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Kent, Rockwell 1882-1971

Overview
Works: 836 works in 1,400 publications in 7 languages and 36,083 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Frame-stories 
Roles: Editor, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PS2384, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rockwell Kent
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
32 editions published between 1930 and 2006 in English and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England). The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to pass the time on their journey to Canterbury
World-famous paintings by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Bunyan by Esther Shephard ( Book )
14 editions published between 1924 and 2006 in English and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of exploits of the legendary lumberjack and his blue ox Babe
The complete works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Book )
29 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new edition of Shakespeare's works, presented in a newly considered chronological order, with original titles restored, and the canon reconsidered
Candide by Voltaire ( Book )
24 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: In this witty political satire about a gentle man plagued by misfortune who clings to the belief that "all is for the best," Voltaire mocks the "eternal optimist" philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters are a part of a larger cosmic plan
Moby-Dick : an authoritative text by Herman Melville ( Book )
35 editions published between 1930 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Ahab's determination to find and kill the great white whale becomes an obsession driving him to disaster
N by E by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
35 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the author's voyage from Nova Scotia to Greenland in cutter Direction, 1929 with Arthur S. Allen, Jr., and another American. Shipwreck south of Godthaab; impressions of life in Greenland
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio ( Book )
13 editions published between 1930 and 1972 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One hundred tales, told in days by seven ladies and three young men
The prints of Rockwell Kent : a catalogue raisonné by Dan Burne Jones ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beowulf The fight at Finnsburh by George Clark ( )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This prose translation of the ninth-century epic poem, considered the first great work of English literature, was originally intended for nonnative speakers of English with the intention of reducing difficulties present in the Old English style
Salamina by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A record of the author's Greenland life
Voyaging southward from the Strait of Magellan by Rockwell Kent ( Book )
22 editions published between 1924 and 2000 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rockwell Kent is one of America's most famous graphic artists. Also an avid traveler, Kent was especially fascinated by remote Arctic lands and stayed for extended periods of time to paint, write, and interact with the local inhabitants. Between 1918 and 1935, he wrote and illustrated several popular books about his travels including Voyaging. Originally published in 1924, it tells the engaging story of Kent's sailing voyage to Tierra del Fuego. Kent is a charming writer and keen observer of both the land and its people. The book is beautifully and generously illustrated with Kent's distinctive woodcuts."--BOOK JACKET
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman ( Book )
14 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leaves of Grass (1855) is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Among the poems in the collection are "Song of Myself," "I Sing the Body Electric," "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking," and in later editions, Whitman's elegy to the assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd." Whitman spent his entire life writing Leaves of Grass, revising it in several editions until his death. This book is notable for its delight in and praise of the senses during a time when such candid displays were considered i
Distant shores : the odyssey of Rockwell Kent by Constance Martin ( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Distant Shores: The Odyssey of Rockwell Kent accompanies a traveling exhibition of Kent's wilderness artwork, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This handsome volume features 80 paintings, prints, and drawings - more than 50 in full color - related to Kent's sojourns in the wilderness. Included in this collection are several paintings from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg that have not been seen by audiences outside of Russia in more than 40 years. Kent's dramatic black and white illustrations for the 1930 edition of Herman Melville's Moby Dick - still considered an American classic - are also featured. The essays describe Kent's career as a painter, printmaker, book designer, illustrator, and writer, as well as his extraordinary life as an explorer."--BOOK JACKET
The mountains wait by Theodor Broch ( Book )
8 editions published between 1933 and 1943 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiography
"An enkindled eye" : the paintings of Rockwell Kent, a retrospective exhibition by Richard V West ( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robinson Jeffers : the man and his work by Lawrence Clark Powell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1932 and 1970 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rockwell Kent's forgotten landscapes by Scott R Ferris ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rockwell Kent gave 86 of his paintings to the Soviet people. This book discusses that decision and shows that collection which has been unseen by western eyes for forty years
Portinari, his life and art by Cândido Portinari ( Book )
5 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goethe's Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( Book )
2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eerste deel (voltooid in 1808) van de bekende tragedie van de Duitse dichter en natuuronderzoeker (1749-1832)
 
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Alternative Names
Hogarth.
Hogarth 1882-1971 Jr
Hogarth 1882-1971 Junior
Hogarth Jr
Hogarth Jr. 1882-1971
Hogarth Jr, William
Hogarth Jr. William 1882-1971
Hogarth Junior 1882-1971
Hogarth, William.
Hogarth, William 1882-1971
Hogarth, William 1882-1971 Jr
Hogarth, William Jr
Hogarth, William Jr. 1882-1971
Kent, Rock
Kent, Rockwell 1882-
Kent, Rokuėll
Kent, Rokuėll 1882-1971
Kent, Roquell.
Kents, Rokvels, 1882-1971
Rockwell Kent
Кент, Рокуэлл, 1882-1971
קנט, רוקול
קנט, רוקול 1882־1971
Languages
English (404)
German (4)
Danish (2)
Russian (2)
Czech (2)
Estonian (1)
Portuguese (1)
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