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Munthe, Axel 1857-1949

Overview
Works: 181 works in 1,189 publications in 16 languages and 7,216 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Creator, Translator, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6025.U69, 839.786
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The story of San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
155 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Munthe was a true Renaissance man a scientist and doctor as well as a poet who was a friend of Henry James, Somerset Maugham, and others. In this 1929 volume, he offers an account of San Michele, a house he built on the site of Roman emperor Tiberius's villa on the Isle of Capri off Italy's southern coast. His weaving of the story of the house with Italian history, mythology, and culture is reminiscent of 18th- and 19th-century travelogs. This book was a smash in several languages for many years. It is now considered a modern classic
Das Buch von San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
133 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A famous series of auto-biographical sketches in which a Swedish doctor reflects on his life and travels
Red Cross & Iron Cross by Axel Munthe( Book )
35 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le livre de San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
73 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
""Norstrom voulait que j'aille à Capri quelques semaines pour un repas complet ; il était convaincu que je reviendrais reprendre mon travail parfaitement remis. Je déclarai que jamais plus je ne retournerais à Paris si je m'en allais maintenant, je détestais de plus en plus cette vie artificielle d'une grande ville. Je ne voulais pas gaspiller davantage mon temps dans cette atmosphère de nausée et de pourriture. Je voulais m'en aller pour de bon. Je ne voulais plus être un docteur à la mode ; plus j'avais de malades, plus mes chaînes me paraissaient lourdes. J'avais d'autres sujets d'intérêt dans la vif que de m'occuper de richards américains ou de femelles neurasthéniques. Je désirais mener une vie simple au milieu de gens simples et naturels. S'ils ne savaient ni lire ni écrire tant mieux. Tout ce qu'il me fallait était une chambre blanchie à la chaux, une table de bois blanc, deux chaises et un piano, le pépiement des oiseaux devant ma fenêtre ouverte et la voix lointaine de la mer."
Memories and vagaries by Axel Munthe( Book )
49 editions published between 1908 and 1949 in 4 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La historia de San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
62 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boken om San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
53 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En svensk læges erindringer om Frankrig og Italien
La storia di San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
42 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het verhaal van San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiografisch relaas van een Zweedse arts (1857-1949) die zich in het begin van de 20e eeuw inzette voor de volksgezondheid
San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
28 editions published between 1924 and 1978 in Danish and Slovenian and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vagaries by Axel Munthe( Book )
6 editions published between 1890 and 1898 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En gammal bok om människor och djur by Axel Munthe( Book )
36 editions published between 1931 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Druhé dílo švédského lékaře a filosofujícího básníka pomíjejícnosti života. Soubor povídek, původně, jak autor přiznává, napsaných pro časopis bez nároků, že přežijí krátkou jsoucnost, je vytěžen ze stejného prostředí meziživotem a smrtí jako kniha první. Autor však tyto příběhy obohatil úsměvným a soucitným porozuměním lidem, rozšířil jejich tematiku o lásku k zvířatům, přičemž i život v nich vidí v širokých společenských souvislostech
Ein altes Buch von Menschen und Tieren by Axel Munthe( Book )
8 editions published in 1934 in German and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vagaries from Munthe by Axel Munthe( Book )
2 editions published in 1925 in Undetermined and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De geschiedenis van San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
11 editions published between 1930 and 1968 in Dutch and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geromantiseerde memoires van een Zweedse arts (1857-1949) die in Parijs en later in Rome een bloeiende praktijk had en veel heeft gereisd
Letters from a mourning city, (Naples. Autumn, 1884) by Axel Munthe( Book )
8 editions published between 1887 and 1899 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ksie̜ga z San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
24 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters from a mourning city. [Tr. from the Swedish] by Axel Munthe( Book )
11 editions published between 1885 and 1899 in English and Swedish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lo que no conté en la historia de San Michele by Axel Munthe( Book )
17 editions published between 1942 and 1964 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Huvila meren rannalla by Axel Munthe( Book )
16 editions published between 1930 and 1997 in Finnish and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Munte, Aksel 1857-1949
Munte, Akselis 1857-1949
Munte, Aksels, 1857-1949
Munthe, Axel
Munthe Axel 1857-1949
Munthe, Axel M. 1857-1949
Munthe, Axel Martem Fredrik
Munthe, Axel Martin Frederic
Munthe, Axel Martin Frederik
Munthe, Axel Martin Frederik, 1857-1949
Munthe, Axel Martin Fredrik
Munthe, Axel Martin Fredrik 1857-1949
Munthe Puck 1857-1949
Puck Munthe 1857-1949
Мунте, Аксель 1857-1949
מונתה, אכסל מארטין פרדריק
מונתה, אכסל מרטין פרדריק
ムンテ, アクセル
Languages
English (308)
German (157)
Spanish (99)
French (78)
Swedish (75)
Italian (43)
Polish (26)
Finnish (24)
Danish (21)
Dutch (12)
Czech (11)
Slovenian (9)
Portuguese (7)
Japanese (5)
Norwegian (4)
Catalan (1)
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