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Eisenberg, Deborah

Overview
Works: 43 works in 128 publications in 3 languages and 5,112 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Interviews  History  Miscellanea  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3555.I793, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deborah Eisenberg
Twilight of the superheroes by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short works includes the tales of a group of friends whose efforts to acquire a luxurious Manhattan sublet are halted by the September 11 attacks, a teacher's Roman holiday in the wake of her husband's life-threatening illness, and a brother's painful love for his schizophrenic sister
The collected stories of Deborah Eisenberg by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since 1986, with the publication of her first story collection, Deborah Eisenberg has devoted herself to writing "equisitely distilled stories" that "present an unusually distinctive portrait of contemporary American life," to quote the MacArthur Foundation. This one volume brings together Transactions in a Foreign Currency (1986), Under the 82nd Airborne (1992), All Around Atlantis (1997), and her most recent collection--Twilight of the Superheroes (2006)
All around Atlantis by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven stories on a variety of subjects. The story, Rosie Gets a Soul, is on a woman adjusting to normal life after quitting drugs, in Across the Lake a naive American gets himself mixed up in a liberation war in Latin America, and The Girl Who Left Her Socks on the Floor is on the trials of a girl in a boarding school
Transactions in a foreign currency : stories by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Air, 24 hours : Jennifer Bartlett by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Air: 24 Hours, Jennifer Bartlett creates her most personal paintings, all made between 1991 and 1992. Here, in each work, the unflinching presence of time is carefully, conspicuously monitored by a clock - light gray for day, dark gray for night. But motifs, color combinations, even certain images variously recur throughout the 24 paintings, shaking us up, causing us to realize that even the most seemingly casual, intimate scenes (a child's bedroom, a bathroom, the garden fish pond) are the trappings of much larger concerns. Familiar hallmarks of Jennifer Bartlett's earlier work - the relationship between parts and the whole, geometric structures and mathematically precise grids, a painterly sensuality and an almost obsessive fascination with repetition - take on new meaning in the 24 Hour series. Now they are employed to tell a story, to drive the narrative on, to take us deeper and deeper into some dark place." "Fiction writer and playwright Deborah Eisenberg situates these paintings in the most unexpected and provocative ways. Commentaries on each of the plates become the springboard for an extensive conversation with the artist. A visual reference guide to each of the paintings further expands their discussion
Under the 82nd Airborne by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven knowing, witty stories from the widely praised author of Transactions in a Foreign Currency
The O. Henry prize stories 2013 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls' school. Also included are the editor's introduction, essays from the jurors (Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, and Jim Shepard) on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines." -- Publisher's description
The stories (so far) of Deborah Eisenberg by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gathered now into one volume, Eisenberg's stories have an astonishing power and range. Her characters, whether they are walking the streets of Manhattan or seemingly abandoned in foreign countries, continually make disquieting and sometimes life-threatening discoveries about themselves, discoveries that illuminate not only their own lives but also the wider net of relationships in which they are enmeshed. Knowing, witty, and exact, Deborah Eisenberg's fiction is fashioned with a jeweler's eye for detail and a profound gift for evoking degrees of human interaction and anxiety
Memoirs of an anti-Semite : a novel in five stories by Gregor von Rezzori ( Book )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pastorale by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Final edition by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The only issue of a magazine edited by Wallace Shawn offers an essay by Jonathan Schell, a poem by Mark Strand, a conversation with Noam Chomsky, and a short story by Deborah Eisenberg. Each an attempt to realign our lives in the current of war, terrorism, info-tainment, and art
Folter und Feste ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles fourteen commonly studied short stories by authors including Richard Yates, Julian Barnes, Deborah Eisenberg, and others, providing plot summaries, author biographies, analysis, historical context, and criticism for each
Little fish a musical by Michael John LaChiusa ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rache der Dinosaurier Erzählungen by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reisen mit leichtem Gepäck : stories by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petits désordres sans importance by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six récits où l'auteur raconte les douces amertumes de l'existence, les rêves et les souvenirs flous qui gardent le trace de tensions inavouées, l'art qu'a la vie de nouer les espoirs, les anxiétés et les mauvaises consciences d'une Amérique cruellement contradictoire
Transactions dans une monnaie étrangère by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sept femmes saisies à un point crucial de leur existence : récits de rupture et de liberté, d'identités perdues et de tentative de se refaire... Récits dans lesquels on retrouve l'amertume douce, l'humour et la tendresse caractéristiques de l'auteur
Eine lehrreiche Geschichte : Stories by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some other, better Otto by Deborah Eisenberg ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Eisenberg, Debroah 1945-
Languages
English (82)
German (9)
French (4)
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