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Cerf, Bennett 1898-1971

Overview
Works: 372 works in 985 publications in 6 languages and 52,559 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Short stories  Juvenile works  History  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Anecdotes  Short stories, English 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Performer, Author of introduction, Composer, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PS634, 808.82
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bennett Cerf
Publications by Bennett Cerf
Publications by Bennett Cerf, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bennett Cerf
Sixteen famous American plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )
34 editions published between 1941 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,803 libraries worldwide
An anthology of twentieth-century drama. For contents, see Author Catalog
24 favorite one-act plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )
27 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,604 libraries worldwide
A collection of international plays that includes works by Miller, Coward, Giraudoux, Synge, Chekhov, and Lady Gregory
Sixteen famous British plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )
24 editions published between 1922 and 1943 in English and held by 2,534 libraries worldwide
The second Mrs. Tanqueray, by A. W. Pinero.--The importance of being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde.--What every woman knows, by J. M. Barrie.--Milestones, by Arnold Bennett and Edward Knoblock.--The green goddess, by William Archer.--Mr. Pim passes by, A. A. Milne.--The circle, by W. S. Maugham.--Loyalties, by John Galsworthy.--Outward bound, by Sutton Vane.--Cavalcade, by Noel Coward.--Journey's end, by R. C. Sherriff.--The Barretts of Wimpole street, by Rudolf Besier.--Dangerous corner, by J. B. Priestley.--The green bay tree, by Mordaunt Shairp.--Victoria Regina, by Laurence Housman.--The corn is green, by Emlyn Williams
Thirty famous one act plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )
24 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and held by 2,473 libraries worldwide
The man who married a dumb wife / Anatole France--Miss Julie / August Strindberg--Salome / Oscar Wilde--The rising of the moon / Lady Gregory--The boor / Anton Chekov--The twelve-pound look / James M. Barrie--The green cockatoo / Arthur Schnitzler--A miracle of St. Antony / Maurice Maeterlinck--The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs--The little man / John Galsworthy--Riders to the sea / J.M. Synge--A sunny morning / Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero--A night at an inn / Lord Dunsany--The dear departed / Stanley Houghton--The drums of oude / Austin Strong--Helena's husband / Philip Moeller--Suppressed desires / Susan Glaspell--The game of chess / Kenneth Sawyer Goodman--Lithuania / Rupert Brooke--The valiant / Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass--In the zone / Eugene O'Neill--If men played cards as women do / George S. Kaufman--Another way out / Lawrence Langner--The clod / Lewis Beach--Aria da Capo / Edna St. Vincent Millay--Overtones / Alice Gernstenberg--Fumed oak / Noel Coward--Waiting for lefty / Clifford Odets--Hello out there / William Saroyan--Bury the dead / Irwin Shaw
Book of riddles by Bennett Cerf( Book )
29 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in English and held by 2,188 libraries worldwide
Thirty-one riddles that will bring laughs and be easy to remember for telling to others
An encyclopedia of modern American humor by Bennett Cerf( Book )
16 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in English and held by 2,124 libraries worldwide
Sixteen famous European plays by Bennett Cerf( Book )
15 editions published between 1942 and 1949 in English and held by 1,851 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Plays of our time by Bennett Cerf( Book )
5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,727 libraries worldwide
A collection of 9 plays produced on Broadway between 1946and 1966
An anthology of famous American stories by Angus Burrell( Book )
9 editions published between 1936 and 1963 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
Irving / The legend of sleepy hollow -- Rip Van Winkle -- Hawthorne / The great stone face -- Rappaccini's daughter -- Poe / The murders in the rue morgue -- The pit and the pendulum -- The purloined letter -- Melville / Billy Budd, foretopman -- Hale / The man without a country -- O'Brien / The diamond lens -- Stockton / The lady, or the tiger? -- Twain / The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- The man that corrupted Hadleybury -- Aldrich / Marjorie Daw -- Howells / Editha -- Harte / The outcasts of Poker Flat -- Bierce / An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge -- The boarded window -- James / The real thing -- The author of Beltraffio -- Harris / Brer rabbit, brer fox, and the tar baby -- Jewett / The courting of sister Wisby -- Hearn / The boy who drew cats -- Atherton / The pearls of loreto -- Garland The return of a private -- Wilkins / A new England nun -- Wharton / The mission of Jane -- O. Henry / The furnished room -- A blackjack bargainer -- A municipal report -- Harding Davis / The bar sinister -- Ade / Effie Whittlesy -- Tarkington / "Little gentlemen" -- Norris / A deal in wheat -- Crane / The open boat -- Dreiser / The lost Phoebe -- O'Higgins / Big Dan Reilly -- Stein / The good Anna -- Cather / Paul's case -- London / To build a fire -- Anderson / I'm a fool -- I want to know why -- Johnson / The great pancake record -- Cabell / Porcelain cups -- Hergesheimer / Wild oranges -- Glaspell / A jury of her peers -- Ferber / The afternoon of a faun -- Lardner / Some like them cold -- The golden honeymoon -- Steele / The man who saw through heaven -- Beer / Tact -- Aiken / Silent snow, secret snow -- Parker / Big blonde -- Morley / The arrow -- Winslow / A cycle of Manhattan -- Porter / Maria Concepcion -- Thurber / The secret life of Walter Mitty -- Fitzgerald / The rich boy -- Dos Passos / The body of an American -- Faulkner / A rose for Emily -- Hemingway / The killers -- The gambler, the nun, and the radio -- Steinbeck / The red pony -- Wolfe / A portrait of Bascom Hawke -- Brush / Night club -- Caldwell / Kneel to the rising sun -- O'Hara / Do you like it here? -- Saroyan / The daring young man on the flying trapeze -- Welty / The hitch-hikers -- Van Tilburg / The portable phonograph -- Shaw / Act of faith -- Schulberg / My Christmas carol -- Salinger / Pretty mouth and green my eyes
Try and stop me, a collection of anecdotes and stories, mostly humorous by Bennett Cerf( Book )
29 editions published between 1944 and 1954 in 4 languages and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
Great modern short stories; an anthology of twelve famous stories and novelettes by Bennett Cerf( Book )
26 editions published between 1942 and 1980 in English and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
The best short stories of O. Henry [pseud.] by O Henry( Book )
19 editions published between 1899 and 1994 in English and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
38 stories
S.R.O.; the most successful plays in the history of the American stage by Bennett Cerf( Book )
17 editions published between 1944 and 1946 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
The Arabian nights' entertainments; or, The book of a thousand nights and a night ( Book )
11 editions published between 1927 and 1997 in English and held by 1,165 libraries worldwide
A selection of the most famous and representative of these tales from the plain and literal translations by Richard F. Burton; the stories have been chosen and arranged by Bennett A. Cerf and are printed complete and unabridged with many of Burton's notes; introductory essay by Ben Ray Redman
Six American plays for today by Bennett Cerf( Book )
7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Famous ghost stories by Bennett Cerf( Book )
22 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Reading for pleasure by Bennett Cerf( Book )
4 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Stories to make you feel better by Bennett Cerf( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 938 libraries worldwide
The bedside book of famous British stories by Bennett Cerf( Book )
6 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 926 libraries worldwide
The bedside book of famous American stories by Angus Burrell( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1944 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
 
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Cerf, Bennett
Cerf, Bennett A.
Cerf, Bennett A., 1898-1971
Cerf, Bennett A. (Bennett Alfred), 1898-1971
Cerf, Bennett Alfred.
Cerf, Bennett Alfred, 1898-1971
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Languages
English (364)
Chinese (4)
German (1)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
Spanish (1)
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