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Taylor, Peter 1917-1994

Overview
Works: 291 works in 772 publications in 13 languages and 26,345 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Bibliography  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Former owner, Compiler, Inscriber
Classifications: PS3539.A9633, 813.54
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A summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor( Book )
66 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,816 libraries worldwide
When Phillip Carver is asked by his sisters to help avert their widower father's impending marriage to a younger women, he is forced to confront his domineering siblings, a controlling patriarch, and a flood of memories from his deeply troubled past
The collected stories of Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )
43 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
The old forest and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
30 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Fourteen tales of domestic life in the south during the thirties and forties
Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965 by Robert Lowell( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Critical essays about Jarrell's poetry, his personal memoirs, and poems about him by admirers
In the Tennessee country by Peter Taylor( Book )
16 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized biography of a Southern art historian with particular attention to the gentlemanly Confederacy. By the author of The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court
In the Miro District and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
30 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and German and held by 997 libraries worldwide
The oracle at Stoneleigh Court : stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and French and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Their rootedness, other forces - often alien - intervene to change the course of fate in these entrancing, often chilling tales. In the long title story, we see the widow of a Tennessee congressman, long established in Washington, D.C., making ruthless use of her unearthly powers to play matchmaker for her shy young nephew. In "Demons," a young boy hears voices that others do not (and which foretell his cousin's ruin). "The Witch of Owl Mountain Springs" is an aged
55 short stories from the New Yorker by New Yorker( Book )
2 editions published between 1949 and 1952 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
A woman of means by Peter Taylor( Book )
29 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
A novel set in the South of the 1920s that relates the experiences of Quintus Dudley's adolescence after his widowed father marries the wealthy Mrs. Lauterbach who gradually descends into a tragic mental illness
Conversations with Peter Taylor by Peter Taylor( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
An anthology of stories from the Southern review ( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
The widows of Thornton by Peter Taylor( Book )
15 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and Swedish and held by 487 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about several families who, although now living in different cities, all started out in Thornton, Tennessee, and whose women share a sense of hanging onto the customs and social roles of their southern origins while the men move onto new lives
Happy families are all alike : a collection of stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
18 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Collection of stories dealing largely with the young, and with jealousy as a recurrent theme. Includes "Venus, Cupid, folly and time" the first prize story in the 1959 O. Henry Memorial Awards
The Best American short stories, 1980 by Stanley Elkin( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Presences; seven dramatic pieces by Peter Taylor( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 libraries worldwide
The Best American short stories, 1978 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A long Fourth, and other stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
15 editions published between 1946 and 1949 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Complete stories by Peter Taylor( Book )
1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
For the first time, the complete stories of the master chronicler of tradition and transformation in the twentieth-century South. Born and raised in Tennessee, Peter Taylor was the great chronicler of the American Upper South, capturing its gossip and secrets, its divided loyalties and morally complicated legacies in tales of pure-distilled brilliance. Now, for his centennial year, the Library of America and acclaimed short story writer Ann Beattie present an unprecedented two-volume edition of Taylor's complete short fiction, all fifty-nine of the stories published in his lifetime in the order in which they were composed. This first volume offers twenty-nine early masterpieces, including such classics as "A Spinster's Tale," "What You Hear from 'Em'," "Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time" and "Miss Leonora When Last Seen." As a special feature, an appendix in the first volume gathers three stories Taylor published as an undergraduate that show the early emergence of his singular style and sensibility
Peter Taylor by Albert J Griffith( Book )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in Undetermined and English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor : a study of the short fiction by James Curry Robison( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hillsman Taylor, Peter
Hillsman Taylor, Peter 1917-1994
Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor Amerikaans romanschrijver (1917-1994)
Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor escritor estadounidense
Peter Taylor écrivain américain
Peter Taylor US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Petrus Taylor
Taylor, Matthew Hillsman, 1917-1994
Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman.
Taylor, Paul Matthew Hillsman 1917-1994
Taylor, Peter
Taylor Peter 1917-1994
Taylor, Peter Hillsman
Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-
Taylor, Peter Hillsman 1917-1994
Taylor, Peter spisatelj
Tejlor, Piter
テイラー, ピーター
Languages
English (331)
Spanish (5)
Italian (4)
German (3)
French (3)
Hungarian (3)
Japanese (2)
Croatian (2)
Swedish (2)
Dutch (2)
Bosnian (1)
Chinese (1)
Serbian (1)
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