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Sprigge, Elizabeth 1900-1974

Overview
Works: 118 works in 409 publications in 3 languages and 9,986 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Drama  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Tragicomedies  History  Satirical fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, win, Other, Annotator, Creator, Correspondent
Classifications: PQ2605.O15, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Sprigge
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Sprigge
Gertrude Stein : her life and work by Elizabeth Sprigge( Book )

28 editions published between 1956 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the writer, art collector and important figure in the literary movement, in both France and America, in the 1920's
Jean Cocteau, the man and the mirror by Elizabeth Sprigge( Book )

13 editions published in 1968 in English and French and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange life of August Strindberg by Elizabeth Sprigge( Book )

31 editions published between 1949 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Ivy Compton-Burnett by Elizabeth Sprigge( Book )

18 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de schrijfster (1884-1971) van nogal excentrieke romans, waarin o.a. incest en homoseksualiteit welig tieren. Zij woonde een groot deel van haar leven samen met de dichteres en schrijfster Margaret Jourdain
The difficulty of being by Jean Cocteau( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and French and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences by one of the seminal figures in 20th century literature and art, including sketches of Proust, Picasso, Gide and Nijinsky
Six plays of Strindberg : in new translations by August Strindberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by August Strindberg( Book )

6 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men and gods in Mongolia = (Zayagan) by Henning Haslund-Christensen( Book )

13 editions published between 1935 and 2019 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1935, Men & Gods in Mongolia is rare and unusual travel book that takes the reader into the virtually unknwon world of Mongolia, a country only now opening up to the West. Henning Haslund was a Swedish Explorer who accompanied Sven Hedin and other explorers into Mongolia and Central Asia in the 1920s and 30s. Haslund takesthe readerto the lost city of Karakota in the Gobi desert, introducesthe readerto the Bodgo Gegen, a God-king in Mongolia, andallows the reader to meet Dambin Jansang, the dreaded warlord of the 'Black Gobi'. Alongside the esoteric and mystical material, there is plenty of adventure; caravans across the Gobi desert; kidnapped and held for ransom; initation into shamanic societies; encounters with warlords; and the violent birth of a new nation
Look at me now and here I am : writings and lectures, 1911-1945 by Gertrude Stein( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gertrude Stein was one of the most colourful personalities of the literary world during the inter-war years. This volume of her writings attempts to dispel some of the misunderstandings that surrounds her work, presenting many of her lectures for the first time
Tents in Mongolia (Yabonah) : adventures and experiences among the nomads of Central Asia by Henning Haslund-Christensen( Book )

9 editions published between 1934 and 1995 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1934: This book describes his adventures and experiences among the Nomads of Central Asia
Writings and lectures 1911-1945 by Gertrude Stein( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The red room : scenes of artistic and literary life by August Strindberg( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johan August Strindberg was born on January 22nd 1849 in Stockholm in Sweden. It was only at the age of 32 that Strindberg managed to break through as a playwright with 'Master Olef'. Of course with a predecessor as famous as Henrik Ibsen overshadowing everything it was difficult, perhaps, to make headway. However Stringberg took to the task, exploring a wide range of styles, experimenting at every opportunity and with The Red Room wrote what is lauded as the first modern Swedish novel. His career spanned some 60 plays and another 30 novels and associated texts. Whilst he was prolific writer he was also something of a polymath, a telegrapher, theosophist, painter, photographer and alchemist. Much of the 1890's was spent abroad but several psychotic attacks between 1894 to 1896 (referred to as his "Inferno crisis") led to his hospitalisation and return to Sweden. His works continued to expand and reshape the boundaries of theatre and many are considered classics and deservedly so. Strindberg became ill with pneumonia during Christmas 1911 and never recovered completely. On April 9th 1912 he at last premiered in New York at the Berkeley Theatre with 'The Father'. He died on 14 May 1912 at the age of 63. Strindberg was interred in the Norra begravningsplatsen in Stockholm
Riddles of the Gobi desert by Sven Anders Hedin( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sybil Thorndike Casson by Elizabeth Sprigge( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six plays of Strindberg by August Strindberg( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Father; Miss Julie; The Stronger; Easter; A Dream Play; The Ghost Sonata
Jean Cocteau, l'homme et les miroirs by Elizabeth Sprigge( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The street of the sandalmakers; a tale of Rome in the time of Marcus Aurelius by Nis Petersen( Book )

3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve plays by August Strindberg( Book )

8 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five plays of Strindberg by August Strindberg( Book )

8 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CREDITORS: a tragi-comedy shows a naturalistic, rather ironic view of the corrosive effects of passion. CRIME AND CRIME: a comedy where Strindberg further develops the Swedenborgian view that crime is its own punishment; something of a psychological thriller. DANCE OF DEATH: a drama in two parts where a Captain returns after fifteen years abroad, divorced and robbed of his children. The wife is blamed for the disastrous marriage. SWANWHITE: a fairy play in three acts, it is a treasure-chest full of the truth that lies in fairy tales and brimful of magic and romance. THE GREAT HIGHWAY: a wayfaring drama with seven stations is full of symbolism and imagery; the higher emotional moods are expressed in unrhymed verse, while the scenes in which he satirizes society, its institutions and its successful men are written in witty colloquial dialogue
Economic progress and economic crises by Johan Åkerman( Book )

10 editions published between 1932 and 1979 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Six plays of Strindberg : in new translations Six plays of Strindberg
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Six plays of Strindberg : in new translationsLook at me now and here I am : writings and lectures, 1911-1945Tents in Mongolia (Yabonah) : adventures and experiences among the nomads of Central AsiaSybil Thorndike CassonSix plays of Strindberg
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Sprigge

Napier, Elizabeth Miriam Squire Sprigge

Napier, Elizabeth Miriam Squire Sprigge 1900-

Napier, Elizabeth Miriam Squire Sprigge 1900-1974

Napier, Mark 1900-1974

Napier, Mark 1900-1974 Mrs

Napier, Mark 1900- Mrs

Napier, Mark, Mrs., 1900-

Napier, Mark, Mrs., 1900-1974

Sprigge, Elizabeth, 1900-

Supurijji, Erizabesu 1900-1974

スプリッジエリザベス 1900-1974

Languages
English (203)

French (18)

German (2)