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Boyd, Ernest Augustus 1887-1946

Overview
Works: 168 works in 636 publications in 4 languages and 15,277 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  History  Historical fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Drama  Pastoral fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Attributed name, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PS3501.N4, 843.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ernest Augustus Boyd
Ireland's literary renaissance by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

65 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in English and held by 982 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 )

12 editions published between 1927 and 1943 in English and French and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Nana Coupeau's rise from streetwalker to high-class prostitute during the last three years of the French Second Empire
Studies from ten literatures by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

26 editions published between 1925 and 1984 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Droll stories by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

27 editions published between 1928 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 701 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 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary blasphemies by Ernest Augustus Boyd( Book )

17 editions published between 1927 and 1984 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson( Book )

2 editions published between 1919 and 1947 in English and held by 509 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 )

6 editions published between 1924 and 1984 in English and held by 507 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

Verneuil was Sarah Bernhardt's last playwright, and her grandson by marriage, and she told him her story, during the last years of her life. The public life of this greatest name in theatre is well established; her personal life until now has been conjecture. This will provide future biographers with definitive basic material, although of itself, it is not destined to be the definitive biography. Sarah's childhood and girlhood were not happy--she was an illegitimate child of a famous courtesan, unwanted, unloved. In childhood she became a student of acting at the Conservatoire; her debut was unnoteworthy, her press unfavorable, her temperament was difficult and against her, for almost ten years of her career. Then at 25 she had her first success, and from that time on her star was in the ascendant, and she maintained her reputation as the outstanding genius of the stage until her first retirement at 70. Lovers, one child, an unhappy marriage, and a lifetime of hard work (she went back to the stage at 76, even though she had lost one leg). Ardent, impulsive, extravagant, with a compelling charm, she was a fascinating, "fabulous" figure
Rabelais by Anatole France( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whiteheaded boy : a comedy in three acts by Lennox Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1921 and 1949 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First presented at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1916, "The Whiteheaded Boy" is set in a typical Irish small-town household which is thrown into a frenzy, as the play begins, with the return of son Denis from Dublin's Trinity College. He is the whiteheaded boy of the title--the apple of his mother's eye and as a result the focus of his siblings' resentment--who has just failed his exams. Rather than face the shame of this failure, the family plan to ship him off to Canada; he just wants to marry his sweetheart, get a job, and settle down in the country. Hijinks, marriage proposals, bribes, and counter-bribes ensue as the family members exploit and misinterpret Denis' situation
The diaboliques by J Barbey d'Aurevilly( Book )

14 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and French and held by 291 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
The loyal subject by Heinrich Mann( Book )

7 editions published between 1921 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative picture of the German who cheered Hitler
The opinions of Anatole France by Anatole France( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young, attractive and very ambitious, George Duroy, known to his friends as Bel-Ami, is offered a job as a journalist on La Vie francaise and soon makes a great success of his new career. But he also comes face to face with the realities of the corrupt society in which he lives - the sleazy colleagues, the manipulative mistresses and wily financiers - and swiftly learns to become an arch-seducer, blackmailer and social climber in a world where love is only a means to an end
 
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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 (375)

Japanese (4)

French (4)

German (2)

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Droll storiesThe contemporary drama of IrelandH.L. MenckenThe diaboliquesThe loyal subjectBel-Ami