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West, Rebecca 1892-1983

Overview
Works: 518 works in 1,703 publications in 2 languages and 53,330 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical fiction  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Translator, Reviewer, Performer, Inscriber, Illustrator, Correspondent
Classifications: PR6045.E8, 823.912
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Black lamb and grey falcon; a journey through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West( Book )
94 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,107 libraries worldwide
Examines the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia at the beginning of World War II
The fountain overflows; a novel by Rebecca West( Book )
58 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 2,865 libraries worldwide
The children of the unstable and eccentric Piers and Clare Aubrey must learn to make do, in a story taking place in the London suburbs in the years leading up to World War One
The birds fall down by Rebecca West( Book )
48 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,698 libraries worldwide
Based on an historical incident. The story is told by a half-English girl of eighteen whose grandfather is an exiled Russian aristocrat living in Paris. The grandfather is confronted by the Tsar's arch-enemy, a terrorist searching for the truth about an apparent double spy
The new meaning of treason by Rebecca West( Book )
25 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 2,230 libraries worldwide
Espionage and conspiracy cases of Alan Nunn May, Klaus Fuchs, Burgess and Maclean, and the Ward-Keeler-Profumo affair have been added
This real night by Rebecca West( Book )
16 editions published between 1000 and 2000 in English and held by 1,576 libraries worldwide
The Aubreys cultivate their lives in the golden twilight ended by the Great War. Rose, the narrator, struggles to become a pianist; her sister Cordelia shocks her mother by wanting to be an art dealer's secretary. Then blight descends when their cherished brother Richard is killed in France
The thinking reed by Rebecca West( Book )
50 editions published between 1850 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
West’s thoughtful romantic novel—now available as an ebook A tale of love found, lost, rekindled, and redefined Isabelle, a wealthy American widow, arrives in France to restart her life and discovers she has her choice of eligible suitors. Torn between a placid liaison with a southerner and a tortuous affair with a Frenchman, Isabelle’s plans suddenly take an unexpected turn that will ultimately lead her to a love that will force her to reconsider the implications of her affluent existence. With her signature wit and wisdom, West presents a captivating ode to marriage’s depth and the romance of the bond between husband and wife
The meaning of treason by Rebecca West( Book )
55 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,485 libraries worldwide
West's acclaimed examination of traitors-now available as an ebookA gripping profile that takes readers inside World War II spy rings and gets to the heart of what it means to betray one's countryThroughout her career, Rebecca West dug into psyches, real and fictional, to try to understand the meaning of betrayal. In the aftermath of World War II, West was incensed when several wartime turncoats were tried with seeming indifference-and worse, sympathy-from the British public. In exploring these traitors' origins, crimes, and motivations, West exposes how class division, greed, and discrimination can taint loyalties and redraw the relationships between individuals and their fatherland. A fascinating book, The Meaning of Treason combines the intrigue of a spy novel with West's classic, careful dissection of man's moral struggles
Cousin Rosamund by Rebecca West( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
Sequel to: The fountain overflows, and This real night. Twin sisters, Rose and Mary Aubrey, proceed into the adult world and deal with their sexuality in post-World War I England
The return of the soldier by Rebecca West( Book )
77 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
Roman om en soldat der vender tilbage efter 1. verdenskrig uden atkunne erindre sin tidligere tilværelse
1900 by Rebecca West( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,394 libraries worldwide
The court and the castle; some treatments of a recurrent theme by Rebecca West( Book )
17 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
A train of powder by Rebecca West( Book )
28 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
West’s acclaimed account of a pivotal moment in twentieth century history—now available as an ebook West’s exceptional observational skills shine in her coverage of the Nuremburg trials Sent to cover the war crimes trials at Nuremberg for the New Yorker, Rebecca West brought along her inimitable skills for understanding a place and its people. In these accomplished articles, West captures the world that sprung up to process the Nazi leaders; from the city’s war-torn structures to the courtroom security measures, no detail is left out. West’s unparalleled grasp on human motivations and character offers particular insight into the judges, prosecutors, and of course the defendants themselves. This remarkable narrative captures the social and political ramifications of a world recovering from the divisions of war. As engaging as it is informative, this collection represents West’s finest hour as a reporter
