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Yalom, Marilyn

Works: 55 works in 283 publications in 14 languages and 13,622 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary films  Biography  Personal narratives  Nonfiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: HQ1206, 306.872
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Most widely held works about Marilyn Yalom
Most widely held works by Marilyn Yalom
A history of the wife by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the perspective of modern marriage, the distinguished cultural historian Marilyn Yalom charts the evolution of marriage in the Judeo-Christian world through the centuries and shows how radical that collective change has been."--Cover
A history of the breast by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

57 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This engrossing work of original research is the first to consider how the breast has been perceived in the Western world from ancient days to the present - how it has been understood in religion, in the arts, in medicine, in psychoanalysis (by Freud as erotically secondary to the phallus, then by Melanie Klein as the original object of desire)
Coming to light : American women poets in the twentieth century( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking the family : some feminist questions by Barrie Thorne( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood sisters : the French Revolution in women's memory by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Turkish and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The promises of "liberty, equality, and fraternity" did not extend to women, but with the publication of Blood Sisters, the voices of the women who witnessed the French Revolution are finally restored to history. They left us an invaluable legacy - some eighty accounts of what they saw and experienced. These chronicles range from the sixteen-page testimonial of the Widow Bault, wife of the concierge in Marie-Antoinette's prison, to the ten-volume memoirs of the prolific writer Mme de Genlis; from the dictated life story of an illiterate peasant to acknowledged classics by Mme Roland and Mme de Stael. No other literature in the Western world offers such an early treasury of women recording their personal histories within the context of a great political cataclysm. Their stories describe how they participated, individually and collectively, in the revolutionary saga and how they sometimes succeeded in manipulating a political system designed to exclude them. Whatever their political loyalties, the women saw themselves as victims, and their accounts document the connection between gender and victimization. Yet they did not accept their victimization passively. The memoirists of Blood Sisters portray themselves as active participants cheering the Revolution on its course or, more frequently, resisting it. Marilyn Yalom singles out those who authored the most unforgettable chronicles: the governess of the royal children; the servant attending Marie-Antoinette in her last days; Robespierre's sister, Charlotte; the peasant woman from the Vendee who fought as a soldier; and, of course, Mme Roland, whose autobiography has enchanted readers for centuries. Aristocrats and bourgeois women, royalists and republicans, even the few peasant and working-class women who left accounts of their experiences - all were bound together by a common nightmare. These compelling human dramas - moving accounts of survival on the cusp of catastrophe - add suffering faces to the canvas of lofty thinkers and fiery orators who dominate the historiography of the Revolution. They tell us what it was like to suffer a miscarriage as the result of a street demonstration, to choose between nursing a baby and following a husband to war, to resist jailers' demands for sexual favors. A tragic note prevails: the sense of having survived when so many others perished often produced what we might now call "survivor's guilt." Their testimonies, Yalom argues, spring from an inner urgency to bear witness for those who were sacrificed on the revolutionary altar. Their writings eloquently attest to the human costs of radical social change
Birth of the chess queen : a history by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om skakspillets dronnings udvikling gennem 500 år fra at være den svageste til den stærkeste brik
The social sex : a history of female friendship by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In today's culture, the bonds of female friendship are taken as a given. But only a few centuries ago, the idea of female friendship was completely unacknowledged, even pooh-poohed. Only men, the reasoning went, had the emotional and intellectual depth to develop and sustain these meaningful relationships. Surveying history, literature, philosophy, religion, and pop culture, acclaimed author and historian Marilyn Yalom and co-author Theresa Donovan Brown demonstrate how women were able to co-opt the public face of friendship throughout the years. Chronicling shifting attitudes toward friendship--both female and male--from the Bible and the Romans to the Enlightenment to the women's rights movements of the '60s up to Sex and the City and Bridesmaids, they reveal how the concept of female friendship has been inextricably linked to the larger social and cultural movements that have defined human history. Armed with Yalom and Brown as our guides, we delve into the fascinating historical episodes and trends that illuminate the story of friendship between women: the literary salon as the original book club, the emergence of female professions and the working girl, the phenomenon of gossip, the advent of women's sports, and more." -- Publisher's description
How the French invented love : nine hundred years of passion and romance by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed scholar Marilyn Yalom distills the central tenets of the Gallic gospel of love from her reading of the great French literary works, as well as from the people she has known and her own memories of France, examining almost a thousand years of divine culture in search of the intimate moments that reveal how the particularly French concept of l'amour has endured and evolved
Women writers of the West Coast : speaking of their lives and careers( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maternity, mortality, and the literature of madness by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revealing lives : autobiography, biography, and gender by Revealing lives( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnim, Bettina von ; Hugo, Adèle ; Wolf, Christa ; Mill, John Stuart ; Thackeray Ritchie, Anne ; Shortridge Foltz, Clara
Inside the American couple : new thinking/new challenges( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most fundamental human urges is to form a pair. Despite many tendencies that threaten traditional marriage and even make committed cohabitation problematic, very few people live through adulthood without at least one lengthy relationship, and up to ninety percent of Americans marry at least once in their lives
Yalom's cure by Sabine Gisiger( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and German and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and career of psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom, father of the method known as existential psychotherapy
How the French invented love : nine hundred years of passion and romance by Marilyn Yalom( )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In How the French Invented Love, acclaimed scholar Marilyn Yalom distills her readings of French literary works and the memories of her experiences in France to discover the central tenets of that culture's gospel of love. In the process, she examines almost a thousand years of divine culture in search of the intimate moments that reveal how the particularly French concept of l'amour has endured and evolved
XY factor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of the wife though history
Le temps des orages : aristocrates, bourgeoises et paysannes racontent by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother's journal for her son (1887-1908) by Rebecca Kosier Newcomer( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Familia : quién manda? Él o ella? by Barrie Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of the chess queen : how her majesty transformed the game by Marilyn Yalom( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A history of the wife
Alternative Names
Marilyn Yalom American historian

Marilyn Yalom amerikkalainen historioitsija

Marilyn Yalom chercheur à Stanford university

Marilyn Yalom historiadora estadounidense

Yalong, Malilian 1932-

יאלום, מרילין

مارلين يالوم

얄롬, 매릴린

옐롬, 매릴린

이알롬, 마릴린

ヤーロム, マリリン

A history of the breastComing to light : American women poets in the twentieth centuryRethinking the family : some feminist questionsBlood sisters : the French Revolution in women's memoryBirth of the chess queen : a historyRevealing lives : autobiography, biography, and genderInside the American couple : new thinking/new challengesLa Familia : quién manda? Él o ella?The birth of the chess queen : how her majesty transformed the game