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Herlitschka, Herberth E. 1893-1970

Overview
Works: 229 works in 936 publications in 2 languages and 3,379 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Satire  Epistolary fiction  Biographical fiction  Humorous fiction  Historical fiction  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Creator, Librettist, Editor, Author
Classifications: PS3545.I345, 813.5
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Most widely held works about Herberth E Herlitschka
 
Most widely held works by Herberth E Herlitschka
The bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder( Book )

69 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in German and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century Lima, Peru, a rickety bridge which has spanned a deep gorge for ages suddenly breaks, and five people plunge to their deaths. A priest who is deeply affected by the catastrophe decides to make an investigative study of the lives of the victims to determine if he can find some clue to God's intention in casting five dis-associated mortals into eternity at precisely the same moment
Die Wellen by Virginia Woolf( Book )

16 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entwicklung einer Gruppe von Gleichaltrigen vollzieht sich in einem fortwährenden Dialog ihrer Seelen
The ides of March by Thornton Wilder( Book )

26 editions published between 1949 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epistolary novel re-creating the events leading to the assassination of Julius Caesar
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf( Book )

19 editions published between 1955 and 1994 in German and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emotions and thoughts of a woman, on the day she meets the man she loved, but did not marry
The eighth day by Thornton Wilder( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, an Illinois man is sentenced to death for the murder of a close friend, but escapes to South America to build a new world for himself and his family
The fountain by Charles Morgan( Book )

23 editions published between 1931 and 1966 in German and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the physical love of an interned British officer in Holland for the English wife of Prussian officer during World War I
Once a grand duke by Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich( Book )

8 editions published between 1932 and 2000 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heaven's my destination by Thornton Wilder( Book )

20 editions published between 1951 and 1993 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet George Marvin Brush -- Don Quixote come to Main Street in the Great Depression, and one of Thornton Wilder's most memorable characters. George Brush, a traveling textbook salesman, is a fervent religious convert who is determined to lead a good life. With sad and sometimes hilarious consequences, his travels take him through smoking cars, bawdy houses, banks, and campgrounds from Texas to Illinois -- and into the soul of America itself
Schöne neue Welt : ein Roman der Zukunft by Aldous Huxley( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die schöne neue Welt, die Huxley hier beschreibt, ist die Welt einer konsequent verwirklichten Wohlstandsgesellschaft>>im Jahre 632 nach Ford<<, einer Wohlstandsgesellschaft, in der alle Menschen am Luxus teilhaben, in der Unruhe, Elend und Krankheit überwunden, in der aber auch Freiheit, Religion, Kunst und Humanität auf der Strecke geblieben sind. Eine totale Herrschaft garantiert ein genormtes Glück. In dieser vollkommen>>formierten<<Gesellschaft erscheint jede Art von Individualismus als>>asozial<<, wird als>>Wilder<<betrachtet, wer - wie einer der rebellischen Außenseiter dieses Romans - für sich fordert:>>Ich brauche keine Bequemlichkeit. Ich will Gott, ich will Poesie, ich will wirkliche Gefahren und Freiheit und Tugend. Ich will Sünde!<>
The woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder( Book )

15 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes life in ancient Greece shortly before the beginning of the Christian era
Die Geschichte vom Prinzen Genji, wie sie geschrieben wurde um das Jahr eintausend unserer Zeitrechnung von Murasaki, genannt Shikibu, Hofdame der Kaiserin von Japan by Murasaki Shikibu( Book )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Point counter point by Aldous Huxley( Book )

14 editions published between 1932 and 1983 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the hectic lifestyle of the 1920's, in which the characters experiment with libertine sex, political anarchism, and the death-of-God theory
The angel that troubled the waters, and other plays by Thornton Wilder( Book )

8 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in German and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his Foreword to The Angel That Troubled the Waters and Other Plays, published in 1928, Wilder explained that almost all the playlets in the book are religious, "but religious in that dilute fashion that is a believer's concession to a contemporary standard of good manners." He wanted to explore religious themes and questions without being preachy, or didactic ... In fact, it was often his intention in such playlets as this one to stand the biblical story on its head -to shake up the language, as it were. He also said--about his plays dealing with religious themes and stories--that in "these matters beyond logic, beauty is the only persuasion."--Www.throntonwilder.com
The cabala by Thornton Wilder( Book )

19 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ironic novel concerning the sophisticated but decaying Italian nobility of Rome in the 1920's
Eyeless in Gaza by Aldous Huxley( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of an intellectual youth who grows into manhood during a period of war and economic turmoil
Nach vielen Sommern, Roman by Aldous Huxley( Book )

11 editions published between 1945 and 1959 in German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Alkestiade : Schauspiel in drei Akten. Mit einem Satyrspiel, Die beschwipsten Schwestern by Thornton Wilder( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in German and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Herberth E. Herlitschka Austrian translator

Herberth E. Herlitschka österreichischer Übersetzer

Herberth E. Herlitschka vertaler uit Oostenrijk (1893-1970)

Herlitschka, H. E.

Herlitschka, H. E. 1893-1970

Herlitschka, Herbert.

Herlitschka, Herbert 1893-1970

Herlitschka, Herbert E.

Herlitschka, Herbert E. 1893-

Herlitschka, Herbert E. 1893-1970

Herlitschka, Herbert Egon.

Herlitschka, Herbert Egon 1893-1970

Herlitschka, Herberth.

Herlitschka, Herberth 1893-1970

Herlitschka, Herberth E.

Herlitschka, Herberth Egon.

Herlitschka, Herberth Egon 1893-1970

Languages
German (310)

English (5)