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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 )

290 editions published between 1935 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation by Christopher Fry of the author's play, La guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu
Siegfried et le Limousin by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

190 editions published between 1922 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliant, witty Jean Giraudoux, author of such ironical War novels as Suzanne and the Pacific and My Friend from Limousin, was named Commissioner for Information, a new office roughly corresponding to the propaganda ministry in totalitarian countries
La folle de Chaillot : pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

231 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess decides to foil the corrupt schemes of oil-hungry businessmen in the Chaillot district of Paris
Suzanne and the Pacific by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

181 editions published between 1921 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biblical episode telling the story of a young woman, Suzanne who, observed while taking her bath, refuses the dishonest proposals of two old men. To take revenge, they then accuse her of adultery and have her sentenced to death, but the prophet Daniel, still a teenager, intervenes and proves her innocence. He condemns the elderly. The episode is found in chapter 13 of the Book of Daniel, chapter considered to be Deuterocanonical
Electre : pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

125 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 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
Amphitryon 38, comédie en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

208 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Personnages: 3 femmes, 6 hommes, l'écho
Four plays by Maurice Valency( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lying woman : a novel by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

62 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 926 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
La guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu; pièce en deux actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

87 editions published between 1935 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hector, zoon van de koning Priamus van Troje, wenst, in tegenstelling tot zijn vader, de terugkeer van de door Paris geschaakte Helena, ten einde een oorlog te voorkomen. Wanneer echter een Griekse onderhandelaar door de Trojanen wordt gedood, is de strijd niet meer te vermijden
Intermezzo : comédie en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

146 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid ghost revolutionizes a small provincial town until a romantic little schoolteacher restores order
Contemporary drama : eleven plays, American, English, European by Ernest Bradlee Watson( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siegfried: We are introduced to Siegfried as the new national hero of Germany, an amnesiac survivor of World War I 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 the French soldier and writer, Jacques Forestier
Scenes for student actors : dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choix des élues by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

64 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmée lacks for nothing. Her adoring husband is a handsome and cosmopolitan engineer, they have two beautiful children, and they live a prosperous life in California. But all is not what it seems. Edmée is tortured by anxiety attacks. And her daughter Claudie shines with a disturbing inner knowledge. Choice of the Elect follows Edmée through the seriocomic adventures that ensue when she deserts her husband for Hollywood with daughter Claudie in tow
Ondine, pièce en trois actes by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

88 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ONDINE is the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse s eyes, and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a myth come true. Ondine and Syracuse fall passionately in love, but just as we think the fairytale might go on forever, the real world intercedes
Elpénor by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

76 editions published between 1919 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-telling of the adventures of Odysseus from the perspective of his lowly crewman Elpénor
Théâtre by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

11 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théâtre complet by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

50 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon le pathétique by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

90 editions published between 1918 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un des romans les plus singuliers de cet écrivain fantaisiste qui pratique l'humour comme "une politesse du désespoir" (1926)
Duel of angels : (Pour Lucrèce) by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1961 in English and French and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern retelling of the myth of the Rape of Lucretia, set in a pastoral village in France in 1868
 
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La folle de Chaillot : pièce en deux actesElectre : pièce en deux actesAmphitryon 38, comédie en trois actesFour playsLa guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu; pièce en deux actesIntermezzo : comédie en trois actesChoix des éluesOndine, pièce en trois actes
Alternative Names
Andouard

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Giraudoux Hippolyte Jean

Giraudoux, Hippolyte-Jean, 1882-1944

Giraudoux, J.

Giraudoux Jean

Ioannes Giraudoux

Jan Jirodu

Jean Giraudoux

Jean Giraudoux écrivain et diplomate français

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Jean Giraudoux francouzský spisovatel, dramatik a diplomat

Jean Giraudoux francuski powieściopisarz i dramaturg

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Jean Giraudoux fransk forfatter

Jean Giraudoux französischer Berufsdiplomat und Schriftsteller

Jean Giraudoux French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright

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Jean Giraudoux scrittore e commediografo francese

Jean Giraudoux skrivagner gallek

Jiradeau, Jean

Jirudu , Jan

Jīrūdū, Jān 1882-1944

Maniere, J.-E.

Žans Žirodū

Žirodu, Žan

Zi̕rodu, Za̕n 1882-1944

Žirodu Žanas

Zirontou, Zan

Zirōntou, Zan 1882-1944

Ζαν Ζιρωντού

Жан Жироду

Жан Жыраду

Жироду Ж.

Жироду Жан

Жироду, Жан, 1882-1944

Жироду И.-Ж

Жироду И.-Ж. 1882-1944

Жироду Ипполит-Жан

Ժան Ժիրոդու

Ժան Ժիրոդու ֆրանսիացի գրող

ז׳יררודו, ז׳ן

ז'אן ז'ירודו

ז'אן ז'ירודו סופר ומחזאי צרפתי

ז'ירודו, ז'ן 1882-1944

جان جيرودو

جان جيرودو، 1882-1944

جون جيرودو

چيرودو، چان

ژان ژیرودو

ژان ژیروودو

ਯਾਂ ਜਿਰਾਦੂ

장 지로두

지로두, 장 1882-1944

지로두, 히폴리토스 장 1882-1944

지로두, 히폴리트 장 1882-1944

ジャン・ジロドゥ

ジャン・ジロドゥ フランスの外交官・劇作家・小説家

ジロドゥ

ジロドゥー 1882-1944

ジロドウ, ジャン

让·季洛社

让-皮埃尔·吉侯杜

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