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Ivry, Benjamin

Overview
Works: 25 works in 61 publications in 3 languages and 4,115 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Adventure stories  History  Juvenile works  Poetry  Comic books, strips, etc  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories, English  Dime novels 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PR4731, B
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Most widely held works about Benjamin Ivry
 
Most widely held works by Benjamin Ivry
Maurice Ravel : a life by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Poulenc by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Franse componist (1899-1963)
Jules Verne's Magellania by Jules Verne( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magellania"--Which refers to the Strait of Magellan--is the home of Kaw-djer, a mysterious man of Western origin whom the indigenous peoples consider a demigod. Originally penned in 1897, "Magellania" was totally rewritten after Verne's death by his son Michel but soon disappeared into obscurity
A guide to philosophy in six hours and fifteen minutes by Witold Gombrowicz( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Witold Gombrowicz (1904-1969), novelist, essayist, and playwright, was one of the most important Polish writers of the twentieth century. A candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1968, he was described by Milan Kundera as "one of the great novelists of our century" and by John Updike as "one of the profoundest of the late moderns."" "Gombrowicz's works were considered scandalous and subversive by the ruling powers in Poland and were banned for nearly forty years. He spent his last years in France teaching philosophy; this book is a series of reflections based on his lectures."--Jacket
Canvas by Adam Zagajewski( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canvas, Adam Zagajewski's second volume of poems to appear in English, in a translation by Renata Gorczynski, Benjamin Ivry, and C.K. Williams, represents one of the new Europe's most commanding lyric voices in full power. Zagajewski's poetry portrays a contemporary spiritual reality haunted by paradox: the world he evokes is visited by the specters of totalitarianism, genocide, brute force, but also by natural beauty, reason, joy, and love. "And what if Heraclitus and Parmenides / are both right," Zagajewski asks, "and two worlds exist side by side, / one serene, the other insane ..." "Who owns the earth ... / By day it's conquered / by square-skulled men: / police. At nights / we reclaim our homeland." The outer world, political reality, is opposed by another realm, equally immediate and tangible if evanescent, where "despair turns to rapture; and the hard fruits of stars in the sky / ripen like grapes and beauty endures, shaken, unperturbed." Though he came to maturity in the upheavals of late Communist Poland and since 1981 has lived in France, Zagajewski is not a poet of exile. The condition he describes is existential, universal. His occasions are instants of contemplation, crucial if unremarkable moments in the lives of his heroes--Schubert, Simone Weil, Mozart, Bruckner--and in his own daily experience. The dualism of Zagajewski's art is double-edged. "Clearly nothing links enlightenment and the dark pain of cruelty," he writes. "At least two kingdoms exist / if not more." Cruelty coexists with enlightenment, true; but the reverse is also the case. And this is perhaps the ultimate spur for the questioning, the wonder, the insatiable hunger for being that are the most insistent and profound themes in this great poet's work
Regatta : a celebration of oarsmanship by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Rimbaud by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge not by André Gide( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the age of sixty Andre Gide published Judge Not, a collection of writings detailing his own experiences with the law as well as his thoughts on truth, justice, and judgment." "In the first essay in Judge Not, "A Memoir of the Assize Court," Gide writes about his experience as a juror in several trials, including that of an arsonist (Gide actively sought jury duty, so great was his interest in legal matters). In "The Redureau Case" and "The Confined Woman of Poitiers" Gide analyzes two famous crimes of his day, an inexplicable slaughter by Marcel Redureau, a docile fifteen-year-old vineyard laborer who violently murdered his employer's family, and the respected Monnier family's confinement of their daughter, Blanche. Both cases fascinated Gide - elements of each would appear in his later fiction - and he looks closely at the facts of each as they came out in court. In addition, in "News Items" Gide analyzes the way newspapers present crime narratives, drawing from the hundreds of press clippings he collected throughout his life."--Jacket
