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Cooper, Artemis 1953-

Works: 50 works in 235 publications in 6 languages and 5,687 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Biographies  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
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Paris after the liberation, 1944-1949 by Antony Beevor( Book )
41 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,193 libraries worldwide
When Allied troops fought their way into Paris on August 25, 1944, they were greeted by the wildest scenes of joy Europe had ever witnessed. The following day, over a million people thronged the streets in a delirious atmosphere of freedom to watch General de Gaulle's triumphant march from the Arc de Triomphe to Notre Dame. There was a black edge to the exuberance, though. Hatreds from the Vichy era led to the settling of scores in a chaos of often wild justice. The period that followed was full of contrast and contradiction: Picasso, a multimillionaire, became the Communist Party's star recruit; an infatuation with American popular culture thrived amid virulent anti-Americanism; black marketeers grew rich on the misery of the population; literary and social life revived miraculously amid the poverty and dilapidation; Christian Dior revolutionized fashion with the extravagant use of material, and working-class women tore the clothes in outrage from one of his models. Arthur Miller observed of Paris, emotionally scarred by the Occupation, that "the moral, the literary, and the political were the same." Paris was the focal point in the opening stages of the Cold War, and in the new era of the atom bomb. Existentialists and Communists arguing in cafes sensed that history had entered a decisive phase. At a time when rumor was as powerful as fact, word of plots and counterplots proliferated, and France came to the brink of civil war. Paris After the Liberation is the first work to do justice to this extraordinary period. It is a landmark achievement, a brilliant fusion of politics, literary life, society, theater, fashion, and art woven into a rich and intimate account brimming with revelation. Acclaimed historians Antony Beevor and Artemis Cooper (the granddaughter of England's first postwar ambassador to France) have drawn on an astonishing array of sources: unpublished diaries, letters, and photographs; interviews with many of the period's leading figures; and important material from archives in Paris, the United States, London, and Moscow, whose newly opened state papers have provided a wealth of completely fresh information, much of it startling. Paris After the Liberation brings to life a pivotal moment of world history, suffusing it with wit, anecdote, and brio. It is a brilliant and thoroughly enjoyable work of synthesis, a fitting celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of Paris
The broken road : from the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
"In the winter of 1933 eighteen-year-old Patrick ("Paddy") Leigh Fermor set out to walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople, a trip that took him the better part of a year. Decades later, when he was well over fifty, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing journey in A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water, two works now celebrated as among the most vivid, absorbing, delightful, and beautifully-written travel books of all time. The Broken Road is the long and avidly awaited account of the final leg of his youthful adventure that Leigh Fermor promised but was unable to finish before his death in 2011. Assembled from Leigh Fermor's manuscripts by his prize-winning biographer Artemis Cooper and the travel writer Colin Thubron, this is perhaps the most personal of all Leigh Fermor's books, catching up with young Paddy in the fall of 1934 and following him through Bulgaria and Romania to the coast of the Black Sea. Days and nights on the road, spectacular landscapes and uncanny cities, friendships lost and found, leading the high life in Bucharest or camping out with fishermen and shepherds: in the The Broken Road such incidents and escapades are described with all the linguistic bravura, odd and astonishing learning, and overflowing exuberance that Leigh Fermor is famous for, but also with a melancholy awareness of the passage of time, especially when he meditates on the scarred history of the Balkans or on his troubled relations with his father. The book ends, perfectly, with Paddy's diary from the winter of 1934, when he had reached Greece, the country he would fall in love with and fight for. Across the space of three quarters of century we can still hear the ringing voice of an irrepressible young man embarking on a life of adventure"--
The letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Contains correspondence between the novelist Evelyn Waugh and Lady Diana Cooper
A durable fire : the letters of Duff and Diana Cooper, 1913-1950 by Duff Cooper( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Cairo in the War : 1939-1945 by Artemis Cooper( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
For troops in the desert, Cairo meant fleshpots or brass hats. For well-connected officers, it meant polo at the Gezira Club and drinks at Shepheard's. For the irregular warriors, Cairo was a city to throw legendary parties before the next mission behind enemy lines. For countless refugees, it was a stopping place in the long struggle home. The political scene was dominated by the British Ambassador Sir Miles Lampson. In February 1942 he surrounded the Abdin Palace with tanks and attempted to depose King Farouk. Five months later it looked as if the British would be thrown out of Egypt for good. Rommel's forces were only sixty miles from Alexandria - but the Germans were pushed back and Cairo life went on. Meanwhile, in the Egyptian Army, a handful of young officers were thinking dangerous thoughts
