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Alexander, Sidney 1912-1999

Overview
Works: 33 works in 143 publications in 6 languages and 5,875 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Biographical fiction  Drama  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: DG539, 759.7
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Most widely held works about Sidney Alexander
 
Most widely held works by Sidney Alexander
The history of Italy by Francesco Guicciardini( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and French and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: In 1537 Francesco Guicciardini, adviser and confidant to three popes, governor of several central Italian states, ambassador, administrator, military captain-and persona non grata with the ruling Medici after the siege of Florence-retired to his villa to write a history of his times. His Storia d'Italia became the classic history of Italy-both a brilliant portrayal of the Renaissance and a penetrating vision into the tragedy and comedy of human history in general. Sidney Alexander's readable translation and abridgment of Guicciardini's four-volume work earned the prestigious 1970 P.E.N. Club translation award. His perceptive introduction and notes add much to the understanding of Guicciardini's masterpiece. This is a translation of the history of Italy by the 16th century diplomat, advisor to heads of state, and military leader Guicciardini
Marc Chagall : a biography by Sidney Alexander( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lions and foxes : men and ideas of the Italian Renaissance by Sidney Alexander( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michelangelo, the Florentine; a novel by Sidney Alexander( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strong, unpolished personality and the tumultuous times of the youn Renaissance artist are depicted
Nicodemus : the Roman years of Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1534-1564 by Sidney Alexander( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poetry of Michelangelo by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hand of Michelangelo : a novel by Sidney Alexander( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall : an intimate biography by Sidney Alexander( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and Finnish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The celluloid asylum by Sidney Alexander( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tightrope in the dark by Sidney Alexander( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marine cemetery by Sidney Alexander( Book )

3 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man on the queue : poems by Sidney Alexander( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Capri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No one suspects that the pirate Sirocco is also foppish Count Amalfi. But behind Sirocoo's mask lies a man divided against himself-- each half of his identity is exploiting its secret twin. Sirocco uses Amalfi to score valuable inside information to aid his revolution; Amalfi uses Sirocco to protect the very Queen the revolution seeks to overthrow. But victory will demand uncommon risks."--Container
Selected paintings and drawings of the Italian Renaissance : [exhibition], Trisolini Gallery of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, February, 1975 by Sidney Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagall : Marc Chagall : a biography by Sidney Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michelangelo Buonarroti." by Sidney Alexander( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christianity of St. Paul by S. A Alexander( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He speaks things by Sidney Alexander( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Renaissance : then and now( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heywood Hale Broun discusses with authors Sidney Alexander and Howard Hibbard, the Renaissance in Italy and the work of Michelangelo Buonarroti
 
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The history of Italy
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アレグザンダー, シドニー

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