At home with André and Simone Weil by Sylvie Weil( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Solomon's mines by H. Rider Haggard( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins when renowned safari hunter Allan Quatermain agrees to help Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good search for King Solomon's legendary cache of diamonds. Eager to find out what is tru, whit is myth, and what is really buried in the darkness of the mines, the tireless adventurers delve into the Sahara's treacherous Veil of Sand, where they stumble upon a mysterious lost tribe of African warriors. Finding themselves in deadly peril from that country's cruel king and the evil sorceress who conspires behind his throne, the explorers escape, but what they seek could be the most savage trap of all--the forbidden, impenetrable, and spectacular King Solomon's Mines
Paradise for the Portuguese queen : poems by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love & folly : selected fables and tales of LaFontaine by Jean de La Fontaine( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regatta : a celebration of rowing by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Camus : a life by Olivier Todd( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this enormously engaging, vibrant, and richly researched biography of Albert Camus, the French writer and journalist Olivier Todd has drawn on personal correspondence, notebooks, and public records never before tapped, as well as interviews with Camus's family, friends, fellow workers, writers, mentors, and lovers. Todd shows us a Camus who struggled all his life with irreconcilable conflicts -- between his loyalty to family and his passionate nature, between the call to political action and the integrity to his art, between his support of the native Algerians and his identification with the forgotten people, the poor whites. A very private man, Camus could be charming and prickly, sincere and theatrical, genuinely humble, yet full of great ambition. Todd paints a vivid picture of the time and place that shaped Camus -- his impoverished childhood in the Algerian city of Belcourt, the sea and the sun and the hot sands that he so loved (he would always feel an exile elsewhere), and the educational system that nurtured him. We see the forces that lured him into communism, and his attraction to the theater and to journalism as outlets for his creativity. The Paris that Camus was inevitably drawn to is one that Todd knows intimately, and he brings alive the war years, the underground activities that Camus was caught up in during the Occupation and the bitter postwar period, as well as the intrigues of the French literati who embraced Camus after his first novel, L'Etranger, was published. Todd is also keenly attuned to the French intellectual climate, and as he takes Camus's measure as a successful novelist, journalist, playwright and director, literary editor, philosopher, he also reveals the temperament in the writer that increasingly isolated him and crippled his reputation in the years before his death and for a long time after. He shows us the solitary man behind the mask -- debilitated by continuing bouts of tuberculosis, constantly drawn to irresistible women, and deeply troubled by his political conflicts with the reigning French intellectuals, particularly by the vitriol of his former friend Sartre over the Algerian conflict. Filled with sharp observations and sparkling with telling details, here is a wonderfully human portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning writer, who died at the age of 46 and who remains one of the most influential literary figures of our time. - Jacket flap
Regatta : an illustrated look at the passion and pagentry of rowing by Benjamin Ivry( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mōrisu raveru : Aru shōgai( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanished splendors : a memoir by Balthus( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The late twentieth-century painter describes his childhood with his mother and her lover, poet Rainer Maria Rilke, who was Balthus's mentor; his sometimes misunderstood works; and his relationship with his beloved wife and daughter
Francis Poulenc / B. Ivry by Benjamin Ivry( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Serie que como lo indica el título de la colección, dedica monografías a los grandes representantes de la música moderna. Cada texto está estructurado cronológicamente, para dar cuenta de la evolución vital y creativa del autor y poner de manifiesto el lugar que ocupa en la historia de la música. Los libros incluyen al final un "inventario" clasificado de las obras del creador, una discografía selectiva y lecturas complementarias sobre el músico abordado
Pro Cantione Antiqua sing old Croatian masters chanteles compositeurs croates de musique ancienne by Pro Cantione Antiqua( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in Latin and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La pyramide du grand Louvre by Joël Girard( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Maurice Ravel : a life
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Benjamin Ivry American journalist

Ivry, Benjamin

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Francis PoulencJules Verne's MagellaniaA guide to philosophy in six hours and fifteen minutesCanvasArthur RimbaudJudge notAt home with André and Simone WeilKing Solomon's mines