WorldCat Identities

Rosten, Leo 1908-1997

Overview
Works: 222 works in 805 publications in 5 languages and 27,380 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Fiction  Quotations  Dictionaries  Biography  Humor  Manuscripts  Drama  Film adaptations  Humorous stories 
Roles: Editor, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Compiler, Scenarist, Other, Honoree
Classifications: PS3535.O7577, 200.973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leo Rosten
The joys of Yiddish; a relaxed lexicon of Yiddish, Hebrew and Yinglish words often encountered in English ... from the days of the Bible to those of the beatnik by Leo Rosten ( Book )
98 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosten has created a sweeping survey of that colorful, mischievous, and sardonic amalgam of Yiddish and English that has had such enormous impact wherever English is spoken or understood
Religions of America : ferment and faith in an age of crisis : a new guide and almanac by Leo Rosten ( Book )
46 editions published between 1951 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines religion in the United States today, with nineteen essays in the first section that discuss religious creeds from the major established groups to cults, and an almanac in the second section with statistics, opinion polls, documents, and sociological resumes
The education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N by Leo Rosten ( Book )
12 editions published between 1937 and 1989 in English and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly emigrated Hyman Kaplan struggles to learn English under the guidance of long-suffering Mr. Parkhill in an adult language class in New York City. Hyman's ingenuity eventually leads him to triumph over grammatical rules, as he and his fellow immigrants reveal their dreams of America are more than a linguistic challenge
The return of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N by Leo Rosten ( Book )
13 editions published between 1959 and 1988 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorous stories about the American Preparatory School for Adults. In this new series Hyman Kaplan is again the star
Leo Rosten's treasury of Jewish quotations by Leo Rosten ( Book )
20 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Newman, M.D by Leo Rosten ( Book )
22 editions published between 1961 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Newman is the pivotal point upon which revolves this realistic account of both hilarious and poignant episodes involving disturbed personalities undergoing treatment at the Psychiatric Ward at Camp Colfax, a fictional Air Corps base somewhere in the southwest
Hooray for Yiddish! : a book about English by Leo Rosten ( Book )
18 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O K*A*P*L*A*N! My K*A*P*L*A*N! by Leo Rosten ( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten ( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An updated version of the informal dictionary which offers the history and folklore behind Yiddish and Hebrew words as well as literal translations adds information on linguistic and cultural changes since Rosten's day
A trumpet for reason by Leo Rosten ( Book )
6 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood: the movie colony, the movie makers by Leo Rosten ( Book )
28 editions published between 1941 and 1987 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leo Rosten's Giant book of laughter by Leo Rosten ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story behind the painting by Leo Rosten ( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the story behind the painting of just artist from the Renaissance to the ealry 19th century
The education of Hyman Kaplan by Leo Rosten ( Book )
40 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The hilarious, timeless tale about a unique American experience"--Cover
The Look book ( Book )
6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes pictures of world leaders, politicians, entertainers, artists, musicians, designers, athletes, and other famous people
Rome wasn't burned in a day: the mischief of language by Leo Rosten ( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The power of positive nonsense by Leo Rosten ( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Washington correspondents by Leo Rosten ( Book )
13 editions published between 1937 and 1974 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infinite riches : gems from a lifetime of reading ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ross, Leonard Q., 1908-1997

Ross Leonard 1908-1997
Ross, Leonard Q.
Ross, Leonard Q., 1908-
Ross Leonard Q. 1908-1997
Rosten, L. C. 1908-
Rosten, L. C. (Leo Calvin), 1908-
Rosten, Leo.
Rosten Leo 1908-1997
Rosten, Leo C.
Rosten, Leo C. 1908-
Rosten, Leo C. 1908-1997
Rosten, Leo Calvin 1908-
Rosten, Leo Calvin 1908-1997
Rosten, Leonard Q. 1908-1997
ロステン, レオ
Languages
English (468)
Italian (3)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
Norwegian (1)
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