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Gerber, John C.

Overview
Works: 83 works in 276 publications in 2 languages and 15,648 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  History  Bildungsromans  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Other, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PS1306, 813.4
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Most widely held works by John C Gerber
Twentieth century interpretations of The scarlet letter ; a collection of critical essays by John C Gerber( Book )
11 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
A collection of critical and expository essays on The scarlet letter
Mark Twain by John C Gerber( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,501 libraries worldwide
Profiles the life and career of Samuel Clemens and analyzes his writings
One hundred years of Huckleberry Finn : the boy, his book, and American culture : centennial essays ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Mark Twain's first novel about Tom and Huck, one of the world's best-known and best-loved books, is published here with all the original True W. Williams illustrations. The adventures of a growing boy in the nineteenth century in a Mississippi River town, as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave
The ambassadors : an authoritative text, the author on the novel, criticism by Henry James( Book )
10 editions published between 1902 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 938 libraries worldwide
A fiftyish American is dispatched to Europe by a rich widow on a mission to bring back her wayward son who is enraptured by a French woman
The Mythologizing of Mark Twain by Sara deSaussure Davis( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 791 libraries worldwide
Readers of Mark Twain seldom doubt his genius, but defining that genius and locating its source continue to challenge students of American literature. Equally elusive is an explanation of the intriguing phenomenon of Twain as a mythic figure, both shaper and embodier of an American mythos. Perhaps no single critical approach can adequately assess the complex force behind Samuel Clemens and Mark Twain. This native genius, our quintessential artist, rightfully provokes a number of powerful responses, as these original essays demonstrate
Tom Sawyer abroad ; Tom Sawyer detective by Mark Twain( Book )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Tom Sawyer and his friends take a trip by balloon to Egypt; Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn must solve a murder mystery
The adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Tom Sawyer abroad : Tom Sawyer, detective by Mark Twain( Book )
13 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a mischevious young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century
The speaker's resource book; an anthology, handbook, and glossary by Carroll C Arnold( Book )
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
The college teaching of English by National Council of Teachers of English( Book )
8 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Thirteen essays on the teaching of college English are included--(1) "Prospect" by John H. Fisher, (2) "The Study and Teaching of English" by William C. De Vane, (3) "Introductory Literature Courses" by Hoyt Trowbridge, (4) "General and Interdisciplinary Courses" by Robert C. Pooley, (5) "Freshman Composition" by Robert M. Gorrell, (6) "Advanced Composition" by Richard Lloyd-Jones, (7) "Courses in Creative Writing" by Richard Scowcroft, (8) "Courses in Language and Linguistics" by Albert H. Marckwardt, (9) "The Discipline of Literary Criticism" by Murray Krieger, Programs in English" by Roger P. McCutcheon, (12) "Articulation Between Programs in English " by Roger P. McCutcheon, (12)"Articulation Between High School and College English" by Donald J. Gray, and (13) "The Department of English: Organization and Administration" by Robert W. Rogers. Each author surveys the activities in his area and, in most cases, suggests needed reforms. (Bn)
Repertory; introduction to essays and articles, biography and history, short stories, drama, and poetry by Walter Blair( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
The writer's resource book by John C Gerber( Book )
4 editions published between 1953 and 1963 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
The Merrill studies in Huckleberry Finn by John C Gerber( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Better reading ( Book )
in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
American humor : essays presented to John C. Gerber ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Better reading by Walter Blair( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The college anthology by Walter Blair( Book )
3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A pictorial history of the University of Iowa by John C Gerber( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Better reading by Walter Blair( Book )
in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
 
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English (137)
Spanish (1)
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