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Gellhorn, Martha 1908-1998

Overview
Works: 137 works in 513 publications in 10 languages and 15,976 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Short stories  Drama  Short stories, American  Political fiction  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Correspondent, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: PS3513.E46, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martha Gellhorn
The face of war by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

45 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's selection from her reporting on wars in progress and wars about to be, during eight years in twelve countries, when she worked as a correspondent for "Colliers."
The weather in Africa by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belevenissen van Britse migranten in Kenya na de onafhankelijkheid
The view from the ground by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented for the first time ranges from the tinderboxes across the political horizons of Castro's Cuba, the chambers of the House Committee on Un-American Activities, and a small Mississippi town during the height of the civil rights movement. Atlantic Monthly Press
A stricken field by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1938, before the Munich pact, Gellhorn visited Prague and witnessed its transformation from a proud democracy preparing to battle Hitler to a country occupied by the German army. Born out of this experience, her novel follows a journalist who returns to Prague after its annexation and finds her efforts to obtain help for the refugees and to convey the shocking state of the country both frustrating and futile. A convincing account of a people under the brutal oppression of the Gestapo, and Gellhorn's most powerful work of fiction
Liana by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

25 editions published between 1944 and 1993 in 6 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Op een Frans Caraïbisch eilandje speelt zich tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog tussen twee blanke mannen en een creools meisje een tragedie af
Love goes to press : a comedy in three acts by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, E Street Theatre Corporation, lessee, Edmund Plohn, manager, Warren P. Munsell and Herman Bernstein present "Love Goes to Press," a new comedy by Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles, directed by Wallace Douglas, settings designed by Raymond Sovey, costumes by Emeline Roche
The novellas of Martha Gellhorn by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A singular voice in American writing, Martha Gellhorn is known to several generations for her war reporting--from the Spanish civil war to Vietnam and Central America. But as this major retrospective amply demonstrates, for more than five decades she has also been a fiction writer of the first rank. - Publisher's note
The lowest trees have tops by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lazy Mexican town where many eccentric "foreign"" have come to live for a wide variety of reasons
The honeyed peace : stories by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1978 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble I've seen by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha was the youngest of sixteen, handpicked reporters who filed accurate, confidential reports on the human stories behind the statistics of the Depression directly to Roosevelt's White House. From these pages, we understand the real cost of sudden destitution on a vast scale. We taste the dust in the mouth, smell the disease and feel the hopelessness and the despair. And here, too, we can hear the earliest cadences of a writer who went on to become, arguably, the greatest female war reporter of the 20th century
Pretty tales for tired people by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Lingard ist ein altmodischer Mensch: "Sie nimmt Freundschaften ernst." Und so hilft sie unermüdlich ihren Freunden, Claud Roylands jedoch kann sie nicht vor seinem Liebesglück bewahren. Theodore erklimmt mühelos die Karriereleitern von Paris, London und New York. Sein Herz aus Eis schmilzt erst, als er in Anne Farleigh seine Schneekönigin findet. Mrs. Hapgood bekämpft ihren Ehekummer mit Wein und exzessiven Einkäufen. Auch die selbstauferlegte Ausbildung zum "leichten Mädchen" führt sie nicht ins Glück. Doch Rettung naht - wenngleich von unerwarteter Seite - aus der staubigen Tiefe des Bücherschranks. MARTHA GELLHORN wurde am 8. November 1908 in St. Louis geboren. Sie studierte in Bryn Mawr, ging 1930 nach Paris. 1937 folgte sie Ernest Hemingway in den Spanischen Bürgerkrieg. Bis zum Ende des Kalten Krieges war sie bei jedem wichtigen internationalen Konflikt an vorderster Front dabei, um als Kriegsreporterin darüber zu berichten. Martha Gellhorn starb auf eigenen Wunsch am 16. Februar 1998 im Alter von 90 Jahren in London. Seit ein paar Jahren haben wir es uns zur Aufgabe gemacht, Ausgewählte Werke Martha Gellhorns neu oder erstmals auf Deutsch vorzulegen. MIRIAM MANDELKOW, 1963 in Amsterdam geboren, arbeitet als Lektorin und Übersetzerin. Sie lebt in Hamburg und in Arkadien, Griechenland. Zuletzt erschienen in ihrer Übersetzung Martha Gellhorns Erzählbände Paare, Muntere Geschichten für müde Menschen und Das Wetter in Afrika sowie ihre Ausgewählten Briefe, Patrick Hamiltons Romane Hangover Square und Sklaven der Einsamkeit, Michael Frayns Roman Gegen Ende des Morgens sowie der letzte Vortrag von Edward Said Freud und das Nichteuropäische und Louise Carpenters Ida Louise
