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Segal, Erich 1937-2010

Works: 285 works in 1,826 publications in 33 languages and 40,693 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Domestic fiction  Conference proceedings  Love stories  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  College stories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor, Author of introduction, Narrator
Classifications: PS3569.E4, 813.54
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Love story by Erich Segal( Book )
327 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 5,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the relationship between Harvard law student Oliver Barrett IV and Radcliffe music student Jenny Cavilleri. Explores how these apparent opposites fall in love and how their relationship tragically ends
Oliver's story by Erich Segal( Book )
125 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 2,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sequel to "Love Story," in which Oliver attempts to come to terms with his grief and guilt about the death of his wife
Acts of faith by Erich Segal( Book )
60 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spellbinding story of three extraordinary people whose lives are forever changed when sacred and secular worlds collide
The class by Erich Segal( Book )
79 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ethos and glamour of Harvard resonate throughout this story of five men--Andrew Eliot, Daniel Rossi, Ted Lambros, Jason Gilbert, and George Keller--from their first days at Harvard through their twenty-fifth class reunion
Only love by Erich Segal( Book )
71 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Hiller is a doctor with a sterling reputation and a thriving practice. Now a rich man has asked for his help, in a last-ditch effort to save his beautiful wife, Silvia, from the brain tumor that threatens her. But for Matthew this is more than a medical challenge - it is the greatest emotional challenge of his life
Roman laughter : the comedy of Plautus by Erich Segal( Book )
40 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We certainly need in English a book devoted to Plautus alone and here we have it.' Phoenix This reissue of virtually the only book in English devoted to the work of the Roman comedy writer Plautus (c. 254-184 BC) includes a new preface and additional appendices covering the plays Amphitryon and Captivi
Man, woman, and child by Erich Segal( Book )
61 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 2,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Beckwiths' happiness is threatened when Bob finds out he has a son, the result of a brief affair he had while in Europe, and that the boy's mother is dead. When Jean-Claude arrives at the Beckwiths the whole family is charmed until the Beckwith children discover his identity
Doctors by Erich Segal( Book )
94 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows six Harvard Medical School students from the crucible of Harvard Med's training, through demanding internships and residencies, to the loves, triumphs, testings, and for some, tragedies, that confront them as doctors
The death of comedy by Erich Segal( )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a grand tour of comic theater over the centuries, Erich Segal traces the evolution of the classical form from its early origins in a misogynistic quip by the sixth-century B.C. Susarion, through countless weddings and happy endings, to the exasperated monosyllables of Samuel Beckett. With fitting wit, profound erudition lightly worn, and instructive examples from the mildly amusing to the uproarious, his book fully illustrates comedy's glorious life cycle from its first breath to its death in the Theater of the Absurd. An exploration of various landmarks in the history of a genre that flourished almost unchanged for two millennia, The Death of Comedy revisits the obscenities and raucous twists of Aristophanes, the neighborly pleasantries of Menander, the tomfoolery and farce of Plautus. Segal shows how the ribaldry of foiled adultery, a staple of Roman comedy, reappears in force on the stages of Restoration England. And he gives us a closer look at the schadenfreude--delight in someone else's misfortune--that marks Machiavelli's and Marlowe's works
Prizes by Erich Segal( Book )
62 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 2,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Adam. Sandy. Isabel. For each, the Nobel Prize casts its seductive promise over their work. Two will be selected for this highest honor; one of them will not live to receive it. But as they pursue the secrets of nature, they will also discover the secrets in their own hearts. Their stories make Prizes a gripping, emotionally charged experience, a novel that proves once again that Erich Segal is the unsurpassed master of laughter and tears, tragedy and triumph."--Jacket
Euripides; a collection of critical essays by Erich Segal( Book )
16 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euripides is shown in this study to have been a great innovator and the most daring playwright of the ancient world
Yellow submarine by Beatles( Visual )
19 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated feature with the Beatles trying to save Pepperland from the Blue Meanies
Love story by Arthur Hiller( Visual )
66 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to build their life together. Relying only on each other, they believe love can fix anything. But fate has other plans. Soon, what began as a brutally honest friendship becomes the love story of their lives
Three comedies by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The special genius of the Roman comic poet Plautus is the wedding of native Italian farce with the mature and polished constructions of Greek comedy. The three plays translated in this book all contain that almost inevitable kernel of Greek comic plot: the love affair. But they have little else in common. In the first, a self-inflating soldier tries to live up to his image of himself as a lover. In the second, a beautiful maiden is rescued from an evil pimp. And in the third, an ill-starred husband fancies himself in love with his wife's young housemaid. Clever, or at least ambitious, slaves tend to move the action, in which the rudeness of farce merges with exuberant wit, satire, and parody
Caesar Augustus : seven aspects ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek tragedy : modern essays in criticism ( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fairy tale by Erich Segal( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this once-upon--a-timely tale, a Young and Innocent Hero embarks on a Quest and a Wicked Giant tries to Thwart Him. The Quest leads to the domain of a villain from whom you wouldn.t want to buy a used car. And Yet Our Hero does buy a used car, and lives happily ever after. That is why it is a fairy tale
Oxford readings in Aristophanes by Erich Segal( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This anthology is a 'must' for all serious students of Aristophanes. It includes in one volume sixteen of the most important contributions to the study of the only surviving author of Greek Attic comedy who has left us more than fragments." "The extant eleven plays reflect the spirit of Athens in the golden age - and its unique freedom of speech. The essays deal not only with the better-known comedies like Clouds and Birds, but also with the later, more unusual works such as The Assemblywomen and Wealth, which represent important stages towards the evolution of modern comedy. Subjects range from the classic question of Aristophanes' relationship to contemporary politics to more modern issues such as feminism, gender, performance context, and the interaction between fifth century comedy and tragedy. Many of the contributions are not otherwise readily available, coming from foreign journals and books difficult to obtain. All the Greek has been translated for the benefit of students reading the plays in English."--Jacket
Oxford readings in Greek tragedy by Erich Segal( Book )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four comedies by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first professional playwright in history, Plautus was the creator of racy, raucous, very funny plays that will make modern audiences laugh as much as the first Romans did
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Segal, E.
Segal, E. 1937-2010
Segal, E. (Erich), 1937-2010.
Segal, Erich
Segal , Erich W.
Segal Erich W. 1937-2010
Segal, Erich Wolf
Segal, Erik 1937-2010
Siegel, E. 1937-2010
Siegel, Erich W. 1937-2010
Siegel, Erich Wolf 1937-2010
Sigal, Erik 1937-
Sigal, Erik 1937-2010
Sīgels, Eriks 1937-
Si'hgāl, 'Aric 1937-2010
סגאל, אריך 1937־
סגאל, אריך 7391־
סגל אריך 1937־
סגל, אריק 1937־
סעגאל, אריק 1937-
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