WorldCat Identities

White, Patrick 1912-1990

Overview
Works: 846 works in 3,139 publications in 19 languages and 51,336 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Novels  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Biography  Short stories  Romance fiction  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Editor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist
Classifications: PR9619.3.W5, 823
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Most widely held works about Patrick White
 
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Voss, a novel by Patrick White( Book )

221 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in nineteenth-century Australia, Voss is White's best-known book, a sweeping novel about a secret passion between the explorer Voss and the young orphan Laura. As Voss is tested by hardship, mutiny, and betrayal during his crossing of the brutal Australian desert, Laura awaits his return in Sydney, where she endures their months of separation as if her life were a dream and Voss the only reality. Marrying a sensitive rendering of hidden love with a stark adventure narrative, Voss is a novel of extraordinary power and virtuosity from a twentieth-century master
The eye of the storm by Patrick White( Book )

110 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the children, friends, and employees of a dying octogenarian gather at her bedside, a life of anguish and yearning is revealed
The Oxford book of short stories by V. S Pritchett( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott / The Two Drovers, Nathaniel Hawthorne/ The Birthmark, Edgar Allen Poe / The Fall Of The House Of Usher, ETC
Riders in the chariot by Patrick White( Book )

117 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A half-mad spinster, an aboriginal painter, a washerwoman, and a Jewish refugee--all vision seekers--struggle with the evil around them. Australian setting
A fringe of leaves by Patrick White( Book )

90 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked and captured in Australia, a Victorian lady, stripped of everything, finds the strength to survive her ordeal. By 1973's Novel Prize winner
The tree of man, a novel by Patrick White( Book )

155 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life on an Australian bush farm at the turn of the century
The vivisector by Patrick White( Book )

123 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hurtle Duffield, a painter, coldly dissects the weaknesses of any and all who enter his circle. His sister's deformity, a grocer's moonlight indiscretion, the passionate illusions of the women who love him - all are used as fodder for his art. It is only when Hurtle meets an egocentric adolescent whom he sees as his spiritual child does he experience a deeper, more treacherous emotion in this tour de force of sexual and psychological menace that sheds brutally honest light on the creative experience." --Publisher
The Twyborn affair by Patrick White( Book )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie Twyborn is bisexual and beautiful, the son of a Judge and a drunken mother. With this androgynous hero - Eudoxia/Eddie/Eadith Twyborn - and through his search for identity, for self-affirmation and love in its many forms, Patrick White takes us on a journey into the ambiguous landscapes, sexual, psychological and spiritual, of the human condition
The solid mandala, a novel by Patrick White( Book )

88 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur and Waldo Brown were born twins and destined never to to grow away from each other. They spent their childhood together. Their youth together. Middle-age together. Retirement together. They even shared the same girl. They shared everything - except their view of things. Waldo, with his intelligence, saw everything and understood little. Arthur was the fool who didn't bother to look. He understood. As they compete with and care for each other through half a century, their lives are inextricably intertwined - the two sides of a man's nature forming a totality
The aunt's story by Patrick White( Book )

107 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... tells the story of Theodora Goodman, a lonely middle-aged woman who travels to France after the death of her mother, and then to America, where she experiences what is either a gradual mental breakdown or an epiphanic revelation
The burnt ones by Patrick White( Book )

74 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together eleven stories published over several years
The hanging garden by Patrick White( Book )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In wartime Australia, two children form an extraordinary bond as they negotiate the dangers of life as strangers abandoned on the far side of the world
Memoirs of many in one, by Alex Xenophon Demirjian Gray by Patrick White( Book )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herinneringen van een wat absurde oude dame aan haar veelbewogen en veelzijdig leven
The cockatoos : stories by Patrick White( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These six novels and stories probe beneath the confused surface to expose the true nature of things. This book includes "A Woman's Hand", "The Full Belly", "The Night, the Prowler", "Five-Twenty", "Sicilian Vespers" and "The Cockatoos"
Four plays by Patrick White( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cockatoos; shorter novels and stories by Patrick White( Book )

44 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korte romaner og noveller
Happy valley; a novel by Patrick White( Book )

38 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just when things are looking up for thirteen-year-old Ronnie, her father dies, creating a void she and her mother have trouble filling
Three uneasy pieces by Patrick White( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living and the dead by Patrick White( Book )

17 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in London, the main characters are a brother and sister, Elyot and Eden Standish. It is Eden who represents the living. Erratic, unpredictable, easily hurt, she has the saving grace of not walling herself off from experience. Her brother, consciously intelligent and sensitive, never really touches the world. In theory he longs to immerse himself, in practice he always shrinks away. It is Eden who, in an era of professed socialist and egalitarian ideals, genuinely falls in love with a poor man, the brother of the family servant, and who suffers when he dies in the Spanish civil war
Classic Australian short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This selection of thirty-eight stories offers brilliant flashes of Australia, it's past and present society, for all who enjoy this genre and are interested in its development
 
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The eye of the stormThe Oxford book of short storiesRiders in the chariotA fringe of leavesThe tree of man, a novelThe vivisectorThe Twyborn affairThe solid mandala, a novel
Alternative Names
Howaito, Patorikku, 1912-1990

Patricius White

Patrick Victor Martindale White

Patrick White

Patrick White Australiano a mannurat

Patrick White australiensk författare

Patrick White Australisch schrijver

Patrick White australischer Literaturnobelpreisträger

Patrick White australsk skribent

Patrick White austrálsky spisovateľ, básnik a dramatik anglického pôvodu

Patrick White australský spisovatel, básník a dramatik, nositel Nobelovy ceny

Patrick White écrivain australien d'expression anglaise

Patrick White escritor australiano

Patrick White prozaik australijski, noblista

Patrick White scrittore, drammaturgo e saggista australiano

Patrik Uayt

Patrik Vajt

Patriks Vaits

Uaĭt, Patrik, 1912-1990

Uayt Patrik Viktor Martindeyl

Ṿaiṭ, Paṭriḳ 1912-1990

Vaitas P.

Vaitas Patrikas

Vajt, Patrik

Vajt, Patrik 1912-1990

White

White, Patrick

White, Patrick, 1912-

White Patrick Martindale

White Patrick Victor Martindale

White Patrick Victor Martindale 1912-1990

Πάτρικ Γουάιτ

Патрик Вајт

Патрик Уайт

Патрык Уайт

Патрік Вайт

Уайт, Патрик

Уайт, Патрик, 1912-1990

Уайт Патрик Виктор Мартиндейл

Պատրիկ Ուայթ

וויט, פטריק 1912-1990

ויט, פטריק 1912-1990

וייט, פטריק 1912־

וייט, פטריק 1912-1990

פטריק וייט

باتريك وايت

پاترجک وهتە

پاتریک وایت نویسنده استرالیایی

پیٹرک وائٹ

पैट्रिक व्हाइट

ਪੈਟਰਿਕ ਵਾਈਟ

చంద్రశేఖరేంద్ర సరస్వతి స్వామి

ಪ್ಯಾಟ್ರಿಕ್ ವೈಟ್

패트릭 화이트

화이트, 패트릭 1912-1990

パトリック・ホワイト

ホワイト, パトリック

ホワイト, パトリック, 1912-1990

帕特里克·怀特

帕特里克·怀特 英國出生的澳大利亞作家

派屈克·懷特

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