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Carr, Emily 1871-1945

Overview
Works: 561 works in 1,171 publications in 6 languages and 24,250 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Quotations 
Subject Headings: Painters 
Roles: Author, Artist, Illustrator
Classifications: ND249.C3, 759.11
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Most widely held works about Emily Carr
 
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The art of Emily Carr by Doris Shadbolt( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excerpts from Carr's own writings combined with reproductions of over 200 works
Klee Wyck by Emily Carr( Book )
55 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The title of artist, writer, and rebel Emily Carr 's first book means "Laughing One," the nickname given her by the Native people of Canada's west coast. She returned the favor with Klee Wyck, a collection of 21 "word portraits" of their lives and ways. The memoir describes in witty, vivid detail Carr's visits and travels as she painted their totem poles and villages and got to know a people whose "quiet strength healed my heart." The book is reissued here with restored text and features the original introduction by Ira Dilworth and a new introduction by Carr scho
Unsettling encounters : First Nations imagery in the art of Emily Carr by Gerta Moray( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Unsettling Encounters radically re-examines Emily Carr's achievement in representing Native life on the Northwest Coast in her painting and writing. By reconstructing a neglected body of Carr's work that was central in shaping her vision and career, it makes possible a new assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early-twentieth-century North American modernism."--Jacket
Fresh seeing: two addresses by Emily Carr by Emily Carr( Book )
4 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr in France : Vancouver Art Gallery, June 22 to September 22, 1991 = Emily Carr en France : Musée des beaux-arts de Vancouver, du 22 juin au 22 septembre 1991 by Ian M Thom( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr : rebel artist by Kate Braid( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild flowers by Emily Carr( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and Russian and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this collection, Emily Carr celebrates wild flowers and shrubs. She wrote these 21 vignettes and short stories later in life, and they rekindled in her strong childhood memories of springtime flowers and blossoms. To Emily Carr, "buttercup yellow" declares "Spring is here!", Mock-orange blossoms are every bit as good as the real ones, Lady's-slipper has a "dainty jauntiness that dances out of leaf mould", and "Trillium is opulent, each flower a queen in her own right"." "Wild Flowers is illustrated with finely-detailed watercolours of wild plants by Emily Woods, one of Carr's childhood drawing teachers in Victoria." "Archivist and historian Kathryn Bridge introduces this previously unpublished manuscript and then concludes with a short essay on how Emily Carr wrote Wild Flowers, giving it context within the body of her published writings."--BOOK JACKET
M.E.; a portrayal of Emily Carr by Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical account of an artist's struggle against despair and loneliness
To the totem forests : Emily Carr and contemporaries interpret coastal villages by Suzanne Vanderven( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To this cedar fountain by Kate Braid( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr : on the edge of nowhere by Mary Jo Hughes( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr country by Courtney Milne( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pause a sketch book by Emily Carr( Book )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While studying art in London, Emily Carr seriously undermined her health and was sent to a sanatorium for a complete rest cure. Bridling at the hospital's rules, which prohibited excitement of any kind, the always rebellious Carr proceeded to make friends, raise birds, and cause trouble. In words and enchanting sketches, Carr presents a funny, poignant account of her 18-month convalescence
The house of all sorts by Emily Carr( Book )
16 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before winning recognition as an artist and writer, Emily Carr served as landlady to an apartment building where she bred English sheep dogs to supplement a meager income. A collection of stories about those hard-working days, The House of All Sorts features vividly portrayed tenants who frequently surprise Carr with their foibles, as well as the beloved canines who provide her with companionship. Carr is at her most acerbic and rueful, but also filled with vitality and an inextinguishable hope
Gasoline, oil, and paper : the 1930's oil-on-paper paintings of Emily Carr by John O'Brian( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hundreds and thousands the journals of Emily Carr by Emily Carr( Book )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr's journals from 1927 to 1941 portray the happy, productive period when she was able to resume painting after dismal years of raising dogs and renting out rooms to pay the bills. These revealing entries convey her passionate connection with nature, her struggle to find her voice as a writer, and her vision and philosophy as a painter
Growing pains : the autobiography of Emily Carr by Emily Carr( Book )
26 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of Emily Carr's girlhood in Victoria, BC, trainign as an artist, struggle of a sensitive woman to express great thoughts
The book of Small by Emily Carr( Book )
16 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary Emily Carr was primarily a painter, but she first gained recognition as an author, writing seven popular books that were also critically acclaimed about her journeys to remote Native communities and her life as a child in tumultuous Victoria, British Columbia at the start of the 20th century. A Book of Small collects 36 stories based on her frontier beginnings and stars a colorful cast of friends, family, neighbors, and strangers, from genteel socialites to saloon ruffians -- all seen through the eyes of a curious, irrepressible girl. A constant throughout the book is Father, an u
An address by Emily Carr by Emily Carr( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opposite contraries the unknown journals of Emily Carr and other writings by Emily Carr( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected from Emily Carr's private and public writings, these previously unpublished pieces reveal the outspoken artist at her most forthright. Expurgated sections from Carr's journals detail her anguished meditations on her spiritual mission, musings about Native culture and the white community's reaction to it, and thoughts about her family. Her groundbreaking 1913 "Lecture on Totems", her first recorded writing on Native art and people, is also included, as are some of her most fascinating letters to friends and colleagues
 
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Alternative Names
Carr, M. 1871-1945
Carr, M. Emily.
Carr M. Emily 1871-1945
Carr, Milly 1871-1945
Emily Carr
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Languages
English (393)
French (10)
Japanese (2)
Amharic (1)
Italian (1)
Russian (1)
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