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Steegmuller, Francis 1906-1994

Overview
Works: 184 works in 774 publications in 4 languages and 25,088 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Nonsense verse  Records and correspondence  Picture books  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator, Correspondent
Classifications: PQ2246.M2, 843.8
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Most widely held works by Francis Steegmuller
Madame Bovary: patterns of provincial life by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

31 editions published between 1950 and 1998 in English and held by 3,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voracious spending and, eventually, in adultery. But even her affairs bring her disappointment and devastating consequences. Flaubert's erotically charged and psychologically acute portrayal of Emma Bovary caused a moral outcry on its publication in 1857. It was deemed so lifelike that many women claimed they were the model for his heroine; but Flaubert insisted: 'Madame Bovary, c'est moi.' "--Amazon.com
Flaubert and Madame Bovary; a double portrait by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

74 editions published between 1939 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cocteau : a biography by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

56 editions published between 1870 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poète, romancier, auteur dramatique, réalisateur de films, dramaturge, peintre, affichiste, potier, mosaïste, comment faire le portrait de Jean Cocteau? Cette triple biographie - l'homme, son oeuvre et son époque, l'Avant-garde et les Années folles - est fondée sur des documents inédits et des interviews personnelles d'amis et de connaissances de Cocteau
The ancient shore : dispatches from Naples by Shirley Hazzard( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Australia, Shirley Hazzard first moved to Naples as a young woman in the 1950s to take up a job with the United Nations. It was the beginning of a long love affair. Battered by World War II, Naples would remain for decades one of the most violent and impoverished places in Italy, but in its passion, vivacity, and beauty, the city still justified the loving words written about it by Goethe, Byron, and others over the centuries. Here are the best of Hazzard's writings on Naples, along with a New Yorker essay by her late husband, Francis Steegmuller. For the pair, the Naples of Pliny, Gibbon, and Auden is constantly alive to them: "The ghosts of this region are too many, and too vital, to sadden us," Hazzard writes. "Rather, they create a company, ironic and benign, to which we ourselves may ultimately hope to belong."--Publisher description
The letters of Gustave Flaubert by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apollinaire, poet among the painters by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

43 editions published between 1963 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flaubert in Egypt : a sensibility on tour ; a narrative drawn from Gustave Flaubert's travel notes & letters by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At once a classic of travel literature and a penetrating portrait of a 'sensibility on tour', Flaubert in Egypt wonderfully captures the young writer's impressions during his 1849 voyages. Using diaries, letters, travel notes, and the evidence of Flaubert's travelling companion, Maxime Du Camp, Francis Steegmuller reconstructs his journey through the bazaars and brothels of Cairo and down the Nile to the Red Sea
Maupassant, a lion in the path by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, a man, and two kingdoms : the story of Madame d'Epinay and the Abbé Galiani by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and French and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author Louise d'epinay and the Italian priest-diplomat Ferdinando Galiani. Their friends included Voltaire, Diderot, Melchior Grimm, and the famous women of the salons, and their letters touched upon everything from social gossip to issues of education and politics. Francis Steegmuller's book is at once a unique history and a charming account of friendship sustained in a turbulent age
Selected essays by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1965 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Your Isadora": the love story of Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig by Isadora Duncan( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and German and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Mademoiselle by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

42 editions published between 1950 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis 13th's niece, and her life as a pawn of French politics
Flaubert-Sand : the correspondence by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the correspondence and friendship between Gustave Flaubert and George Sand
Bravo Stravinsky by Arnold Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November : a new edition of an early novel by the author of Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an adolescence's discovery of illicit love
The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear( Book )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1961 in French and English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French version of Edward Lear's poem illustrated line by line
Stories and true stories by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcools by Guillaume Apollinaire( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guiilaume Apollinaire, a leading figure amongst the young writers and artists in France until his death in 1918, published 'Alcools', his first book of poems, in 1913. With its wide range of verse forms and contrasting registers of style, 'Alcools' had a considerable influence on Surrealist poetry. The poems provide a splendid example of the lyrical art in which the paradoxes of Apollinaire are held in high poetic tension. The editor's introduction and notes take place in the 20th Century and explain allusion and difficulties in the text
Sir Francis Bacon: the first modern mind by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1998 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O rare Ben Jonson by Francis Steegmuller( Book )

6 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Madame Bovary: patterns of provincial life
Covers
Cocteau : a biographyThe ancient shore : dispatches from NaplesFlaubert in Egypt : a sensibility on tour ; a narrative drawn from Gustave Flaubert's travel notes & lettersMaupassant, a lion in the pathA woman, a man, and two kingdoms : the story of Madame d'Epinay and the Abbé GalianiFlaubert-Sand : the correspondence
Alternative Names

controlled identityKeith, David, 1906-1994

controlled identitySteel, Byron, 1906-1994

Francis Steegmuller Amerikaans schrijver (1906-1994)

Francis Steegmuller écrivain américain

Francis Steegmuller escritor estadounidense

Keith, David

Keith, David, 1906-

Keith David 1906-1994

Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-

Steel, Byron

Steel, Byron, 1906-

Steel Byron 1906-1994

スティーグミュラー, フランシス

法蘭西斯·史提繆勒

Languages
English (383)

French (40)

German (1)

Italian (1)