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Harte, Bret 1836-1902

Works: 3,161 works in 9,812 publications in 9 languages and 104,219 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Western fiction  Records and correspondence  Biography  History  Short stories, American  Drama  Western plays  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Creator, Recipient, Lyricist, Conceptor, Correspondent, Honoree
Classifications: PZ3.H252, 813.4
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The Luck of Roaring camp, and other sketches by Bret Harte( Book )

193 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Sketches, stories and Bohemian papers by Bret Harte
The Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
A waif of the plains by Bret Harte( )

79 editions published between 1883 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you can't get enough of action-adventure stories of pioneer life in the American West, dive into this tale from Bret Harte, one of the most renowned documenters of the era. In A Waif of the Plains, Harte recounts the story of an orphan traveling the Oregon Trail in the 1850s
The Old West in the old world : lost plays by Bret Harte and Sam Davis by Bret Harte( )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the plays The Luck of Roaring Camp, by Bret Harte, and The Prince of Timbuctoo, by Sam Davis
The poetical works of Bret Harte by Bret Harte( Book )

139 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Phyllis of the Sierras by Bret Harte( )

13 editions published between 1887 and 2014 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though born in Albany, New York, American author Francis Bret Harte went on to become one of the foremost chroniclers of pioneer life in the American West, with a particular focus on California. "A Phyllis of the Sierras" highlights Harte at his gritty, authentic best
Tales of the Argonauts, and other sketches by Bret Harte( Book )

102 editions published between 1875 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1875 collection includes The Rose of Tuolumne, A Passage in the Life of Mr. John Oakhurst, Wan Lee, the Pagan, How Old Man Plunkett Went Home, The Fool of Five Forks, Baby Sylvester, An Episode of Fiddletown, and A Jersey Centenarian
The best short stories of Bret Harte by Bret Harte( Book )

14 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The luck of Roaring Camp and other tales by Bret Harte( Book )

24 editions published between 1899 and 2016 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains: outcasts of poker flat, miggles, tennessee's partner, idyl of red gulch, brown of calaveras, high-water mark, lonely ride, man of no acount, mliss, right eye of the commander and many more
The best of Bret Harte by Bret Harte( Book )

15 editions published between 1902 and 1972 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel Conroy by Bret Harte( Book )

124 editions published between 1875 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel of an honest young miner in the mountains and his family and troubles
Colonel Starbottle's client : and some other people by Bret Harte( Book )

67 editions published between 1892 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a hollow of the hills by Bret Harte( Book )

51 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel set in California mining era
Poems by Bret Harte( Book )

73 editions published between 1870 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of trail and town by Bret Harte( Book )

58 editions published between 1893 and 2018 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Bret Harte was born on August 25, 1836 in Albany New York. As a young boy Harte developed an early love of books and reading. He first published at the tender age of 11; a satirical poem titled "Autumn Musings." Expecting praise he encountered anything but and was later to write "Such a shock was their ridicule to me that I wonder that I ever wrote another line of verse." By age 13 his formal education was at an end and four years later, in 1853, the family moved to California. Here the young man worked in a variety of capacities; miner, teacher, messenger, and journalist. But it was also here on the West coast that he found the stories and inspiration for the works that would endure his fame across the literary world. He championed the early writings of Mark Twain. He was instrumental in propelling the short story genre forward and brought tales of the Old West and the Gold Rush to a greater audience. At the height of his fame we would entertain staggering monetary offers to write for monthly magazines. His talents extended to poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches. As he moved location initially further east to New York and then through Consular appointments to Europe and finally to settle in England his audience diminished but he continued to experiment, to write and to publish. Bret Harte died of throat cancer on May 5th 1902 and is buried in St Peter's Church in Frimley, Surrey, England. Here we publish another very fine collection of his short stories; "Tales of Trail and Town"
Clarence by Bret Harte( )

53 editions published between 1895 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He had been married scarcely a year, yet even in the illusions of the honeymoon the woman, older than himself, and the widow of his old patron, had half unconsciously reasserted herself, and slipped back into the domination of her old position. As Clarence Brant, President of the Robles Land Company, and husband of the rich widow of John Peyton, of the Robles Ranche, mingled with the outgoing audience of the Cosmopolitan Theatre, at San Francisco, he elicited the usual smiling nods and recognition due to his good looks and good fortune. But as he hurriedly slipped through the still lingering winter's rain into the smart coupe that was awaiting him, and gave the order "Home," the word struck him with a peculiarly ironical significance. His home was a handsome one, and lacked nothing in appointment and comfort, but he had gone to the theatre to evade its hollow loneliness. Nor was it because his wife was not there, for he had a miserable consciousness that her temporary absence had nothing to do with his homelessness. The distraction of the theatre over that dull, vague, but aching sense of loneliness which was daily growing upon him returned with greater vigor
Under the redwoods by Bret Harte( Book )

50 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As night crept up from the valley that stormy afternoon, Sawyer's Ledge was at first quite blotted out by wind and rain, but presently reappeared in little nebulous star-like points along the mountain side, as the straggling cabins of the settlement were one by one lit up by the miners returning from tunnel and claim
Tales of the gold rush by Bret Harte( Book )

19 editions published between 1944 and 1985 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of the California Gold Rush
Maruja by Bret Harte( )

70 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A western story set in California"--Provided by publisher
A ward of the Golden Gate by Bret Harte( Book )

80 editions published between 1882 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yerba Buena's guardian is the Mayor. But when he dies, Yerba Buena is unsure if she really is the descendent of an important Spanish family, as her mother told her. When her ward, Paul, begins to fall in love with her, Yerba Buena discovers what her secret may be
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The Oxford book of short storiesA waif of the plainsThe Old West in the old world : lost plays by Bret Harte and Sam DavisA Phyllis of the SierrasTales of the Argonauts, and other sketchesThe luck of Roaring Camp and other talesIn a hollow of the hillsPoems
Alternative Names
Benjamins Mr

Bret-Gart, Francis, 1839-1902

Bret-Gart Frensis

Bret-Gart, Frėnsis 1836-1902

Bret-Gart, Frensis 1839-1902


Bret Hartas F.

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Bret Harte Amerikaans auteur

Bret Harte amerikansk poet

Bret Harte ameriški pesnik in pisatelj

Bret Harte écrivain américain

Bret-Harte, F. 1836-1902

Bret-Harte, Francis 1836-1902

Bret-Harte, Francis 1839-1902

Bret Harte scrittore e poeta statunitense

Bret Harte US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Bret-Harts, Frensis 1836-1902

Brethartas F.

Chart, Bret

Chart, Bret 1836-1902

Francis Bret Harte

Francis Bret Harte americký spisovatel a dramatik

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Gart, Frėnsis Bret 1836-1902

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Harte, Brad 1836-1902

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Harte, F. B. 1836-1902

Harte, Francis 1836-1902

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Брет Гарт

Брет-Гарт 1836-1902

Брет-Гарт Ф.

Брет-Гарт Ф. 1836-1902

Брет-Гарт, Фрэнсис 1836-1902

Брэт Гарт

Гарт Брет

Гарт, Брет 1836-1902

Гарт Ф. Брет-

Гарт Фрэнсис Брет

Гарт, Фрэнсис Брет 1836-1902

Франсис Брет Харт

Фрэнсіс Брэт Гарт

Харт Ф. Б

Харт Ф. Б. 1836-1902

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הארט, ברט 1836-1902

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بريت هارت

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بريت هارت مؤلف وشاعر أمريكي

بریت هارت

هارت، فرانسيس بريت، 1836-1902

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