WorldCat Identities

Amsler, Jean

Overview
Works: 71 works in 246 publications in 6 languages and 1,598 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Political fiction  Historical drama  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Drames à clef  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Commentator for written text, tra
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 832.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Amsler
Hitler by Jean Amsler( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in 6 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in French and German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed as the greatest German novel written since the end of World War II, The Tin Drum is the autobiography of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Willfully stunting his growth at three feet for many years, wielding his tin drum and piercing scream as anarchistic weapons, he provides a profound yet hilarious perspective on both German history and the human condition in the modern world
Cat and mouse by Günter Grass( Book )

14 editions published between 1961 and 1997 in French and German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dantzig, durant la guerre. Mahlke, enfant à demi-orphelin, membre des Jeunesses hitlériennes, rêve de devenir clown. Ses camarades, dont le narrateur, qui le suit comme une ombre, distinguent autour de lui une nimbe légendaire
The flounder by Günter Grass( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in French and German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixième roman de Günter Grass. Longue épopée comique dont le héros immortel raconte sa traversée des siècles en compagnie de onze femmes. Pour l'auteur, cette oeuvre est l'histoire de notre alimentation depuis quatre mille ans. Quant au turbot du titre, il est lui-même immortel; c'est le conseiller du héros (et en quelque sorte "l'esprit de l'univers"). Ce turbot navigue à merveille dans le roman-fleuve de Günter Grass, lequel a voulu par ailleurs signifier que, demeurant un écrivain engagé (socialiste), il n'en considère pas moins le langage politique comme un langage secondaire
La Ratte : roman by Günter Grass( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman personnel. Roman philosophique
Une Rencontre en Westphalie by Günter Grass( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour souligner le vingtième anniversaire du Groupe 47, un rassemblement d'écrivains allemands (Peter Weiss, Heinrich Böll, Günter Grass, etc.) venus d'horizons divers, mais tous bien décidés à assurer "le renouveau allemand par la reconquête d'une langue", l'auteur a écrit ce roman qui se déroule au milieu du XVIIe siècle et dont le personnage principal est bien entendu la langue. Un groupe de poètes faméliques se rassemblent dans une auberge borgne pour déclarer la guerre à la mélancolie, aux dialectes et aux sabirs. Verve, finesse, érudition et aimable paillardise. Dans le contexte québécois l'oeuvre prend un relief particulier
Dog years by Günter Grass( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in French and German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel in three parts, beginning in the 1920s and ending in the 1950s, that follows the lives of two friends from the prewar years in Germany through an apocalyptic period and its startling aftermath
Histoire universelle des explorations by Jean Amsler( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1968 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propos d'un sans patrie by Günter Grass( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Aventures de Simplicissimus : roman by Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anesthésie locale : Roman by Günter Grass( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in French and German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Enfants par la tête ou les Allemands se meurent : récit by Günter Grass( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in French and German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai-récit (1980) qui, comme de coutume chez cet écrivain, décrit pour la pourfendre la bêtise érigée en système, dégrossie en idéologie et promue au rang de norme. Le déclin biologique et spirituel de l'Allemagne par le biais du refus de faire naître des enfants
La Chanson des Nibelungs( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust : a tragedy : backgrounds and sources, the author on the drama, contemporary reactions, modern criticism by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in French and German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Préface, p. 7-25 et dossier de 28 pages (chronologie, mises en scène, notes, etc.). [SDM]
Nouveaux contes by Jacob Grimm( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les plébéiens répètent l'insurrection théâtre : précédé d'un discours de l'auteur by Günter Grass( Book )

5 editions published in 1968 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evidences politiques by Günter Grass( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in French and German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tirer la langue by Günter Grass( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiener Chroniken = chroniques viennoises( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deputy by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in French and German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full English translation of the uncut, original text. Play raises the question of how Pope Pius 12th could fail to speak out against the mass murder of six million Jews during the World War
 
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Languages
French (143)

German (12)

Danish (4)

Hebrew (1)

Spanish (1)

Finnish (1)