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LeMaster, J. R. 1934-

Overview
Works: 37 works in 112 publications in 1 language and 6,337 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bibliography  Reference works  Handbooks and manuals  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS1330, B
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Most widely held works about J. R LeMaster
 
Most widely held works by J. R LeMaster
The Mark Twain encyclopedia by J. R LeMaster( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference guide is designed for anyone interested in Samuel L. Clemens. Around 740 entries, arranged alphabetically, are a collection of articles, covering a variety of topics pertaining to this American author's life.--[from preface]
Walt Whitman : an encyclopedia( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to extensive coverage of Whitman's social and personal life, the volume also includes commentary on all of his works: the several editions of Leaves of Grass as well as his poem clusters, major poems, principal essays, and other writings. This book is designed for anyone interested in Whitman, from the general reader to the specialist
The new Mark Twain handbook by E. Hudson Long( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Stuart, essays on his work by J. R LeMaster( Book )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.R. LeMaster and Mary Washington Clarke have here assembled a distinguished collection of essays on the works of Jesse Stuart. A prolific writer, Stuart is at home in many different genres; his poetry, his short stories, his novels, and his autobiographical writings are widely known, and his books for children have enjoyed great popularity. Despite the variety of his work and despite the diversity of the ten essayists' points of view, there emerges from this volume a consistent view of a man whose close contact with the land and the people of his region has produced a distinctive body of wri
Jesse Stuart, Kentucky's chronicler-poet by J. R LeMaster( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Stuart on education by Jesse Stuart( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Could a man who never earned a master's degree tell the nation's teachers and administrators how to run their schools? Jesse Stuart, who had a life-long love of education, did just that. From Stuart's autobiographical works, J.R. LeMaster has chosen selections that demonstrate his philosophy of learning and teaching, and his philosophy of life. The selections establish a loose chronology of events in Stuart's lifelong education and describe his experience as preschooler, student, teacher, and school administrator. This multiple perspective, LeMaster suggests, is essential to understanding the pr
Making sense of grammar by John Clark Jordan( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Stuart : selected criticism( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets of the Midwest by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge encyclopedia of Mark Twain by J. R LeMaster( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A model reference work that can be used with profit and delight by general readers as well as by more advanced students of Twain. Highly recommended."--Library JournalThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain includes more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries that cover a full variety of topics on this major American writer's life, intellectual milieu, literary career, and achievements. Because so much of Twain's travel narratives, essays, letters, sketches, autobiography, journalism and fiction reflect his personal ex
The Routledge encyclopedia of Walt Whitman by J. R LeMaster( )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Walt Whitman presents a comprehensive resource complied by over 200 internationally recognized contributors, including such leading Whitman scholars as James E. Miller, Jr., Roger Asselineau, Betsy Erkkila, and Joel Myerson. Now available for the first time in paperback, this volume comprises more than 750 entries arranged in convenient alphabetical format. Coverage includes: ybiographical information: all names, dates, places, and events important to understanding Whitman's life and career yWhitman's works: essays on all eight editions of "Leaves of Grass," major poems and poem clusters, principal essays and prose works, as well as his more than two dozen short stories and the novel, Franklin Evans yprominent themes and concepts: essays on such major topics as democracy, slavery, the Civil War, immortality, sexuality, and the women's rights movement. ysignificant forms and techniques: such as prosody, symbolism, free verse, and humour yimportant trends and critical approaches in Whitman studies: including new historicist and cultural criticism, psychological explorations, and controversial issues of sexual identity ysurveys of Whitman's international impact as well as an assessment of his literary legacy. Useful for students, researchers, librarians, teachers, and Whitman devotees, this volume features extensive cross-references, numerous photographs of the poet, a chronology, a special appendix section tracking the poet's genealogy, and a thorough index. Each entry includes a bibliography for further study
Journey to Beijing by J. R LeMaster( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Whitman and the Persian poets : a study in literature and religion by J. R LeMaster( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of Adam by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart is a gypsy by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposia poets( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weeds and wildflowers by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A necessary tribute by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "small collection of poems ... about faith and love;" a tribute to the poet's late wife, Wanda LeMaster, who died on March 2, 2010
Morning in the sun by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First person, second by J. R LeMaster( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Mark Twain encyclopedia
Alternative Names
LeMaster, J. R. 1934-

LeMaster, Jim.

LeMaster, Jim 1934-

LeMaster, Jimmi R. 1934-

LeMaster, Jimmi Ray 1934-

LeMaster, Jimmie Ray.

LeMaster, Jimmie Ray 1934-

Master, J. R. le 1934-

Master, Jimmi R. le 1934-

Master, Jimmie R. le 1934-

Languages
English (88)

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Walt Whitman : an encyclopediaJesse Stuart on educationThe Routledge encyclopedia of Mark TwainThe Routledge encyclopedia of Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman and the Persian poets : a study in literature and religionA necessary tribute