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Boyd, Ernest Augustus 1887-1946

Overview
Works: 158 works in 594 publications in 3 languages and 14,580 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Humorous fiction  Short stories, French  Pastoral fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Attributed name, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PS3501.N4, 843.8
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Most widely held works by Ernest Augustus Boyd
Ireland's literary renaissance by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

62 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winesburg, Ohio : a group of tales of Ohio small town life by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

28 editions published between 1919 and 1977 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely connected tales in which a young reporter named George Willard probes the hopes, dreams, and fears of the solitary people in a small Midwestern town at the turn of the 19th century
Nana by Émile Zola( Book )

11 editions published between 1927 and 1943 in English and French and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in the pleasure-loving society of Napoleon III's France is a beautiful, capricious, good-natured yet noxious prostitute named Nana. For her, rich men give up their fortunes and honor; poor men give up their mates and even their lives
Studies from ten literatures, by Ernest Boyd by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

26 editions published between 1925 and 1968 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Droll stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

25 editions published between 1928 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Balzac's Contes Drolatiques, or Droll Stories, were originally published in three volumes in the 1830s. Set in medieval Europe, these stories were Balzac's attempt to write in the great tradition of Rabelais and Boccaccio, to render the Middle Ages with a touch of raunchy humor, and to provide a delightful portrait of medieval France. Balzac took the old themes that had delighted his ancestors--the tales of faithless wives and confiding husbands, of monks incredibly endowed for amorous athleticism, of lusty wenches and adventurous lads, and of great bouts of eating and drinking." --
Appreciations and depreciations; Irish literary studies by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

28 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary blasphemies by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

16 editions published between 1927 and 1969 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary drama of Ireland by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

28 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.L. Mencken by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

37 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

2 editions published between 1919 and 1947 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cycle of interrelated stories that sympathetically view lonely and frustrated individuals in a midwestern town
Criticism in America, its functions and status by Irving Babbitt( Book )

5 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy de Maupassant; a biographical study by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

18 editions published between 1926 and 1928 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabulous life of Sarah Bernhardt by Louis Verneuil( Book )

10 editions published between 1942 and 1971 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabelais by Anatole France( Book )

5 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les diaboliques; les six premières by J Barbey d'Aurevilly( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and French and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1874 Les Diaboliques caused an uproar and all the copies were seized on the orders of the Ministry of Justice as the book was a danger to public morality. Scandal made the book an immediate success. One hundred and thirty years later it is now firmly established as a classic and studied in French schools. "The book is a celebration of the seven deadly vices and shows no counterbalancing interest in the seven cardinal virtues. Even more, it is a celebration of pride, the pride of the ancient aristocracy of evil. Those who have the style to carry off their vices have also the right to do so." D'Aurevilly introduces us to the she-devils, a group of femme fatales who share their trials and triumphs
Germinie Lacerteux by Edmond de Goncourt( Book )

3 editions published between 1922 and 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jules and Edmond de Goncourt were brothers who wrote one of the most esteemed novels in French literature
Little superman by Heinrich Mann( Book )

2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative picture of the German who cheered Hitler
Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maupassant's second novel, Bel-Ami (1885), is the story of a ruthlessly ambitious young man (Georges Duroy, christened "Bel-Ami" by his female admirers) making it to the top in fin-de-siecle Paris. It is a novel about money, sex, and power, set against the background of the politics of the French colonization of North Africa. It explores the dynamics of an urban society uncomfortably close to our own and is a devastating satire of the sleaziness of contemporary journalism. Bel-Ami enjoys the status of an authentic record of the apotheosis of bourgeois capitalism under the Third Republic. But the creative tension between its analysis of modern behavior and its identifiably late nineteenth-century fabric is one of the reasons why Bel-Ami remains one of the finest French novels of its time, as well as being recognized as Maupassant's greatest achievement as a novelist. - Back cover
Debate : subject, resolved, that limitations upon the contents of books and magazines as defined in proposed legislation would be detrimental to the advancement of American literature by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

6 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Boyd, Ernest.

Boyd, Ernest 1887-1947

Boyd, Ernest A.

Boyd, Ernest A. 1887-1947

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Languages
English (347)

Japanese (4)

French (4)

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Droll storiesThe contemporary drama of IrelandH.L. MenckenLes diaboliques; les six premièresGerminie LacerteuxBel-Ami