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Mirbeau, Octave 1848-1917

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Most widely held works by Octave Mirbeau
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

322 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EROTIC FICTION. A "flip book" featuring two classic novels translated from French by John Baxter: THE DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID and GAMIANI are both classic French erotic tales of pleasure and excess
Torture garden by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

278 editions published between 1899 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translation of Le jardin des supplices
Le calvaire by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

110 editions published between 1887 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le Calvaire is a thinly veiled autobiographical novel, which recounts the tortured and traumatic coming of age of the narrator Jean Mintie. It paints a nightmarish picture of late nineteenth century French society: from the stultifying boredom of bourgeois provincialism, to the horrors of the Franco-Prussian war, the grotesque avarice of shameless women and the moral bankruptcy of their compliant victims. Mintie's progress through life is a descent into Hell, a plumbing of the lower depths, the martyrdom of a godless man in a godless age." "The publication of Le Calvaire in 1886 marked a brilliant beginning for the Angry Young Man of the Age, who went on to flay the Establishment in Torture Garden and The Diary of a Chambermaid."--BOOK JACKET
Abbé Jules by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

86 editions published between 1883 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abbe Jules, first published in 1888, is the second part of Octave Mirbeau's autobiographical trilogy and tells the story of a priest's lifelong struggle with his passions." "Narrated from the viewpoint of a small boy, it depicts the stifling atmosphere of petit bourgeois, provincial France, where family, education and religion conspire to produce individuals tortured by repressed desire, violent fantasies and forbidden lusts." "Innocence is corrupted, pity and pain are inextricably linked in a novel which shows the influence of Naturalism, in its brutally realistic descriptions which echo Zola and Flaubert, side by side with passages of extraordinary lyricism and sensuality, as Mirbeau exercises the impressionist skills of Monet, Pisaro and Van Gogh."--Jacket
Contes de la chaumière by Octave Mirbeau( )

30 editions published between 1894 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dingo by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

101 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 628-E 8 by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

82 editions published between 1907 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pp. 402-407 : Strasbourg
Sébastien Roch by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

33 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sebastien Roch is a portrait of a boy's psychological, sexual and political coming of age in provincial France against the background of the Belle Epoque. We follow Sebastien as he enters a Jesuit college as a natural, upspoilt, innocent child and develops in a corrupt, disillusioned, tortured adolescent until his senseless death at the age of twenty-one on the battlefield."--BOOK JACKET
Les Vingt-et-un jours d'un neurasthénique by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

59 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit autobiographique, occasion idéale pour le pamphlétaire anarchiste d'écrire ce qu'il pense de la société de son époque. Il rejoint parfois Léon Bloy dans la virulence et l'esprit satirique. Bonne préface éclairante
Les affaires sont les affaires. Le portefeuille by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

60 editions published between 1903 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contes cruels by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Contes
Sébastien Roch : roman de moeurs by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

48 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in French and Undetermined and held by 203 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 )

21 editions published between 1903 and 1934 in French and English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les affaires sont les affaires, comédie en trois actes by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

31 editions published between 1903 and 1948 in French and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combats esthétiques by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

17 editions published in 1993 in French and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'affaire Dreyfus by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles published by Mirbeau in the French press at the time of the Dreyfus Affair. The editors' introduction (pp. 9-42) describes the role played by the French Dreyfusard polemicist in the revision of the trial, through the influence of his articles on public opinion in favor of Dreyfus and against antisemitism
Amours cocasses : et, Noces parisiennes by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

10 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 124 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
Seven French plays for study and stage by Reuben Y Ellison( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les mauvais bergers, pièce en cinq actes by Octave Mirbeau( Book )

28 editions published between 1898 and 1963 in French and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octave Mirbeau : two plays : Business is business & Charity by Richard J Hand( )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 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
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Alternative Names
Aктаў Мірбо

Bauquenne, Alain

Maure , Jean

Maure Jean 1848-1917

Mirabeau O.

Mirabo O.

Mirbau, O.


Mirbeau, O.

Mirbeau, O. (Octave), 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Octave

Mirbeau Octave-Henri-Marie

Mirbeau, Octave Henri Marie, 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Octave Henrie Marie 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Octave Marie Henri, 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Octavi, 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Octavio 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Octavio Enrique Maria. 1850-1917

Mirbeau, Oktave.

Mirbeau, Oktave 1848-1917

Mirbeau, Oktawiusz.

Mirbeau, Oktawjusz.

Mirbeau , Ottavio

Mirbeau, Ottavio 1848-1917

Mirbo, O.

Mirbo, O., 1848-1917

Mirbo, Oktav.

Mirbo, Oḳṭaṿ 1848-1917

Mirbo, Oktava 1848-1917

Mirbo Oktavas

Mirbo, Oktāvs, 1848-1917

Mirbó, Oktaws, 1848-1917

Miyrbo, Oqtaww

Octave Henri Marie Mirbeau francouzský spisovatel, novinář

Octave Mirbeau

Octave Mirbeau escritor francés, periodista, crítico de arte, autor de novelas, de obras teatrales y de cuentos

Octave Mirbeau franca verkisto, ĵurnalisto, artkritikisto, polemikisto, romanisto kaj dramverkisto

Octave Mirbeau francúzsky spisovateľ

Octave Mirbeau französischer Journalist, Kunstkritiker und Romanautor

Octave Mirbeau French journalist, art critic, travel writer, pamphleteer, novelist, and playwright

Octave Mirbeau giornalista, scrittore e critico d'arte francese

Octave Mirbeau novelë

Octave Mirbeau pisarz francuski

Octave Mirbeau romancier, essayiste et dramaturge, journaliste et critique d'art français

Octave Mirbeau skrivagner gallek

Octave Mirbeau werk van Octave Mirbeau

Octavius Mirbeau

Oktav Mirbo

Oktavs Mirbo

Οκτάβ Μιρμπώ Γάλλος συγγραφέας, λογοτέχνης

Актаў Мірбо


Мирбо О.

Мирбо Октав

Мирбо, Октав, 1848-1917

Мирбо, Октавъ (1848-1917).

Октав Мирбо

Октав Мирбо французский писатель, романист, драматург, публицист и художественный критик

Октав Мірбо

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אקטאוו מירבא

מירבא, א.

מירבא, אקטאוו

מירבאָ, אָקטאַװ

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اکتاو میربو

ئۆکتاڤ میربۆ

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