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Mirbeau, Octave 1848-1917

Overview
Works: 1,020 works in 2,990 publications in 9 languages and 15,364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Film adaptations  Folklore  Satire  Legends  Illustrations 
Roles: Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Honoree, Creator, Editor, Dedicatee, Redactor, Speaker, Correspondent, Recipient, Collaborator
Classifications: PQ2364.M7, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Octave Mirbeau, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Octave Mirbeau
Torture garden by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
148 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
translation of Le jardin des supplices
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
192 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La bourgeoisie vue par le petit trou de la serrure et l'oeil de ses domestiques, qui ne valent pas mieux qu'elle
L'Abbé Jules by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
44 editions published between 1883 and 1988 in French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Vingt-et-un jours d'un neurasthénique by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
38 editions published between 1901 and 1990 in French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dingo by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
60 editions published between 1910 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le chiot du narrateur va lui servir de prisme pour observer, juger ses concitoyens et dresser des tableaux de moeurs de la ville comme de la campagne
Octave Mirbeau two plays : Business is business ; &, Charity by Octave Mirbeau ( )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Octave Mirbeau was born in Trévières, Normandy, on 16 February 1848. He had a quiet childhood, which seemingly came to an abrupt end when he was sent to a Jesuit college at Vannes in 1859. The next four years were a miserable experience for the young Mirbeau, and the barbarity, tyranny and snobbery he encountered there - which seemed to him a microcosm of French society - would never be far from his writing for the rest of his life. Mirbeau registered to study law at university in 1866 but in 1868 would claim that 'he had been eating nothing and smoking up to 180 pipes of opium a day' (Levi, 1
Le calvaire by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
55 editions published between 1887 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les affaires sont les affaires; comédie en trois actes, représentée pour la première fois à la Comédie-française le 20 avril 1903 by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
18 editions published between 1903 and 1934 in French and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La 628-E 8 by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
43 editions published between 1907 and 1977 in French and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pp. 402-407 : Strasbourg
Contes cruels by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse : Contes
Sébastien Roch by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We follow Sebastien life from an unspoilt child, corrupt adolescence and his senseless death on the battle field
Sébastien Roch : roman de moeurs by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
36 editions published between 1890 and 1953 in French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diary of a chambermaid by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
15 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Passionate, calculating, only sometimes honourable but always honest, Celestine is one of the great female characters in literature. The diary of a cambermaid was written as a satire of Parisian society in the wake of the Dreyfus Affair.Mirbeau brings a journalist's analytical eye to Celestine's adventures as she loses her innocence and becomes as corrupt and depraved as the men who exploited her
Dans le ciel by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in French and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contes de la chaumière by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
32 editions published between 1894 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le calvaire by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiographical recounts the tortured 7 traumatic coming of age of Jean Mintie in 19th c France. Le Calvaire is a thinly veiled autobiographical novel, which recounts the tortured and traumatic coming-of-age of the narrator Jean Mintie
L'affaire Dreyfus by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amours cocasses : et, Noces parisiennes by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ces deux recueils de nouvelles, réunis ici, sont parus, le premier en 1883, et le second en 1885 sous le pseudonyme d'Alain Bauquenne, alias André Bertéra, le plus fidèle des employeurs d'Octave Mirbeau, à une époque où le grand écrivain faisait le "nègre" pour assurer sa subsistance
Théâtre complet by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Œuvre romanesque by Octave Mirbeau ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bauquenne, Alain, 1848-1917
Maure, Jean
Maure, Jean, 1848-1917
Mirbeau, O.
Mirbeau, O. (Octave), 1848-1917
Mirbeau, Octave
Mirbeau, Octave Henri Marie
Mirbeau, Octave Henri Marie, 1848-1917
Mirbeau, Octavi, 1848-1917
Mirbeau, Octavio, 1848-1917
Mirbeau, Oktave.
Mirbeau, Oktave 1848-1917
Mirbeau, Oktawiusz.
Mirbeau, Ottavio
Mirbeau, Ottavio, 1848-1917
Mirbo, O., 1848-1917
Mirbo, Oktav.
Mirbo, Oḳṭaṿ, 1848-1917
Mirbo, Oktāvs, 1848-1917
Mirbò, Oktaws 1848-1917
מירבא, א.
מירבא, אקטאוו
מירבאָ, אָקטאַװ
ミルボー, オクターヴ
ミルボウ
Languages
French (725)
English (78)
German (6)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Korean (1)
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