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Clark, Eleanor 1913-1996

Overview
Works: 86 works in 229 publications in 3 languages and 7,590 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Singer
Classifications: PS3505.L254, 813.54
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Rome and a villa by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
32 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1947 a young american woman named Eleanor Clark went to Rome on a Guggenheim fellowship to write a novel. But Rome had its way with her, the novel was abandoned, and what followed was not a novel but a series of sketches of Roman life, most written between 1948 and 1951. This new edition of her now classic book includes an evocative foreword by the eminent translator William Weaver, who was a close friend of the author's and often wandered the city with her during the years she was working on Rome and a Villa. Once in Rome, the foreign writer or artist, over the course of weeks, months, or years, begins to lose ambition, to lose a sense of urgency, to lose even a sense of self. What once seemed all-consuming is swallowed up by Rome&$8212;by the pace of life; by the fatalism of the Roman people, to whom everything and nothing matters; by the sheer historic weight and scale of the place. Rome is life itself'messy, random, anarchic, comical one moment, tragic the next, and above all, seductive. Clark pays special attention to Roman art and architecture. In the book's midsection she looks at Hadrian's Villa'an enormous, unfinished palace'as a metaphor for the city itself: decaying, imperial, shabby, but capable of inducing an overwhelming dreaminess in its visitors. The book's final chapter, written for an updated edition in 1974, is a lovely portrait of the so-called Protestant cemetery where Keats, Shelley, and other foreign notables are buried
Baldur's gate by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
11 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The oysters of Locmariaquer by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
26 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and French and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the story of those oysters of northern France known to be among the best in the world. It is a vivid, objective account of how these oysters are cultivated and at the same time an excursion into the mysteries of the zoological story, into the historical background, and into the myths and legends of Brittany. At the heart of the matter are the lives of the people who make the oyster growing possible
Camping out by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gloria mundi : a novel by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The amazing careers of Bob Hope; from gags to riches by Joe Morella ( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Heart : a novella and other stories by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Those great movie ads by Joe Morella ( Book )
6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The song of Roland by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
4 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plate collecting by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bitter box by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
11 editions published between 1946 and 1979 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epitalamio de prieto Trinidad by Ramón José Sender ( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New letters in America. v. I ( Book )
4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New letters in America ( )
in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I hear America singing by Gregg Smith Singers ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six decades at Yaddo ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dark wedding by Ramón José Sender ( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rom und die villa Hadrian by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
5 editions published between 1953 and 1955 in German and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legacy of Lord Baden-Powell : father of scouting by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At first glance, it appears to be another ordinary week at Boy Scout camp: campfires, new friends, great times. But this year Camp M.K. Brown is the setting for an extra-special week in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. Learn about the founder of the Scouting movement, Lord Baden-Powell, as you follow boys pulling pranks, working for merit badges, horseback riding, swimming, and hiking"--P. [4] of cover
Eleanor Jo : a Christmas to remember by Eleanor Clark ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holly's grandmother tells her about Christmas during the Great Depression. Based on the author's family history
 
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Alternative Names
Warren, Eleanor Clark 1913-1996
Languages
English (164)
German (4)
French (1)
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