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bibliography of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry)

Paul Stephen Clarkson

bibliography of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry)

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Published by The Caxton printers, ltd. in Caldwell, Idaho .
Written in English

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  • Henry, O., 1862-1910 -- Bibliography.

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    Statementby Paul S. Clarkson.
    GenreBibliography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8706.2 .C62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination161 p.
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6381424M
    LC Control Number39000735
    OCLC/WorldCa1221804


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William Sydney Porter, writing as O. Henry, was an American short story writer. He wrote in a dry, humorous style and, as in his popular story "The Gift of the Magi," often ironically used Born:   O. Henry, pseudonym of William Sydney Porter, original name William Sidney Porter, (born SeptemGreensboro, North Carolina, U.S.—died June 5,New York, New York), American short-story writer whose tales romanticized the commonplace—in particular the life of ordinary people in New York stories expressed the effect of.

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A bibliography of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry)Author: Paul Stephen Clarkson. William Sydney (O. Henry) Porter, american author of short stories, was born in Greensboro of English and Dutch ancestry. He was the son of Algernon Sidney, a physician, and Mary Jane Virginia Swaim Porter.

Porter's great-uncle, Jonathan Worth, was governor of North Carolina from to Born of a respectable middle-class stock, he was. Genre/Form: Bibliographie Bibliographies Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harris, Richard C., William Sydney Porter (O. Henry.

PORTER, WILLIAM SYDNEY (–). William Sydney Porter [pseud. Henry], writer, was born on Septemin Greensboro, North Carolina, the son of Dr. Algernon Sidney and Mary Jane Virginia (Swaim) Porter. His middle name was. Katherine Anne Porter ( – Septem ) was an American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist.

Her novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year, but her short stories received much more critical acclaim. She is also said to haunt people in New Berlin, : Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (). The American short-story writer William Sydney Porter (), who wrote under the pseudonym O.

Henry, pioneered in picturing the lives of lower-class and middle-class New Yorkers. William Sydney Porter was born in Greensboro, N.C., on Sept. 11, He attended school for a short time, then clerked in an uncle's drugstore.

Henry () was born William Sydney Porter in Greenboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a physician. When William was three, his mother died, and he was raised by his parental grandmother and paternal aunt.

William Sydney Porter (O. Henry) was born on a plantation in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Septem Inprompted by ill health, he moved to a ranch in west Texas and two years later relocated to Austin. During Porter’s early years in the city he held several Size: KB.

O Henry. William Sydney Porter- later known as O. Henry was born in North Carolina. Henry wrote many colorful and dramatic short stories. Bibliography of William Sydney Porter book inspiration for the many stories that he wrote came from his experiences through life. Some of these include working in a drugstore, sheep ranching, bronco busting, living as a fugitive [ ].

“This is William Sydney Porter speaking, betterknown to you, no doubt, as O. Henry. I’m going tolet you in on a few of my secrets to writing a most important thing, at least in my humbleopinion, is to use characters and plots that are lifelike. Truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

William Sydney Porter () Biography Timeline created by SMBerdaxagar. In Biography. Birth In Honduras, William became friends with Al Jennings, a notorious train robber, who later wrote a book about their friendship.

William James was a philosopher who was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, earning him the title 'Father of American psychology.'Born: William Sydney Porter (O.

Henry) Septem –June 5, William Sydney Porter—better known by his pen name, O. Henry—was born in North Carolina and died in New York. But his sixteen years in Texas, from tomade a lasting mark on his life and work. In Texas, Porter developed an abiding love for the American West.

Stuart warns in a preface that this will be about the life, not the works, of Porter, a.k.a. Henry, and he keeps to his word in the book that follows.

Although this may be a disastrous way to write most literary lives, with O. Henry it works, as his actual experiences may have been more interesting that his somewhat faded fictions. Stuart himself apologizes for the fact that O.

Dictionary of Literary Biography on William Sydney Porter When William Sydney Porter had his first book, Cabbages and Kings (), published he had only six more years to live. But, with his identity hidden beneath the legendary pen name O. Henry, the fame of his short stories was already firmly established in New York.

Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. He wrote nearly stories about life in America. He was born William Sidney Porter on Septemin Greensboro, North Carolina. His. A Bibliography of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry): Being a Record of the Literary Life and Work of America's Greatest and Most Beloved Master of the Short Story.

Caldwell, NJ: Caxton Printers. Richard O'Connor. Henry: The Legendary Life of William S. Porter. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. Alfonso Smith. William Sydney Porter was born on Septem in Greensboro, North Carolina.

