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Scott-Moncrieff, C. K. (Charles Kenneth) 1889-1930

Overview
Works: 343 works in 1,164 publications in 2 languages and 27,656 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bildungsromans  Fictional autobiographies  Records and correspondence  Novels  History  Romances  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Epic poetry 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, tra, Author of introduction, Illustrator
Classifications: PQ2631.R63, 843.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by C. K Scott-Moncrieff
Red and Black : a New Translation, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism by Stendhal( Book )

78 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red and the black is a character study of Julien Sorel, a clever and idealistic young opportunist who attempts to rise above his station through a combination of talent, deception, and hypocrisy. He uses his powers of seduction and charm to secure advancement, only to find himself betrayed by his own passions and outwitted by the larger political and social intrigues of post-Napoleonic France. His doomed quest for fortune and love is both heroic and satirical, reflecting the inner tensions and outer pretensions that result from desiring what is not ours
Remembrance of things past by Marcel Proust( Book )

24 editions published between 1925 and 1982 in English and held by 2,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great works of Western literature, now in the new definitive French Pleiade edition translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin. Volume one includes Swann's way and Within a budding grove
The song of Roland by Inc Icon Group International( Book )

48 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Song of Roland is one of the oldest known pieces of French literature. The heroic poem depicts the Battle of Roncesvalles during Charlemagne's reign
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )

14 editions published between 1928 and 1956 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first volume of Proust's seven-part novel In Search of Lost Time, also known as Remembrance of Things Past, Swann's Way is the auspicious beginning of Proust's most prominent work. A mature, unnamed man recalls the details of his commonplace, idyllic existence as a sensitive and intuitive boy in Combray. For a time, the story is narrated through his younger mind in beautiful, almost dream-like prose. In a subsequent section of the volume, the narrator tells of the excruciating romance of his country neighbor, M. Swann. The narrator reverts to his childhood, where he begins a similarly hopeless infatuation with Swann's little daughter, Gilberte. More than this apparently fragmented narrative, however, is the importance of the themes of memory, time, and art that connect and interweave the man's memories. Considered to be one of the twentieth century's major novels, Proust ultimately portrays the volatility of human life in this sweeping contemplation of reality and time
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrator interrupts reminiscences about his childhood spent in the late-nineteenth-century France to recall the affair which a friend of the family carries on with young Odette de Crecy
The letters of Abelard and Heloise by Peter Abelard( Book )

26 editions published between 1925 and 1974 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation includes Abelard's account of his misfortunes (Historica calamitatum); four of their personal letters; the 'letters of Direction', in which he advises her how to adapt for women the rule of Benedict; correspondence btween Heloise and peter the Venerable and two Abelard's hymns
Within a budding grove by Marcel Proust( Book )

25 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1919, Within a budding grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt, bringing the author immediate fame. In this second volume of Remembrance of things past, the narrator turns from the childhood reminiscences of the Swann's way to memories of his adolescence. Having gradually become indifferent to Swann's daughter Gilberte, the narrator visits the seaside resort of Balbec with his grandmother and meets a new object of attention--Albertine, 'a girl with brilliant, laughing eyes and plump, malt cheeks.'"--Back cover
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )

6 editions published between 1928 and 1956 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories
The captive by Marcel Proust( Book )

21 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the original prewar translation there has been no completely new rendering of the French original into English. This translation brings to the fore a more sharply engaged, comic and lucid Proust. "In Search of Lost Time" is one of the greatest, most entertaining reading experiences in any language. As the great story unfolds from its magical opening scenes to its devastating end, it is the Penguin Proust that makes Proust accessible to a new generation. Each volume is translated by a different, superb translator working under the general editorship of Professor Christopher Prendergast, University of Cambridge
The shorter novels of Stendhal by Stendhal( Book )

6 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cities of the plain by Marcel Proust( Book )

