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Wilkins, Eithne

Works: 53 works in 224 publications in 3 languages and 5,218 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Records and correspondence  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Topographic maps  Allegories  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PT2621.A26, 833.91
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Publications about Eithne Wilkins
Publications by Eithne Wilkins
Publications by Eithne Wilkins, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Eithne Wilkins
Arnold Schoenberg letters by Arnold Schoenberg( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Book consists of selected letters from Arnold Schoenberg to such prominent figures as Alban Berg, Otto Klemperer, Gustav Mahler and Anton Webern. Correspondence is arranged in chronological order, preceded by brief biographical introductions and chronologies of life and works
The castle by Franz Kafka( Book )
15 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
In THE CASTLE, a protagonist, known only as K., struggles to gain access to the mysterious authorities of a castle who govern the village where he wants to work as a land surveyor. Kafka died before finishing the work, but suggested it would end with the Land Surveyor dying in the village; the castle notifying him on his death bed that his legal claim to live in the village was not valid, yet, taking certain auxiliary circumstances into account, he was permitted to live and work there
Five women by Robert Musil( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories by an Austrian writer featuring women heroines. In The Perfecting of a Love, a woman debates having an affair with a man with whom she is caught in a snow storm, while Tonka is a love affair between people of different class, a student and a servant girl
Robert Musil; eine Einfübrung in das Werk by Ernst Kaiser( Book )
16 editions published in 1962 in German and English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
The confusions of young Törless by Robert Musil( Book )
16 editions published between 1955 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 433 libraries worldwide
GENERAL & LITERARY FICTION. As the nineteenth century draws to an end, young Torless is sent to a military boarding school for the sons of the nobility on the eastern outreaches of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Far from his comfortable, free-thinking bourgeois home and left to his own devices, he experiences the joy, pain and self-doubt of adolescence. He is confronted with desire and love, but also his own cruelty, as he finds himself participating in his fellow pupils' bullying campaigns. A dark Bildungsroman which shocked its readership at the time, Robert Musil's first novel is a fresco of psychoanalysis, philosophy, eroticism, snobbery, sado-masochism and schoolboy humour, a hothouse of alternately repressed and unchained desires that prefigure the carnage of both World Wars
The waterfalls of Slunj by Heimito von Doderer( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Omstreeks de eeuwwisseling en Oostenrijk spelende roman, waarin de botsing tussen een fabrikant en zijn zoon het hoofdthema is
Jephta and his daughter by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in German and English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Aurélien, roman by Louis Aragon( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A propos de ce roman, de son personnage-titre, Aragon a dit en 1964: "Aurélien n'est ni Drieu La Rochelle ni moi, si j'ai pourtant cherché dans l'un et dans l'autre une sorte de vérification du personnage créé". Aurélien est un ancien combattant de la guerre de 1914-1918 qui ne retrouve pas sa place dans la société dans laquelle il rentre, (cf. la présentation p. 7-25, dans laquelle l'auteur s'explique sur Aurélien. Pour Aragon, un livre de "prédilection". Cette édition comporte un dossier (p. 769-814)
Bodies and souls by Maxence van der Meersch( Book )
4 editions published between 1948 and 1957 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
An attack on corruptions of the medical profession in France
The man without qualities by Robert Musil( Book )
44 editions published between 1953 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Analyse in romanvorm van de ontbindende krachten die aan de vooravond van de Eerste Wereldoorlog op de constitutie van Europa inwerkten, met name in Oostenrijk
The rose-garden game : the symbolic background to the European prayerbeads by Eithne Wilkins( Book )
9 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Stories from my life by Oskar Kokoschka( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
... The girl and the ferryman by Ernst Emil Wiechert( Book )
4 editions published in 1947 in English and German and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The rose-garden game; a tradition of beads and flowers by Eithne Wilkins( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
The German lesson by Siegfried Lenz( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Siggi Jepsen, incarcerated as a juvenile delinquent, in one day assigned to write a routine German lesson on the 'The Joys of Duty.'Overfamiliar with these 'joys, ' Siggi sets down his life since 1943, a decade earlier, when as a boy he watched his father, constable of the northernmost police station in Germany, doggedly carry out orders from Berlin to stop a well-known Expressionist, their neighbor, from paintings to keep them safe from his father
My life by Otto Hahn( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Sappho by Alphonse Daudet( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A young man falls in love with a lovely ageing woman who'd been notoriously known as Sappho (not because she was a lesbian) but because she modelled for a statue
Raquel, the Jewess of Toledo by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )
7 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and German and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Romance of Alfonso 8th, King of Castile in the 12th century and his love for a Jewish girl
Dearest Father; stories and other writings by Franz Kafka( Book )
6 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and German and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"One of the most astonishing and revelatory pieces of writing ever produced by this twentieth-century literary icon, presented in both the original German and the English translation. Kafka's letter to his father is at once an exploration of his relationship to his father, his need to write, and the source of his fear--one that his father prompts in him but that is beyond the scope of Kafka's memory and power of reasoning. There is no greater text about authority, the disfiguring effects of shame, and, in particular, Kafka's lifelong need to have his father's unobtainable approval"--
Tonka, and other stories by Robert Musil( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Kaiser Eithne 19..-1975
Kaiser-Wilkins, Eithne -1974
Wilkins-Kaiser, Eithne -1974
English (130)
German (30)
Italian (3)
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