg, as well as the Imagist poets H.D. and John Gould Fletcher, accompanied by selections of their poems and close critical analyses by Lowell
Invisible landscapes by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

11 editions published between 1935 and 1982 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living thoughts of Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 1958 in English and German and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The open sea by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

11 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems in this evocative collection are written in the same vein as Masters's tour de force, Spoon River Anthology. In free verse, Masters gives voice to a gathering of historical figures and fictitious characters who tell their stories both the poignant and the sordid from places as diverse as ancient Rome, Babylon, and the American Midwest. Among the selections are Adelaide and John Wilkes Booth," and Invocation to the Gods."
Across Spoon River; an autobiography by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illinois poet, Edgar Lee Masters, tells his story
 
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The new Spoon River
Alternative Names
Edgar Lee Masters americký spisovatel

Edgar Lee Masters Amerikaans dichter (1868-1950)

Edgar Lee Masters amerikansk poet

Edgar Lee Masters écrivain américain

Edgar Lee Masters poeta statunitense

Edgar Lee Masters US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Edgar Lee Masters yhdysvaltalainen runoilija, elämäkerrankirjoittaja ja näytelmäkirjailija

Edgar Li Masters

Ford, Webster

Ford, Webster 1868-1950

Lee Masters, Edgar

Masters, E. L. 1868-1950

Masters, E. L. (Edgar Lee), 1868-1950

Masters, Edgar L. 1868-1950

Masters, Edgar Lee

Masters, Edgar Lee 1869-1950

Έντγκαρ Λη Μάστερς Αμερικανός ποιητής, θεατρικός συγγραφέας και βιογράφος

Едгар Лий Мастърс

Мастерс, Эдгар Ли

Эдгар Ли Мастерс

إدجار لي ماسترز

ادگار لی مسترز شاعر آمریکایی

エドガー・リー・マスターズ

マスターズ

マスターズ, エドガー・リー

埃德加·李·马斯特斯

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The SangamonSpoon River anthologyDomesday bookSongs and satiresToward the gulfAcross Spoon River; an autobiographyLast stands : notes from memory