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West, Rebecca 1892-1983

Works: 642 works in 2,368 publications in 10 languages and 55,767 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Biography  Musical fiction  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Trials, litigation, etc  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dedicatee, Creator, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker, Reviewer, Bibliographic antecedent, Inscriber, Translator, Correspondent, Performer
Classifications: PR6045.E8, 823.912
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Black lamb and grey falcon; a journey through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West( Book )

195 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A physical and spiritual journey in Yugoslavia, considering its past and future in relation to the collapse of western culture
The fountain overflows : a novel by Rebecca West( Book )

92 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father's genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin. Mrs. Aubrey, a former concert pianist, struggles to keep the family afloat, but then she is something of a high-strung eccentric herself, as is all too clear to her daughter Rose, through whose loving but sometimes cruel eyes events are seen. Still, living on the edge holds the promise of the unexpected, and the Aubreys, who encounter furious poltergeists, turn up hidden masterpieces, and come to the aid of a murderess, will find that they have adventure to spare. In The Fountain Overflows... Rebecca West transmuted her own volatile childhood into enduring art. This is an unvarnished but affectionate picture of an extraordinary family, in which a remarkable stylist and powerful intelligence surveys the elusive boundaries of childhood and adulthood, freedom and dependency, the ordinary and the occult.
The birds fall down by Rebecca West( Book )

65 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an historical incident. The story is told by a half-English girl of eighteen whose grandfather is an exiled Russian aristocrat living in Paris. The grandfather is confronted by the Tsar's arch-enemy, a terrorist searching for the truth about an apparent double spy
The new meaning of treason. by Rebecca West( Book )

36 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Espionage and conspiracy cases of Alan Nunn May, Klaus Fuchs, Burgess and Maclean, and the Ward-Keeler-Profumo affair have been added
The return of the soldier by Rebecca West( Book )

129 editions published between 1918 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Return of the Soldier is a novel by English novelist Rebecca West regarding Captain Chris Baldry, a soldier whose reintegration to the British mainstream society is not easy, after he returns home during The First World War
This real night by Rebecca West( Book )

23 editions published between 1000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeugdherinneringen van een dochter uit een muzikaal en onconventioneel gezin uit de tijd vlak voor de Eerste Wereldoorlog
The meaning of treason by Rebecca West( Book )

82 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thinking reed by Rebecca West( Book )

65 editions published between 1850 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabelle, a wealthy American widow, arrives in France to restart her life and discovers she has her choice of eligible suitors. Torn between a placid liaison with a southerner and a tortuous affair with a Frenchman, Isabelle's plans suddenly take an unexpected turn that will ultimately lead her to a love that will force her to reconsider the implications of her affluent existence
Cousin Rosamund by Rebecca West( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to: The fountain overflows, and This real night. Twin sisters, Rose and Mary Aubrey, proceed into the adult world and deal with their sexuality in post-World War I England
1900 by Rebecca West( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1900 Rebecca West was an eight-year-old girl living on the outskirts of London. Of that year, she remembers the aged Queen Victoria--a little bundle of black clothes propped up in an open horse-drawn carriage--and the ragged march down her suburban street that celebrated the relief of Mafeking in the far-off Boer War. This was a time when European empires covered much of the world, when North America was seen as a land of innocence and vast, untainted spaces, when imperialist dreams and confidence in the old social order were outwardly barely shaken. A certain order and style seemed to distinguish the period: the Boxer Rebellion in China was quickly suppressed; the Great Exhibition in Paris displayed the West's wild exuberance; fashionable society was dazzling; and the worlds of literature and art, music and drama, science and philosophy, were all flourishing. Henry James, Conrad, Chekhov, Sargent, Klimt, Munch, Elgar, Mahler, and Bergson were but a few of those who were producing masterpieces in 1900. However, alongside the great establishment figures and the glamour there were signs of a new, less certain era. This was the year that the British Labour Party was founded, the zeppelin made its first flight, Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams, and Max Planck elaborated the quantum theory. It was the year that Picasso, Einstein, and Lenin were just beginning their careers. It was indeed the threshold of a new world, and the atmosphere of that year is vividly evoked here in a wide range of fascinating contemporary illustrations and in Rebecca West's lively, sharp, and witty insights into the social, political, and cultural events of the turn of the century."--Jacket
A train of powder by Rebecca West( Book )

34 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first of the German pieces Miss West re-creates the drama that was played out at the Nuremberg trials of 1946. In the two oother German pieces, Miss West takes psychological soundings of the effects of the German occupation on conquered and conqueror alike. In "Opera in Greenville" and "Mr. Setty and Mr. Hume," Miss West reports on two particularly brutal murder trials--one for the lynching of a Negro youth in North Carolina, the other for a "torso murder" in England. In "The better mousetrap," Miss West explores the 1952 espionage trial of a British Diplomatic Wireless Service telegraphist
The court and the castle; some treatments of a recurrent theme by Rebecca West( Book )

22 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative writers have responded to the accumulated experience of their societies - to tradition, the rule of law, to kings and usurpers, to power
The judge by Rebecca West( Book )

