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Ciardi, John 1916-1986

Overview
Works: 427 works in 880 publications in 1 language and 48,525 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Terms and phrases  Dictionaries  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular works 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Performer, Narrator, Signer, Author of introduction, Host
Classifications: PS3505.I27, 811.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Ciardi
How does a poem mean? by John Ciardi ( Book )
24 editions published between 1959 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published as one section of a collaborative volume entitled introduction to literature
Mid-century American poets by John Ciardi ( Book )
14 editions published between 1950 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers major mid-20th-century poets such as Randall, Jarrell, Robert Lavell and Richard Wilbur
The Inferno by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
24 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first part of Dante's epic poem about the three realms of the Christian afterlife, a spiritual pilgrim is led by Virgil through the nine circles of Hell
You read to me, I'll read to you by John Ciardi ( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous poems to read aloud to children alternating with poems beginning readers can read themselves. Grades 1-4
A browser's dictionary, and native's guide to the unknown American language by John Ciardi ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A compendium of curious expressions and intriguing facts"--Jacket subtitle
This strangest everything by John Ciardi ( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The divine comedy by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This single volume, blank verse translation of The Divine Comedy includes an introduction, maps of Dante's Italy, Hell, Purgatory, Geocentric Universe, and political panorama of the thirteenth and early fourteenth century, diagrams and notes providing the reader with invaluable guidance
Person to person; [poems] by John Ciardi ( Book )
7 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As if : poems new and selected by John Ciardi ( Book )
5 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
39 poems by John Ciardi ( Book )
10 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Purgatorio by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dante describes his journey to the renunciation of sin, accepting his suffering in preparation for his entrance into the presence of God."
I met a man by John Ciardi ( Book )
8 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For beginning readers, these poems lead children to new words through rhyme, riddles, context, and word game
In the stoneworks; [poems] by John Ciardi ( Book )
12 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doodle soup : poems by John Ciardi ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirty-eight poems, mostly humorous, by the well-known poet
Dialogue with an audience by John Ciardi ( Book )
9 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections of pieces by the poetry editor of the "Saturday review". Includes criticism of poets and poetry and letters sent to Ciardi from his readers
The hopeful trout and other limericks by John Ciardi ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of limericks about such characters as the Elephant Boy, the fast fiddler from Middletown, and the silly old skinflint named Quince
The little that is all by John Ciardi ( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Responsibility and reality are the author's primary interests in this collection of works
Lives of X by John Ciardi ( Book )
6 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 poems - autobiographical, introspective, and occasionally ironic
In fact; [poems] by John Ciardi ( Book )
6 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New poems by the poetry editor of "The Saturday Review of literature"
A second browser's dictionary, and native's guide to the unknown American language by John Ciardi ( Book )
6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the stories, legends, and facts behind the origins of common American expressions
 
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Alternative Names
Ciardi, John Anthony, 1916-1986
Languages
English (230)
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