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Lardner, Ring 1885-1933

Overview
Works: 422 works in 1,240 publications in 5 languages and 39,808 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Periodicals  Baseball stories  Records and correspondence  Comedy sketches  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Composer, Editor, Librettist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PS3523.A7, 813.52
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Publications by Ring Lardner
Publications by Ring Lardner, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Ring Lardner
The Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
The best short stories of Ring Lardner by Ring Lardner( Book )
48 editions published between 1922 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,721 libraries worldwide
The Maysville minstrel -- I can't breathe -- Haircut -- Alibi Ike -- Liberty Hall -- Zone of quiet -- Mr. Frisbie -- Hurry Kane -- Champion -- A day with Conrad Green -- Old folks' Christmas Harmony -- The love nest -- Ex parte -- The golden honeymoon -- Horseshoes -- There are smiles -- Anniversary --Reunion -- Travelogue -- Who delt? -- My roomy -- Some like them cold -- A caddy's diary -- Mr. & Mrs Fix-it
You know me Al : a busher's letters by Ring Lardner( Book )
78 editions published between 1916 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,691 libraries worldwide
Classic story of professional baseball, told in the form of letters, humorously illiterate, from a player to his pal
A treasury of short stories : favorites of the past hundred years from Turgenev to Thurber, from Balzac to Hemingway ; with biographical sketches of the authors by Bernardine Kielty( Book )
1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
The death of Ivan IIyich; a day in the country, two little soldiers; Quattrocentisteria; the secret sharer; the pace of youth; the coming-out of Maggie; the voice in the night; the old hunter; the doll's house; Babylon Revistied; a telephone call
Round up : the stories of Ring W. Lardner by Ring Lardner( Book )
35 editions published between 1924 and 1953 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Thirty-five stories including "My Roomy", "Alibi Ike" and "Some Like Them Cold."
The Ring Lardner reader by Ring Lardner( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Gullible's travels, etc. by Ring Lardner( Book )
39 editions published between 1917 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Haircut and other stories by Ring Lardner( Book )
28 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 972 libraries worldwide
The best known and best loved short stories of one of America's greatest humorists
How to write short stories : (with samples) by Ring Lardner( Book )
35 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
"Ring Lardner (1885-1933) was a well-known humorist and sports writer living in Chicago. In 1924, F. Scott Fitzgerald arranged for How to Write Short Stories to be published and more attention was then paid to Lardner's work."--P. [4] of cover
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )
in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
The portable Ring Lardner by Ring Lardner( Book )
11 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
The Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story ( serial )
in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
The collected short stories of Ring Lardner by Ring Lardner( Book )
16 editions published between 1924 and 1957 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Shut up, he explained, a Ring Lardner selection by Ring Lardner( Book )
3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
A collection of lesser known Ring Lardner, including parodies, a group of short nonsense plays, and radio columns written for the "New Yorker"
The annotated baseball stories of Ring W. Lardner, 1914-1919 by Ring Lardner( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
An annotated and copiously illustrated edition of the 24 short stories published between 1914 and 1919 by Ring Lardner, which include the stories collected later and known as "You know me, Al."
What of it? by Ring Lardner( Book )
12 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals by Robert B Downs( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Anthology of American folk humor collected by a former president of the American Library Association
The big town : how I and the Mrs. go to New York to see life and get Katie a husband by Ring Lardner( Book )
13 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
This 1921 novel is a comic masterpiece, detailing the efforts of the narrator's wealthy sister-in-law, Katie, to find a husband—a quest that takes her from South Bend, Indiana to New York City
Treat 'em rough : letters from Jack the Kaiser killer by Ring Lardner( Book )
17 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Ring around the bases : the complete baseball stories of Ring Lardner by Ring Lardner( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
More than any other writer in the twentieth century, Ring Lardner (1885-1933) was identified with baseball. He was the first writer to match the American language with the great American pastime. His years covering the Chicago White Sox and Cubs gave him the inside knowledge of the sport and how it reflected the American experience; starting in 1906 as a reporter, Lardner responded to baseball as a social phenomenon. His short stories remain the core of his career, and the basis of his enduring reputation. Here are Ring Lardner's complete baseball stories, twelve of them collected in print for the first time. With his unerring eye for detail and his sense of the absurd, Lardner ranges over the entire game. His first published magazine series, "You know Me Al," recounts the travails of Jack Keefe, a minor-league player who remains a Busher even after he reaches the big leagues. Although he eventually wanted to "bench" the character, Lardner continued to write Keefe stories to satisfy the public's hunger. At the same time, though, he began to expand his work, introducing new characters, new concerns, new slants on the sport. He went on to probe not only the nature of the game, but also the lives of the men who played it. His famous portraits in "Alibi Ike" and "My Roomy" convey his profound understanding of baseball and the people associated with it. Historically accurate, richly textured, Ring Around the Bases reveals the master at the height of his craft, and celebrates America at play. This collection, then, is the ultimate lineup in baseball fiction
 
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Alternative Names
Lardner, R.
Lardner, Ring
Lardner, Ring Jr
Lardner, Ring W.
Lardner, Ring W. 1885-1933
Lardner, Ring W. (Ring Wilmer)
Lardner, Ring W. (Ring Wilmer), 1885-1933
Lardner, Ring Wilmer.
Lardner Ring Wilmer 1885-1933
Lardner, Ringgold W. 1885-1933
Lardner, Ringgold Wilmer
Lardner, Ringgold Wilmer 1885-1933
Lardner, Ringold Wilmer
Ring Lardner Amerikaans schrijver (1885-1933)
Ring Lardner amerikansk skribent
Ring Lardner écrivain américain
Ring Lardner scrittore statunitense
Ring Lardner US-amerikanischer Sportreporter und Schriftsteller
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner amerikansk författare
Wilmer Lardner, Ring 1885-1933
Wilmer Lardner, Ringgold, 1885-1933
Ларднер, Ринг 1885-1933
Ларднер, Рингголд Уилмер
Рынг Ларднер
رنغ لاردنر
링 라드너
ラードナー, リング
リング・ラードナー
瑞因·拉德納
Languages
English (476)
German (5)
Japanese (2)
Romanian (2)
Czech (2)
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