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Wallace, Lew 1827-1905

Overview
Works: 757 works in 2,969 publications in 25 languages and 26,265 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Christian fiction  Personal narratives  Historical fiction  Motion picture plays 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Conceptor, Contributor, Editor, Speaker, Commentator for written text, Performer
Classifications: PS3134, 813.4
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Most widely held works by Lew Wallace
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace ( Book )
993 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in 25 languages and held by 11,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details how a wealthy young Jewish man and his family, who are all experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny, are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
The fair god, or, The last of the 'Tzins : a tale of the conquest of Mexico by Lew Wallace ( Book )
116 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man who would go on to write Ben-Hur, the best-selling novel of the 19th century, began his literary career with The Fair God, an adventurous and romantic chronicle of the invasion of the Aztec empire by the Spaniards. Inspired in part by his service in the Mexican War and later by his government service in Mexico, Wallace developed and refined the novel over the course of a quarter century
The prince of India, or, Why Constantinople fell by Lew Wallace ( Book )
68 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace ( )
in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this Biblical epic, Jewish nobleman Ben Hur (Heston) struggles against Roman tyranny in 1st century Palestine
Life of Gen. Ben Harrison by Lew Wallace ( Book )
24 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace ( Recording )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two boyhood friends-- Judah Ben-Hur, a prince of the Jews, and Messala, a Roman nobleman and soldier come to share a deep hatred for what the other has become, particularly as Ben-Hur becomes more interested in the teachings of a Jewish spiritual leader named Jesus
The first Christmas, from "Ben Hur," by Lew Wallace ( Book )
17 editions published between 1899 and 1906 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Hur : eine Erzählung aus der Zeit Christi by Lew Wallace ( Book )
149 editions published between 1888 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Geschichte des jüdischen Prinzen Judah Ben Hur der wegen eines angeblichen Attentats auf den römischen Statthalter von Judäa zur Galeerenstrafe verurteilt wird, später aber in seine Heimat zurückkehrt und eine Aufstandsbewegung gegen die Römer plant. Aber auch die Geschichte Jesu Christi, dessen Wundertaten hier aus der Sicht eines "Zeitzeugen" erzählt werden. "Was ist dieser Nazarener, der mehr ist als ein blosser Mensch?" fragte Ben Hur den Ägypter. Das Buch wurde ein Bestseller und zum Prototyp des historischen Romans. Nur die Bibel wurde im 19. Jahrhundert öfter gedruckt als "Ben Hur". Ein Erfolg, nur noch übertroffen durch die legendere Verfilmung aus dem Jahre 1959 - mit Charlton Heston in der Titelrolle. Ein Klassiker und Inbegriff des Monumentalfilms. Lewis "Lew" Wallace (1827 - 1905) war ein US-amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt, General, Politiker und Schriftsteller und vor allem bekannt durch seinen Roman "Ben Hur." Eines Tages hatte Wallace ein Gespräch mit einem Stabsoffizier, der sich über Gott, Glauben und Christen lustig machte und darüber spottete. Wallace, der damals noch nicht gläubig war, kam ins Nachdenken und entschloss sich, alles, was mit der Bibel, Jesus Christus und dem Glauben zu tun hatte, ausgiebig zu erforschen. Später schrieb Wallace, dass seine Begegnung mit dem spöttelnden Colonel zwei Folgen hatte: Zum einen das Buch "Ben Hur", das 1880 veröffentlicht wurde, zum anderen seine Hinwendung zu Gott und Jesus Christus. Umfang: 418 Normseiten bzw. 465 Buchseiten
The fair god a tale of the conquest of Mexico by Lew Wallace ( Book )
24 editions published between 1873 and 1974 in English and Serbian and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boyhood of Christ by Lew Wallace ( Book )
15 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The illustrated Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace ( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details how a wealthy young Jewish man and his family, who are all experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny, are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
The wooing of Malkatoon ; Commodus by Lew Wallace ( Book )
8 editions published between 1898 and 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boy's Ben-Hur; a tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace ( Book )
8 editions published between 1880 and 1928 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy young Jew and his family experiencing changing fortunes under Roman tyranny are affected by the life and teachings of a Nazarene named Jesus Christ
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace ( Book )
5 editions published between 1934 and 2000 in English and Czech and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur : a classic story of revenge and redemption by Lew Wallace ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A proud first century Jew, Judah Ben Hur is wrongly sent to the galleys through a bizarre quirk of fate and betrayal by his best friend, the Roman noble Messala. Miraculously, Judah Ben Hur returns to Palestine an honored Roman citizen, bringing with him a ravenous appetite for settling old scores and toppling a government. In reality, Judah is doomed to destroy his own hardening soul, unless he can come to grips with someone more powerful than his hatred: Jesus Christ
Life and public services of Hon. Benjamin Harrison, President of the U.S. : with a concise biographical sketch of Hon. Whitelaw Reid, ex-minister to France by Lew Wallace ( Book )
9 editions published between 1892 and 1980 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur, or, The days of the Messiah by Lew Wallace ( Book )
22 editions published between 1882 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chariot-race from Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace ( Book )
5 editions published between 1908 and 1922 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Hur : over vriendschap, wraak en het hemels koninkrijk by Lew Wallace ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In de eerste eeuw wordt de joodse Juda tot galeislaaf veroordeeld. Juda keert na vele omzwervingen terug naar Jeruzalem en wordt daar een van Jezus' eerste volgelingen. Vanaf ca. 15 jaar
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis Wallace
Uolles.
Uollis, Lʹju 1827-1905
Volless, Lūiss, 1827-1905
Vvolles, Lûïs.
Wallace, L.
Wallace, L. 1827-1905
Wallace, Lew.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905
Wallace, Lewice.
Wallace, Lewis.
Wallace, Lewis, 1827-1905
Wallace, Ludwik.
Wolless, Luijs, 1827-1905
Уоллес, Лью, 1827-1905
Уоллес, Льюис, 1827-1905
אואלעס, לואיס
וואלאס, ליו
וואלאס, ליו, 1827-1905
וואלס, ליו
וולס, לואיס
וולס, ליו
ウォレス
ウォレス, ルー
Languages
English (961)
Spanish (224)
German (195)
French (76)
Italian (47)
Dutch (33)
Danish (19)
Polish (14)
Czech (10)
Hebrew (8)
Portuguese (5)
Swedish (3)
Norwegian (3)
Catalan (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Indonesian (1)
Armenian (1)
Croatian (1)
Malay (1)
Miscellaneous languages (1)
Finnish (1)
Romanian (1)
Ladino (1)
Bengali (1)
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