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Isherwood, Christopher 1904-1986

Works: 773 works in 3,140 publications in 20 languages and 64,058 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Diaries  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Sacred books  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Honoree, Narrator, Creator, Interviewee, Photographer
Classifications: PR6017.S5, 823.912
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The Berlin stories by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
58 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 libraries worldwide
The Sally Bowles character was the subject of a play, I am a camera; and a musical, Cabaret
A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
105 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,196 libraries worldwide
After the sudden death of his longtime lover, George must adjust to life on his own as a professor in Southern California in the early 1960s. During the course of an ordinary day, George is haunted by memories as he seeks connections with the world around him--Publisher's description
Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
207 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
"First published in 1934, Goodbye to Berlin has been popularized on stage and screen by Julie Harris in I Am a Camera and Liza Minelli in Cabaret. Isherwood magnificently captures 1931 Berlin: charming, with its avenues and cafés; marvelously grotesque, with its nightlife and dreamers; dangerous, with its vice and intrigue; powerful and seedy, with its mobs and millionaires ? this was the period when Hitler was beginning his move to power. Goodbye to Berlin is inhabited by a wealth of characters: the unforgettable and ?divinely decadent? Sally Bowles; plump Fraulein Schroeder, who considers reducing her Buste to relieve her heart palpitations; Peter and Otto, a gay couple struggling to come to terms with their relationship; and the distinguished and doomed Jewish family, the Landauers."--back cover
Prater Violet by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
96 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
"Originally published in 1945, Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry. It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the 1930s. The novel features the vivid portraits of imperious, passionate, and witty Austrian director Friedrich Bergmann and his disciple, a genial young screenwriter - the fictionalized Christopher Isherwood."--Jacket
Down there on a visit by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
60 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
"A bemused, sometimes acid portrait of people caught in private sexual hells of their own making. Four episodes are connected by four narrators, all of who are called "Christopher Isherwood." Yet each is a different character inhabiting a new setting; Berlin in 1928, the Greek Isles in 1933, London in 1938, and California in 1940"--Page 4 of cover
The song of God : Bhagavad-gita by Prabhavananda( Book )
57 editions published between 1944 and 2002 in English and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
The Bhagavad-Gita is the gospel of Hinduism, and one of the great religious classics of the world. Here is a distinguished translation which can be read by every man and woman, not as an archaic monument to an ancient culture, but as a living contemporary message which touches the most urgent personal and social problems of today. - Back cover
A meeting by the river by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
65 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
"Two English brothers meet, after a long separation, in India. Oliver, the idealistic younger brother, prepares to take his final vows as a Hindu monk. Patrick, a successful publisher with a wife and children in London and a male lover in California, has publicly admired his brother's convictions while privately criticizing his choices. First published in 1967, A Meeting by the River delicately depicts the complexity of sibling relationships - the resentment and competitiveness as well as the love and respect."--Jacket
Plays and other dramatic writings by W.H. Auden, 1928-1938 by W. H Auden( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
Bevat werk van de Engelse auteur (1907-1973), waaronder enkele toneelstukken, geschreven samen met de Britse schrijver Christopher Isherwood (1904-1986)
The memorial : portrait of a family by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
50 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Set in the aftermath of World War I, Christopher Isherwood's "The Memorial" is the witty, almost forensic portrayal of the dissolution of a tradition-bound English family. On the cusp of adulthood, the Cambridge student Eric Vernon finds himself torn between his desire to emulate his heroic father, who led a life of quiet sacrifice before dying in the war, and his envy of his father's roguish friend who survived the war and afterward threw himself into gay life
All the conspirators : a novel by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
57 editions published between 966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
Herdruk van Isherwoods debuutroman
Lions and shadows : an education in the twenties by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
44 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
LITERARY STUDIES: FROM C 1900 -. This title features with an introduction James Fenton. Subtitled "An education in the twenties", this work blends autobiography and fiction to describe the inner life of a writer evolving from precocious public school boy to Cambridge drop-out at large in London's Bohemia. It contains thinly veiled portraits of Isherwood's contemporaries Auden, Upward, and Spender, whose intimate friendships and cult of rebellion shaped the literary identity of England in the 1930s. Witty and outrageous, Isherwood pokes fun at the stars of his generation, above all himself, even as he testifies to their unique early gifts
Mr. Norris changes trains by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
113 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
This book portrays a series of encounters in Berlin in the early thirties between the narrator, William Bradshaw, and Mr. Norris
Vedanta for the Western world by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
49 editions published between 1945 and 1993 in English and German and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
Contributed articles on Vedanta
Ramakrishna and his disciples by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
45 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 libraries worldwide
The world in the evening by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
47 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality. Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in California. After his second marriage suddenly ends, Stephen finds himself living with a relative in a small Pennsylvania Quaker town, haunted by memories of his prewar affair with a younger man during a visit to the Canary Islands. The world traveler comes to a gradual understanding of himself and of his newly adopted homeland. When first published in 1953, The World in the Evening was notable for its clear-eyed depiction of European and American mores, sexuality, and religion. Today, readers herald Christopher Isherwood's frank portrayal of bisexuality and his early appreciation of low and high camp
Exhumations : stories, articles, verses by Christopher Isherwood( Book )
39 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
Journey to a war by W. H Auden( Book )
26 editions published between 1939 and 1990 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Jacob's hands by Aldous Huxley( Book )
12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 901 libraries worldwide
A crippled woman who is cured by a healer has him fall in love, then unscrupulously exploits his talent to enrich herself. The novel is based on a film treatment which was written by Huxley and Isherwood while in Hollywood in the 1920s
The dog beneath the skin, or, Where is Francis? : a play in three acts by W. H Auden( Book )
38 editions published between 1935 and 1986 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
The ascent of F6 : a tragedy in two acts by W. H Auden( Book )
39 editions published between 1936 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 840 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bradshaw Isherwood, Christopher W.
Bradshaw-Isherwood, Christopher W. 1904-1986
Bradshaw-Isherwood, Christopher William 1904-1986
Christopher Isherwood britisk manusforfattar og skribent
Christopher Isherwood britisk manusforfatter og skribent
Christopher Isherwood britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent
Christopher Isherwood Brits schrijver
Christopher Isherwood brittisk manusförfattare och författare
Christopher Isherwood écrivain britannique
Christopher Isherwood englisch-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Christopher Isherwood pisarz amerykański
Christopher Isherwood scrittore inglese
Christophorus Isherwood
Išervuds, Kristofers 1904-1986
ʾIšerwud, Qrisṭofer 1904-1986
Isherwood, Christophe William Bradshaw
Isherwood, Christopher
Isherwood, Christopher W. Bradshaw
Isherwood, Christopher William 1904-1986
Isherwood, Christopher William Brads
Isherwood , Christopher William Bradshaw
Isherwood, Christopher William Bradshaw, 1904-
Isherwood Christopher William Bradshaw 1904-1986
Isherwood, Cristopher 1904-1986
Kristofer İşervud
Yixiuwude 1904-1986
Yixiuwude, Kelisituofu 1904-1986
Кристофер Ишервуд
Крістофер Ішервуд
אישרווד, כריסטופר
אישרווד, כריסטופר 1904-1986
כריסטופר אישרווד
كريستوفر إيشروود، 1904-1986
کریستوفر ایشروود نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
ক্রিস্টোফার ইশারউড
이셔우드, 크리스토퍼 1904-1986
크리스토퍼 이셔우드
イシャウッド, C
衣修午德 1904-1986
衣修午德, 克里斯托弗 1904-1986
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