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Wescott, Glenway 1901-1987

Overview
Works: 192 works in 512 publications in 12 languages and 14,395 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Diaries  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Adapter
Classifications: PS3545.E827, 813.52
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The grandmothers : a family portrait by Glenway Wescott( Book )
51 editions published between 1917 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
A reprint of a 1927 autobiographical novel about Alwyn Tower, a ninteenth-century man who leaves Wisconsin for Europe but is haunted by the spirits of family members whose lives were destroyed by the events of the Civil War
Apartment in Athens by Glenway Wescott( Book )
53 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
The experiences of a widow and her children with the underground in Nazi-occupied Greece
Images of truth; remembrances and criticism by Glenway Wescott( Book )
22 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
Essays on the author's friends, Katherine Anne Porter and Thornton Wilder, and on Somerset Maugham, Colette, Isak Dinesen, and Thomas Mann
Short novels of Colette by Colette( Book )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
The pilgrim hawk : a love story by Glenway Wescott( Book )
63 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 911 libraries worldwide
This powerful short novel describes the events of a single afternoon. Alwyn Towers, an American expatriate and sometime novelist, is staying with a friend outside of Paris, when a well-heeled, itinerant Irish couple drops in - with Lucy, their trained hawk, a restless, sullen, disturbingly totemic presence. Lunch is prepared, drink flows. A masquerade, at once harrowing and farcical, begins. A work of classical elegance and concision, The Pilgrim Hawk stands with Faulkner's The Bear as one of the finest American short novels: a beautifully crafted story that is also a poignant evocation of the implacable power of love
Good-bye, Wisconsin by Glenway Wescott( Book )
21 editions published between 1928 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 libraries worldwide
SHORT STORIES. Rural Wisconsin was still a wilderness in these early 1920s stories by Glenway Wescott. The distances between farms and small towns seemed great in those days. So, too, was the struggle of social order and religion against poverty, nature, and a stubborn streak of lawlessness. But the real adventure in these stories is in Wescott's deep understanding of human nature. His characters may be tragic, heroic, comic, or inspiring but, if there is one theme here, it is the search for personal freedom
The crack-up, with other uncollected pieces, note-books and unpublished letters; together with letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe, and John Dos Passos; and essays and poems by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )
4 editions published between 1945 and 1956 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Fitzgerald's sudden descent at age thirty nine from a life of success and glamor to one of emptiness and despair, and his determined recovery. This revealing collection of essays and letters renders the tale of a man whose personality still charms us all and whose reckless gaiety and genius made him a living symbol of the Jazz Age
12 fables of Aesop by Aesop( Book )
11 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
The apple of the eye by Glenway Wescott( Book )
11 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
When we were three : the travel albums of George Platt Lynes, Monroe Wheeler, and Glenway Wescott, 1925-1935 by George Platt Lynes( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
"The travel albums of photographer George Platt Lynes, publisher Monroe Wheeler, and writer Glenway Wescott are illuminating documents of the American expatriate years. Together, this extraordinary menage-a-trois spent the heady inter-war period frequenting Paris, Villefranche-sur-Mer, and other European cities, meeting up with such lively personalities as Thornton Wilder, Jean Cocteau, Katherine Anne Porter, Man Ray, Rene Crevel, and Christian Berard. Inspired and encouraged by Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Jane Heap, all three men went on to pursue vibrant careers in the arts. Platt Lynes became a celebrated photographer, beginning in 1931; Wheeler started the extraordinary small press, Harrison of Paris, in 1930, before commencing a thirty-year career at New York's Museum of Modern Art; and Wescott became a bestselling fiction writer, first in 1927, with several highly acclaimed novels. The photographs are accompanied by two new original texts that help to interpret this remarkable triangular relationship, and that provide a context for this virtual who's who of the 1920s and 1930s."--BOOK JACKET
A calendar of saints for unbelievers by Glenway Wescott( Book )
8 editions published between 1932 and 1988 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Fear and trembling by Glenway Wescott( Book )
5 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A visit to Priapus and other stories by Glenway Wescott( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Natives of rock : XX poems: 1921-1922 by Glenway Wescott( Book )
8 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
The babe's bed by Glenway Wescott( Book )
4 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Madox Roberts : a personal note by Glenway Wescott( Book )
7 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Loan exhibition of the collection of pictures of Erich Maria Remarque. October 18 to November 13, 1943, Knoedler Galleries ... New York by Erich Maria Remarque( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The bitterns : a book of twelve poems by Glenway Wescott( Book )
2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
... Like a lover by Glenway Wescott( Book )
3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The beloved stranger; two books of song & a divertisement for the unknown lover by Witter Bynner( Book )
2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Glenway Wescott American writer
Glenway Wescott scrittore statunitense
Glenway Wescott US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Wescott, Glenway
Westcott, Glenway.
Westcott Glenway 1901-1987
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