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Stryienski, Casimir 1853-1912

Works: 151 works in 768 publications in 3 languages and 3,720 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Bibliography  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Records and correspondence  Satire 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director, pre
Classifications: PQ2435, 843.7
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Most widely held works by Casimir Stryienski
The eighteenth century (crowned by the Académie des sciences morales et politiques) by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

93 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive work covers the complete history of France in the 18th century, including the regency of the Duc D'Orléans, the youth of King Louis XV and his reign, as well as that of his grandson King Louis XVI and the beginning of the French Revolution
Memoirs of the Countess Potocka by Anna Potocka( Book )

17 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soirées du Stendhal Club; documents inédits by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

75 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoires de la Ctesse Potocka (1794-1820) by Anna Potocka( Book )

50 editions published between 1897 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Potocka (1779-1867) issue de la famille royale polonaise et la haute noblesse lituanienne fait le récit d'une partie de sa vie qui correspond en partie à son premier mariage avec Alexandre Potocki (1776-1845). Elle raconte ses voyages à travers l'Europe, la situation politique de la Pologne au début du XIXe siècle et fait le portrait des personnalités rencontrées dans les cours européennes
Vie de Henry Brulard by Stendhal( Book )

27 editions published between 1890 and 1923 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stendhal's unfinished autobiography tells of his troubled boyhood and rebellious youth in Grenoble, offers a glimpse of his philosophy of self-knowledge, and includes the author's playful sketches and diagrams
Mesdames de France, filles de Louis XV, documents inédits by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 1911 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment a vécu Stendhal by Auguste Cordier( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in French and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red and Black : a New Translation, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism by Stendhal( Book )

8 editions published between 1834 and 1920 in French and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life-by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Julien ultimately commits a crime-out of passion, principle, or insanity-that will bring about his downfall. The Red and the Black is a lively, satirical picture of French Restoration society after Waterloo, riddled with corruption, greed, and ennui. The complex, sympathetic portrayal of Julien, the cold exploiter whose Machiavellian campaign is undercut by his own emotions, makes him Stendhal's most brilliant and human creation-and one of the greatest characters in European literature."--Page 4 of cover
Étienne Dolet : the Martyr of the Renaissance, 1508-1546. A biography by Richard Copley Christie( Book )

10 editions published between 1886 and 1969 in French and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'émigré by Paul Bourget( Book )

11 editions published in 1904 in French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katolsk roman
Die Memoiren der Gräfin Potocka, 1794-1820 by Anna Potocka( Book )

23 editions published between 1899 and 1913 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of egotism (Souvenirs d'égotisme) by Stendhal( Book )

19 editions published between 1189 and 1893 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in 1832, three years before The Life of Henry Brulard (which recounts the author?s boyhood and youth), Memoirs of Egotism forms the essential middle section of Stendhal?s intended autobiography. Along with Journals of Italy, these volumes comprise what Andr Gide has called one of the truly great autobiographies in any language. Unpublished until fifty years after the Stendhal?s death, Memoirs of Egotism concerns itself exclusively with the decade following his return from Milan to Paris in 1821. Stendhal appears as a cynical wit, adventurer, lover, brilliant conversationalist, and secret man of letters. We are privy to his encounters in the salons and boudoirs of the capital, with his attendant hopes (realized and disappointed), private foibles, and social miscalculations. Stendhal?s passionate and ceaseless pursuit of happiness is on display, intertwined, as always, with the undercutting wit and unsparing self-analysis that have transformed his name into an adjective for an entire point of view?all as frankly conveyed and keenly observed as in any memoir before or since. The book is deftly translated by Hannah and Matthew Josephson. Mr. Josephson also provides an extensive introduction and editorial notes. ______?The lens of his intelligence is focused on himself with a concentration that amounts to ferocity.??Doris Lessing?He had the faculty of surrendering himself to some emotional experience, then recording it afterward with complete self-consciousness. He tried to examine himself, and others, with the experimental and dispassionate attitude typified by the new scientists of the time, much as his friend Cuvier, the biologist, dissected animals in his laboratory?eschewing bombast, or sentiment.??from the editor?s introduction
La galerie du régent, Philippe, duc d'Orléans by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

9 editions published in 1913 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lamiel; roman inédit by Stendhal( Book )

20 editions published between 1889 and 1962 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughters of Louis XV (mesdames de France) by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

8 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le gendre de Louis XV, Don Philippe, infant d'Espagne et duc de Parme. d'après des documents inédits trés des archives de Parme, des archives des Affaires étrangères, etc by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

20 editions published in 1904 in French and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal de Stendhal (Henry Beyle) 1801 - 1814 by Stendhal( Book )

3 editions published between 1899 and 1908 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commen a vécu Stendhal by Casimir Stryienski( Book )

in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Memoirs of the Countess Potocka
Alternative Names
Casimir de Tarnava.

Casimir de Tarnawa.

Casimir de Tarnowa.

Stryenski, Casimir

Stryienski, C.

Stryienski, Casimir.

Stryiensky, Casimir 1853-1912

Stryjeński, Casimir.

Stryjeński, Kazimierz.

Stryjeński, Kazimierz 1853-1912

Tarnawa, Casimir de.

French (364)

English (61)

German (24)