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Abbott, Elisabeth

Overview
Works: 67 works in 174 publications in 2 languages and 4,070 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Personal narratives‡vGerman  History  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Humor  Anecdotes  Science fiction 
Roles: Translator, Creator, Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: ML423.D15, B
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Most widely held works by Elisabeth Abbott
Travels in the south of France by Stendhal( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both an addition to the Stendhalian canon and a pioneering work of the travel-writing genre, Travels in the South of France provides an illuminating perspective on this popular region and the phenomenon of tourism in general
The devil in France : my encounter with him in the summer of 1940 by Lion Feuchtwanger( Book )

11 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lion Feuchtwanger fiercely criticized the Nazi Party, years before it assumed power. When the Germans invaded France in 1940, he was imprisoned at Les Milles, but he eventually was able to flee to the United States. The Devil in France is a memoir of his internment
The one-act plays of Luigi Pirandello by Luigi Pirandello( Book )

11 editions published between 1928 and 1934 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because it is absurd (on earth as in heaven) by Pierre Boulle( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of Lorenzo Da Ponte by Lorenzo Da Ponte( Book )

16 editions published between 1929 and 2000 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoirs of the man who wrote the libretti for three of Mozart's best operas
Compendium of general sociology by Vilfredo Pareto( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French novel by Pierre Mille( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis I, prince of the renaissance by Jehanne d' Orliac( Book )

5 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king of Rome, Napoleon II, "L'Aiglon" by Octave Aubry( Book )

3 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan of Arc and her companions by Jehanne D'orliac( Book )

4 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The private life of Napoleon by Octave Aubry( Book )

5 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My life by Marc Chagall( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Completed by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) in 1922, this lyrical, evocative, and unique book is a key work to understanding the life and art of this creative genius who has come to be known as the "Father of Surrealism." His deep roots in Jewish tradition-religious and secular-are reflected in these recollections of his poverty-stricken youth in White Russia, to his involvement in the Paris art world prior to World War I, and back again to Russia until his decision in 1923 to finally return to Paris. "Belongs unmistakably to the world of his paintings ... it flickers with sharp responses and vivid phrases."--New Statesman
Verdi, the man and his music by Carlo Gatti( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The burden of God by Gilles Marcotte( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the full text of "The Burden of God: Studies in Wisdom and Civilization from the Book of Ecclesiastes" by Michael W. Kelley. Examines the issues of wisdom and creation. Includes an introduction and a conclusion, as well as information on ordering the print version of the book from Contra Mundum Books. Notes that scripture quotations are from the Holy Bible, New International Version. Links to the publisher's home page
The seven vices, a novel of Italy in our own times by Guglielmo Ferrero( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Clarambaux; a novel by Jean Tousseul( Book )

4 editions published in 1939 in English and French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Clarambaux depicts the life of ordinary workers; the story, set in 19th century Belgium, deals with the peasant Stiénon family. In the novel, Tousseul sympathized with strikers, impoverished peasants, and Communards
The fifteen joys of marriage by Antoine de La Sale( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This witty satire is dedicated to all married men, and to all those others who might contemplate marriage The author has words for both of these and spares nothing in describing the "pains and torments" which they might mistake for "joys and delights". Mercilessly he describes what might happen to a man who falls into marriage - his wife's extravagances, her never-ending desire for new clothes and even worse ..."--Jacket
Le roi de Rome by Octave Aubry( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Useless hands by Claude Farrére( Book )

2 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 100 astronomy projects, with information on related mythology and pertinent history, cultures, and people
Port Arthur, a novel by Pierre Frondaie( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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My life
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The devil in France : my encounter with him in the summer of 1940Memoirs of Lorenzo Da PonteMy life
Languages
English (93)

French (2)