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French, Warren G. 1922-2009

Overview
Works: 98 works in 463 publications in 9 languages and 29,170 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Political fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Study guides  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Warren G French
 
Most widely held works by Warren G French
John Steinbeck by Warren G French( Book )

64 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in 7 languages and held by 3,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steinbeck's progression from naturalism to drama of consciousness is traced in a study bringing to light concepts of human destiny accounting for differences between novels and stories written prior to and after 1945
J.D. Salinger by Warren G French( Book )

43 editions published between 1962 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 3,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the current enthusiasm of the young for the work of this influential post-war author
Frank Norris by Warren G French( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Frank Norris
John Cheever by Lynne Waldeland( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the short stories and novels of the American writer, offers a brief profile fo his life, and assesses his place in literature
Joyce Carol Oates by Joanne V Creighton( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joyce Carol Oates is one of the most provocative and prolific American writers of the post-World War II era. Her impressive body of work, which consists of twenty three novels, fifteen short story collections, ten volumes of poetry, four plays, and literally hundreds of reviews, scholarly articles, essays, and journalistic pieces, is notable for much more than its sheer bulk. The range, depth and variety of her work, and especially its individuality, have earned her an exalted place in American letters. In this study, Joanne V. Creighton offers the first critical study focused on the middle period of Oates's career. A companion to Creighton's earlier Twayne study, Joyce Carol Oats (1979), this volume picks up where the previous one left off, considering the fifteen novels written between 1977 and 1990. Included in Creighton's analysis are Oates's pseudonymous mystery novels, published under the name Rosamond Smith. The author has benefited from Oates's own response to a first draft of this study, and has ably interpreted the complexities of Oates's work. Creighton's insightful analysis will appeal to all scholars and students of contemporary American literature
The thirties: fiction, poetry, drama by Warren G French( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of hitherto unpublished critical essays on American fiction, poetry, and drama of the 1930's
J.D. Salinger, revisited by Warren G French( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings a new perspective to Salinger's four books
A companion to The grapes of wrath by Warren G French( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to supply the context which readers of Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath took for granted when it was published in 1939, this "Companion" describes the conditions that prevailed in the thirties
Jack Kerouac by Warren G French( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical analysis of Kerouac's fiction from his early traditional novel "The Town and the City," to his posthumously published "Pic., "Visions of Cody," and "Old Angel Midnight."
The Forties: fiction, poetry, drama by Warren G French( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The social novel at the end of an era by Warren G French( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifties: fiction, poetry, drama by Warren G French( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays (see contents screen) about American literature of the 1950's, including Salinger, Hemingway, Faulkner, Mailer, Bellow, Jack Kerouac, and Tennessee Williams. Includes biographical sketches of the writers and the contributors
American winners of the Nobel Literary Prize by Warren G French( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in English and Thai and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twenties : fiction, poetry, drama by Warren G French( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The San Francisco poetry renaissance, 1955-1960 by Warren G French( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck's nonfiction revisited by Warren G French( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known as a novelist - especially for The Grapes of Wrath, his heartfelt portrayal of disenfranchised dustbowl farmers in the 1930s - John Steinbeck nonetheless devoted a good portion of his literary energies to nonfiction. In this study, Warren French looks at the entire body of Steinbeck's nonfiction writing - journalism, essays, travelogues - both in its own right and in its capacity to illuminate the progress, and decline, of Steinbeck's entire writing career. The topics of Steinbeck's nonfiction evince both his personal interests and, particularly earlier on, the times he lived in. There are his dispatches for the New York Herald Tribune from the European war zone during World War II, collected in Once There Was a War (1959), and his record of the expedition to the Gulf of California with friend and biologist Ed Ricketts to collect samples of marine life (reflecting his passing interest in a science career), published as Sea of Cortez (1941). And there are travelogues: A Russian Journal (1948), his account of postwar life in parts of Eastern Europe, and Travels with Charley in Search of America (1962), recollections of a cross-country trip taken with his dog Charley, published the same year that Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize in literature. In what was to be his last major work, America and Americans (1966), a collection of photographs of the country and its people with accompanying commentary by Steinbeck, the prose, though beautiful, gives the impression of a man out of sorts with the world in which he finds himself. America and Americans, French writes, shows Steinbeck to be less a witness to the powerful cultural and social changes transpiring around him in the 1960s than an elegiac vessel from the not-so-distant past
Filmguide to The grapes of wrath by Warren G French( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The South and film( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In dubious battle by John Steinbeck( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the California apple country this novel portrays a strike by migrant workers that metamorphoses from principled defiance into blind fanaticism
 
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J.D. Salinger, revisited
Alternative Names
French, Warrel G. 1922-

French, Warren.

French, Warren 1922-

French, Warren, 1922-2009

French, Warren G.

French, Warren G. 1922-

Fulunqi, Wolun, 1922-2009

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John Steinbeck's nonfiction revisitedThe South and filmIn dubious battle