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Porter, Laurence M. 1936-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 115 publications in 2 languages and 9,292 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Epic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Historical fiction  Original cast recordings  Encyclopedias  Handbooks and manuals  Musicals  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PQ2286, 843.7
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Most widely held works about Laurence M Porter
 
Most widely held works by Laurence M Porter
The interpretation of dreams : Freud's theories revisited by Laurence M Porter( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Freud's work and its influence
Victor Hugo by Laurence M Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most renowned figures in French literature, Victor Hugo (1802-1885) is also the most widely read French novelist in the English-speaking world, owing to the continuing popularity of his two most important novels, Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Miserables (1862). Despite this prestige, however, Hugo has often been unfairly maligned by some academic critics who have demeaned his accomplishments as both a poet and novelist by calling him a mere popularizer with a fertile imagination. These critics have argued that Hugo's greatness resides not in the production of refined and well-crafted works but in his energy, genius for self-promotion, patriotism, political courage, versatility in different genres, and massive output
Approaches to teaching Flaubert's Madame Bovary( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays on Gustave Flaubert( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The literary dream in French romanticism : a psychoanalytic interpretation by Laurence M Porter( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crisis of French symbolism by Laurence M Porter( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to teaching Baudelaire's Flowers of evil by Laurence M Porter( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gustave Flaubert encyclopedia by Laurence M Porter( Book )

17 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Flaubert is probably the most famous novelist of nineteenth-century France, and his best known work, Madame Bovary, is read in numerous comparative literature and French courses. His fiction set the standard to which other authors turned to learn their craft, and his cult of art and his unrelenting search for stylistic perfection inspired many later writers. This reference is a convenient guide to his life and work. Included in this volume are several hundred alphabetically arranged entries on Flaubert's individual works and major characters; historical persons and events that shaped his life; the themes that run throughout his writings; the critical approaches employed by scholars studying his works; and related topics of interest. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and most close with a brief bibliography
Aging in literature( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The renaissance of the lyric in French romanticism : elegy, "poëme," and ode by Laurence M Porter( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary : a reference guide by Laurence M Porter( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Flaubert's determination to achieve stylistic and structural perfection led to the creation of his masterpiece, Madame Bovary. The achievement was long considered the exemplary novel in Western literature, and writers remain deeply indebted to its legacy. This comprehensive reference begins with an introductory chapter that overviews Flaubert's life and career. A detailed summary of the novel's plot is followed by a close examination of the novel's genesis, its publication history, and the merits of various editions and translations. Later chapters discuss the social and cultural contexts informing the work, Flaubert's literary craftsmanship, and the novel's critical reception. The volume concludes with extensive bibliographic information."--Jacket
Women's vision in Western literature : the empathic community by Laurence M Porter( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les misérables by Victor Hugo( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-convict Jean Valjean tries to rebuild his life to be a respectable citizen. However, police inspector Javert relentlessly hounds him and won't let him escape his past
Cooperation and competition in communities of women( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theories of the fantastic( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les misérables : original Broadway cast recording by Victor Hugo( Recording )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical set in the period of the French Revolution of 1832
Space as metaphor in Delacroix by Laurence M Porter( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in French studies( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aimé Césaire's reworking of Shakespeare: anticolonialist discourse in Une Tempête by Laurence M Porter( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le style et l'art narratif de Charles Nodier dans les Contes by Laurence M Porter( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The interpretation of dreams : Freud's theories revisited
Alternative Names
Porter, Laurence Minot.

Porter, Laurence Minot 1936-

Languages
English (93)

French (1)

Covers
Victor HugoApproaches to teaching Flaubert's Madame BovaryApproaches to teaching Baudelaire's Flowers of evilA Gustave Flaubert encyclopediaGustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary : a reference guideWomen's vision in Western literature : the empathic communityLes misérablesLes misérables : original Broadway cast recording