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Giraudoux, Jean 1882-1944

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Tiger at the gates = (La guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu) by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

578 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the platform stage, bare but for a pair of immense gates, stalks the inevitable tiger of war. Hector returns from battle as a peacemaker and convinces Ulysses and the populace of the insanity of war. Together they agree that the Trojan War shall not take place. But the poets need a war for their elegies and dirges; the king, because it is custom; the lawyer, because of his honor; and others, for various mean reasons. And so, in spite of all logic, the war erupts."--Publisher's description
La folle de Chaillot : pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

245 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oil field
Electre; pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

248 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette nouvelle série classique réunit les deux collections Larousse et Bordas. En plus de fournir le texte intégral de l'oeuvre, elle dispense une présentation pour l'aborder et une manière suggérée pour la lire
Siegfried et le Limousin by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

190 editions published between 1922 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'histoire d'un Français privé de la mémoire par une blessure reçue à la guerre, rééduqué sous le nom de Siegfried par ceux qui l'ont recueilli dans une nation et des mœurs qui ne sont pas les siennes, et ramené par des amis à son ancienne vie."--Cover
Intermezzo, comédie en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

209 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in 9 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre avec dix-huit personnages: trois femmes, sept hommes et huit petites filles
Amphitryon 38, comédie en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

239 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olney Theatre, Richard Skinner, Redge Allen, Evelyn Freyman present Haila Stoddard in "Amphitryon 38," a comedy by Jean Giradoux, adapted from the French by S.N. Behrman with Ralph Clanton and Donald Murphy
Suzanne and the Pacific by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

162 editions published between 1921 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeden z nejslavnějších románů francouzského romanopisce a dramatika. Jde o básnickou prózu vyprávějící o dívce, plavící se do Austrálie, která se po ztroskotání lodi zachrání na malém ostrůvku v Tichém oceáně a tam, zachovávajíc si myšlení mladé Francouzky, seznamuje se s rajskou přírodou této části světa, přičemž nikdy neztrácí smích a naději a nakonec je zachráněna. V přírodním životě hrdinky se autor snaží ironizovat puritánství Robinsona Crusoe
Four plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lying woman; a novel by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

64 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel written when Giraudoux was nearly 80, about a man and a woman and a love affair. The author suppressed it during his lifetime, presumably due to content taken from his personal life. Though known as a playwright, the author shows prose gifts here that add to his stature
Ondine, pièce en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

193 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pièce créée en 1939 sous la direction de Louis Jouvet, sur le thème de la fragilité des amours humaines : l'histoire d'amour entre Hans, un chevalier, et Ondine, une fille des eaux
Bella by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

200 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autour du couple, Bella de Fontranges et Philippe Dubardeau, deux clans ennemis: les Rebendart et les Dubardeau. Pour régner sans partage sur la scène parisienne, mondaine and politique, les uns accusent les autres des crimes de forfaiture."--Cover
Théâtre by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

62 editions published between 1937 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre complet by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

122 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried : a play in four acts by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

154 editions published between 1925 and 1997 in 7 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We are introduced to Siegfried as the new national hero of Germany, an amnesiac survivor of WWI who sprang from unknown origins to lead the country into a new period of modernization and prosperity. Baron von Zelten opposes Siegfried's project, loving the old German folk traditions. He also is one of the only Germans to know the truth about the new leader: he is actually a French soldier and writer, Jacques Forestier. A field nurse, Eva, had nursed back to health knowing his real nationality but taking advantage of his amnesia to reeducate him as a German. In hopes of preserving the cultural heritage of his people, Zelten brings Siegfried's lover, Genevieve, to the German town of Gotha, ostensibly to give lessons in French, but really in hopes that she may restore his memory. Ironically, Zelten and Genevieve dash Siegfried's self-conception as the symbol of a new Germany precisely by revealing the soldier's true identity. A struggle ensues between the notion of identity as defined by one's birth and blood ties, and the idea that identity is something one can create in a vacuum; Eva and Genevieve take these opposing points of view, attempting to help the national hero of Germany. In the course of the political turmoil that results, Zelten is banished, but Siegfried leaves to resume his old life in France with Genevieve.
Duel of angels : (Pour Lucrèce) by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

20 editions published between 1949 and 1961 in English and French and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littérature by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

75 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choix des élues by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

54 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmée leaves her husband for Hollywood with her daughter Claudie in tow
Ondine by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

82 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ondine is a play written in 1938 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux that tells the story of Hans and Ondine. Hans is a knight-errant who has been sent off on a quest by his betrothed. In the forest he meets and falls in love with Ondine, a water-sprite who is attracted to the world of mortal man. The subsequent marriage of people from different worlds is of course folly. By turns comic, enchanting, and tragic, Ondine is considered by some to be Giraudoux's finest work.
L'Apollon de Bellac, pièce en un acte by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

65 editions published between 1946 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is the quintessence of Giraudoux's extraordinary imagination and style. A shy girl applying for a job at the Office of Inventions learns from a nondescript man that she can have her way with any man if she declares that he is as handsome as the nonexistent statue of the Apollo of Bellac. The play is alive with wry and trenchant observations on the comical attitudes and truths that man assumes in life."--Publisher's description
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Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.23 for Four plays ... to 0.78 for Théâtre ...)

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La folle de Chaillot : pièce en deux actes
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Cordelier, Maurice

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Giraudoux, Hippolyte-Jean

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Maniere, J.-E.

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