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Ivory, James

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Most widely held works by James Ivory
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

193 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,006 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
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

136 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
The Remains of the Day by James Ivory( Visual )

113 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,336 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
Le divorce by Diane Johnson( Visual )

54 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,063 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
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

101 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
The white countess by James Ivory( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd and sometimes illicit jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impovished 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
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

59 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 602 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
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

56 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 560 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 )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced Kansas City couple is challenged by rebellious offspring, free-thinking friends, and the tumultuous changes of 1930's and 1940's America
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson visits France where he meets a beautiful woman. Because he promised his dead wife that he wouldn't marry again, he must resist this worldly and mysterious woman, but he then falls for another
The city of your final destination( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and French and held by 544 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
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

36 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated European brother and sister turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of their staid American cousins. The fortune-hunting Eugenia and her high-spirited brother Felix turn this Puritan world upside down
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world knew Pablo Picasso's 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, Francoise Gilot
Shakespeare Wallah by James Ivory( Visual )

44 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 469 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
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 382 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 Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obsessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train
Bombay talkie by James Ivory( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama. An affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood)
Roseland by James Ivory( Visual )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three interlocking stories set in New York City's legendary Roseland Dance Palace. In the first segment, The Waltz, a widow comes to the Roseland in order to sustain the memory of her late husband, but meets a man who offers her happiness in the present. In The Hustle, Christopher Walken plays a gigolo with three women in his life. In the final segment, The Peabody, an older Viennese woman sets out to win a dance competition despite dangers to her health
The wandering company : twenty-one years of Merchant Ivory films by John Pym( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 director de cinema estadounidense

James Ivory director de cinema estatunidenc

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

ג'יימס אייבורי במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

جیمز ایوری (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

জেমস আইভরি

ჯეიმზ აივორი

아이보리, 제임스 1928-

제임스 아이보리

アイヴォリィ, ジェイムス



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