88 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring a professor and students from Parsons School of Design, this program describes how elements of design (color, size, texture, line, and shape) are combined to achieve design principles such as unity, dominance, contrast, and rhythm. Examples from fields such as architecture, fashion, interior design, theater, product design, and printed publications are included
Selected poems of Carl Sandburg by Carl Sandburg( Book )

19 editions published between 1926 and 1954 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are 167 of Carl Sandburg's poems which are expressive of the Middle West. The editor has chosen representative poems from four volumes: Chicago poems, Cornhuskers, Smoke and steel, and Slabs of the Sunburnt West
Henry James by Rebecca West( Book )

57 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first book by distinguished novelist, journalist, and literary critic Rebecca West: a biography of Henry JamesSetting the standard for a century's worth of criticism, Rebecca West diagnosed Henry James as an American who?could never feel at home until he was in exile? in this slim, readable biography, published just a few months after his death in 1916. West boldly assesses Roderick Hudson as?not a good book,? and displays remarkable foresight in describing Daisy Miller as a?sad and lovely? book that?will strike each new generation afresh.? An early advocate of feminist principles, she has fascinating things to say about James's heroines, and her division of his work into early and late periods continues to be a basic principle of Jamesian scholarship. One of the twentieth century's brightest minds, Rebecca West began her career as a public intellectual with this thoughtful and compelling study of a literary giant. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
The young Rebecca : writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 by Rebecca West( Book )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cicely Isabel Fairfield is de pseudoniem van Rebecca West
The harsh voice, four short novels by Rebecca West( Book )

42 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and German and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these four brilliant short novels set in America, England and Paris, Rebecca West explores the lives and relationships of rich women and men who are ruled by "the harsh voice we hear when money talks, or hate." There is Josie, a flower of American girlhood whose boundless ambition for wealth fatally loosens the bonds of her marriage to Corrie. There is Etienne de Sevenac, a dilettante French aristocrat whose courtly stratagems are no match for Nancy Sarle--a plain but powerful American businesswoman. There is Alice Pemberton, a sensible Englishwoman--the very salt of the earth--but a petty tyrant in her gracious Georgian home. And lastly there is Sam Hartley, an American businessman who has fought his way to riches with his wife at his side, but whose life is now haunted by an abiding vision of beautiful young women.
Harriet Hume : a London fantasy by Rebecca West( Book )

41 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca West based the main character of Harriet in her novel on Harriet Cohen, a well known pianist and greatly admired beauty ... The novel is described as a modernist story about a piano-playing prodigy and her obsessive lover, a corrupt politician. The novel immortalised Harriet's unfulfilled love affair with the composer Arnold Bax.
Ending in earnest; a literary log by Rebecca West( Book )

18 editions published between 1931 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literaire en kritische opstellen over o.a. Evelyn Waugh, Virginia Woolf, André Gide, Colette, en Radclyffe Hall
Sunflower by Rebecca West( Book )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een succesvolle, mooie maar domme actrice vindt noch in haar roem noch in haar verhouding met twee mannen een bevredigend bestaan. Bevat autobiografische fragmenten
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The return of the soldier
The fountain overflows : a novelThe birds fall downThe return of the soldierThis real nightThe meaning of treasonCousin RosamundA train of powderThe judge
Alternative Names

controlled identityLynx, 1892-1983

Andrews, Cecily I. 1892-1983

Andrews Cecily Isabel Fairfield

Andrews, Cecily Isabel Fairfield, 1892-

Andrews, Cecily Isabel Fairfield 1892-1983

Andrews, Cicily Isabel Fairfield

Andrews, Cicily Isabel Fairfield, 1892-1983

Fairfield-Andrews, Cecily Isabel.

Fairfield Cecily Isabel

Fairfield, Cecily Isabel, 1892-

Fairfield, Cecily Isabel 1892-1983

Fairfield, Cecily Isabel Andrews-

Fairfield Cicely Isabel

Fairfield, Cicely Isabel, 1892-

Fairfield, Cicely Isabel, 1892-1983

Fairfield, Cicily I. 1892-1983

Fairfield Cicily Isabel

Fairfield, Cicily Isabel, 1892-

Fairfield, Cicily Isabel 1892-1983

Fairfield, Cicily J. 1892-1983


Lynx, 1892-1983

Rebecca West britische Schriftstellerin und Journalistin

Rebecca West British feminist and author

Rebecca West britisk forfatter og feminist

Rebecca West Brits journaliste

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Rebecca West scrittrice britannica

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Rebeka Vest

Vest, Rebeka.

Vest, Rebeka 1892-1983

West, R.

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West, Rebecca pseud

Ребека Вест

Ребека Вест британска писателка и новинарка

Ребека Уест

Ребекка Уэст английская писательница, журналистка и суфражистка

וסט, רברה 1892־

רבקה וסט סופרת בריטית

ربکا وست ژورنالیست و نویسنده بریتانیایی

ريبيكا ويست

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