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Diski, Jenny

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Works: 45 works in 267 publications in 10 languages and 5,950 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Psychological fiction  Biographical fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6054.I7, 823.914
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Nothing natural by Jenny Diski( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Een geëmancipeerde vrouw voelt zich haars ondanks aangetrokken tot een sadomasochistische relatie met een mysterieuze man
What I don't know about animals by Jenny Diski( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Explores the complex relationship between humans and animals by examining philosophical, scientific, and literary material
The dream mistress by Jenny Diski( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 412 libraries worldwide
After she abandons her daughter, a mother enters a convent, only to quit and become homeless. Years later the daughter runs into her as a bag lady, lying unconscious in the street. A British novel by the author of Skating to Antarctica
Only human : a divine comedy by Jenny Diski( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
In this poignant and audacious new novel, the author gives to the biblican chapters and verse about Abram and Sarai more than simply a powerful new twist -- she gives them haunting new dimensions. Interspersing God's ruminations about humanity with Sarai's side of the story, this is a captivating tale of jealousy and justification, both human and divine
After these things by Jenny Diski( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 323 libraries worldwide
This is an account of the relationship between Abraham's tragic son Isaac and Isaac's son Jacob. The book follows the psychological trail of the children of Abraham. In Isaac and Jacob's relationship we see all the complexities of love, power and desire that make them quintessentially human
Apology for the woman writing by Jenny Diski( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 260 libraries worldwide
"So overwhelmed was Marie de Gournay by the work of French essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne that when she finally met him, she stabbed herself with a hairpin until the blood ran in order to show her devotion. An awkward, obsessive character, she set herself against the world in her determination to achieve her ambitious dreams. Only her servant, Jamyn, really knew her."--P. [4] of cover
Stranger on a train : daydreaming and smoking around America with interruptions by Jenny Diski( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Verslag van twee treinreizen door Amerika, waarbij de auteur niet echt een bestemming heeft maar wel vervreemding en vreemde mensen bestudeert
Monkey's uncle / Jenny Diski by Jenny Diski( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A novel on insanity with three protagonists. One is the male therapist, while the others are the two sides of a woman's split personality, one crazy the other sane. Interestingly, the sane side is not upset by the mad side, reflecting that with all the cases of insanity in her family she is merely following tradition. By the author of Nothing Natural
Then again by Jenny Diski( Book )
10 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Een moeder en dochter worstelen beiden met een groot probleem
Happily ever after by Jenny Diski( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Een 68-jarige schrijfster wil in een roman verslag doen van de relatie die zij wil beginnen met haar aanvankelijk onwillige huisbaas
Rainforest by Jenny Diski( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Een biologe doet wetenschappelijk onderzoek in de jungle van Borneo en raakt daarbij in een diepe crisis
Like mother by Jenny Diski( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Roman om en mor og hendes datter
The vanishing princess by Jenny Diski( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Bundel verhalen met verrassende wendingen en onverwachte verwikkelingen
A view from the bed, and other observations by Jenny Diski( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Lynne Cohen : nothing is hidden : Scotiabank Photography Award ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Skating to Antarctica : skating to the end of the world by Jenny Diski( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Per cruiseschip op reis langs Antarctica reist een schrijfster in gedachten ook terug in haar leven, naar haar verhouding met haar moeder
On trying to keep still by Jenny Diski( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 51 libraries worldwide
De dochter van Montaigne : roman by Jenny Diski( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Publicatie gebaseerd op het stormachtige leven van Marie de Gournay (1565-1645), die als ongeschoolde jonge vrouw in de ban raakte van de geschriften van Michel de Montaigne. De Gournay raakte vastbesloten om hem te ontmoeten. Montaigne was geïntrigeerd en adopteerde haar als dochter. De Gournay stelde zichzelf vanaf dat moment in dienst van Montaignes leven en werk. Na zijn dood in 1595 werd zij zijn belangrijkste pleitbezorger en redacteur. Daarnaast zette ze haar ambities om zélf te schrijven door. Oorspr. titel: 'Apology for the women writing' (2008)
Don't by Jenny Diski( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Das blaue Herz des Eises by Jenny Diski( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Diski, Jenny 1947-
ディスキー, ジェニー
Languages
English (184)
Dutch (14)
German (13)
Spanish (10)
Swedish (6)
Chinese (5)
Italian (3)
Hebrew (3)
Japanese (1)
Polish (1)
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