WorldCat Identities

Rafael, Sylvia 1937-2005

Overview
Works: 26 works in 44 publications in 4 languages and 300 library holdings
Genres: Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PQ2161, 843.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Sylvia Rafael
 
Most widely held works by Sylvia Rafael
An incident in the reign of terror by Honoré de Balzac( )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penguin Classics Introduction to Selected Short Stories by Honoré de Balzac by Sylvia Rafael( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study in feminine psychology by Honoré de Balzac( )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This short story is part of the Scenes of Paris Life section of Honore de Balzac''s epic masterpiece The Human Comedy. Pierre Grassou is an artist who has many of the attributes necessary for success -- but lacks that spark of creativity. Rather than painting original works, he begins painting copies of the great masterworks. Sure, it''s financially lucrative, but will it be enough to allow Grassou to find happiness?
Facino cane by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The short story ""Facino Cane"" has been categorized as both a ""Philosophical Study"" and a ""Scene of Paris Life"" in various editions of French writer Honore de Balzac''s sprawling series The Human Comedy. The narrator is attending a wedding and takes an interest in one of the musicians performing at the event, an elderly blind man with a compellingly wizened visage. After being prompted, the musician, named Marco-Facino Cane, spills his surprising and tragic life story
The purse by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
""The Purse"" is a short story that makes up part of Honore de Balzac''s epic cycle The Human Comedy. Daydreaming while working on a ladder, the painter Hippolyte Schinner accidentally falls and sustains an injury. Two neighbors -- a mother and daughter -- come to his aid, and he falls in love at first sight with the beautiful young woman, Adelaide. But over time, he begins to notice that the veneer of aristocratic gentility that the two project is not what it appears
A tragedy by the sea by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La grande Breteche by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The atheist's mass by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
""The Atheist''s Mass"" is a short story from the ""Scenes From Private Life"" section of Honore de Balzac''s story cycle The Human Comedy. One day, the narrator happens to see one of his acquaintances, a prominent doctor, attending mass. Since he knows that Dr. Desplein is an avowed atheist, the narrator''s curiosity is piqued. When the same scene unfolds again months later, he decides to get to the bottom of the mystery and confronts Desplein
Domestic peace by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the ""Scenes of Private Life"" section of Honore de Balzac''s great masterwork The Human Comedy, this novella is set at a grand ball at the height of the Napoleonic era. The usual suspects from the city''s aristocracy are joined by a newcomer -- a mysterious, beautiful young woman whose eyes seem to bespeak an overwhelming sadness. Several of the men in attendance vie for her affections -- and all of their lives are changed in the course of a single evening
The red inn by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Like many of the short stories in Honore de Balzac's vast story cycle The Human Comedy, ""The Red Inn"" is a tale within a tale. After a pleasant dinner at the Red Inn, guests begin to swap anecdotes. German businessman Hermann contributes to the discussion with a story about a French soldier who was imprisoned after being unjustly accused of committing a murder
The Red Inn [in, Selected Short Stories: Selected and Translated with an Introduction by Sylvia Raphael] (Penguin Classics) by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El Verdugo [in, Selected Short Stories: Selected and Translated with an Introduction by Sylvia Raphael] (Penguin Classics) by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El verdugo by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The atheist's mass by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Grassou by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the sign of the cat and racket by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Curious about a neglected country estate which he has been asked to administer, a lawyer uncovers the story of a hideous revenge exacted by the former master at the expense of his unfaithful wife and her lover
Domestic peace by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragedy by the sea, and other stories by Honoré de Balzac( )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Facino cane by Honoré de Balzac( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rafael, Silvia 1937-2005
Raphael, Sylvia 1937-2005
Refaʼel, Silviyah 1937-2005
Schjødt, Sylvia Rafael 1937-2005
Schjodt, Sylvia Raphael 1937-2005
Shyodṭ, Silviyah Refaʼel 1937-2005
Languages
English (35)
Hebrew (4)
German (1)
Polish (1)