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Leduc, Violette 1907-1972

Overview
Works: 104 works in 698 publications in 14 languages and 8,686 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Erotic fiction  Records and correspondence  Romance fiction  Drama  Erotic films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ2623.E3657, 843.914
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Most widely held works about Violette Leduc
 
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Most widely held works by Violette Leduc
La Bâtarde by Violette Leduc( Book )

145 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An obsessive and revealing self-portrait of a remarkable woman humiliated by the circumstances of her birth and by her physical appearance. La Batarde relates Violette Leduc's long search for her own identity through a series of agonizing and passionate love affairs with both men and women. When first published, La Batarde was compared to the work of Jean Genet for the frank depiction of sexual escapades and immoral behavior. A confession that contains portraits of several famous French authors, this book is more than just a scintillating memoir - like that of Henry Miller or Charles Bukowski, Leduc's brilliant writing style and attention to language transform this autobiography into a work of art
Thérèse et Isabelle by Violette Leduc( Book )

74 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thérèse and Isabelle is the tale of two boarding school girls in love. In 1966 when it was originally published in France, the text was censored because of its explicit depiction of young homosexuality. With this publication, the original, unexpurgated text--a stunning literary portrayal of female desire and sexuality--is available to a US audience for the first time. Included is an afterword by Michael Lucey, professor of French and comparative literature at the University of California, Berkeley"--
The taxi by Violette Leduc( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La femme au petit renard; [roman by Violette Leduc( Book )

42 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the extraordinary memoir La Bâtarde was published in 1964, the literary world was impressed and scandalized by the book's explicit account of lesbian love. And its author, Violette Leduc, became an instant celebrity, with 150,000 copies of the book sold in its first year. Her short novel The Lady and the Little Fox Fur first publihsed in 1967,deals with a different side of life, focusing on a lonely old woman whose fortune and dignity are gone. Driven to despair she discovers peace of mind by forming a strange and touching relationship with the everyday objects of the city. Written with
In the prison of her skin by Violette Leduc( Book )

42 editions published between 1946 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'asphyxie, c'est l'atmosphère dans laquelle grandit la Bâtarde. Sa mère ne lui donne jamais la main. Bien au contraire. Elle lui fait porter le poids d'une faute qu'elle n'a pu accepter. Quant à son regard sur sa fille, c'est à peine un regard : c'est dur et bleu
Ravages by Violette Leduc( Book )

45 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit dans lequel l'auteure relate la période catastrophique (avortement, faux suicide) au cours de laquelle elle a été mariée
L'affamée by Violette Leduc( Book )

38 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hallucinatoire roman over het begin van de relatie met `Madame' (Simone de Beauvoir)
Mad in pursuit by Violette Leduc( Book )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les souvenirs de l'auteur dans le Paris de l'après-guerre où elle fait son entrée dans le monde littéraire sont prétexte à une étonnante galerie de portraits, de Sartre à Jean Genet, en passant par Nathalie Sarraute et Colette Audry
Trésors à prendre, récit by Violette Leduc( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trésors à prendre" est un authentique journal de voyage, l'imagination n'y a pas de part. Les personnages qui le traversent sont aussi réels que le causse Noir et que la cathédrale d'Albi. Mais Violette Leduc, avec son avidité pour la vie, provoque à tout moment, en tout lieu, les rencontres les plus curieuses et les plus émouvantes
La vieille fille et le mort by Violette Leduc( Book )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La chasse à l'amour by Violette Leduc( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derde deel van de geromantiseerde autobiografie van Leduc
Correspondance : 1945-1972 by Violette Leduc( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. Leduc, amatrice et lectrice de correspondances, a aussi évoqué dans son oeuvre, sa propre correspondance d'amitié, d'admiration, d'amour ou de haine. Ce recueil réunit trois cents de ses quelques deux mille lettres, principalement à Jacques Guérin, Simone de Beauvoir et trois jeunes lecteurs
The golden buttons by Violette Leduc( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Je hais les dormeurs by Violette Leduc( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réédition d'une nouvelle de V. Leduc, parue dans la revue "L'arbalète" en 1948, extraite du manuscrit de "Ravages."
Thérèse and Isabelle by Radley Metzger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young girls come of age in a Swiss girls' boarding school
Teresa e Isabella : e, La donna col renard by Violette Leduc( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thérèse in Isabelle : (neokrnjeno besedilo) by Violette Leduc( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Slovenian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La locura ante todo by Violette Leduc( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La main dans le sac by Violette Leduc( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman with the little fox : three novellas by Violette Leduc( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La femme au petit renard; [roman
Alternative Names
Leduc Thérèse Andrée Violette

Violette Leduc écrivain française

Violette Leduc escritora francesa

Violette Leduc Frans schrijfster (1907-1972)

Violette Leduc fransk författare

Violette Leduc fransk skribent

Violette Leduc französische Schriftstellerin

Violette Leduc French writer

Violette Leduc ranskalainen kirjailija

Violette Leduc scrittrice francese

Ледюк, Виолетт

ویولت لدوک نویسنده فرانسوی

ڤیۆلات لۆدیوک

ヴィオレット・ルデュック

ルデュック, ヴィオレット

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La femme au petit renard; [romanLa BâtardeThe pleasures of the text : Violette Leduc and reader seductionLiberty, equality, maternity in Beauvoir, Leduc and ErnauxViolette's embrace : a novel