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Leitz, Robert C. 1944-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 7,191 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Biography  Nature stories  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Short stories, American  Adventure stories 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PS3523.O46, 813.52
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Publications about Robert C Leitz
Publications by Robert C Leitz
Most widely held works by Robert C Leitz
The call of the wild, White Fang, and other stories by Jack London( file )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,670 libraries worldwide
One of the most popular and exciting adventure stories is now being reissued with vibrant, realistic paintings by a highly acclaimed artist and an introduction by award-winning author, Gary Paulsen. First published in 1903, this striking reissue is as relevant today as it was when it was first published. Black-and-white illustrations
Charles W. Chesnutt essays and speeches by Charles W Chesnutt( file )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
Short stories of Jack London : authorized one-volume edition by Jack London( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
"Story of a Typhoon Off the Coast of Japan", "The White Silence", "To The Man On Trail", "In a Far Country", "An Odyssey of the North", "Semper Idem", "The Law of Life", "A Relic of the Pliocene", "Nam-Bok the Unveracious", "The One Thousand Dozen", "To Build a Fire", "Moon-Face", "Batard", "The Story of Jees Uck", "The League of the Old Men", "Love of Life", "The Sun-Dog Trail", "All Gold Canyon", "A Day's Lodging", "The Apostate", "The Wit of Porportuk", "The Unparalleled Invasion", "To Build a Fire (1908)", "The House of Pride", "The House of Mapuhi", "The Chinago", "Lost Face", "Koolau the Leper", "Chun ah Chun", "The Heathern", "Mauki", "The Strength of the Strong", "South of the Slot", "Samuel", "A Piece of Steak", "The Madness of Jahn Harned", "The Night-Born", "War", "Told in the Drooling Ward", "Wonder of Woman", "The Red One", "On the Makaloa Mat", "The Tears of Ah Kim", "Shin Bones", "When Alice Told Her Soul", "Like Argus of the Ancient Times", "The Princess", "The Water Baby."
To be an author : letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1889-1905 by Charles W Chesnutt( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Long eclipsed by the writers who later rose to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance, Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932) has received a steadily increasing amount of attention since the 1960s. In what he termed the "Post-Bellum-Pre-Harlem" phase of African-American cultural history, this pioneer in the world of black letters vied with Paul Laurence Dunbar for the honor of being the first to "evince innate distinction in literature." The major establishment critic of his day, William Dean Howells, recognized Dunbar's poetry thus in 1896. But it was Chesnutt who won Howells's praise for prose fiction a few years later when The Conjure Woman (1899) and The Wife of His Youth (1899) appeared
The letters of Jack London by Jack London( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
The complete short stories of Jack London by Jack London( Book )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Presents nine short stories highlighting the human condition
An exemplary citizen : letters of Charles W. Chesnutt, 1906-1932 by Charles W Chesnutt( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
"This book collects the letters written between 1906 and 1932 by novelist and civil rights activist Charles W. Chesnutt (1858-1932). Between 1885 and 1905, this pioneer in the African-American literary tradition published three novels, two books of short stories, a biography of Frederick Douglass, and many short stories and essays in prestigious periodicals - at the same time managing a stenography and court reporting firm in Cleveland, Ohio. His works, which featured the experiences of African Americans in the ante- and post-bellum period, received favorable reviews. But they did not find a large and appreciative audience until many decades later when both the civil rights movement and increased interest in the African-American contribution to American cultural life resulted in the "rediscovering" of Chesnutt's large body of writings."--BOOK JACKET
Critical essays on George Santayana ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Imagining the sciences : expressions of new knowledge in the "long" eighteenth century ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Textual studies and the enlarged eighteenth century : precision as profusion ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
"Scholars, librarians, students, and database vendors have all applauded the increase in access to rare, old, venerated, and obscure texts that has resulted from the rise of electronic resources. Almost everyone associated with any branch of cultural history has heard the claims about unlimited research opportunity and the rediscovery of overlooked sources. But are these claims true? Have high-tech systems and methods enhanced or inhibited scholarship? Nowhere is this question more pressing than in the area of eighteenth-century studies, where so much of the subject matter relates to the first wave of informational abundance: to that great period of profuse printing during which presses produced a mass market full of diverse readers. Textual Studies and the Enlarged Eighteenth Century probes the assumptions about the advanced tools that may be replicating this period of profusion among contemporary scholars. How much access to "period" information do current cost and present institutional support really allow? Who is accessing what--and who is not? Which authors and which topics get lost in the processor-driven shuffle? How do electronic tools bias scholarship? What are the disadvantages of databases? These and many more questions receive a brisk and robust review in this first critique of new-wave research. A variety of acclaimed scholars from an interdisciplinary array of specialties look at topics ranging from legacy bibliographical projects to standards for online editions to para-textual materials to the appropriateness of importing electronic research techniques into the study of a low-tech period and on to the transatlantic exchange of information in both the early modern and the present periods. Scholars in all fields will benefit from this vigorous analysis of the assumptions underlying the tools and the methods of twenty-first century humanities scholarship."--Publisher's website
The sensational centuries : essays on the enhancement of sense experience in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The long period of “enlightenment” that extended from the rise of organized science to the emergence of Gilbert and Sullivan operas lauded reason and commended reflection but depended on sensation. A remarkably broad range of intellectual and cultural activity, whether the critical philosophy of John Locke or the rapturous poetry of John Keats, genuflected to the tame abstraction “experience” but gave full credit to raw sense for the sustaining of art, writing, and thought. Universally invoked as everything from evidence to inspiration, “sensation” became the watchword of modernization. The Sensational Centuries offers a portfolio of essays on the twists, turns, and metamorphoses of the idea and theme of “sensation” during the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, paying special attention to the evolution of sensationalism as an artistic and philosophical movement and examining the many curious and revealing cultural productions resulting from this intense interest in the varieties of sense
Selected letters, volume 3, 1882-1891 by William Dean Howells( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The eighteenth century : a current bibliography ( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The letters of Jack London. 1896-1905 by Jack London( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The letters of Jack London by Jack London( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The letters of Jack London by Jack London( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The complete short stories of Jack London by Jack London( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The letters of Jack London by Jack London( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Jack London : a biography by Daniel Dyer( file )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Annotation
1882-1891 : Edited and annotated by Robert C. Leitz u.a by William Dean Howells( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Leitz, Robert C. III
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English (89)
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