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Carr, Emily 1871-1945

Overview
Works: 540 works in 1,119 publications in 4 languages and 22,740 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Art  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Quotations  Poetry 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: ND249.C3, 759.11
Publication Timeline
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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 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excerpts from Carr's own writings combined with reproductions of over 200 works
Klee Wyck by Emily Carr ( Book )
45 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 536 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 424 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 )
5 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 )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 107 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
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 this cedar fountain by Kate Braid ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the totem forests : Emily Carr and contemporaries interpret coastal villages by Suzanne Vanderven ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr country by Courtney Milne ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Carr : on the edge of nowhere by Mary Jo Hughes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The house of all sorts by Emily Carr ( Book )
17 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 54 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
Pause : a sketch book by Emily Carr ( Book )
10 editions published between 1953 and 1995 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the artist's stay in a sanitorium
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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of Small by Emily Carr ( Book )
16 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in English and held by 36 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
Hundreds and thousands; the journals of Emily Carr by Emily Carr ( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An address by Emily Carr by Emily Carr ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing pains; the autobiography of Emily Carr by Emily Carr ( Book )
16 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing Pains tells the story of writer and painter Emily Carr's life, from a proper Canadian girlhood, through her artist's training in San Francisco and Europe, through the years of despair when she stopped painting and raised dogs and rented out rooms to make ends meet, and finally to vindication and triumph when her greatness was at last recognized. With the ease of a natural storyteller and a painter's eye for description, Carr infuses her life story with an irresistible warmth, wit, and charm
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 25 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 (367)
French (7)
Russian (1)
Amharic (1)
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