WorldCat Identities

Kurelek, William 1927-1977

Overview
Works: 227 works in 505 publications in 9 languages and 8,424 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Biography  History  Fiction  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  Records and correspondence  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: ND249.K85, 759.11
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Most widely held works by William Kurelek
A northern nativity : Christmas dreams of a prairie boy by William Kurelek( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Great Depression of the 1930's twelve-year-old William has a series of Christmas dreams in which he glimpses, among other visions, the Holy Family as an Eskimo family
A prairie boy's summer by William Kurelek( Book )
35 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and twenty full color paintings describe a young boy's summers on the Canadian prairies during the 1930's
They sought a new world : the story of European immigration to North America by William Kurelek( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paintings and text describe what immigrants went through to survive in North America
Who has seen the wind by W. O Mitchell( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life of a boy from 4 to 12 in a small town on the Saskatchewan prairie
A prairie boy's winter by William Kurelek( Book )
30 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in 7 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and twenty color paintings depict the rigors and simple pleasures of winter on the prairies during the stark 1930's
Fox Mykyta by Ivan Franko( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-five tales, including elements of Ukrainian folklore, relate the adventures of the wily Fox Mykyta who relies on his wits to outwit his enemies
Breaking free : the story of William Kurelek by May Cutler( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of William Kurelek, a famous painter, from his childhood in Canada to fighting depression as an adult; accompanied by numerous selections of his artwork. Nominated in the nonfiction category for the 2004/2005 Red Cedar Book Awards (British Columbia's Young Reader's Choice book award) William Kurelek was an internationally acclaimed artist, described by the New York Times as ?the North American Brueghel.? Kurelek?s art was brilliant, but his life was difficult in many ways. Born in Alberta and raised on a Manitoba dairy farm, he suffered abuse at the hands of his father. Critics ignored his early paintings, and Kurelek fought a desperate battle with depression. How did such a tormented man create such a stunning legacy that is enjoyed around the world? May Ebbitt Cutler, who published William Kurelek?s award-winning books and knew him as artist and friend, tells the story of a haunted man, and the art that is his legacy
William Kurelek's Huronia mission paintings by Michael M Pomedli( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth, hell, and heaven in the art of William Kurelek by Ilse E Friesen( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kurelek : the messenger ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lumberjack by William Kurelek( Book )
16 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Billedbog i farver med en del tekst om skovhuggernes hverdag
Kurelek's vision of Canada by Joan Murray( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of William Kurelek by I︠U︡riĭ Shevelʹov( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Look who's coming : the Wachna story by Mary Paximadis( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prairie boy's winter and summer by William Kurelek( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and twenty color paintings depict the rigors and simple pleasures of winter on the prairies during the stark 1930's
Noëls nordiques : les rêves de Noël d'un garçon des Prairies by William Kurelek( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vingt contes, vingt tableaux, amalgame de rêve et de réalité, cristallisés autour d'un même thème: la Nativité. Ils se réclament d'un décor typiquement canadien: a mari usque ad mare. Ce sont les rêves d'un enfant de douze ans qui convergent vers une même interrogation: si c'est arrivé là-bas, pourquoi pas ici? si c'est arrivé alors, pourquoi pas maintenant? Récit simple, coloré, fixé sur toiles collectionnées par les grands musées du Canada, d'Europe et des Etats-Unis
O Toronto : paintings and notes by William Kurelek( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kurelek, the Ukrainian pioneer by William Kurelek( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kurelek's Canada by William Kurelek( Book )
9 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Kurelek : a Prairie boy's visions by Ramsay Cook( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kurylyk, Vasyl'.
Kurylyk, Vasylʹ 1927-1977
William Kurelek
Languages
English (222)
Swedish (10)
German (8)
French (7)
Danish (4)
Finnish (3)
Kaltdlisut (2)
Dutch (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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