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Cocteau, Jean 1889-1963

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Les enfants terribles, roman by Jean Cocteau( Book )

486 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Paris and centred round a louche relationship between two orphaned siblings, this book was part of the modernist movement in literature
Belle et la Bête = Beauty and the Beast by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

77 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized adaptation of the classic fairy tale which tells the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him. Contains special visual effects such as tears that become real diamonds and walls that grow arms to light Beauty's path through the castle of the Beast
Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky( )

67 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valery Gergiev conducts a new recording of Stravinsky's iconic neo-classical oratorio Oedipus Rex, complete with Jean Cocteau's original French narration spoken by Gerard Depardieu
La machine infernale; pièce en 4 actes by Jean Cocteau( Book )

187 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre avec dix-sept personnages: cinq femmes, douze hommes
Thomas l'imposteur by Jean Cocteau( Book )

200 editions published between 1923 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bien que réformé en 1914, Cocteau s'engagea comme ambulancier civil et côtoya les fusiliers marins dont il devint, en quelque sorte, "la mascotte". De cette expérience, l'écrivain tira, en 1923, "Thomas l'imposteur."
The grand écart by Jean Cocteau( Book )

132 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacques Forestier, the central character of Cocteau's famous first novel from 1921, is a parasite and dilettante who responds readily to beauty in both sexes." "Leaving his provincial family he comes to Paris to study for his degree. Indulging in a life of dissipation with a group of students and their mistresses, he falls in love with Germaine, a chorus girl kept by a rich banker. The affair, doomed from the start, forces Jacques to come to terms not so much with society as he finds it but with himself."--Jacket
The infernal machine, and other plays by Jean Cocteau( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the texts of six dramatic works by the French master of literature, including Orpheus, Bacchus, and The Eiffel Tower Wedding Party
Diary of an unknown by Jean Cocteau( Book )

55 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traduction chinoise de "Journal d'un inconnu", par Jean Cocteau(1889-1963)
Les parents terribles (indiscretions) by Jean Cocteau( Book )

177 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrait of a bourgeois French family in sexual disarray ..."--Page 4 of cover
The difficulty of being by Jean Cocteau( Book )

136 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retiré à Morzine en 1947, malade, Cocteau part à la recherche des êtres ou des événements qui ne cessent de le tarauder et évoque ses rencontres avec Radiguet, Apollinaire, Picasso
The holy terrors by Jean Cocteau( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1966 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A story of a brother and sister, orphaned in adolescence, who build themselves a private world out of one shared room and their own unbridled fantasies. What started in games and laughter became for Paul and Elisabeth a drug too magical to resist"--P. [4] of cover
Orphée = Orpheus( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in French and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Cocteau turns the Orpheus legend into a story of a poet and his encounter with death and the middle world
Oedipus Rex : opera-oratorio in 2 acts after Sophocles by Igor Stravinsky( Recording )

21 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journals by Jean Cocteau( Book )

6 editions published between 1956 and 1964 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La voix humaine by Francis Poulenc( Recording )

72 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical setting of the one-act play by Jean Cocteau
Orphée : tragédie en un acte et un intervalle by Jean Cocteau( Book )

122 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mengisahkan cinta seorang penyair terhadap seorang puteri yang sentiasa mengembara kedunia ini dan dunia lainnya
Two screenplays: The blood of a poet [and] The testament of Orpheus by Jean Cocteau( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen monologues by Jean Cocteau( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven monologues by Cocteau written for Edith Piaf and Jean Marais, along with six by Feydeau written in 1882-1898. Meyer's translations of eleven of these monologues were commissioned by the BBC for radio performance; two are newly translated for this volume
The white paper by Jean Cocteau( Book )

59 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reissued for the 50th anniversary of Cocteau's death in 1963, "Le Livre Blanc," a "white paper" on homosexual love, was first published anonymously in France by Cocteau's contemporary Maurice Sachs and was at once decried as by the critics as obscene. The semi-autobiographical narrative describes a youth's love affairs with a succession of boys and men during the 1900s. The young man's self-deceptive attempts to find fulfillment, first through women and then by way of the church, are movingly conveyed; the book ends with a strong plea for male homosexuality to be accepted without censure. The book is fully illustrated and includes many woodcuts by the author
Les enfants terribles by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

