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Norris, Frank 1870-1902

Overview
Works: 783 works in 2,545 publications in 8 languages and 82,648 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Railroad stories  Biography  History  Didactic fiction  Sea stories  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Honoree, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PS2472, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Frank Norris
Publications by Frank Norris
Publications by Frank Norris, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Frank Norris
 
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Most widely held works by Frank Norris
The octopus a story of California by Frank Norris( Book )
285 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 7,076 libraries worldwide
"Deals with the war between the wheat grower and the railroad trust."
McTeague a story of San Francisco by Frank Norris( Book )
241 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 6,548 libraries worldwide
This book contains the text of the first edition of McTeague and background and sources and criticism of the book
The pit a story of Chicago by Frank Norris( Book )
174 editions published between 1901 and 2014 in English and German and held by 4,712 libraries worldwide
During the late 1800s, Curtis Jadwin achieves success as a dealer in the Chicago wheat market, only to lose the devotion of his wife
Blix by Frank Norris( file )
58 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,171 libraries worldwide
This short 1899 romance was based on Norris's courtship of his wife. It features a San Francisco journalist, Condy Rivers, who falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy family that believes him to be very much beneath her. Willa Cather praised the novel as all wheat and no chaff
Moran of the Lady Letty by Frank Norris( file )
51 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and held by 2,000 libraries worldwide
A lost story by Frank Norris( file )
8 editions published between 1903 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,263 libraries worldwide
Comida an experience in famine by Frank Norris( file )
7 editions published between 1899 and 1995 in English and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
The passing of Cock-eye Blacklock by Frank Norris( file )
8 editions published between 1902 and 1996 in English and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
The ship that saw a ghost by Frank Norris( file )
6 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
Vandover and the brute by Frank Norris( Book )
58 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Set in San Francisco, Vandover is the story of a rich young man who desires to become a great artist but lacks the ambition to do so. Suicide, death, gambling, and a lost fortune swirl around the young man, reducing him to menial work in the very slums he once owned. Vandover is an early example of American literary naturalism
A man's woman by Frank Norris( Book )
59 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
An intrepid explorer who returns from an Arctic expedition to earn the love of an independent woman. A naturalist, Frank Norris was intrigued by the new science of psychology, which is reflected in this novel as he attempts to explore the power dynamic in a male-female relationship
A deal in wheat : and other stories of the new and old West by Frank Norris( Book )
48 editions published between 1903 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
Published after the author's untimely death, this 1904 collection includes stories that originally appeared in publications between 1901 and 1903. The title story was made into the film A Corner in Wheat. Also included are “A Bargain with Peg-Leg, “Two Hearts that Beat as One, and “The Dual Personality of Slick Dick Nickerson
The responsibilities of the novelist, and other literary essays by Frank Norris( Book )
48 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Published posthumously, this 1903 collection of Norris's literary criticism was assembled by his wife Jeanette. In the title essay, Norris argues that serious writers have an obligation to present their readers with the truths of daily life, and not with idle fantasies of romance or escape. He also discusses important issues of western literature and the closing of the American frontier
Literary criticism of Frank Norris by Frank Norris( Book )
15 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
All of Norris' significant critical writings, including his articles for the "San Francisco Wave", 1896-1897 and selections from a "Chicago American" column
The third circle. A deal in wheat, and other stories of the new and old West by Frank Norris( Book )
26 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Published posthumously in 1909, this collection of sixteen short stories, to quote from a contemporary New York Times review, makes evident once more the loss American literature sustained in the early death of the author. Contents include The Third Circle, The House with the Blinds, A Defense of the Flag, and The Guest of Honour
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup( Book )
2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
The joyous miracle by Frank Norris( Book )
18 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Frank Norris of the Wave : stories & sketches from the San Francisco weekly, 1893 to 1897 by Frank Norris( Book )
27 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Complete works of Frank Norris by Frank Norris( Book )
17 editions published between 1903 and 1967 in English and French and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The components of this dummy include 16 pages of an essay (printed in brown ink) that discusses Norris, his influence and philosophy, then moves to a synopsis and criticism of each title. The middle portion includes the first 48 p. of The octopus. Plates (throughout) include images showing the t.p. of The octopus, 4 ills. from some of the planned titles and the author's port. The red cloth binding also matches the binding for the vols. of the set
The apprenticeship writings of Frank Norris, 1896-1898 by Frank Norris( Book )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Frėnk, Norris.
Frėnk, Norris 1870-1902
Norisu, Furanku 1870-1902
Norris, Benjamin Frank.
Norris, Benjamin Franklin.
Norris, Benjamin Franklin 1870-1902
Norris, Franck 1870-1902
Norris, Frank
ノリス, フランク
ノリスフランク 1870-1902
Languages
English (1,243)
German (9)
Danish (8)
French (1)
Romanian (1)
Persian (1)
Russian (1)
Norwegian (1)
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