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Ivory, James

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Most widely held works by James Ivory
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )

201 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
The remains of the day by James Ivory( Visual )

139 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

46 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
The white countess by James Ivory( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un diplomático norteamericano invidente, entabla una curiosa relación con una noble refugiada rusa que trabaja en un salón de baile para mantener a la aristocrática familia de su esposo fallecido
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impoverished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabel Walker travels to Paris to visit her pregnant stepsister Roxy, by chance arriving on the same day that Roxy's husband Charles-Henri leaves the marriage, apparently for another woman. As Isabel stays to offer help and support, the two young women start living it up with the locals and American expatriates, and Isabel finds herself being wooed by an older French man- who happens to be related to Roxy's ex-husband
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive, a militant 19th century suffragette, takes on the education of a young girl with the gift of oratory. Olive hopes to use her gift for the feminist cause, but finds her student involved in a love triangle with Basil Ransom, a young lawyer from Mississippi, who is strongly opposed to the feminists in Boston
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maurice et Clive s'aiment d'un amour chaste mais passionné. Pourtant, après l'arrestation pour outrage aux moeurs de leur ami Risley, ouvertement homosexuel, Clive craint d'être compromis dans la bonne société londonienne. Il renonce alors à son amour interdit, et épouse Anne
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

55 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1970s, a woman travels to India to find the truth about her great-aunt, who left her British husband for an Indian prince in the 1930s
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge by James Ivory( Visual )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Kansas City couple, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, whose lives are affected in different ways as their children grow up and leave home, and more adventurous friends bring new ideas into their home. Mrs. Bridge questions the life she has led, but her husband remains a firm believer in family and home, regardless of the changes in the world around him
The city of your final destination( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After winning a grant, Omar Razaghi travels to the estate of the late Uruguayan author Jules Gund in order to convince his three executors to let him write an authorized biography
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

43 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life adventures of a traveling theater group in India during the final days of English colonial rule. They try to uphold British tradition by staging Shakespearean plays but can't compete with the wildly popular Bollywood film industry
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the legendary artist Pablo Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Claude and Paloma
The five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary man finds his daily routine shattered when he meets a former lover on the homebound train
Quartet by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La familia Wentworth, disciplinada y de educación impecable, es testigo de la llegada de su primo francés; y aunque en ese momento se presenta solo, anuncia que ha venido con su hermana, una baronesa casada con un príncipe, cuya intención es anular su matrimonio. Los Wentworth les ofrecen una casa cercana y ello va a significar un cambio en las costumbres de la rigurosa e inocente familia
Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama and an affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood). A visiting English author becomes involved with a married Indian movie star; when the romance fizzles she flees to an ashram
The householder by James Ivory( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a shy, Delhi schoolteacher who marries and then, little by little, gets to know his wife during their first year together. This story, derived from the culture of modern India, is able to relate to the problems of young couples everywhere
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival theater companies compete to produce their own unique versions of Jane Austen's childhood play, 'Sir Charles Grandison'. George Midash buys the plays manuscript at Sotheby's for Pierre, the head of the avant-garde theater troupe. Another troupe, headed by the traditional Lilianna Zorska, strives to produce their own version of the play. In her first role, a young actress is manipulated by Pierre to join his company. When Lilianna decides to match wits with Pierre, events begin to mirror those that occur with the play itself
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The remains of the day
Alternative Names
Iacobus Ivory

Ivory, James Francis 1928-

James Ivory director de cine estadounidense

James Ivory réalisateur américain

James Ivory regisseur

James Ivory regista statunitense

James Ivory reżyser amerykański

James Ivory US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Джеймс Айвори американский кинорежиссёр

Джеймс Айворі (режисер)

Джеймс Айвъри

ג'יימס אייבורי

جیمز ایوری (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

জেমস আইভরি

ჯეიმზ აივორი

아이보리, 제임스 1928-

제임스 아이보리


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