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Allen, Gay Wilson 1903-1995

Overview
Works: 157 works in 754 publications in 2 languages and 29,512 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  History  Bibliography  Poetry  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Statistics‡vVital 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PS3231, 811.3
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gay Wilson Allen
Publications by Gay Wilson Allen
Publications by Gay Wilson Allen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Gay Wilson Allen
 
Most widely held works by Gay Wilson Allen
Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
74 editions published between 1946 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,888 libraries worldwide
The kit analyses 'Leaves of Grass' and demonstrates the style and structure of Whitman's poetry
William James : a biography by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
45 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,725 libraries worldwide
The first full-scale life of the philosopher in more than 30 years
The solitary singer : a critical biography of Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
52 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in English and held by 2,468 libraries worldwide
Waldo Emerson : a biography by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
19 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,997 libraries worldwide
A detailed biography of Emerson's life which also analyzes the development of his poetry and prose
A reader's guide to Walt Whitman by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
46 editions published between 1970 and 1997 in English and held by 1,710 libraries worldwide
Allen provides an introduction to intelligent reading and study of Whitman
The new Walt Whitman handbook by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
18 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
A completely revised edition of "The Walt Whitman Handbook," this book updates Whitman scholarship and discusses the growth of Whitman biography, the growth of "Leaves of Grass," the realm of Whitman's ideas, literary technique in "Leaves of Grass," and Whitman and world literature. Also included are a chronological table of the significant events in Whitman's life, bibliographies keyed to the individual chapters, and an index. (Jm)
American poetry by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
10 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Nearly 700 poems by fifty poets, from colonial times to the present
Literary criticism, Pope to Croce by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
32 editions published between 1941 and 1981 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
Selections from 39 critics
Carl Sandburg by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
20 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and career of American poet Carl Sandburg, and considers his literary legacy
American prosody by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
22 editions published between 1935 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Walt Whitman as man, poet, and legend. With a check list of Whitman publications, 1945-1960 by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
25 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
The artistic legacy of Walt Whitman; a tribute to Gay Wilson Allen ( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Walt Whitman abroad by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
Melville and his world by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Walt Whitman's poems : selections with critical aids by Walt Whitman( Book )
23 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 libraries worldwide
A collection of forty-two Walt Whitman poems, including "Birds of Passage," "A Glimpse," "Sometimes with One I Love," and "Whispers of Heavenly Death."
St. John de Crèvecoeur : the life of an American farmer by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
"In St. John de Crèvecoeur, Gay Wilson Allen and Roger Asselineau reconstruct the life of this remarkable man--eyewitness to the American and French revolutions, and one of the first voices of our national consciousness"--Jacket, page [3]
Walt Whitman & the world ( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Celebrating the various ethnic traditions that melded to create what we now call American literature, Whitman did his best to encourage an international reaction to his work. But even he would have been startled by the multitude of ways in which his call has been answered. By tracking this wholehearted international response and reconceptualizing American literature, Walt Whitman and the World demonstrates how various cultures have appropriated an American writer who ceases to sound quite so narrowly American when he is read into another culture's traditions
The Merrill studies in Leaves of grass by Gay Wilson Allen( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The portable Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Walt Whitman : man, poet, philosopher : three lectures by Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund( Book )
12 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Allen, Gay W.
Allen, Gay Wilson
Wilson Allen, Gay
Languages
English (418)
German (7)
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