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West, Paul 1930-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 257 publications in 3 languages and 20,998 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  History  Dictionaries  Domestic fiction  Interviews  Case studies 
Roles: Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PS3573.E8247, 821.7
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Paul West
Publications by Paul West
Most widely held works by Paul West
Byron: a collection of critical essays by Paul West( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and held by 2,295 libraries worldwide
In this volume, some of the foremost writers and critics of our time interpret Byron's work and personality, emphasizing the inseparable link between the artist and the man
Robert Penn Warren by Paul West( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 1,454 libraries worldwide
Words for a deaf daughter by Paul West( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
The modern novel by Paul West( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 940 libraries worldwide
The wine of absurdity; essays on literature and consolation by Paul West( Book )
6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
The tent of orange mist : a novel by Paul West( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
In Nanking, after its capture by the Japanese, a scholar's villa is turned into a brothel and his daughter forced into prostitution. The novel follows her relationship with the local commander whose ambition, until he is killed by her father, is to turn her into a perfect Japanese geisha. The girl survives the occupation and at war's end sues the Japanese government
Byron and the spoiler's art by Paul West( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
The secret lives of words by Paul West( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Reveals the history of language's building blocks and chronicles the etymologies of dozens of common words whose original meaning has been obscured through the passage of time
O.K. : the corral, the Earps, and Doc Holliday : a novel by Paul West( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
"Paul West breathes new, thrilling life into Doc and his cohorts, including 'Big Nose' Kate Elder and the infamous brothers Wyatt, Virgil, and Morgan Earp. He recounts in heart-stopping detail the events leading up to the shoot-out at the O.K. Corral and the weeks of bloody retribution that followed, which Doc survived only by the grace of his good luck and notoriously quick trigger finger."--Jacket
The place in flowers where pollen rests by Paul West( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Leaving the Hopi mesa of his people and his aging uncle, Oswald finds himself a porn movie actor in Hollywood and a soldier in Vietnam, and finally returns to his home, still in search of a meaningful place in society
Rat Man of Paris by Paul West( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
Sheer fiction by Paul West( Book )
6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Collections of essays and reviews, some previously published in the periodical press, of contemporary fiction
A fifth of November by Paul West( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A story of the English Gunpowder Plot (1605) and of the noblewoman Anne Vaux, a Catholic sympathic to the plotters' cause, and of Father Henry Garnet "from when he first hears of the plot ... to his pilgrimage to Wales, his escape to Hindlip over the English plains, and ultimately his imprisonment in the Tower of London."--Jacket
Cheops : a cupboard for the sun by Paul West( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
"Here, we find the pharaoh Cheops, building the great pyramids at Giza, surrounded by workers and solar boats. Herodotus is transported back in time to meet the great pharaoh, face to face." -- Jacket
Sporting with Amaryllis by Paul West( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and French and held by 331 libraries worldwide
The young John Milton "is a Cambridge student, a virgin, intoxicated by the power of words and the stories of myth--and especially the myth of Amaryllis, the shepherdess in Virgil." And then he meets a fantastic creature on the streets of London
The dry Danube : a Hitler forgery by Paul West( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
"Presents Hitler's 'memoir' of the years he spent as a failed art student in Vienna, just before World War One." -- Jacket
I'm expecting to live quite soon by Paul West( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
The snow leopard by Paul West( Book )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Paul West ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Paul West's fertile imagination demonstrates the limitless possibilities of language and fiction in his 15 novels. Mr. West, who received a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction, reads from his books Tenement of clay, Out of my depths, Rat man of Paris, The women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper, and Love's mansion. Mr. West's reading and talk with Michael Silverblatt took place on September 21, 1993, in Los Angeles"--VHS container
The universe, and other fictions : short fiction by Paul West( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
In The Universe, and Other Fictions, Paul West embraces galaxies and molecular events, creating singular fiction as combustible and astonishing as Creation itself. In The Very Rich Hours of Count von Stauffenberg, West weaves a brilliant tapestry of fact and imagination about the ill-fated attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. In the dark literary thriller, The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper, West brilliantly recasts the Jack the Ripper story, drawing on up-to-date research and his own dazzling imagination to plumb the lower depths of Victorian England
 
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English (183)
French (5)
Chinese (2)
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