Two by two by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and German and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier Paare, vier Novellen, ein Versprechen: In guten wie in schlechten Tagen, In Reichtum und Armut, In Gesundheit und Krankheit, Bis der Tod uns scheide. Martha Gellhorn lotet in vier ironisch eleganten, zutiefst berührenden Novellen Varianten von Paarbeziehungen aus. Eine junge Amerikanerin in Italien beobachtet an ihrem hochblütigen Prinzen späte Anzeichen von Selbständigkeit, die Gesellschaftslöwin treibt ihre lethargischen Männer zu immer neuen karrieristischen Höhenflügen, die ewig Kranke tyrannisiert Umwelt und Ehemann, und der rastlose Kriegsphotograph gibt auch im Tod das Geheimnis seiner grossen Liebe nicht preis. "Stellen Sie sich Dorothy Parker in Gestalt Katharine Hepburns vor, dann sehen Sie Martha Gellhorn vor sich: eine Frau, die vor keinem Kriegsgebiet, keiner Kultur und keinem männlichen Ego zurückschreckte." Stacy Schiff MARTHA GELLHORN wurde am 8. November 1908 in St. Louis geboren. Sie studierte in Bryn Mawr, ging 1930 nach Paris. 1937 folgte sie Ernest Hemingway in den Spanischen Bürgerkrieg. Bis zum Ende des Kalten Krieges war sie bei jedem wichtigen internationalen Konflikt an vorderster Front dabei, um als Kriegsreporterin darüber zu berichten. Martha Gellhorn starb auf eigenen Wunsch am 16. Februar 1998 im Alter von 90 Jahren in London. Seit ein paar Jahren haben wir es uns zur Aufgabe gemacht, Ausgewählte Werke Martha Gellhorns neu oder erstmals auf Deutsch vorzulegen. MIRIAM MANDELKOW, 1963 in Amsterdam geboren, arbeitet als Lektorin und Übersetzerin. Sie lebt in Hamburg und in Arkadien, Griechenland. Zuletzt erschienen in ihrer Übersetzung Martha Gellhorns Erzählbände Paare, Muntere Geschichten für müde Menschen und Das Wetter in Afrika sowie ihre Ausgewählten Briefe, Patrick Hamiltons Romane Hangover Square und Sklaven der Einsamkeit, Michael Frayns Roman Gegen Ende des Morgens sowie der letzte Vortrag von Edward Said Freud und das Nichteuropäische und Louise Carpenters Ida Louise
Point of no return by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1948, this powerful novel follows a U.S. Army infantry battalion in Europe through the last months of the Second World War - through the Battle of the Bulge, the Allied sweep across Germany, and the discovery of the Nazi death camps. Jacob Levy, a young soldier from St. Louis, has never given much thought to politics, world affairs, or his own Jewish heritage, but after the liberation of Dachau, he confronts the horror of the Holocaust and takes his own violent revenge. Jolted into a new understanding of humanity's connectedness, he comes to terms with his own Jewish identity and grapples with questions of individual moral responsibility that are still contemporary fifty years later. In her afterword, Martha Gellhorn traces the roots of the novel in her own experience as a war correspondent who first heard of the Nazi concentration camps during the Spanish Civil War and herself got to Dachau a week after American soldiers discovered the camp at the end of a village street
The wine of astonishment by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His own man by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1993 in English and Dutch and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een arme maar zelfbewuste student krijgt kennis aan een schuw meisje uit de Parijse beau monde
West with the night by Beryl Markham( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in Dutch and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WEST WITH THE NIGHT appeared on 13 bestseller lists on first publication in 1942. It tells the spellbinding story of Beryl Markham -- aviator, racehorse trainer, fascinating beauty -and her life in the Kenya of the 1920s and 30s. Markham was taken to Kenya at the age of four. As an adult she was befriended by Denys Finch-Hatton, the big-game hunter of OUT OF AFRICA fame, who took her flying in his airplane. Thrilled by the experience, Markham went on to become the first woman in Kenya to receive a commercial pilot's license. In 1936 she determined to fly solo across the Atlantic -- without stopping. When Charles Lindbergh did the same, he had the wind behind him. Markham, by contrast, had a strong headwind against her and a plane that only flew up to 163 mph. On 4 September, she took off ... Several days later, she crash-landed in Nova Scotia and became an instant celebrity
The short novels of Martha Gellhorn by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of another by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

