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Norris, Frank 1870-1902

Overview
Works: 619 works in 2,537 publications in 15 languages and 78,325 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Biography  Railroad stories  Didactic fiction  Sea stories  Comic books, strips, etc  Western stories 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PS2472, 813.4
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Most widely held works about Frank Norris
 
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Most widely held works by Frank Norris
McTeague : a story of San Francisco by Frank Norris( Book )

311 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 5,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the text of the first edition of McTeague and background and sources and criticism of the book
The octopus : a story of California by Frank Norris( Book )

391 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals with the war between the wheat grower and the railroad trust."
The pit : a story of Chicago by Frank Norris( Book )

215 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Curtis Jadwin, a man whose increasing attention to earning money in the wheat market of Chicago almost destroys his marriage. This book is a literary critique of the turn-of-the century capitalism
Vandover and the brute by Frank Norris( Book )

71 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in San Francisco, Vandover is the story of a rich young man who desires to become a great artist but lacks the ambition to do so. Suicide, death, gambling, and a lost fortune swirl around the young man, reducing him to menial work in the very slums he once owned. Vandover is an early example of American literary naturalism
Blix by Frank Norris( Book )

68 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short 1899 romance was based on Norris's courtship of his wife. It features a San Francisco journalist, Condy Rivers, who falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy family that believes him to be very much beneath her. Willa Cather praised the novel as all wheat and no chaff
The responsibilities of the novelist, and other literary essays by Frank Norris( Book )

46 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published posthumously, this 1903 collection of Norris's literary criticism was assembled by his wife Jeanette. In the title essay, Norris argues that serious writers have an obligation to present their readers with the truths of daily life, and not with idle fantasies of romance or escape. He also discusses important issues of western literature and the closing of the American frontier
A deal in wheat : and other stories of the new and old West by Frank Norris( Book )

45 editions published between 1903 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published after the author's untimely death, this 1904 collection includes stories that originally appeared in publications between 1901 and 1903. The title story was made into the film A Corner in Wheat. Also included are “A Bargain with Peg-Leg, “Two Hearts that Beat as One, and “The Dual Personality of Slick Dick Nickerson
Moran of the Lady Letty; a story of adventure off the California coast by Frank Norris( Book )

69 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's woman by Frank Norris( Book )

56 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intrepid explorer who returns from an Arctic expedition to earn the love of an independent woman. A naturalist, Frank Norris was intrigued by the new science of psychology, which is reflected in this novel as he attempts to explore the power dynamic in a male-female relationship
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Norris of the Wave : stories & sketches from the San Francisco weekly, 1893 to 1897 by Frank Norris( Book )

30 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The joyous miracle by Frank Norris( Book )

17 editions published between 1906 and 2009 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novels and essays by Frank Norris( Book )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The apprenticeship writings of Frank Norris, 1896-1898 by Frank Norris( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third circle. A deal in wheat, and other stories of the new and old West by Frank Norris( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 2011 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete works of Frank Norris by Frank Norris( Book )

17 editions published between 1903 and 1967 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The components of this dummy include 16 pages of an essay (printed in brown ink) that discusses Norris, his influence and philosophy, then moves to a synopsis and criticism of each title. The middle portion includes the first 48 p. of The octopus. Plates (throughout) include images showing the t.p. of The octopus, 4 ills. from some of the planned titles and the author's port. The red cloth binding also matches the binding for the vols. of the set
Frank Norris by W. M Frohock( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comida an experience in famine by Frank Norris( )

6 editions published between 1899 and 1995 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lost story by Frank Norris( )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passing of Cock-eye Blacklock by Frank Norris( )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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McTeague : a story of San Francisco
Alternative Names
Beniaminus Franklinius Norris

Frank Norris Amerikaans schrijver

Frank Norris amerikansk frfattare

Frank Norris amerikansk skribent

Frank Norris crivain amricain

Frank Norris pisarz amerykański

Frank Norris scrittore statunitense

Frank Norris US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Frėnk, Norris.

Frėnk, Norris 1870-1902

Norisu, Furanku 1870-1902

Norris, Benjamin Frank.

Norris, Benjamin Franklin.

Norris, Benjamin Franklin 1870-1902

Norris, Frank

Norris, Frank 1870-1902

Норрис, Фрэнк

Ֆրանկ Նորիս

فرانک نوریس نویسنده آمریکایی

ノリス, フランク

ノリスフランク

ノリスフランク 1870-1902

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The octopus : a story of CaliforniaThe pit : a story of ChicagoVandover and the bruteBlixA deal in wheat : and other stories of the new and old WestMoran of the Lady Letty; a story of adventure off the California coastA man's womanThe joyous miracle