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Galantière, Lewis 1895-1977

Works: 127 works in 479 publications in 6 languages and 16,391 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Drama  History  Diaries  Historical fiction  Film adaptations  Television plays  Televised plays 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Adapter, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, tra, Correspondent
Classifications: PQ2637.A274, 843.91
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Wind, sand and stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )
28 editions published between 1939 and 1994 in English and held by 2,776 libraries worldwide
English translation of "Terre des hommes". Autobiographical account of air travel, captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight
Kabloona by Gontran de Poncins( Book )
50 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,065 libraries worldwide
Popular account of author's life among the Netsilik Eskimos of King William Island, 1938-39, with his impressions, non-scientific and occasionally inaccurate of their culture and customs
Flight to Arras by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )
31 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in English and French and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
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Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Book )
35 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
The play follows the plot of Sophocles' Antigone
Existence and the existent by Jacques Maritain( Book )
26 editions published between 1948 and 1966 in English and held by 843 libraries worldwide
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )
6 editions published between 1928 and 1956 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories
The portable Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant( Book )
9 editions published between 1947 and 1966 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Contains 23 short stories; one complete novel, A woman's life; a collection of letters including the correspondence with Marie Bashkirtseff; and his Essay on the novel
Antigone by Jean Anouilh( visu )
23 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
A filmed play adaptation from the Jean Anouilh reinterpretation of the Sophocles tragedy. First written and produced during the Nazi Occupation, this play about a young woman facing a morally corrupt world raises powerful questions of human interaction in regard to collaboration, responsibility and personal integrity
Airman's odyssey by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )
11 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Paris and the arts, 1851-1896; from the Goncourt Journal by Edmond de Goncourt( Book )
12 editions published between 1937 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 589 libraries worldwide
No evocation of Parisian life in the second half of the nineteenth century can match that found in the journals of the brothers Goncourt The journal of the brothers Edmond and Jules de Goncourt is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century French literature, a work that in its richness of color, variety, and seemingly casual perfection bears comparison with the great paintings of their friends and contemporaries the Impressionists. Born nearly ten years apart into a French aristocratic family, the two brothers formed an extraordinarily productive and enduring literary partnership, collaborating on novels, criticism, and plays that pioneered the new aesthetic of naturalism. But the brothers’ talents found their most memorable outlet in their journal, which is at once a chronicle of an era, an intimate glimpse into their lives, and the purest expression of a nascent modern sensibility preoccupied with sex and art, celebrity and self-exposure. The Goncourts visit slums, brothels, balls, department stores, and imperial receptions; they argue over art and politics and trade merciless gossip with and about Hugo, Baudelaire, Degas, Flaubert, Zola, Rodin, and many others. And in 1871, Edmond maintains a vigil as his brother dies a slow and agonizing death from syphilis, recording every detail in the journal that he would continue to maintain alone for another two decades
Aphrodite by Pierre Louÿs( Book )
5 editions published between 1933 and 1960 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Set in Alexandria in the 1st Century BC where Demetrios, a renowned artist falls in love with a courtesan, Chrysis. She asks him to prove his love to her by committing three crimes and Demetrios agrees
If memory serves; memoirs of Sacha Guitry by Sacha Guitry( Book )
5 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Nana by Émile Zola( Book )
3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Nana opens in 1867, the year of the World Fair, when Paris, thronged by a cosmopolitan elite, was a perfect target for Zola's scathing denunciation of hypocrisy and fin-de-siecle moral corruption. In this new translation, the fate of Nana--the Helen of Troy of the second Empire, and daughter of the laundress in L'Assommoir--is now rendered in racy, stylish English
America and the mind of Europe by Lewis Galantière( Book )
14 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
An actor named Molière by Béatrix Dussane( Book )
3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Levensbeschrijving van de Franse toneelschrijver Jean Baptiste Poquelin, beter bekend onder de naam Molière
Wind, sand and stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Spanish and held by 272 libraries worldwide
An exciting realism of air adventure-through the treacherous passes of the Pyrenees, above the Sahara, along the snowy ramparts of the Andes--combined with prose
Wind, sand and stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Victor Hugo by Raymond Escholier( Book )
4 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
The complete works of François Villon : including the poems long attributed to him by François Villon( Book )
2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Kabloona : among the Inuit by Gontran de Poncins( file )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
In 1938 and 1939, a French nobleman spent fifteen months living among the Inuit people of the Arctic. He is at first appalled by their way of life: eating rotten raw fish, sleeping with each other's wives, ignoring schedules, and helping themselves to his possessions. But as de Poncins's odyssey continues, he is transformed from Kabloona, The White Man, an uncomprehending outsider, to someone who finds himself living, for a few short months, as Inuk: a man, preeminently
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Alternative Names
Galantiere, L.
Galantiere, Lewis
Galantiere, Lewis 1893-
Galantiere, Lewis 1895-1977
English (279)
French (5)
Norwegian (5)
Swedish (3)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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