5 editions published between 1941 and 1946 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels with myself and another by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hinter diesem Kürzel versteckt Martha Gellhorn ihren damaligen Ehemann Ernest Hemingway. Martha Gelllhorn wurde am 8. November 1908 in St. Louis geboren. Sie studierte in Bryn Mawr, ging 1930 nach Paris. 1937 folgte sie Ernest Hemingway in den Spanischen Bürgerkrieg. Bis zum Ende des Kalten Krieges war sie bei jedem wichtigen internationalen Konflikt an vorderster Front dabei, um als Kriegsreporterin darüber zu berichten. Martha Gellhorn starb auf eigenen Wunsch am 16. Februar 1998 im Alter von 90 Jahren in London. Seit ein paar Jahren haben wir es uns zur Aufgabe gemacht, Ausgewählte Werke Martha Gellhorns neu oder erstmals auf Deutsch vorzulegen. Martha Gellhorn: "Paare - Ein Reigen in vier Novellen" (2007) und "Muntere Geschichten für müde Menschen" (2008). Zu ihrem hundertsten Geburtstag am 8. November 2008 erschien der dritte Novellenband "Das Wetter in Afrika" und 2009 ihre Ausgewählten Briefe mit einem Nachwort von Sigrid Löffler.-
Selected letters of Martha Gellhorn by Martha Gellhorn( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning the years from 1930 to 1996, the correspondence of the acclaimed journalist chronicles Gellhorn's career from the Spanish Civil War to the end of the Cold War, as well as her turbulent marriage to Ernest Hemingway
 
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The face of war
Alternative Names
Gellhorn, Martha

Hemingway, Martha Ellis Gellhorn

Hemingway, Martha Ellis Gellhorn 1908-1998

Martha Gellhorn Amerikaans auteur

Martha Gellhorn giornalista e scrittrice statunitense

Martha Gellhorn journaliste, correspondante de guerre et écrivain américaine

Martha Gellhorn US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Auslandskorrespondentin

Марта Гелгарн амэрыканская журналістка

Марта Гелхорн

Марта Гэлхарн

מרתה גלהורן

مارتا گلهورن ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

მართა გელჰორნი ამერიკელი ჟურნალისტი

마사 겔혼

マーサ・ゲルホーン

玛莎盖尔霍恩

Languages
English (315)

German (33)

Dutch (12)

Spanish (5)

French (4)

Italian (2)

Danish (1)

Swedish (1)

Polish (1)

Russian (1)

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The weather in AfricaThe view from the groundA stricken fieldLianaLove goes to press : a comedy in three actsThe novellas of Martha GellhornPoint of no returnWest with the night