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Giraudoux, Jean 1882-1944

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Tiger at the gates = (La guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu) by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

390 editions published between 1935 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 3,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the platform stage, bare but for a pair of immense gates, stalks the inevitable tiger of war. Hector returns from battle as a peacemaker and convinces Ulysses and the populace of the insanity of war. Together they agree that the Trojan War shall not take place. But the poets need a war for their elegies and dirges; the king, because it is custom; the lawyer, because of his honor; and others, for various mean reasons. And so, in spite of all logic, the war erupts."--Publisher's description
Siegfried et le Limousin by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

188 editions published between 1922 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'histoire d'un Français privé de la mémoire par une blessure reçue à la guerre, rééduqué sous le nom de Siegfried par ceux qui l'ont recueilli dans une nation et des mœurs qui ne sont pas les siennes, et ramené par des amis à son ancienne vie."--Cover
Suzanne and the Pacific by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

169 editions published between 1921 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeden z nejslavnějších románů francouzského romanopisce a dramatika. Jde o básnickou prózu vyprávějící o dívce, plavící se do Austrálie, která se po ztroskotání lodi zachrání na malém ostrůvku v Tichém oceáně a tam, zachovávajíc si myšlení mladé Francouzky, seznamuje se s rajskou přírodou této části světa, přičemž nikdy neztrácí smích a naději a nakonec je zachráněna. V přírodním životě hrdinky se autor snaží ironizovat puritánství Robinsona Crusoe
La folle de Chaillot : pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

187 editions published between 1930 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess decides to foil the corrupt schemes of oil-hungry businessmen in the Chaillot district of Paris
Four plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electre; pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

203 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amphitryon 38, comédie en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

133 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Personnages: 3 femmes, 6 hommes, l'écho
Lying woman; a novel by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

59 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel written when Giraudoux was nearly 80, about a man and a woman and a love affair. The author suppressed it during his lifetime, presumably due to content taken from his personal life. Though known as a playwright, the author shows prose gifts here that add to his stature
Bella by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

158 editions published between 1925 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intermezzo, comédie en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

135 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre avec dix-huit personnages: trois femmes, sept hommes et huit petites filles
Contemporary drama : eleven plays, American, English, European by Ernest Bradlee Watson( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A class's new teacher, who leads the children in a number of very popular activities, turns out to be a gorilla
Three plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amphitryon 38: The god Jupiter intrudes into the faithful marriage of two mortals
Duel of angels : (Pour Lucrèce) by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1961 in English and French and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Hayes Theatre, Roger L. Stevens and S. Hurok present Vivien Leigh, Mary Ure in "Duel of Angels," a play by Jean Giraudoux, translated and adapted by Christopher Fry, with Peter Wyngarde, John Merivale, Alan MacNaughtan, Ludi Claire, Margaret Braidwood, Donald Moffat, settings by Roger Furse, lighting by Paul Morrison, women's costumes designed by Christian Dior, directed by Robert Helpmann
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choix des élues by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

60 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmée lacks for nothing. Her adoring husband is a handsome and cosmopolitan engineer, they have two beautiful children, and they live a prosperous life in California. But all is not what it seems. Edmée is tortured by anxiety attacks. And her daughter Claudie shines with a disturbing inner knowledge. Choice of the Elect follows Edmée through the seriocomic adventures that ensue when she deserts her husband for Hollywood with daughter Claudie in tow
Ondine, pièce en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

86 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ONDINE is the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse s eyes, and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a myth come true. Ondine and Syracuse fall passionately in love, but just as we think the fairytale might go on forever, the real world intercedes
Théâtre by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ondine by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

77 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ondine is a play written in 1938 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux that tells the story of Hans and Ondine. Hans is a knight-errant who has been sent off on a quest by his betrothed. In the forest he meets and falls in love with Ondine, a water-sprite who is attracted to the world of mortal man. The subsequent marriage of people from different worlds is of course folly. By turns comic, enchanting, and tragic, Ondine is considered by some to be Giraudoux's finest work.
Elpénor by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

71 editions published between 1919 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon le pathétique by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

85 editions published between 1918 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.21 for Four plays ... to 0.70 for Le théât ...)

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Four plays
Four playsElectre; pièce en deux actesChoix des éluesOndine
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Cordelier Maurice

Giradoux, Jean 1882-1944

Giraudoux Hippolyte Jean

Giraudoux, Hippolyte Jean 1882-1944

Giraudoux, J.

Giraudoux Jean

Ioannes Giraudoux

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Jean Giraudoux écrivain et diplomate français

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Jean Giraudoux French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright

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Jiradeau, Jean

Jirudu , Jan

Jīrūdū, Jān 1882-1944

Maniere, J.-E.

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Žirodu, Žan

Zi̕rodu, Za̕n 1882-1944

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Zirontou, Zan

Zirōntou, Zan 1882-1944

Ζαν Ζιρωντού

Жан Жироду

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Жироду Жан

Жироду, Жан, 1882-1944

Жироду И.-Ж

Жироду И.-Ж. 1882-1944

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ז׳יררודו, ז׳ן

ז'אן ז'ירודו

ז'ירודו, ז'ן 1882-1944

جان جيرودو

جان جيرودو، 1882-1944

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장 지로두

지로두, 장 1882-1944

지로두, 히폴리토스 장 1882-1944

지로두, 히폴리트 장 1882-1944



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