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Davies, Robertson 1913-1995

Overview
Works: 523 works in 2,189 publications in 22 languages and 45,781 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Didactic fiction  Musical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Diary fiction  Reviews  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Redactor, Librettist, Performer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PR9199.3.D3, 813.54
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What's bred in the bone by Robertson Davies( Book )
61 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,488 libraries worldwide
To most people, Francis was the eccentric, artistic son of a wealthy family. Others knew him as an art expert, a secret intelligence agent, and a wealthy man shrouded in mystery
The cunning man : a novel by Robertson Davies( Book )
71 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,371 libraries worldwide
The story of Dr. Jonathan Hullah, a doctor practicing holistic healing. It chronicles his youth, including an incident in the Canadian bush where his life was saved by an Indian shaman, and describes his World War II years in the course of which he decided to practice holistic medicine. A look at the connection between spirit and body. By the author of The Rebel Angels
The lyre of Orpheus by Robertson Davies( Book )
45 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,359 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: The rebel angels and What's bred in the bone. The Cornish Foundation, against all common sense, undertakes to stage an opera. Many of the participants find unusual, unexplained happenings in their lives, as the production takes shape
Fifth business by Robertson Davies( Book )
89 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 2,293 libraries worldwide
The story of five Canadians whose lives are joined together because of one badly aimed snowball
Murther & walking spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )
59 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,026 libraries worldwide
The editor of a Toronto newspaper finds out about his ancestors in an unusual private Film Festival
The manticore by Robertson Davies( Book )
83 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,874 libraries worldwide
A successful criminal lawyer enters Jungian analysis after the accidental death of the half stranger who is his father
World of wonders by Robertson Davies( Book )
62 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,766 libraries worldwide
Magnus Eisengrim, the illustrious magician star of a movie being filmed in Switzerland, spends his free time relating the sad story of his life to his director and producer, a cameraman, a mysterious hostess, and a Canadian schoolmaster
The rebel angels by Robertson Davies( Book )
58 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
Murder, theft perjury, love, and scholarship at a modern university trouble the life of a beautiful partgypsy graduate student
The Deptford trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
51 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
World of Wonders :"This novel tells the life story of the unfortunate boy introduced in The Fifth Business, who was spirited away from his Canadian home by one of the members of a traveling side show, the Wanless World of Wonders" -- publisher website (May 2007)
Leaven of malice by Robertson Davies( Book )
68 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 976 libraries worldwide
Out of spite, someone puts a false engagement notice in the local newspaper causing all parties great embarrassment
A mixture of frailties by Robertson Davies( Book )
32 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Witty story of a Canadian girl's adventures as a student of music in London
High spirits by Robertson Davies( Book )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Presents an entertaining and witty collection of eighteen stories about ghosts and other haunting tales of the supernatural, including such notable literary apparitions as Ibsen and Charles Dickens
A voice from the attic by Robertson Davies( Book )
33 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
The enthusiasms of Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
Tempest-tost by Robertson Davies( Book )
42 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Mathematics teacher Hector Mackiwraith falls in love with beautiful Griselda Webster during an amateur production of The tempest
Shakespeare's boy actors by Robertson Davies( Book )
11 editions published between 1939 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 libraries worldwide
The Salterton trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
33 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
In the small university town of Salterton, Ontario, dreams are quietly taking shape, or falling apart. There's the Salterton Little Theatre Company, in which professional director Valentine Rich is tormented by the amateurish efforts of his actors. The families Vambrace and Bridgetower almost go to war over a fake notice of engagement in the local paper. And a family fortune is lavished on an aspiring singer because there is no male heir to claim it. Tracing the lives and incidents of a small community in the middle of the last century, "The Salterton Trilogy" peels off the public veneer of geniality and respectability to reveal the private passions simmering beneath
The mirror of nature by Robertson Davies( Book )
17 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Conversations with Robertson Davies by Robertson Davies( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
The Cornish trilogy by Robertson Davies( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Woven around the pursuits of the energetic spirits and erudite scholars of the University of St. John and the Holy Ghost, this dazzling trilogy of novels lures the reader into a world of mysticism, historical allusion, and gothic fantasy that could only be the invention of the inimitable Robertson Davies
 
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Alternative Names
Davies, R.
Davies, Robertson
Davies, Robertson, 1913-
Davies, Robertson William 1913-1995
Davies, William Robertson
Davies, William Robertson 1913-
Davies, William Robertson 1913-1995
Marchbanks, Samuel
Robertson Davies Canadees schrijver (1913-1995)
Robertson Davies canadisk skribent
Robertson Davies kanadensisk författare
Robertson Davies kanadischer Schriftsteller, Kritiker, Journalist und Professor
Robertson Davies kanadisk skribent
Robertson Davies pisarz kanadyjski
Дэвис, Робертсон
Робэртсан Дэйвіс
רוברטסון דייוויס
رابرتسن دیویس نویسنده کانادایی
デイヴィス, ロバートソン
Languages
English (879)
French (33)
Spanish (26)
German (20)
Danish (17)
Swedish (16)
Russian (10)
Finnish (7)
Italian (6)
Dutch (5)
Polish (4)
Czech (4)
Estonian (3)
Portuguese (2)
Chinese (2)
Korean (2)
Hungarian (2)
Norwegian (2)
Catalan (2)
Japanese (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Esperanto (1)
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