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Silverman, Kenneth

Overview
Works: 36 works in 272 publications in 4 languages and 14,413 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Autobiographies  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS2631, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Silverman
Edgar A. Poe : mournful and never-ending remembrance by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of author Edgar Allan Poe containing new information about Poe and his life
The life and times of Cotton Mather by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Cotton Mather, a Puritan minister and supporter of the Salem witch trials and executions, discussing how his beliefs governed his behavior, and considering how he was influenced by the times in which he lived
A cultural history of the American Revolution : painting, music, literature, and the theatre in the Colonies and the United States from the Treaty of Paris to the Inauguration of George Washington, 1763-1789 by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lightning man : the accursed life of Samuel F.B. Morse by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Morse as a gifted artist, political prospect, and innovator responsible for the American electromagnetic telegraph, describing the painful defeats that overshadowed his successes
Begin again : a biography of John Cage by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cage was a man of extraordinary and seemingly limitless talents: musician, inventor, composer, poet. He became a central figure of the avant-garde early in his life and remained at that pinnacle until his death in 1992 at the age of eighty. Now award-winning biographer Kenneth Silverman gives us the first comprehensive life of this remarkable artist.--Publisher description
New essays on Poe's major tales by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss : American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king & prison breaker by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of escape artist and magician Harry Houdini's rise from performing at dime museums and burlesque shows to becoming the highest-paid variety artist in the world
Timothy Dwight by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected letters of Cotton Mather by Cotton Mather( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography and other writings by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of various writings by the famous American statesman and philosopher including his advice to youth
Colonial American poetry by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Houdini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrapped in chains and encased in a crate, magician Harry Houdini was dropped into New York's icy East River. Horrified onlookers watched him emerge, unharmed, less than 60 seconds later. Easily the world's most famous escape artist, Houdini mesmerized audiences with astonishing acts of magic like the Water Torture Cell. A circus performer turned gifted artist, Houdini confronted humanity's greatest fears: entrapment, pain, and death
Houdini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Hungarian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king and prison breaker -- nothing on earth can hold Houdini a prisoner
Adventures in American literature : curriculum and writing by Francis Hodgins( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school textbook of the literature produced in the United States since colonial times, with some American Indian offerings and with study and discussion material
Houdini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss by Kenneth Silverman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a biography the famous escape artist and magician Harry Houdini
Chaos & classicism : art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918-1936( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gudini : velikiĭ i uzhasnyĭ ; [perevod s angliĭskogo V. Artemova] by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar A. Poe : a biography : mournful and never-ending remembrance by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, the most revealing, fascinating, and important biography of one of our greatest literary figures. "An authoritative biography that both clarifies many problems in Poe's life that have baffled readers for a century and a half and enriches interpretation of many of Poe's writings ..."--New York Times Book Review
Mournful and never-ending remembrance by Kenneth Silverman( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The means and manner of obtaining virtue by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life and times of Cotton MatherLightning man : the accursed life of Samuel F.B. MorseBegin again : a biography of John CageNew essays on Poe's major talesHoudini! : the career of Ehrich Weiss : American self-liberator, Europe's eclipsing sensation, world's handcuff king & prison breakerAutobiography and other writingsHoudini! : the career of Ehrich WeissChaos & classicism : art in France, Italy, and Germany, 1918-1936
Alternative Names
Kenneth Silverman Amerikaans schrijver

Kenneth Silverman amerikai életrajzíró

Kenneth Silverman ancien professeur de littérature anglaise

Kenneth Silverman US-amerikanischer Biograf

Кенет Силвърман

Сильверман Кеннет

کنت سیلورمن نویسنده آمریکایی

კენეტ სილვერმანი

シルヴァーマン, ケネス

シルバーマン, ケネス

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