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Ben Sussan, René

Overview
Works: 59 works in 147 publications in 3 languages and 3,059 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Historical fiction  War stories  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedies of manners  Humor  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Editor, Engraver, Correspondent, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PR4571, 823.8
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Most widely held works about René Ben Sussan
 
Most widely held works by René Ben Sussan
Raoul Dufy : paintings and watercolours by Raoul Dufy( Book )

14 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chronicle of the Cid by Robert Southey( Book )

7 editions published between 1883 and 1986 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroic story of the King Arthur, or the Roland, of the Spaniards, less mythical but no less interesting. Robert Southey's "Chronicle of the Cid" is all translation from the Spanish, but is not translation from a single book. Its groundwork is that part of the Cronica General de Espana, the most ancient of the Prose Chronicles of Spain, in which adventures of the Cid are fully told. This old Chronicle was compiled in the reign of Alfonso the Wise, who was learned in the exact science of his time, and also a troubadour. Alfonso reigned between the years 1252 and 1284, and the Chronicle was written by the King himself, or under his immediate direction. [Publit]
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the fatal clash between material desires and the liberating power of human passions, Honore de Balzac's Eugenie Grandet is translated with an introduction by M.A. Crawford in Penguin Classics. In a gloomy house in provincial Saumur, the miser Grandet lives with his wife and daughter, Eugenie, whose lives are stifled and overshadowed by his obsession with gold. Guarding his piles of glittering treasures and his only child equally closely, he will let no one near them. But when the arrival of her handsome cousin, Charles, awakens Eugenie's own desires, her passion brings her into a violent collision with her father that results in tragedy for all. Eugenie Grandet is one of the earliest and finest works in Balzac's Comedie humaine cycle, which portrays a society consumed by the struggle to amass wealth and achieve power. Here Grandet embodies both the passionate pursuit of money, and the human cost of avarice. M. A. Crawford's lucid translation is accompanied by an introduction discussing the irony and psychological insight of Balzac's characterization, the role of fate in the novel, its setting and historical background. - Amazon (summary for a later edition of this title)
A tale of two cities ; and, Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2000 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the aging Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette. From the tranquil roads of London, they are drawn against their will to the vengeful, bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the Reign of Terror, and they soon fall under the lethal shadow of La Guillotine. This edition uses the text as it appeared in its first serial publication in 1859 to convey the full scope of Dickens's vision, and includes the original illustrations by H.K. Browne ('Phiz'). Richard Maxwell's introduction discusses the intricate interweaving of epic drama with personal tragedy
The rivals and the school for scandal : two comedies by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 1956 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The School for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

5 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theater classic, often called the best comedy of manners in English, is a delightful play that brilliantly skewers the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s
Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

4 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the shabby boarding house in the rue Neuve-Sainte-Geneviève, petty Madame Vauquer and her tenants wonder at the plight of the aging resident Goriot. Once a well-heeled merchant, Goriot was--at first--afforded special treatment from the Madame. But now something is clearly amiss in his financial affairs, and his increasingly tawdry appearance makes him a subject of ridicule in the household. Some think he lost in the markets, others see him as a lecherous patron of prostitutes, but one thing is clear: his selflessness and complete devotion to his two daughters
Salome : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Salome dances for the king, she asks for the head of John the Baptist for her mother
Volpone by Ben Jonson( Book )

6 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Venetian man attracts several would-be heirs
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

3 editions published between 1825 and 1953 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immensely popular comedy of manners featuring such memorable characters as the lovely Lydia Languish, her suitor, Capt. Jack Absolute; and Lydia's aunt -- Mrs. Malaprop, cleverly revolves around false identities, romantic entanglements, and parental disapproval
The metamorphosis of Pigmalions image by John Marston( Book )

4 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les XV [i.e. Quinze] jois de mariage by Antoine de La Sale( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1959 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This witty satire is dedicated to all married men, and to all those others who might contemplate marriage The author has words for both of these and spares nothing in describing the "pains and torments" which they might mistake for "joys and delights". Mercilessly he describes what might happen to a man who falls into marriage - his wife's extravagances, her never-ending desire for new clothes and even worse ..."--Jacket
The memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt by Giacomo Casanova( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrim on the earth by Julien Green( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G. Braque by John Russell( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliothèque aldine des arts by René Ben Sussan( )

in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gemälde und Aquarelle by Raoul Dufy( Book )

3 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Apocrypha : according to the authorized version with wood-engravings( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le livre de rêves by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

3 editions published in 1928 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un père et sa fille by Emmanuel Bove( Book )

3 editions published in 1928 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ben-Sussan, René 1895-

Bensussan René 1895-1988

René Ben Sussan

René Ben Sussan Frans illustrator (1895-1988)

René Ben Sussan French illustrator

Rene Ben Sussan Illustrator

René Ben Sussan ilustrador francés

Sussan, René Ben

Sussan, René Ben 1895-

Languages
English (72)

French (10)

German (4)