He was the son of Dr. Algernon Sydney Porter, and Virginia Jane Swain, also a brother to Shirley Worth and David Weir. Will's mother died when he was just three years old. Mrs. Ruth Porter, Will's grandmother, took. William Sydney Porter is best remembered as the prolific writer O.

Henry, whose books and short stories earned him worldwide popularity. The self-styled "Caliph of Bagdad-on-the-Subway," the man beset by personal disasters, the driven, hard-drinking author was a far cry from the dashing young Will Porter who founded an audacious little magazine in Austin, Texas, in O.

Henry () was originally born William Sydney Porter in Greensboro, North Carolina. As a young man, he moved to Austin, Texas where he worked as a bank moved again to Houston, Texas in and became a newspaper columnist. Inhowever, he was called back to Austin, where he was charged with embezzling money from the bank where he had.

William Porter has 36 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Porter’s most popular book is Alcohol Explained. Jennings became a celebrity. In William Sydney Porter, better known as O. Henry, published the short story "Holding Up a Train," a story inspired by Jennings's gs himself was the actual author of this story.

Henry and Jennings met while both hiding in Honduras, which did not have an extradition treaty with the Jennings wrote Beating Back, a novel. William Sidney Porter was born on Septemin Greensboro, North Carolina. He changed the spelling of his middle name to Sydney in His father was a physician, Dr.

Algernon Sidney Porter (–88), and his college-educated mother was Mary Jane Virginia Swaim Porter (–65). William's parents had married on Ap William Sidney Porter (O. Henry) See also: O. Henry Festival; Porter, William Sydney (O.

Henry) (UNC Press) Septem - June 5, by Christy E. Allen Digital Library Services, University of Texas at Arlington, William Sidney Porter, better known by his pen name “O. Henry”, was one of America's most popular short story writers.

William S. Porter "O. Henry" () Born William Sidney Porter, this master of short stories is much better known under his pen name "O. Henry." He was born Septem in North Carolina, where he spent his childhood.

His only formal education was received at the school of his Aunt Lina, where he developed a lifelong love of books. William Sydney Porter: see O. Henry. Source for information on Porter, William Sydney: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.

dictionary. William Sydney Porter, more famous by his pen name O. Henry, was an American author of short stories. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline.

William Sydney Porter, more famous by his pen name O. Henry, was an American author of short stories. Henry (William Sydney Porter) A Blackjack Bargainer, ANTHOLOGY OF FAMOUS AMERICAN STORIES () Word Count: The Coming-Out of Maggie, A TREASURY OF SHORT STORIES () Word Count: The first ed.

of this book was publ. Sept. 11,as a memorial to William Sydney Porter on his birthday. Greensboro, N.C: Piedmont Pr. ; Karen Charmaine Blansfield: Cheap rooms and restless hearts. A study of formula in the urban tales of William Sydney t: június 5.

(47 évesen), New. Famous short-story writer O. Henry was born William Sydney Porter on Sept. 11,in Greensboro, N.C.

His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a physician. His mother, Mrs. Algernon Sidney Porter (Mary Virginia Swaim), died from consumption when O. Henry was just three years old, so he was raised by his paternal grandmother and his : Esther Lombardi.

William Sydney Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. His stories are known for their surprise endings. William Sidney Porter was born on Septemin Greensboro, North Of Birth: North Carolina.

The Secret Life of William Sydney Porter. How the master of the short story became By Bill Case. W ith his life in shambles, Will Porter — later to become known as — boarded a train at the International–Great Northern depot in Austin, Texas on Apheading to prison in faraway Columbus, Ohio, to serve a five.

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Recording all of Stephen Leacock's published work from his first known venture into print in untilthis bibliography reveals the complexity and scope of the writer's enormous canon. Based on an in-depth examination of texts and archival documents, this resource is a research tool in the true scholarly tradition, a work that will interest Leacock enthusiasts as well as.

The William Sidney Porter Papers are a multi-faceted collection of items relating to WSP (O. Henry). The collection includes books, magazines, manuscripts, newspapers and clippings, photographs, and other materials.

Several items of correspondence are between WSP and his daughter Margaret () with whom he rarely shared the same residence. Bibliography: p. Pages: William Sydney Porter (O.

Henry) was born on a plantation in Greensboro, North Carolina on Septem Inprompted by ill health, he moved to a ranch in West Texas. Two years later, he moved to Austin where he resided until During Porter's early years in the city, he held several jobs. O henry power point 1.

O. HenryPen Name of William Sydney PorterBorn Septem Died June 5, 2. “Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, andsmiles, with sniffles predominating.” O. Henry 3.