Mr. Wu and Mrs. Stitch : the letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper by Evelyn Waugh( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Words of mercury by Patrick Leigh Fermor( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Selections from: A time of gifts, Between the woods and the water, Holiday magazine, Daily Telegraph magazine, The world mine oyster, The traveller's time, A time to keep silence, The Spectator, London magazine, Report for the Imperial War Museum, Roumeli, Mani, Architectural digest, Auberon Herbert: a composite portrait, The journals of Roger Hinks, 1933-1963, Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk: an informal portrait, The new griffon, The pleasure of reading, Primitive song, The Times literary supplement, The seven deadly sins, Robert Byron, letters home, an undated letter to Diana Cooper
Watching in the dark : a child's fight for life by Artemis Cooper( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Jane Howard : a dangerous innocence by Artemis Cooper( Book )
6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Jane Howard wrote brilliant novels about what love can do to people, but in her own life the lasting relationship she sought so ardently always eluded her. She grew up yearning to be an actress; but when that ambition was thwarted by marriage and the war, she turned to fiction. Artemis Cooper's biography explores a woman trying to make sense of her life through her writing, as well as illuminating the literary world in which she lived
The Diana Cooper scrapbook by Artemis Cooper( Book )
6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
'A Time of Gifts' and 'Between the Woods and the Water' were the first two volumes in a projected trilogy that would describe the walk that Patrick Leigh Fermor undertook at the age of 18 from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. This book completes the extraordinary journey
Paris libéré, Paris retrouvé : 1944-1949 by Antony Beevor( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 33 libraries worldwide
París después de la liberación : 1944-1949 by Antony Beevor( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 30 libraries worldwide
CONTENIDO: El mariscal y el general - Los senderos del colaboracionismo y la resistencia - La resistencia del interior y los hombres de Londres - País liberado - La odisea de los exiliados - Turistas de guerra y Ritzkrieg - El gobierno provisional - Uniformes caqui y banderas tricolor - Escritores y artistas en la línea de fuego - El regreso de los exiliados - Los grandes juicios - La sed de novedades - La abdicación de Carlos XI - Sombras chinescas de conspiraciones y contraconspiraciones - El campo de batalla diplomático - Historia de dos ciudades - La República bajo control - Un triángulo curioso - La traición de los intelectuales
Parijs na de bevrijding : 1944-1949 by Antony Beevor( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Eind augustus 1944 werd Parijs bevrijd. De bevrijding werd groots gevierd, maar ook gemarkeerd door de verschrikkingen van de oorlog en het trauma van de zuiveringen. In de jaren na de oorlog werd Parijs het diplomatieke strijdtoneel voor de beginfase van de Koude Oorlog. Tegen deze explosieve politieke achtergrond tonen Antony Beevor en Artemis Cooper de vele aspecten van het naoorloge Parijse leven: de velen die berecht werden zonder eerlijk proces, de handelaren op de zwarte markt die rijk werden ten koste van de bevolking die honger leed, en de intellectuelen en kunstenaars - onder wie Hemingway, Beckett, Camus, Sartre, De Beauvoir, Cocteau en Picasso - die met nieuwe ideeën en enorme vitaliteit een bijdrage leverden aan deze uitzonderlijke tijd. Parijs na de bevrijding is een briljante mix van sociale, politieke en culturele geschiedenis en schetst een levendig en fascinerend portret van de lichtstad in de onzekere jaren na de TweedeWereldoorlog
Een onvoltooide reis : van de IJzeren Poort naar Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Paris after the liberation, 1944-1949 by Antony Beevor( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Beevor and Cooper present a vivid and compelling portrayal of the City of Lights after its liberation. Paris became the diplomatic battleground in the opening stages of the Cold War. Against the volatile political backdrop, every aspect of life is portrayed: scores were settled in a rough and uneven justice, black marketers grew rich on the misery of the population, and a growing number of intellectual luminaries and artists including Hemingway, Beckett, Camus, Sartre, de Beauvoir, Cocteau, and Picasso contributed new ideas and a renewed vitality to this extraordinary moment in time. 2016
Mr Wu and Mrs Stitch: the letters of Evelyn Waugh and Diana Cooper, 1932-1966 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
La strada interrotta : dalle porte di ferro al Monte Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 17 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Artemis Cooper British writer
Artemis Cooper Brits schrijfster
Artemis Cooper escritora británica
Artemis Cooper scrittrice britannica
Kuper, Artemis 1953-
קופר, ארטמיס
أرتيميس كوبر، 1953-
クーパー, アーテミス
English (132)
Spanish (8)
French (6)
Italian (4)
Dutch (3)
Polish (2)
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