WorldCat Identities

Heinesen, William 1900-1991

Overview
Works: 297 works in 1,221 publications in 20 languages and 4,783 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical settings  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Bibliography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Client, Composer, Lyricist
Classifications: PT8175.H367, 839.81372
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The lost musicians by William Heinesen( Book )

137 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tre brødre skildres som repræsentanter for det menneskelige sind midt i pengestræb og religiøs fanatisme
The kingdom of the earth by William Heinesen( Book )

44 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En hverdagshistorie om urtekræmmeren Jacob Sif, hvis smukke kone Viola har forladt ham. Han bliver bedstefader, da hans datter Antonia bliver uægteskabelig moder til drengebarnet Jacob
Laterna magica by William Heinesen( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black cauldron by William Heinesen( Book )

68 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in 12 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La marmite : un petit port des îles Féroé, sur fond de Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les fantômes et les esprits des montagnes côtoient désormais les armateurs et les spéculateurs. Publié en 1949, un roman chaleureux et intransigeant
Windswept dawn by William Heinesen( Book )

37 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Faroes, or, more precisely, Faroese life, are subject and plot, respectively, of this, Heinesens's 1934 first novel, appearing finally in its first English translation. Among the principals are a Lutheran minister slipping into paranoiac delusions; a dour, suspicious, shrewd village shopkeeper; a woman innkeeper and majordomo-for-hire with a shrouded past; the philosophical and compassionate male teacher at a small islands school; a bad penny of an evangelical Adventist missionary; a meek, compulsively eavesdropping, middle-aged itinerant; and a thoughtful, wondering youth just awakening to the world. The story, such as it is, consists of what these people and others think and how they interact within the span of roughly one year
The good hope by William Heinesen( Book )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om livet på Færøerne 1669-70 set med en tilflyttet præsts øjne
Surrounded by Sunleif Rasmussen( )

4 editions published in 2002 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noatun by William Heinesen( Book )

64 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om menneskenes kamp mod de vanskelige naturforhold på Færøerne
Barbara : novel by Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen( Book )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En livslysten præstekones dramatiske skæbne på Færøerne på Frederik V's tid
Det fortryllede lys by William Heinesen( Book )

25 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortaelinger fra Thorshavn : i udvalg og med forord af Erik Vagn Jensen by William Heinesen( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Det dyrebare liv; Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen i strejflys af hans breve by Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen( Book )

27 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tower at the edge of the world : a poetic mosaic novel about my earliest youth by William Heinesen( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Juan fra Tranhuset by William Heinesen( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her skal danses : seks fortællinger by William Heinesen( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tårnet ved verdens ende : en poetisk mosaik-roman om den yngste ungdom by William Heinesen( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of the Faroe Islands by William Heinesen( Book )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kur mod onde Ånder by William Heinesen( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in Danish and Icelandic and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samlede digte by William Heinesen( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panorama med regnbue [digte] by William Heinesen( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Heinesen

Heinesens, Viljams 1900-1991

William Heinesen Deens kunstschilder

William Heinesen Faroese Danish-language writer

William Heinesen färöischer Dichter

William Heinesen scrittore, poeta e pittore faroese

Вільям Хайнесен

Хайнесен, Вильям

Хайнесен, Вильям 1900-1991

ヴィリアム・ハイネセン

威廉·海纳森

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The black cauldronWindswept dawnThe good hope