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Couperus, Louis 1863-1923

Overview
Works: 1,154 works in 3,442 publications in 9 languages and 18,231 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Correspondent, Recipient, Translator, a, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Owner, Creator, Adapter, Illustrator, Corrector
Classifications: PT5825, 839.3135
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Most widely held works by Louis Couperus
The hidden force by Louis Couperus ( Book )
22 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mystical Javan prince and a promiscuous wife are twin challenges to Dutch Commissioner Van Oudijck's seemingly impregnable authority. As he struggles to maintain control of his district and his family, ancient local traditions reassert their influence and colonial power begins to disintegrate. Set at the height of Dutch colonial rule in the East Indies, this classic of Dutch literature portrays the clash between Western rationalism and indigenous mysticism through an evocative and sensual narrative
Eline Vere : a novel of The Hague by Louis Couperus ( Book )
147 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louis Couperus was catapulted to prominence in 1889 with Eline Vere, a psychological novel inspired by mile Zola, Gustave Flaubert, and Leo Tolstoy. Eline Vere is a young, financially comfortable heiress, who, despite being pretty and well-liked, tends to be withdrawn and subject to bleak moods. She accepts the marriage proposal of a family friend, only to later break off the engagement, convinced that her sickly but charismatic cousin Vincent is in love with her. After months of uncertainty, Vincent drifts elsewhere, leaving Eline to dream of all that she has lost in her young life. Award-wi
Van oude menschen, de dingen, die voorbij gaan... by Louis Couperus ( Book )
106 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een oude vrouw en haar vroegere minnaar leven in de schaduw van een door hen in het verleden begane misdaad
De stille kracht by Louis Couperus ( Book )
101 editions published between 1887 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een gepensioneerde ambtenaar uit Nederlands-Indië wordt belaagd door occulte verschijnselen
Old people and the things that pass by Louis Couperus ( Book )
32 editions published between 1918 and 1963 in English and Dutch and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psyche by Louis Couperus ( Book )
66 editions published between 1887 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the original myth of Cupid and Psyche, the goddess Venus becomes jealous of Psyche's celebrated beauty and instructs her son, Cupid, to make her fall in love with a monstrous creature. However, when Cupid gazes upon Psyche he falls in love with her himself ? with complicated consequences. Couperus's Psyche is a modern fairy tale and symbolist masterpiece, which updates and elaborates the myth. Included in this volume is also Robert Graves's translation of the original story, entitled ?Cupid and Psyche', which first appeared in Apuleius's Metamorphoses (The Golden Ass)
Small souls by Louis Couperus ( Book )
19 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noodlot by Louis Couperus ( Book )
46 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In het leven van twee vrienden slaat het noodlot toe als een van hen verliefd wordt op een meisje
Extaze : een boek van geluk by Louis Couperus ( Book )
40 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tussen een qua temperament zeer verschillende man en vrouw ontstaat een korte maar hevige passie
Langs lijnen van geleidelijkheid by Louis Couperus ( Book )
44 editions published between 1899 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een geëmancipeerde vrouw van rond de eeuwwisseling voelt zich haars ondanks aangetrokken tot haar dominante ex-man
De boeken der kleine zielen : I en II by Louis Couperus ( Book )
47 editions published between 1901 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De afgunst, animositeit en bekrompenheid binnen een Haagse familie van rond de eeuwwisseling
Nippon by Louis Couperus ( Book )
26 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verslag van een reis van de auteur door Japan en China in 1921-1922
The inevitable by Louis Couperus ( Book )
6 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cornélie de Retz Van Loo, a 23-year-old recently divorced socialite, tries to begin a new life in Italy, with mixed feelings. After spending time in Rome, however, she discovers that Italy itself can never bring her the consolation she seeks, and writes a pamphlet on ?The Social Position of the Divorced Woman'. Flouting convention, she moves in with the Dutch painter Duco van der Staal, with only two acquaintances ? an amorous Italian prince and the American heiress whom he has married for her money ? for company. In desperate financial straits, Cornélie is forced to take a position as co
The later life by Louis Couperus ( Book )
12 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The novel The Later Life is the second of four books in Dutch writer Louis Couperus'' tetralogy recounting the triumphs and tribulations of the wealthy Van Lowe family in nineteenth-century Europe. In the series, Couperus evolves away from the lyrical style of his earlier works to some degree and adopts a more realistic approach
Ecstasy: a study of happiness; a novel by Louis Couperus ( Book )
14 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in English and French and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This compelling love story from Dutch novelist, playwright, and poet Louis Couperus uses a fraught, non-traditional romance between lonely widow Cecile van Erven and dashing Taco Quaerts as a means of examining important philosophical questions about the nature of love, happiness, and suffering
The twilight of the souls by Louis Couperus ( Book )
13 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antiek toerisme : roman uit Oud-Egypte by Louis Couperus ( Book )
36 editions published between 1911 and 2000 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een rijke jonge Romein gaat in het begin van onze jaartelling een reis naar Egypte maken om zijn verdriet te vergeten over een beeldschone slavin, die verdwenen is
Korte arabesken by Louis Couperus ( Book )
36 editions published between 1911 and 1990 in Dutch and Afrikaans and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Schetsen over ontmoetingen en andere belevenissen aan de Rivièra rond de eeuwwisseling, eerder gepubliceerd in het dagblad "Het Vaderland"
De berg van licht by Louis Couperus ( Book )
34 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in Dutch and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het leven van de androgyne Heliogabalus, een Syrische zonnepriester die in de jaren 218-222 als keizer over het Romeinse Rijk regeerde
Arrogance; the conquests of Xerxes by Louis Couperus ( Book )
2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Conperus, Ludwik.
Couperous, L. 1863-1923
Couperus, .. 1863-1923
Couperus, Louis M. 1863-1923
Couperus, Louis Maria Anne.
Couperus, Louis Marie Anne
Couperus Louis Marie Anne 1863-1923
Couperus, Luigi 1863-1923
Kouperus, Luis 1863-1923
Kouperusas, Lui Mari Anė 1863-1923
Kuperjus, Lui 1863-1923
Kūperus, Lūʾī 1863-1923
Kūpīras, Lūʾī 1863-1923
Kūpīris, Lūʾī 1863-1923
Languages
Dutch (708)
English (160)
German (10)
Afrikaans (4)
Chinese (3)
Urdu (1)
French (1)
Hungarian (1)
Hindi (1)
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