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Jones, Laura 1951-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 427 publications in 8 languages and 6,482 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance fiction  Romance films  Domestic fiction  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Author of dialog, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PS2116, 791.4372
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Publications about Laura Jones
Publications by Laura Jones
Most widely held works by Laura Jones
Possession by Neil LaBute( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
Roland is an academic researcher who discovers some important letters written by a famous Victorian poet, Randolph Henry Ash. Ash was presumed to have been totally devoted to his wife, but Roland finds letters written to another unnamed woman, and soon determines that the intended recipient was another, less well-known poet, Christabel LaMotte. Roland contacts Maud, an expert on LaMotte's life and work. Despite her skepticism, the two begin to investigate, and uncover a wealth of information about the affair between the two poets
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( visu )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
An angel at my table : a trilogy by Jane Campion( visu )
64 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 802 libraries worldwide
The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
46 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Isabel Archer is a 19th-century young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey( visu )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Oscar is an Anglican priest who gambles discreetly and donates his winnings to help the poor. Lucinda is an Australian businesswoman who boldly defies the rules of 19th-century society. When they meet over an innocent game of cards, their passion for gambling leads them both down a road of romance, chance and fate that changes their lives forever
A thousand acres by Jocelyn Moorhouse( visu )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Follows the saga of the Cook family. Cook's kingdom is a fertile farm that spans 1,000 acres, but the seeds of its destruction are sown when the patriarch, Larry Cook, impulsively decides to distribute it among his three daughters, Ginny, Rose, and Caroline
An angel at my table : a trilogy ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of one of the 20th century's most gifted writers, Janet Frame, who was misdiagnosed as a schizophrenic as an adolescent
The portrait of a lady by Henry James( Book )
15 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 212 libraries worldwide
When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself. --From publisher's description
Oscar and Lucinda by Laura Jones( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
An angel at my table : the screenplay : from the three volume autobiography of Janet Frame by Laura Jones( Book )
13 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
High tide by Judy David( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
In an AFI Award winning performance, Judy Davis plays Lilli, a back-up singer for an Elvis impersonator. When she is fired from the tour in a NSW South Coast country town she sets out on a drunken binge. Holed up in a caravan park she meets up with young Ally and a friendship soon develops between the women. Emotions run deep as their journey of discovery is tested by Lilli's new boyfriend Mick and Ally's grandmother Bet.--
The well by ILAN ABRAHAMS( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Alone with only her difficult father, Hester, finds life lonely. From the day she brings home Katherine to the isolated farm where they live, the blinding monotomy of life ceases. The two forge an odd, co-dependent relationship plagued by questionable sanity, dark secrets and tragedy
Oscar and Lucinda : the screenplay by Laura Jones( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The formation of scholars : rethinking doctoral education for the twenty-first century by George E Walker( file )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
This groundbreaking book explores the current state of doctoral education in the United States and offers a plan for increasing the effectiveness of doctoral education. Programs must grapple with questions of purpose. The authors examine practices and elements of doctoral programs and show how they can be made more powerful by relying on principles of progressive development, integration, and collaboration. They challenge the traditional apprenticeship model and offer an alternative in which students learn while apprenticing with several faculty members. The authors persuasively argue that cre
Portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in German and English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Eine Geschichte um Liebe und Verrat: Die junge Amerikanerin Isabel Archer wird 1872 auf dem Landsitz ihrer englischen Familie in die Gesellschaft eingeführt. Obwohl verschiedene Männer ihres Standes versuchen, ihr Herz zu erobern, heiratet sie den ebenso verwegenen wie mittellosen amerikanischen Lebemann Osmond. Als Isabel den wahren Charakter ihres Mannes erkennt, beginnt sie, ihre eigenen Wege zu gehen - gegen alle bürgerlichen Konventionen. (Videomarkt)
Les cendres d'Angela by Alan Parker( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Alors que beaucoup d'Irlandais émigraient aux Etats-Unis dans l'espoir d'y trouver du travail, la famille McCourt quitte New York pour revenir dans sa ville natale, Limerick. L'accueil n'y est pas vraiment chaleureux et la famille catholique d'Angela méprise son vaurien de mari. Avec humour, le petit Frank regarde l'énergie déployée par sa mère Angela pour joindre les deux bouts, et nourrir ses quatre enfants que son mari Malachy Sr., chômeur et alccolique, s'oublie dans les bars. Le rêve à Frank, c'est de devenir écrivain et de retourner aux Etat-Unis."
Retrato de una dama The portrait of a Lady ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Finales del siglo XIX. Isabel Archer acaba de rechazar una ventajosa propuesta de matrimonio, con la finalidad de dar rienda suelta a sus ansias de libertad. Su primo, que apoya esta decisión, consigue que su moribundo padre le deje una herencia con la que podrá vivir sin casarse. Sin embargo Isabel, víctima de las artimañas de una desleal amiga cae en un triste y doloroso matrimonio con el decadente Gilbert Osmond. Isabel tardará años en darse cuenta de la manipulación de la que ha sido víctima, pero a la vez descubrirá el verdadero y único amor más fuerte y más libre que nunca imaginó
Le ceneri di Angela ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Costretta dalla miseria, la famiglia McCourt, composta da Angela, il marito Malachy e i quattro figli, fa ritorno dall'America in Irlanda. A Limerick affittano un piccolo e mal ridotto appartamento. Malachy è malvisto dai parenti di Angela perché è di Belfast e non educa i figli secondo la religione cattolica. In seguito a carenze di cibo e di carbone, i piccoli gemellini Oliver ed Eugene muoiono. Angela trova tuttavia la forza per andare avanti affrontando una nuova maternità e la sparizione del marito
Portrait de femme by Jane Campion( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
En 1872, Isabel Archer, une jeune belle Américaine, desprit indépendant et de tempérament aventureux, rend visite à ses cousins anglais, les Touchett. Pendant son séjour, elle refuse la demande en mariage du riche lord Warburton, ainsi que celle de son prétendant américain Caspar Goodwood, venu la rejoindre en Angleterre. Peu après, son oncle Mr. Touchett meurt, lui laissant, à la surprise générale, une petite fortune
 
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Jones, Laura 1951-...
Jones, Laura I
Laura Jones scenarioschrijfster uit Australië
Laura Jones Screenwriter
Лора Джонс
لورا جونز كاتبة سيناريو أسترالية
ジョーンズ, ローラ
Languages
English (261)
German (23)
Spanish (16)
French (13)
Italian (11)
Multiple languages (4)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
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