WorldCat Identities

Guppy, Shusha

Overview
Works: 30 works in 105 publications in 9 languages and 2,950 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  History 
Roles: Vocalist, Performer
Classifications: DS266, 955.05092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shusha Guppy
Looking back : a panoramic view of a literary age by the Grandes Dames of European letters by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten portraits of some of the finest novelists, essayists and biographers of our time, women: Lesley Blanch, Lady Diana Cooper, Joan Haslip, Juliette Huxley, Molly Keane, Rosamond Lehmann, Diana Mosley, Frances Partridge, Kathleen Raine, P.L. Travers
Persian love songs & mystic chants by Shusha Guppy ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The secret of laughter : magical tales from classical Persia by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Malay and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This collection of stories, drawn from the rich treasury of Persian folk and fairytales, tells of love and longing, fate and human ingenuity, loss and grace. Some have sources in Persian classical literature, but the majority have been handed down orally through the generations, their provenance lost deep in the midsts of the past. Told by professional storytellers in bazaars and gatherings, they have been popularised the world over by the great poets Rumi and Firdowsi. A magic saucepan rescues the fortunes of a poverty-stricken widow's son, a wise lion awakens the luck of a lazy ne'er-do-well and a sorcerer imparts the secret of laughter to a young stable boy - who cures the king's melancholy and marries his daughter
A girl in Paris by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first-hand account of the political and intellectual ferment in Paris during the 1950s including Sartre, de Beauvoir and Camus by a women who left her childhood home in Persia to become an actress and singer
The blindfold horse memories of a Persian childhood by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long before the momentous Iranian Revolution of 1979, which placed the country under strict religious rule, Shusha Guppy grew up in a Persia delicately balanced between traditional Islamic society and the transforming forces of westernisation. In this eloquent memoir, she recreates the lost world of her childhood before the oil boom and the eventual overthrow of the Shah. Her magical tales about relatives and friends, music and drama, religious holidays and celebrations are interwoven with myth and legend, poetry and anecdote and provide a rare and optimistic portrayal of Iran. This is an enli
Het geheim van het lachen : vertellingen uit het oude Perzië by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Navertellingen van verhalen uit de Perzische traditie
Un jardin à Téhéran : une enfance dans la Perse d'avant-hier by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fairytales and folktales from ancient Persia ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella L Bird ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabella Bird had never even stepped into the saddle until she was forty two years old in 1872. She went to Hawaii in search of better health and adventure and found both. Bird rode across the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, galloped across Japan alone, then explored Tibet on horseback
A girl in Paris : une Persane à Paris dans les années 50 : récit by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der persische Garten meiner Familie by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magical tales from classical Persia by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This magical collection of stories, gathered from the rich treasury of Persian folk and fairytales, tells of love and longing, fate and human ingenuity, loss and grace. Although their sources have been lost over the ages, the memory of these stories runs through the collective psyche of the Iranian people
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella L Bird ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hästen med förbundna ögon : persiska barndomsminnen by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in Swedish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Con los ojos vendados : el jardín persa de mi infancia by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From East to West ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1978 in Persian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
À la découverte d'une terre chargée d'histoire by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ung i Paris by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tio kvinnor tio liv by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gülüşün gizi by Shusha Guppy ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Turkish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Assar, Shansi
Shusha Guppy
Languages
English (62)
Persian (11)
French (9)
Swedish (4)
Spanish (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
Malay (1)
Turkish (1)
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