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Benét, William Rose 1886-1950

Overview
Works: 379 works in 921 publications in 2 languages and 20,928 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Poetry  Literature  Portraits  Biography  Novels in verse  Juvenile works  Drinking songs  War poetry  Nursery rhymes 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Former owner, Lyricist, Signer, Correspondent, Performer
Classifications: PN41, 811.5
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The reader's encyclopedia by William Rose Benét( Book )
60 editions published between 1948 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,343 libraries worldwide
Thousands of authoritative articles on: Poets, playwrights, novelists, mythology, folklore, the Bible, artists, musicians, historical personages, etc
Collected poems of Elinor Wylie by Elinor Wylie( Book )
19 editions published between 1932 and 1977 in English and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
"The contents of this book embody ... Wylie's four books of poems, 'Nets to Catch the Wind' (1921), 'Black Armour' (1923), 'Trivial Breath' (1928), and 'Angels and Earthly Creatures' (1929), in the exact sequence and order in which they were originally published. Added ... is a section of poems hitherto uncollected in book form ... A few ... have never before been printed."--Foreword by William Rose Benét
An anthology of Famous English and American poetry by William Rose Benét( Book )
16 editions published between 1944 and 1998 in English and held by 1,232 libraries worldwide
The reader's encyclopedia, an encyclopedia of world literature and the arts by William Rose Benét( Book )
43 editions published between 1948 and 1965 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Poems for youth : an American anthology by William Rose Benét( Book )
13 editions published between 1925 and 1985 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
A generous selection of the most striking poems of American poets old and new, compiled especially for young Americans in their teens
Twentieth-century poetry by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
6 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
The poetry of freedom by William Rose Benét( Book )
13 editions published between 1945 and 1948 in English and held by 676 libraries worldwide
Fifty poets : an American auto-anthology by William Rose Benét( Book )
9 editions published between 1933 and 1976 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Each poet has selected his own poem and tells of the mood or circumstance which led to its creation
The Oxford Anthology of American Literature by William Rose Benét( Book )
2 editions published between 1938 and 1940 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
The reader's encyclopedia, an encyclopedia of world literature and the arts, with supplement by William Rose Benét( Book )
19 editions published between 1948 and 1963 in English and German and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Includes a store house of reading knowledge that cannot readily be found elsewhere
Great poems of the English language : an anthology by Wallace Alvin Briggs( Book )
15 editions published between 1936 and 1982 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
The Oxford anthology of American literature by William Rose Benét( Book )
31 editions published between 1938 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Day of deliverance : a book of poems in wartime by William Rose Benét( Book )
12 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
The stairway of surprise. [Poems by William Rose Benét( Book )
5 editions published in 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The spirit of the scene by William Rose Benét( Book )
6 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Saturday papers : essays on literature from the Literary review : the first volume of selections from the Literary review of the New York evening post by Henry Seidel Canby( Book )
14 editions published between 1921 and 1984 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Mother Goose : a comprehensive collection of the rhymes by Mother Goose Melodies( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 libraries worldwide
With wings as eagles : poems and ballads of the air by William Rose Benét( Book )
4 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Rip tide, a novel in verse by William Rose Benét( Book )
8 editions published between 1932 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 libraries worldwide
The brevity and simplicity of his narrative should please unexacting readers. The theme: Sheila as a girl had been in love with Gordon, but he had gone away, she had married Dermot. Though she wanted children, none came. Then Gordon appeared again. As a result of their brief passion Sheila bore a son, Barry. Gordon at first knew nothing of his existence; everyone but Sheila thought he was Dermot's son. Years later, his mother and father dead, Barry met Gordon's daughter Meredith. Not knowing they were half-brother and sister they fell in love. Poet Robinson Jeffers would have carried them on to incest. Author Benét stops things just in time, lets Barry drown. --Time, Oct. 3, 1932
Knowing the East = Connaissance de l'Est by Paul Claudel( Book )
10 editions published between 1914 and 1926 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
These prose poems were written by Claudel over ten years in his travels through China and Japan in the 19th century. In his translation, James Lawler presents Claudel as a poet who discovered himself in his experience of the East. He gives a detailed introduction, notes on the poet and the poems
 
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Alternative Names
Benét, W. R.
Benet, William R.
Benét, William R. 1886-1950
Rose Benét, William 1886-1950
William Rose Benét Amerikaans auteur (1886-1950)
William Rose Benét écrivain américain
William Rose Benét escritor estadounidense
William Rose Benét scriitor american
William Rose Benét US-amerikanischer Dichter und Herausgeber
ויליאם רוז בנט
ויליאם רוז בנט סופר אמריקאי
ویلیام رز بنت نویسنده آمریکایی
Languages
English (364)
German (1)
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