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DeWitt, Helen 1957-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 126 publications in 16 languages and 2,503 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Humorous fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bildungsromans  Exhibition catalogs  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN1998.3.D363, 813.6
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Most widely held works about Helen DeWitt
 
Most widely held works by Helen DeWitt
The last samurai by Helen DeWitt( Book )

68 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sibylla and her prodigy son Ludo love Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, and this film prompts Ludo to try to find his father
Lightning rods by Helen DeWitt( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After failing to succeed as a salesman, Joe finally finds a product he can sell and refuses to fail regardless of the obstacles in his way
Some trick : thirteen stories by Helen DeWitt( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For sheer unpredictable brilliance, Gogol may come to mind, but no author alive today takes a reader as far as Helen DeWitt into the funniest, most yonder dimensions of possibility. Her jumping-off points might be statistics, romance, the art world's piranha tank, games of chance and games of skill, the travails of publishing, or success. "Look," a character begins to explain, laying out some gambit reasonably enough, even if facing a world of boomeranging counterfactuals, situations spinning out to their utmost logical extremes, and Rube Goldberg-like moving parts, where things prove "more complicated than they had first appeared" and "at 3 a.m. the circumstances seem to attenuate." In various ways, each tale carries DeWitt's signature poker-face lament regarding the near-impossibility of the life of the mind when one is made to pay to have the time for it, in a world so sadly "taken up with all sorts of paraphernalia superfluous, not to say impedimental, to ratiocination."
Lightning rods by Helen DeWitt( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe fails to sell a single Electrolux and must eat hundreds of pieces of homemade pie, served up by his would-be customers who feel so sorry for him. Holed up in his trailer, Joe finds an outlet his for frustrations in a series of ingenious sexual fantasies, and at last strikes gold. His brain storm, Lightning Rods, Inc., will take Joe to the very top, and to the very heart of corporate insanity, with an outrageous solution to the specter of sexual harassment in the modern office
De laatste samoerai by Helen DeWitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Dutch and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een hoogbegaafde jongen gaat op zoek naar zijn biologische vader
Takahiko Iimura at the Lux : film, video, cd-rom [sic], installation by Takahiko Iimura( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quo virtus? : the concept of propriety in ancient literary criticism by Helen DeWitt( )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In other words ..." by Helen DeWitt( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'últim samurai by Helen DeWitt( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Catalan and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le dernier samourai by Helen DeWitt( Recording )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den siste samuraien by Helen DeWitt( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Norwegian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dette er historien om en enslig mor, Sibylla, og hennes sønn, Ludo, som viser seg å være et vidunderbarn. Fem år gammel behersker han gammelgresk og leser Homer. Elleve år gammel kan han 20 språk. Samt avansert matematikk og fysikk. Men Ludos mest brennende ønske er å finne ut hvem faren hans er, en informasjon Sibylla ikke vil gi ham. Han begir seg på leting, inspirert av Kurozawas film "De syv samuraier". Han oppsøker syv menn. De er hver på sin måte berømte, mektige og mangelfulle. Og hver av dem blir stilt overfor en spesiell utfordring. Romanen er en hyllest til gleden ved å lære og vite. Ifølge forlaget er den er en intellektuell og emosjonell kraftsalve av en roman. Men i bokens sentrum står forholdet mellom mor og sønn. Helen DeWitt er født i 1957 i USA, men er nå bosatt i England. "Den siste samuraien" er hennes første roman, den utkommer nå i mer enn ti land
Poslednij samuraj : roman by Helen DeWitt( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Den siste samurajen by Helen DeWitt( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in Swedish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Visionary landscapes : the films of Nina Danino by Nina Danino( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The last Samurai by Helen DeWitt( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Story of a single mother who comes from a long line of frustrated talents, and her son who just happens to be a child prodigy
Your name here by Helen DeWitt( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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