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Bangs, John Kendrick 1862-1922

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,368 publications in 1 language and 19,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Periodicals  Biography  Humor  Caricatures and cartoons  Satire  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Detective and mystery stories  Musical settings 
Roles: Editor, Lyricist, Librettist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS1064.B3, 813.4
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A house-boat on the Styx by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
97 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
The souls of the dead must cross the Styx, to pass into a Hades-like afterworld. In the first of the twelve stories compiled in A House-Boat on the Styx, the man who ferries the souls across sees a houseboat floating downriver and fears for his livelihood. He is appointed janitor on the boat, where the remaining stories take place between characters from history and mythology
The pursuit of the house-boat by John Kendrick Bangs( Computer File )
69 editions published between 1090 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,607 libraries worldwide
A house-boat floats down the river Styx, which must be crossed to enter the afterworld. At the end of A House-Boat on the Styx Captain Kidd hijacks the boat. In this sequel, the houseboat club-members hire Sherlock Holmes (at that point in history declared dead by his creator) to investigate the matter
Harper's weekly ( serial )
in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
Ghosts I have met and some others by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
39 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 libraries worldwide
A fantastic collection of six spooky tales by American author, editor and satirist John Kendrick Bangs. Bangs was famous as the originator of so-called 'Bangsian fantasy', which follows famous historical figures' interactions in the afterlife
Coffee and repartee by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
47 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 libraries worldwide
The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
The water ghost and others by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
28 editions published between 1856 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 libraries worldwide
The dreamers : a club : being a more or less faithful account of the literary exercises of the first regular meeting of that organization by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
26 editions published between 1899 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 libraries worldwide
The booming of Acre Hill : and other reminiscences of urban and suburban life by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
21 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection is a unique set of short stories, poems and novels from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. From tales of love, life and heartbreaking loss to humorous stories of ghost encounters, these volumes captivate the imaginations of readers young and old. Included in this collection are a variety of dramatic and spirited poems that contemplate the mysteries of life and celebrate the wild beauty of nature. The Shelf2Life Literature and Fiction Collection provides readers with an opportunity to enjoy and study these iconic literary works, many of which were written during a period of remarkable creativity
Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
25 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
A humorous fictionalisation of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte written by American author, editor and satirist John Kendrick Bangs. Bangs was famous as the originator of so-called 'Bangsian fantasy', which follows famous historical figures' interactions in the afterlife
Paste Jewels, being seven tales of domestic woe by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
18 editions published between 1897 and 1969 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Over the plum-pudding by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
14 editions published between 1901 and 2010 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The idiot by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
21 editions published between 1895 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 libraries worldwide
Today, quirky or eccentric outsiders are often afforded a measure of tolerance or even respect. In the nineteenth century, however, these original thinkers were often regarded as dangerous crackpots and subjected to scorn -- or worse. John Kendrick Bangs' The Idiot follows the ups and downs of one such unfortunate fellow in a most amusing fashion
Peeps at people. Being certain papers from the writings of Anne Warrington Witherup by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
23 editions published between 1898 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 libraries worldwide
The bicyclers, and three other farces by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
18 editions published between 1896 and 2004 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
The idiot at home by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
17 editions published between 1900 and 1902 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 libraries worldwide
R. Holmes & Co. being the remarkable adventures of Raffles Holmes, Esq., detective and amateur cracksman by birth by John Kendrick Bangs( Computer File )
19 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
What would happen if master detective Sherlock Holmes sired a son with the daughter of one of his archenemies? That's the supposition at the center of R. Holmes & Co., which pits criminal mastermind Raffles against Holmes and goes on to tell the story of how Holmes fell for Raffles' daughter Marjorie, with whom he later had a child, the Raffles Holmes of the book's title
The enchanted typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
13 editions published between 1899 and 1900 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
As part of ClassicReader.com, Stephane Theroux presents the full text of "The Enchanted Typewriter," by American humorist John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922). This book is a collection of short stories by Bangs
The enchanted type-writer by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
17 editions published between 1899 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 libraries worldwide
The inventions of the idiot by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
13 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
What happens when a brilliant but eccentric tinkerer sets his mind on improving the conditions of mankind through the power of science? John Kendrick Bangs' follow-up to The Idiot details this one-of-a-kind inventor's ideas -- some brilliant, some batty -- in this eminently readable romp
Three weeks in politics by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )
21 editions published between 1894 and 1905 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bangs, J. K.
Bangs, John K.
Bangs, John K. 1862-1922
バングズ, J. K.
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English (576)
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