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Lemarchand, Jacques 1908-1974

Overview
Works: 78 works in 208 publications in 3 languages and 814 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Diaries  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Speaker, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PQ2623.E462, 880
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jacques Lemarchand
Publications by Jacques Lemarchand
Publications by Jacques Lemarchand, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Jacques Lemarchand
 
Most widely held works by Jacques Lemarchand
Parenthesis by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
14 editions published between 1944 and 1947 in 3 languages and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Ulysses by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
"To those whose 'Classical Side' memories of the Olympians are cheerless, this new view of the gods will be a heart-warming revelation. Seen neither in twilight nor in limelight but in broad daylight, they appear almost as a group of dedicated 'home helps', and endure such terre-à-terre nuisances as headaches, rudeness of lesser deities, and shoddy workmanship (on lighting flashes)."--Book jacket
Genevieve by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
24 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Le nouveau théâtre 1947-1968 : un combat au jour le jour by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
24 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
3 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in French and held by 36 libraries worldwide
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L'odyssée d'Ulysse by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
4 editions published between 1947 and 1954 in French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
5 editions published between 1954 and 1965 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
La cantatrice chauve ; La leçon ; Jacques, ou, La soumission ; Les chaises ; Victimes du devoir ; Amédée, ou, Comment s'en débarraser by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Jacques Lemarchand : journal 1942-1944 by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Obras completas by Eugène Ionesco( Archival Material )
4 editions published in 1974 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
2 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Journal 1944-1952 : "de temps en temps, je serais heureux de dire vrai-et tout" by Jacques Lemarchand( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Lorsqu'Albert Camus lui propose, aux lendemains de la Lib{acute}eration, la critique th{acute}e{circ}atrale du journal Combat, Jacques Lemarchand (1908-1974) traverse peut-{circ}etre la m{circ}eme {acute}epreuve qu'en mai 1943, quand Jean Paulhan lui demanda de prendre la suite de Pierre Drieu la Rochelle {grave}a La Nouvelle Revue fran{cedil}caise: ce jeune {acute}ecrivain bordelais, arriv{acute}e {grave}a Paris en 1932, ne se sentit pas assez "digne", tout en craignant d'{circ}etre "le jouet d'une manoeuvre". Retrac{acute}e dans le premier tome de son journal, cet {acute}episode malheureux s'est sold{acute}e par l'arr{circ}et de La NR'F; Jacques Lemarchand est n{acute}eanmoins entre au comit{acute}e de lecture des {acute}editions que dirige Gaston Gallimard, devenu entretemps son ami. Fin 1944, c'est plut{circ}ot son manque d'engagement dans la R{acute}esistance qu'il redoute de se voir reproch{acute}e... Camus n'en a cure. D{grave}es le d{acute}ebut de ce volume, Jacques Lemarchand, devenu l'un des acteurs du milieu {acute}editorial parisien, s'appr{circ}ete {grave}a publier deux romans, Parenth{grave}ese et Genevi{grave}eve... L'{acute}ecrivain va pourtant s'effacer au profit du critique dramatique, d'abord {grave}a Combat puis, d{grave}es 1950, au Figaro litt{acute}eraire. La vie th{acute}e{circ}atrale, qui a connu un formidable essor sous l'Occupation, voit alors l'{acute}emergence de jeunes auteurs, acteurs, metteurs en sc{grave}ene soutenus par une volontaire politique de d{acute}ecentralisation : Jacques Lemarchand prend la d{acute}efense de ce "Nouveau Th{acute}e{circ}atre" Adamov, Beckett, Audiberti, Genet, Vauthier, Ionesco, Ghelderode, Schehad{acute}e... et se r{acute}ev{grave}ele un critique incisif et ironiste. Mais cet homme, qui vit "dans tous les styles de d{acute}esordre" (amoureux, p{acute}ecuniaire, alcoolique), est aussi un t{acute}emoin redoutable que rien n'impressionne. Sur fond d'{acute}Epuration et de d{acute}etente g{acute}en{acute}erale, s'agitent sous ses yeux "tous les Gallimard et leurs d{acute}ependances", en particulier la g{acute}en{acute}eration montante : Queneau, Sartre, Camus, Bataille, Tardieu, Beauvoir... Une jeune femme, Suzanne Cornu, affole la nie S{acute}ebastien-Bottin : pour une fois, Jacques Lemarchand ne sait plus s'il d{acute}esirerait, ou non, flirter avec elle. Parmi ses nombreuses liaisons, se distinguent cependant Paule Allard, journaliste {grave}a Combat sous le nom de Renee Saurel, puis Silvia Monfort, la jeune com{acute}edienne au sujet de laquelle il {acute}ecrit, non sans orgueil : "Je serai amoureux quand je voudrai.""--Page 4 of cover
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
3 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Teatro by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Théatre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Théâtre by Eugène Ionesco( Book )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1987 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Le Marchand, Jacques 1908-1974
Marchand, Jacques le 1908-1974
Languages
French (103)
English (14)
Spanish (7)
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