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Furlan, Pierre

Overview
Works: 85 works in 255 publications in 2 languages and 1,848 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Short stories, French  Bildungsromans  History  Portraits 
Roles: Translator, Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PS3552.A49, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pierre Furlan
The darling by Russell Banks( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in French and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 59 ans, Hannah Musgrave, anti-héroïne américaine, revient sur sa vie de bourgeoise aisée. Dans les années 1960-1970, elle avait renoncé à ses études pour rejoindre un mouvement révolutionnaire visant à renverser le gouvernement américain. Son statut de terroriste la conduit à se réfugier au Libéria mais elle doit fuir le pays et la guerre civile des années plus tard en abandonnant ses enfants
Blue-beard's work-shop & other stories by Pierre Furlan( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of glass by Paul Auster( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premier volet d'une trilogie new-yorkaise. Selon le critique de ##Library journal##, l'oeuvre rappelle un roman de Robbe-Grillet et n'a pas l'intérêt du livre précédent d'Auster, intitulé ##The invention of solitude##
Trilogie new-yorkaise : romans by Paul Auster( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Du polar kafkaïen au vertige métaphysique, trois romans sur la dépossession dont New York est le personnage central
Sunset Park by Paul Auster( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After falling in love with an underage girl and stirring the wrath of her older sister, New York native Miles Heller flees to Brooklyn and shacks up with a group of artists squatting in the borough's Sunset Park neighborhood
La Chambre dérobée : roman by Paul Auster( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troisième et dernier volet de la trilogie new-yorkaise de l'auteur. Un roman de la dépossession qui a pour héros un écrivain qui semble avoir disparu et un de ses anciens condisciples qui ##s'occupe## avec efficacité de son oeuvre, de sa femme et de son fils
Rule of the bone : a novel by Russell Banks( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman psychologique (formation)
Ghosts by Paul Auster( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second volet de la trilogie new-yorkaise de l'auteur. Une histoire de détectives privés et d'identités précaires, d'angoisse métaphysique
The angel on the roof : the stories of Russell Banks by Russell Banks( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tendresse, décence et grâce, tels sont les mots qui permettent de rendre compte des nouvelles de ce recueil. Le monde est un endroit glacé, mais par une affection chaleureuse, la possibilité d'une rédemption lui est offert
Winter journal by Paul Auster( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing his sixty-third winter, novelist Auster sits down to write a history of his body and its sensations. He takes us from childhood to the brink of old age as he summons a universe of physical sensation, of pleasures and pains, moving from the awakening of sexual desire to the ever deepening bonds of married love; from meditations on eating and sleeping to an account of his mother's sudden death
Life of a poet : Rainer Maria Rilke by Ralph Freedman( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of a Poet shows how this multifaceted, multilingual artist developed from a versifier consumed by ambition to become one of this century's greatest poets - Europe's and the West's "representative man."
The collector's dream by Pierre Furlan( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Success stories by Russell Banks( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Quel pouvoir de narration ! Quelle sûreté et quelle férocité !" écrivait François Jodin dans "La Liberté" à propos de cet ouvrage de l'auteur d'"Affliction" et du "Livre de la Jamaïque". Tout en précisant que "on y trouve la face cachée d'une Amérique où les cellules familiales et sociales sont brisées, et des tranches de vie dans un monde d'illusions où l'échec est la seule réalité..."
Change; principles of problem formation and problem resolution by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why some problems persist while others are resolved. This classic book explores why some people can successfully change their lives and others cannot. Here famed psychologist Paul Watzlawick presents what is still often perceived as a radical idea: that the solutions to our problems are inherently embedded in the problems themselves. Tackling the age-old questions surrounding persistence and change, the book asks why problems arise and are perpetuated in some instances but easily resolved in others. Incorporating ideas about human communication, marital and family therapy, the therapeutic effects of paradoxes and of action-oriented techniques of problem resolution, Change draws much from the field of psychotherapy
Searching for survivors by Russell Banks( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Jamaica by Russell Banks( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman personnel
What becomes of the broken hearted? by Alan Duff( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman de société
Lost memory of skin by Russell Banks( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a novel that illuminates the shadowed edges of contemporary American culture with startling and unforgettable results. Suspended in a strangely modern day version of limbo, the young man at the center of this morally complex new novel must create a life for himself in the wake of incarceration. Known in his new identity only as the Kid, and on probation after doing time for a liaison with an underage girl, he is shackled to a GPS monitoring device and forbidden to live within 2,500 feet of anywhere children might gather. With nowhere else to go, the Kid takes up residence under a south Florida causeway, in a makeshift encampment with other convicted sex offenders. Barely beyond childhood himself, the Kid, despite his crime, is in many ways an innocent, trapped by impulses and foolish choices he himself struggles to comprehend. Enter the Professor, a man who has built his own life on secrets and lies. A university sociologist of enormous size and intellect, he finds in the Kid the perfect subject for his research on homelessness and recidivism among convicted sex offenders. The two men forge a tentative partnership, the Kid remaining wary of the Professor's motives even as he accepts the counsel and financial assistance of the older man. When the camp beneath the causeway is raided by the police, and later, when a hurricane all but destroys the settlement, the Professor tries to help the Kid in practical matters while trying to teach his young charge new ways of looking at, and understanding, what he has done. But when the Professor's past resurfaces and threatens to destroy his carefully constructed world, the balance in the two men's relationship shifts. Suddenly, the Kid must reconsider everything he has come to believe, and choose what course of action to take when faced with a new kind of moral decision. In this novel the author examines the indistinct boundaries between our intentions and actions. It probes the zeitgeist of a troubled society where zero tolerance has erased any hope of subtlety and compassion, a society where isolating the offender has perhaps created a new kind of victim
A permanent member of the family by Russell Banks( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve short works that portrays contemporary American family life visits morally complex themes in a fractured nation of inhabitants searching for connection and understanding
Report from the interior by Paul Auster( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographie de l'auteur qui se concentre sur sa jeunesse afin de délier la manière dont s'est construite sa psyché. Les moments de vies sont parsemés d'anecdotes réjouissantes.--[Memento]
 
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Languages
French (122)

English (4)

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The collector's dream