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Hazzard, Shirley 1931-

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Works: 90 works in 388 publications in 5 languages and 13,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  History  Historical fiction  Short stories  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author of introduction
Classifications: PR9619.3.H369, 823.914
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The great fire by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
45 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,038 libraries worldwide
In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier find that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself
The transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
37 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 2,188 libraries worldwide
Follows the story of two beautiful orphaned sisters newly arrived in England from Australia
The bay of noon; a novel by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
39 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
Het verblijf in Napels helpt een jong meisje heen over dood tij in haar leven
The great fire by Shirley Hazzard( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn to dream again. Some will fulfil their destinies, others will falter. One brave and brilliant soldier finds that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in occupied Japan and tending her dying brother, falls in love, and in the process discovers herself. In the looming shadow of world enmities resumed, and of Asia's coming centrality in world affairs, a man and a woman seek to recover selfreliance, balance, and tenderness, struggling to reclaim their humanity
The evening of the holiday by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
24 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
During a summer holiday in Italy, a reluctant English woman experiences a love affair with a married man
Defeat of an ideal; a study of the self-destruction of the United Nations by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
17 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Countenance of truth : the United Nations and the Waldheim case by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
People in glass houses; portraits from organization life by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
25 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Only those who keep their wit and affections about them will survive the mass conditioning of the Organization, where confusion solemnly rules and conformity is king. As in our world itself, humanity prevails in the courage, love, and laughter of singular spirits--of men and women for whom life is an adventure no Organization can quell, and whose souls remain their own
Cliffs of fall, and other stories by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
28 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Whether set in the Italian countryside or suburban Connecticut, these short stories are sharp, sensitive portrayals of moments in crisis. In the title piece, a young widow is surprised and ashamed by her lack of grief for her husband. In 'Harold", a gawky, lonely young man finds acceptance and respect through his poetry
The ancient shore : dispatches from Naples by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Born in Australia, Shirley Hazzard first moved to Naples as a young woman in the 1950s to take up a job with the United Nations. It was the beginning of a long love affair. Battered by World War II, Naples would remain for decades one of the most violent and impoverished places in Italy, but in its passion, vivacity, and beauty, the city still justified the loving words written about it by Goethe, Byron, and others over the centuries. Here are the best of Hazzard's writings on Naples, along with a New Yorker essay by her late husband, Francis Steegmuller. For the pair, the Naples of Pliny, Gibbon, and Auden is constantly alive to them: "The ghosts of this region are too many, and too vital, to sadden us," Hazzard writes. "Rather, they create a company, ironic and benign, to which we ourselves may ultimately hope to belong."--Publisher description
De grote brand : roman by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in Dutch and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Een Britse officier en een vijftien jaar jongere Australische vrouw worden verliefd op elkaar in het naoorlogse Japan, maar de nasleep van de oorlog lijkt hun geluk onmogelijk te maken
City of secrets : photographs of Naples by Jed Fielding( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Coming of age in Australia by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Le grand incendie : roman by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Roman psychologique (intime). Roman historique
Greene on Capri : a memoir by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"For millennia the cliffs of Capri have sheltered pleasure seekers and refugees alike, among them the emperors Augustus and Tiberius, Henry James, Rilke, Lenin, and hosts of artists, eccentrics, and outcasts. Here in the 1960s Graham Greene got to know Shirley Hazzard and her husband, the writer Francis Steegmuller; their friendship lasted until Greene's death in 1991. In Greene on Capri, Hazzard uses their ever-volatile intimacy as a prism through which to illuminate Greene's mercurial character, his work and talk, and the literary culture that long thrived on this ravishing island."--BOOK JACKET
Le passage de Vénus by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Deux soeurs australiennes, orphelines, s'expatrient en Angleterre. Très dissemblables, elles mènent des existences opposées. Grace, blonde à la beauté classique, épouse un homme de la meilleure société et mène une vie dorée, parfaitement conventionnelle. Caroline, brune éclatante, quant à elle, connaît une liaison tumultueuse avec Paul Ivory, un célèbre dramaturge
The transit of venus by Shirley Hazzard( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Caroline and Grace Bell, two beautiful orphan sisters eager to begin their lives in a new land, journey to England from Australia. What happens to these young women - seduction and abandonment, marriage and widowhood, love and betrayal - becomes as moving and wonderful and yet as predestined as the transits of the planets themselves. The Transit of Venus is a story of place: Sydney, London, New York, Stockholm; of time: from the fifties to the eighties; and above all, of women and men in their passage through the displacements and absurdities of modern life
Il grande fuoco by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Il transito di Venere by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Die Maske der Wahrheit : zur Ohnmacht der Vereinten Nationen by Shirley Hazzard( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 17 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hazzard, Shirley
Steegmuller, Shirley, 1931-
Languages
English (286)
French (13)
Italian (6)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
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