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Peyre, Henri 1901-1988

Overview
Works: 332 works in 1,338 publications in 4 languages and 35,891 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Personal correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Adapter, Commentator for written text, Compiler, Creator, tra, Redactor
Classifications: PQ2637.A82, 841.8
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Sartre : a collection of critical essays by Edith Kern( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a key to evaluation and appreciation of Jean-Paul Sartre's writings and of the basic precepts of Existentialism
Baudelaire : a collection of critical essays by Henri Peyre( Book )

23 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is romanticism? by Henri Peyre( Book )

41 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre est une tentative pour présenter une synthèse du romantisme français, replacé dans le cadre du romantisme européen. L'accent est mis , non sur les doctrines littéraires et les polémiques théoriques, mais sur la révolution de la sensibilité et de l'imagination, de Diderot, Rousseau, Goethe et Wordsworth aux successeurs du romantisme à la fin du 19e et au 20e siècle
French novelists of today by Henri Peyre( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has happened in French fiction between 1950 and 1967. Our perspective on the great figures of the twentieth century has been altered, with changes in stature, critical evaluation, and certain 'innovations' have palled. The temper of the nation which is mirrored or distorted in its fiction is strikingly different from what it was in the post WWII era, when the French looked up to American fiction and felt deeply disturbed by their efforts to catch up with more stable and prosperous nations. A list of over one hundred novelists with brief critical assessments is at the end of the book, and should prove useful to readers. The stress throughout is not on the technique of the novel as a genre, but rather on individual novelists, their works as related to life and as they afford a broadening of our culture, a liveliness of interest, and insight into the French mind and sensibility
What is symbolism? by Henri Peyre( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book centers on the revolutionary French symbolist movement of the last part of the 19th century, translated by Emmett Parker. Peyre gets to the heart of the subject, through provocative lines
What is symbolism? by Henri Peyre( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in French and English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary French novel by Henri Peyre( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on English and American literature by Leo Spitzer( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qu'est-ce que le classicisme? by Henri Peyre( Book )

98 editions published between 1933 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and sincerity by Henri Peyre( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of the role of sincerity in the writings of many authors, particularly the French
Splendors of Christendom : great art and architecture in European churches by Dmitri Kessel( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The failures of criticism by Henri Peyre( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern literature by Henri Peyre( Book )

10 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baudelaire as a love poet, and other essays; commemorating the centenary of the death of the poet( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcel Proust by Henri Peyre( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French literary imagination and Dostoevsky and other essays by Henri Peyre( Book )

9 editions published in 1975 in English and French and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Paul Sartre by Henri Peyre( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on life, literature, and learning in America by Henri Peyre( Book )

12 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary French literature, a critical anthology by Henri Peyre( Book )

10 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Hugo : philosophy and poetry by Henri Peyre( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henri Peyre American linguist

Henri Peyre Frans taalkundige (1901-1988)

Henri Peyre lingüista estadounidense

Henri Peyre US-amerikanisch-französischer Romanist und Literaturwissenschaftler

Peyre, Henri

Peyre, Henri 1901

Peyre, Henri 1901-1988

Peyre Henri M.

Peyre, Henri M. 1901-

Peyre, Henri M.‏ 1901-1988

Peyre, Henri-Maurice

Peyre, Henri Maurice 1901-

Peyre Henri-Maurice 1901-1988

Peyre, Henry.

Peyre Henry 1901-1988

페리, 앙리 1901-1988

페이르, 앙리 1901-1988

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Languages
English (177)

French (153)

Portuguese (1)

Polish (1)