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Prévost abbé 1697-1763

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Works: 2,589 works in 7,409 publications in 20 languages and 36,670 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  Maps  Love stories  Musical settings 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Publishing director, Attributed name, Correspondent, Creator, Dedicatee, Contributor, Illustrator, Recipient, Author of introduction, Adapter, Librettist
Classifications: PQ2021, 843.5
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Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by Prévost( Book )
486 editions published between 1737 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,786 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman d'amour
Manon Lescaut by Prévost( Book )
613 editions published between 1834 and 2012 in 18 languages and held by 3,221 libraries worldwide
When the young Chevalier des Grieux first sets eyes on the exquisitely beautiful and charming Manon Lescaut they fall passionately in love. But his happiness turns to bitter despair when he discovers that Manon is mercenary and immoral and has taken a rich lover to pay for their life of pleasure
Manon Lescaut by Prévost( file )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
Histoire de Manon Lescaut et du chevalier des Grieux by Prévost( Book )
356 editions published between 1781 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
This short novel, first published in 1731 by French author Antoine Franc̜ois Prévost (Abbé Prévost), is set in France and Louisiana in the early 18th century. The story follows le Chevalier Des Grieux and his lover Manon Lescaut
The story of the Chevalier Des Grieux and Manon Lescaut by Prévost( file )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
The story of Manon Lescaut is a tale of passion and betrayal, of delinquency and misalliance, which moves from eighteenth-century Paris - with its theatres, assemblies, and gaming-houses - via prison and deportation to a tragic denouement among the treeless wastes of Louisiana. It is one of the great love stories, and also one of the most enigmatic. This new translation includes the vignette and eight illustrations that were published in the edition of 1753. - ;'The sweetness of her glance - or rather, my evil star already in its ascendant and drawing me to my ruin - did not allow me to hesita
The story of Manon Lescaut and the chevalier des Grieux by Prévost( Book )
13 editions published between 1886 and 1938 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
The history of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier Des Grieux by Prévost( Book )
26 editions published between 1886 and 2008 in English and French and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Set in France and Louisiana in the early 18th century, the story follows the hero, the Chevalier des Grieux, and his lover, Manon Lescaut. Des Grieux comes from a noble and landed family, but forfeits his hereditary wealth and incurs the disappointment of his father by running away with Manon. In Paris, the young lovers enjoy a blissful cohabitation, while Des Grieux struggles to satisfy Manon's taste for luxury. He scrounges together money by borrowing from his unwaveringly loyal friend Tiberge and from cheating gamblers. On several occasions, Des Grieux's wealth evaporates (by theft, in a house fire, etc.), prompting Manon to leave him for a richer man because she cannot stand the thought of living in penury. The two lovers finally settle down in New Orleans, where the virtual absence of class differences allows them for a while to live in idyllic peace. But when Des Grieux reveals their unmarried state to the Governor and asks to be wed with Manon, the Governor's nephew sets his sights on winning Manon's hand. In despair, Des Grieux challenges the Governor's nephew to a duel and knocks him unconscious. Thinking he had killed the man and fearing retribution, the couple flee New Orleans and venture into the wilderness of Louisiana, hoping to reach a distant English settlement. Manon dies of exposure and exhaustion the following morning; after burying her, Des Grieux returns to France to become a cleric
Œuvres de Prévost by Prévost( Book )
24 editions published between 1823 and 1986 in French and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini( file )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera about a pair of doomed lovers
Le philosophe anglois ou histoire de Monsieur Cleveland, fils naturel de Cromwel [sic] ; ecrite par lui-même & traduite de l'anglois by Prévost( Book )
85 editions published between 1178 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Memoirs of a man of quality. Written originally in the French tongue, by himself, after his retirement from the world by Prévost( file )
22 editions published between 1738 and 1982 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Mémoires et avantures d'un homme de qualité qui s'est retiré du monde by Prévost( Book )
115 editions published between 1712 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Manon Lescaut by Prévost( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The history of Margaret of Anjou, queen of England. Translated from the French of the Abbé Prévost. In two volumes by Prévost( Computer File )
17 editions published between 1755 and 1756 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
The Dean of Coleraine A moral history, founded on the memoirs of an illustrious family in Ireland. Translated from the French. In three volumes. by Prévost( file )
12 editions published between 1752 and 1780 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Le Pour et contre by Prévost( Book )
12 editions published in 1993 in French and English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
A PRÉVOST
Abbé P***.
Abbé P, M. l' ***, 1697-1763
Abbe Prevost
Auteur des "Mémoires d'un homme de qualité, L', 1697-1763
Cleveland, ... 1697-1763 Pseudonym
Cleveland, Mr., 1697-1763
D, M ***, 1697-1763
Exiles, Antoine F. d' 1697-1763
Exiles, Antoine François 1697-1763
Exiles, Antoine François Abbé Prévost d' 1697-1763
Exiles, Antoine-François P. d' 1697-1763
Exiles, Antoine François Prévost d'
Exiles, Antoine-François Prévost d' 1697-1763
Exiles, Antoine François Prévôt d' 1697-1763
Kleveland, 1697-1763
Lade, Robert, 1697-1763
M****, ... 1697-1763
Monsieur D***
P... 1697-1763
P, M. l'abbé ***, 1697-1763
Prevo, A.
Prevo, A. F., 1697-1763
Prevo, abats, 1697-1763
Prevo, abbat, 1697-1763
Prevo, abbé, 1697-1763
Prevó, Antuana 1697-1763
Prevó, Antuans, 1697-1763
Prevo, Antuāns Fransuā, 1697-1763
Prévost.
Prévost, ... 1697-1763
Prévost, A. 1697-1763
Prévost, A. F. 1697-1763
Prévost, Abade
Prévost, abat
Prévost, abat, 1697-1763
Prévost, Abate 1697-1763
Prévost, Abbé.
Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763
Prévost, Abbé A. -F.
Prevost, Antoine 1697-1763
Prévost, Antoine F. 1697-1763
Prévost, Antoine-François
Prévost, Antoine François, 1697-1763
Prevost, Antoine-Francois, abbe
Prevost, Antoine-François, Abbé 1697-1763
Prévost, Antoine François, called Prévost d'Exiles, 1697-1763
Prevost d' Exiles, Antoine Francois
Prévost, d'Exiles
Prévost d'Exiles, 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exiles, A.-F.
Prévost d'Exiles, abbé, 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine.
Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine, 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine F.
Prévost D'Exiles, Antoine F. 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine François.
Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François, 1697-1763
Prévost dÉxiles, Antoine François Abbé 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine François, dit, 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exiles, Antone Franços 1697-1763
Prévost d'Exilles, Antoine François 1697-1763
Prévôt, ... 1697-1763
Prevôt, ..., Abbé, 1697-1763
Prévôt, Antoine F. 1697-1763
Prévôt, Antoine-François 1697-1763
Prévôt D'Exiles, Antoine F. 1697-1763
Prévôt D'Exiles, Antoine-François 1697-1763
Аббат Прево, 1697-1763
Прево, аббат, 1697-1763
Прево, Антуан Франсуа, 1697-1763
Прево Д'экзиль, Аббат, 1697-1763
Прево Д'экзиль, Антуан Франсуа, 1697-1763
プレヴォ, アベ
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English (310)
Spanish (60)
German (51)
Italian (34)
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French, Middle [ca. 1300-1600] (1)
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