WorldCat Identities

Millhauser, Steven

Overview
Works: 96 works in 532 publications in 11 languages and 16,278 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery films  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Originator, Adapter
Classifications: PS3563.I422, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steven Millhauser
Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer by Steven Millhauser( Book )

57 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of a man of imagination. From a helper in his grandfather's cigar store in 19th Century New York, he rises to become an entrepreneur of fabulous creations, culminating in a hotel with moonlight, waterfalls and a Grecian temple where maidens recite poetry around the clock. Facing ruin, he comes to the conclusion he dreamed the wrong dream. By the author of Edwin Mullhouse
Dangerous laughter : thirteen stories by Steven Millhauser( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of darkly comic stories united by their obsession with obsession
We others : new and selected stories by Steven Millhauser( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short works considers the boundaries between real and fantasy life and features such protagonists as a knife thrower, ghosts, and a cartoon cat and mouse
The knife thrower and other stories by Steven Millhauser( Book )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories on the role of art in society. In the title piece, a knife thrower's vanity--he has to prove he is the best--and the audience's thirst for blood lead to tragedy, while in Paradise Park an amusement park outdoes its competition in exploiting man's base instincts
In the penny arcade : stories by Steven Millhauser( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seven stories of In the Penny Arcade blend both the real and the fantastic in a seductive mix that illuminates the full range of Steven Millhauser's gifts, from "August Eschenburg," the story of the clockmaker's son whose extraordinary talent for creating animated figures is lost on a world whose taste for the perverse and crude supercedes that of the refined and beautiful, to "Cathay," a kingdom whose wonders include elaborate landscape paintings executed on the eyelids and nipples of court ladies
Edwin Mullhouse: the life and death of an American writer, 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright : a novel by Steven Millhauser( Book )

45 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best friend of a child genius follows the gifted writer's brief career until his death at the age of eleven
The king in the tree : three novellas by Steven Millhauser( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diverse faces and shapes of love in three novellas--"Revenge," a study of erotic love and betrayal, and two works, "An Adventure of Don Juan" and "The King in the Tree," which transform classic fables into original tales of romance
Enchanted night : a novella by Steven Millhauser( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy novella on the happenings in a Connecticut town one moonlit night. Two people romance, a woman pines for her lover, teens break into a house, a store mannequin comes to life. By the author of Martin Dressler
The Barnum Museum : stories by Steven Millhauser( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Barnum Museum is a combination waxworks, masked ball, and circus sideshow masquerading as a collection of short stories. Within its pages, note such sights as: a study of the motives and strategies used by the participants in the game of Clue, including the seduction of Miss Scarlet by Colonel Mustard; the Barnum Museum, a fantastic, monstrous landmark so compelling that an entire town finds its citizens gradually and inexorably disappearing into it; a bored dilettante who constructs an imaginary woman - and loses her to an imaginary man! - and a legendary magician so skilled at sleight-of-hand that he is pursued by police for the crime of erasing the line between the real and the conjured"--Jacket
Voices in the night : stories by Steven Millhauser( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A new collection of sixteen stories that explore disturbing, magical, and delightful phenomena in everyday American life, and the deepest and darkest desires that we keep hidden from even ourselves"--
Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer by Steven Millhauser( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Martin Dressler, son of an immigrant cigar maker, who, in dedicating his life to the American dream, becomes a symbol of it
Enchanted night by Steven Millhauser( )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hot summer night, as the full mon roses over a small Connecticut town, people are pulled outside by its radiant force. Millhauser creates a magical spall of the Moon and the fascinating visions make a symphony of light and shadow
Portrait of a romantic by Steven Millhauser( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best American short stories, 1990 by Richard Ford( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the best American short stories for 1998
Little kingdoms : three novellas by Steven Millhauser( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cartoons that draw their creator into another world; demonic paintings that exert a sinister influence on our own. Fairy tales that express the secret losses and anxieties of their tellers. These are the elements that Steven Millhauser employs to such marvelous'and often disquieting'effect in Little Kingdoms, a collection whose three novellas suggest magical companion pieces to his acclaimed longer fictions. In "The Little Kingdom of J. Franklin Payne," a gentle eccentric constructs an elaborate alternate universe that is all the more appealing for being transparently unreal. "The Princess, the Dwarf, and the Dungeon" is at once a gothic tale of nightmarish jealousy and a meditation on the human need for exaltation and horror. And "Catalogue of the Exhibition" introduces us to the oeuvre of Edmund Moorash, a Romantic painter who might have been imagined by Nabokov or Poe. Exuberantly inventive, as mysterious as dreams, these novellas will delight, mesmerize, and transport anyone who reads them. From the Trade Paperback edition
From the realm of Morpheus by Steven Millhauser( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and French and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illusionist by Sylvain Chomet( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Vienna, 1900. Eisenheim (Norton) is a brilliant stage magician, the greatest illusionist Vienna has ever seen. When his childhood friendship with D uchess Sophie von Teschen (Biel), now betrothed to the power-hungry Crown Prince Leopold (Sewell), is rekindled he finds himself a target for the Prince's anger. As the clandestine romance continues, Leopold ordres the shrewd Chief inspector Uhl (Giametti), the head of the secret police, to close down the theatre and make Eisenheim vanish. But as the net tightens around him and tragedy strikes Eisenheim prepares to execute his greatest illusion yet."
Dangerous laughter by Steven Millhauser( )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of darkly comic stories united by their obsession with obsession
Steven Millhauser une écriture sur le fil( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Dressler : le roman d'un reveur américain : roman by Steven Millhauser( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de société
 
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Martin Dressler : the tale of an American dreamer
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Dangerous laughter : thirteen storiesWe others : new and selected storiesThe knife thrower and other storiesIn the penny arcade : storiesEdwin Mullhouse: the life and death of an American writer, 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright : a novelThe king in the tree : three novellasEnchanted night : a novellaThe Barnum Museum : stories
Alternative Names
Stephanus Millhauser

Steven Millhauser ABD'li roman ve öykü yazarı

Steven Millhauser Amerikaans schrijver

Steven Millhauser écrivain américain

Steven Millhauser US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Миллхаузер, Стивен

Стівен Міллхаузер

סטיבן מילהאוזר

استیون میلهاوزر نویسنده آمریکایی

밀하우저, 스티븐 1943-

スティーヴン・ミルハウザー

ミルハウザー, スティーヴン

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