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Canby, Henry Seidel 1878-1961

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Works: 358 works in 1,186 publications in 4 languages and 27,338 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Biography  Bibliographies  Reference works  Biographies  Short stories  History  Poetry  Bio-bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PS88, 810.9
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Literary history of the United States by Robert Ernest Spiller( Book )
57 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and held by 2,375 libraries worldwide
This survey covers the history of United States literature from prominent writers including Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Longfellow, Holmes, Lowell, William Dean Howells, Sidney Lanier, Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Henry James, Henry Adams, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Theodore Dreiser, and Eugene O'Neil
Favorite poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Book )
11 editions published between 1947 and 1967 in English and held by 1,858 libraries worldwide
An illustrated selection of poems by the renowned nineteenth-century New England poet
Walt Whitman, an American : a study in biography by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
48 editions published between 1943 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,820 libraries worldwide
Thoreau by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
40 editions published between 1938 and 1965 in English and Spanish and held by 1,779 libraries worldwide
Classic Americans; a study of eminent American writers from Irving to Whitman, with an introductory survey of the colonial background of our national literature by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
26 editions published between 1931 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 libraries worldwide
Turn west, turn east: Mark Twain and Henry James by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
32 editions published between 1951 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
The book of the short story by Alexander Jessup( Book )
29 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 940 libraries worldwide
The works of Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau( Book )
28 editions published between 1937 and 1960 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
A collection of Thoreau's stories
The Brandywine by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
15 editions published between 1941 and 1977 in English and French and held by 797 libraries worldwide
American memoir by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
17 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Seven years' harvest; notes on contemporary literature by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
9 editions published between 1936 and 1966 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Twentieth-century poetry by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
6 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
American estimates by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
16 editions published between 1929 and 1968 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
A study of the short story by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
26 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
What is a short story? This 1913 study defines the genre, tracing the development of the English-language short story from medieval to modern times accompanied by some stellar examples by Chaucer, Samuel Johnson, Sir Walter Scott, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Brown, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Rudyard Kipling
The age of confidence; life in the nineties by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
10 editions published between 1934 and 1935 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
The short story in English by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
17 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Beginning with the Middle Ages, this literary history considers all variations of the English-language short story: those told for instruction and pleasure, the writings of the heirs of Chaucer John Lydgate and Thomas Occleve the writings from the Renaissance, the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and those of such modern masters as Poe, Hawthorne, Stevenson, and Kipling
Alma mater; the Gothic age of the American college by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
13 editions published between 1936 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Designed for reading: an anthology drawn from the Saturday review of literature, 1924-1934 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Synopsis: Selections run the gamut of American literature, from the opening five chapters dealing with the art of writing to the articles published between 1924 and 1934. There are critical, biographical and editorial essays; reviews of such works as Brittain's Testament of Youth, Mencken's Notes on Democracy, "Is 5" by e.e. cummings, The Negro Author by Vernon Loggins, and Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe are followed by the poetry of Louis Untermeyer, Langston Hughes, and the Sitwells, among others
Harper essays by Harper's magazine( Book )
9 editions published between 1927 and 1969 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
English composition in theory and practice by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
34 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Canby, Henri Seidel
Canby Henri Seidel 1878-1961
Canby, Henry S.
Canby, Henry S. 1878-1961
Henry Seidel Canby Critic, editor and professor
Seidel Canby, Henry 1878-1961
Languages
English (451)
Spanish (5)
French (1)
Russian (1)
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