31 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer Jean Cocteau and director Jean-Pierre Melville joined forces for this elegant adaptation of Cocteau's immensely popular, wicked novel about the wholly unholy relationship between a brother and sister. Elisabeth (a remarkable Nicole Stéphane) and Paul (Edouard Dermithe) close themselves off from the world by playing an increasingly intense series of mind games with the people who dare enter their lair--until romance and jealousy intrude. Melville's operatic camera movements and Cocteau's perverse, poetic approach to character merge in Les enfants terribles to create one of French cinema's greatest, and most surprising, meetings of the minds
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Belle et la Bête = Beauty and the Beast
Belle et la Bête = Beauty and the BeastLa machine infernale; pièce en 4 actesThe grand écartThe infernal machine, and other playsLes parents terribles (indiscretions)The difficulty of beingThe holy terrorsTwo screenplays: The blood of a poet [and] The testament of Orpheus
Alternative Names

Cocteau 1889-1963

Cocteau, Clément Eugène Jean Maurice

Cocteau, Clément Eugène Jean Maurice 1889-1963

Cocteau J.

Cocteau J. 1889-1963

Cocteau J. M. E. C.

Cocteau J. M. E. C. 1889-1963

Cocteau, Jean.

Cocteau, Jean 1889-1963

Cocteau, Jean M.

Cocteau, Jean M. 1889-1963

Cocteau Jean Maurice Eugène Clément

Cocteau, Jean Maurice Eugène Clément 1889-1963

Cocteau-Maritain, ...

Cocteau-Maritain 1889-1963

Ioannes Cocteau

Jan Kokto

Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau écrivain, peintre et réalisateur français

Jean Cocteau franca poeto, romanisto, pentristo, kritikisto, kaj reĝisoro

Jean Cocteau francia író, festő, filmrendező

Jean Cocteau francouzský básník

Jean Cocteau francuski poeta, powieściopisarz, dramaturg i krytyk

Jean Cocteau Frans kunstschilder

Jean Cocteau Fransk forfatter, designer, boksemanager og regissør.

Jean Cocteau französischer Schriftsteller, Regisseur, Maler und Choreograf

Jean Cocteau French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager and filmmaker

Jean Cocteau poeta, novelista, dramaturgo, pintor, ocultista, diseñador, crítico y cineasta francés (1889-1963)

Jean Cocteau poeta, saggista e drammaturgo francese

Jean Cocteau Pranses a mannurat, mannaniw, pintor ken direktor ti pelikula

Jean Cocteau skrivagner gallek


Kokto Ž.

Kokto, Ž. 1889-1963

Kokto, Ž. (Žans), 1889-1963

Koktō, Zan 1889-1963

Kokto Žanas

Koktō, Žans 1889-1963

Kokto, Žans Moriss Klements Ežēns 1889-1963

Kokto, Zhan

Kokto, Zhan 1889-1963

Kokuto, ...

Kokutō, .. 1889-1963

Kokutō, Jan 1889-1963

Žanas Kokto Prancūzų poetas, romanistas, dramaturgas, bokso vadybininkas, tapytojas, prodiuseris ir režisierius.

Žans Kokto

Ζαν Κοκτώ

Жан Както

Жан Кокто французский писатель, поэт, драматург, художник и кинорежиссёр

Жан Кокто французький письменник, актор, художник, кінорежисер

Кокто Ж

Кокто Ж. 1889-1963

Кокто, Ж. (Жан), 1889-1963

Кокто Ж. М. Э. К

Кокто Ж. М. Э. К. 1889-1963

Кокто Жан

Кокто, Жан 1889-1963

Кокто, Клемент Евгений Жан Морис 1889-1963

Ժան Կոկտո

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ז'אן קוקטו

ז'אן קוקטו שחקן צרפתי

קוקטו, ז׳אן

קוקטו, ז׳אן 1889-1963

קוקטו, ז'ן 1892-1963

جان كوكتو

جان كوكتو، 1889-1963

جین کوکٹو

ژان کوکتو

জঁ ককতো

ਜੀਨ ਕੌਕਟੋ

ജീൻ കോക്തു

ჟან კოქტო

꼬또 1889-1963

꼭도, 쟝 1889-1963


꼭또, J. 1889-1963

꼭또, 장 1889-1963

꼭또, 쟝 1889-1963

장 모리스 외젠 클레망 콕토 1889-1963

장 콕토

장 콕토 1889-1963

콕토, 장 1889-1963


コクトー, ジャン


コクトオ, ジアン

コクトオ, ジャン

コクトージャン 1889-1963



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