25 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cities of the Plain is the fourth volume (of 7) in Marcel Proust’s monumental novel  À la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past; or In Search of Lost Time) that was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. His most prominent work, it is known both for its length and its theme of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of the madeleine." Begun in 1909, Remembrance of Things Past consists of seven volumes totaling around 3,200 pages and featuring more than 2,000 characters. Graham Greene called Proust the "greatest novelist of the 20th century", and W. Somerset Maugham called the novel the "greatest fiction to date". Proust died before he was able to complete his revision of the drafts and proofs of the final volumes, the last three of which were published posthumously and edited by his brother, Robert. Much of Remembrance of Things Past concerns the vast changes, most particularly the decline of the aristocracy and the rise of the middle classes that occurred in France during the Third Republic and the fin de siècle. Fin de siècle is a French term for end of the century, a term that typically encompasses not only the meaning of the similar English idiom turn of the century, but also both the closing and onset of an era, as the end of the 19th century was felt to be a period of degeneration, but at the same time a period of hope for a new beginning. Remembrance of Things Past is considered the definitive modern novel by many scholars. It has had a profound effect on subsequent writers such as the Bloomsbury Group. "Oh if I could write like that!" marveled Virginia Woolf in 1922. Literary critic Harold Bloom wrote that Remembrance of Things Past is now "widely recognized as the major novel of the twentieth century." Vladimir Nabokov, in a 1965 interview, named the greatest prose works of the 20th century as, in order, "Joyce's Ulysses, Kafka's The Metamorphosis, Bely's Petersburg, and the first half of Proust's fairy tale Remembrance of Things Past." J. Peder Zane's book The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books, collates 125 "top 10 greatest books of all time" lists by prominent living writers; Remembrance of Things Past is placed eighth. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon has called it his favorite book. According to thegreatestbooks.org, a site which uses algorithms to determine the most well-received books, À la recherche du temps perdu is the second-most critically acclaimed work of fiction ever made, losing only to Ulysses. Remembrance of Things Past was initially published in seven volumes: Swann's Way (Du côté de chez Swann) (1913) Within a Budding Grove (À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs) (1919) The Guermantes Way (Le Côté de Guermantes) (1920/1921) Cities of the Plain (Sodome et Gomorrhe) (1921/1922) The Captive (La Prisonnière) (1923) The Fugitive (Albertine disparue) (1925) Time Regained (Le Temps retrouvé) (1927) [Elib]
The Guermantes way by Marcel Proust( Book )

25 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and French and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the relative intimacy of the first two volumes of In Search of Lost Time, The Guermantes Way opens up a vast, dazzling landscape of fashionable Parisian life in the late nineteenth century, as the narrator enters the brilliant, shallow world of the literary and aristocratic salons. Both a salute to and a devastating satire of a time, place, and culture, The Guermantes Way defines the great tradition of novels that follow the initiation of a young man into the ways of the world
The sweet cheat gone by Marcel Proust( Book )

21 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albertine, so dearly loved by the narrator, and the cause of so much suffering for him, dies in an accident
Shoot! = (Si gira) : the notebooks of Serafino Gubbio, cinematograph operator by Luigi Pirandello( Book )

10 editions published between 1926 and 1975 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The captive ; The fugitive by Marcel Proust( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrator recounts his complicated relationship with Albertine, the events that lead to their separation, and his retreat to Venice
The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter by Petronius Arbiter( Book )

9 editions published between 1920 and 1950 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic account of Rome under the Emperor Nero
Marcel Proust, an English tribute by C. K Scott-Moncrieff( Book )

24 editions published between 1923 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring, of prisons and heroic escape, of political chicanery and sublime personal courage. Set at the beginning of the nineteenth century, amidst the golden landscapes of northern Italy, it traces the joyous but ill-starred amorous exploits of a handsome young aristocrat called Fabrice del Dongo, and of his incomparable aunt Gina, her suitor Prime Minister Mosca, and Clelia, a heroine of ethereal beauty and earthly passion. The great achievement of The Charterhouse of Parma is to conjure up the excitement and romance of youth while never losing sight of the harsh realities which beset the pursuit of happiness, nor the humour and patient irony with which these must be viewed
A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust( Book )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLear, P. G., 1889-1930

Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff Brits vertaler (1889-1930)

Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff escriptor escocès

Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff schottischer Autor und Übersetzer

Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff Scottish writer

Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff scrittore e traduttore britannico

Moncrieff, C.K.Scott

Moncrieff, C.K. Scott 1889-1930

Moncrieff, C. K. Scott- (Charles Kenneth Scott-), 1889-1930

Moncrieff Charles Kenneth Michael Scott 1889-1930

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Scott Moncrieff, C. K. 1889-1930

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Scott-Moncrieff, Charles Kenneth 1889-1930

Languages
English (447)

French (3)

Covers
Remembrance of things pastThe song of RolandSwann's waySwann's wayWithin a budding groveThe captiveThe captive ; The fugitiveMarcel Proust, an English tributeThe charterhouse of Parma