Selected poems of Carl Sandburg by Carl Sandburg( Book )
18 editions published between 1926 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
Here are 167 of Carl Sandburg's poems which are expressive of the Middle West. The editor has chosen representative poems from four volumes:Chicago poems, Cornhuskers, Smoke and steel, and Slabs of the Sunburnt West
The judge by Rebecca West( Book )
62 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
A romantic tale that traces the generational pulls of love and fidelity. At seventeen, Ellen Melville's life is filled with passion for the suffrage movement, her mother, and Edinburgh, if not romance. Then Richard Yaverland, a successful older man, enters her life. Haunted by his own illegitimacy, Richard wants to avert the pain that left his mother a bitter woman even as he kindles a passionate romance. As Ellen and Richard tentatively try on the roles of lovers, the spark of a new relationship will inspire the people around them to consider their own connections
Henry James by Rebecca West( Book )
42 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Published when she was twenty-four, Henry James is Rebecca West's critical biography of the author of such classic works as The Portrait of a Lady and The Turn of the Screw." Examining James's idea of women and deconstructing the Jamesian sentence," this introduction to James and his work remains relevant
The young Rebecca : writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 by Rebecca West( Book )
14 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 libraries worldwide
The harsh voice, four short novels by Rebecca West( Book )
38 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Harriet Hume : a London fantasy by Rebecca West( Book )
37 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 790 libraries worldwide
West's modern fairy tale-now available as an ebookIn this London fantasy, West transports her reader with a tale of the troubling polarities of mind and spirit, male and femaleHarriet Hume's unchanging beauty and commitment to her art stand in stark contrast to Arnold Condorex's more worldly goals. After a romantic tryst, she discovers that she can read his mind, but Arnold, with his sights set on moving up in the world, quickly parts from the mysterious lady. As they encounter each other over the years, Harriet's intuitive powers continue to unsettle Arnold, opening his eyes to the darker elements of his political and financial aspirations, even as he remains drawn to her. Beautifully drawn and filled with magical touches, West's fantasy explores innate and learned gender roles, as her characters uncover the mystery surrounding their otherworldly connection
Ending in earnest; a literary log by Rebecca West( Book )
14 editions published between 1931 and 1967 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Literaire en kritische opstellen over o.a. Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf, André Gide, Colette, en Radclyffe Hall
Sunflower by Rebecca West( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
West’s posthumously published semi-autobiographical novel—now available as an ebook A beautiful actress of the 1920s faces painful decisions about her lovers and her future Star of the stage, Sunflower has everything but the attention she craves from her long-time—and married—lover, Lord Essington, a brilliant and intense man occupied with more intellectual thoughts. Eager for a more rewarding experience, Sunflower must decide whether another “great man,” the Australian Francis Pitt, will offer a more traditional relationship and happiness. Written during West’s own psychoanalysis and never finished, Sunflower ponders topics of the power struggle between the sexes, and a woman’s freedom to determine her romantic destiny. Drawn heavily from West’s own relationships with H.G. Wells and Lord Beaverbrook, this roman à clef gives a glimpse of the author’s own struggle to find a satisfying relationship
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lynx, 1892-1983

Andrews, Cecily I. 1892-1983
Andrews, Cecily Isabel Fairfield.
Andrews, Cecily Isabel Fairfield, 1892-
Andrews, Cecily Isabel Fairfield, 1892-1983
Andrews, Cicily Isabel Fairfield
Andrews, Cicily Isabel Fairfield, 1892-1983
Fairfield-Andrews, Cecily Isabel.
Fairfield, Cecily Isabel
Fairfield, Cecily Isabel, 1892-
Fairfield, Cecily Isabel, 1892-1983
Fairfield, Cecily Isabel 1892-1983 Wirklicher Name
Fairfield, Cicely Isabel
Fairfield, Cicely Isabel, 1892-
Fairfield, Cicely Isabel, 1892-1983
Fairfield, Cicily I. 1892-1983
Fairfield, Cicily Isabel
Fairfield, Cicily Isabel, 1892-
Fairfield, Cicily Isabel, 1892-1983
Fairfield, Cicily J. 1892-1983
Lynx
Lynx, 1892-1983
Vest, Rebeka
Vest, Rebeka 1892-1983
West, R.
West, Rebecca
West, Rebecca, 1892-
West, Rebecca, Dame, 1892-1983
West, Rebecca, pseud.
וסט, רברה, 1892־
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English (837)
German (3)
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