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Hulse, Michael 1955-

Works: 238 works in 534 publications in 2 languages and 13,304 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Novels  Autobiographical fiction  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Poetry  Biographies  Diary fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Illustrator, Other, tra, Author of introduction
Classifications: PT2681.E18, 833.914
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Most widely held works about Michael Hulse
Most widely held works by Michael Hulse
The emigrants by W. G Sebald( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to exile of four men. One is a teacher, fired by the Nazis from his job for having a Jewish ancestor, then inducted into the German army. Of the others, all Jews, one is a surgeon who commits suicide as he is unable to assimilate into British society, a second is an artist, a third becomes a butler in New York
The rings of Saturn by W. G Sebald( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of a walking tour through England's East Anglia whose sights and sounds conjure up images of Britain's imperial past. They range from the slave trade to the Battle of Britain. By the author of The Emigrants
The appointment : a novel by Herta Müller( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the winner of the IMPAC Award and the Nobel Prize, a fierce novel about a young Romanian woman's discovery of betrayal in the most intimate reaches of her life "I've been summoned. Thursday, ten sharp." Thus begins one day in the life of a young clothing-factory worker during Ceaucescu's totalitarian regime. She has been questioned before; this time, she believes, will be worse. Her crime' Sewing notes into the linings of men's suits bound for Italy. "Marry me," the notes say, with her name and address. Anything to get out of the country. As she rides the tram to her interrogation, her thoughts stray to her friend Lilli, shot trying to flee to Hungary, to her grandparents, deported after her first husband informed on them, to Major Albu, her interrogator, who begins each session with a wet kiss on her fingers, and to Paul, her lover, her one source of trust, despite his constant drunkenness. In her distraction, she misses her stop to find herself on an unfamiliar street. And what she discovers there makes her fear of the appointment pale by comparison. Herta MUller pitilessly renders the humiliating terrors of a crushing regime. Bone-spare and intense, The Appointment confirms her standing as one of Europe's greatest writers
The 20th century in poetry by Michael Hulse( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over four hundred poems written in many parts of the English-speaking world in the twentieth century, including works by Rudyard Kipling, James Joyce, Robert Frost, Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes, Chinua Achebe, Bob Dylan, Sylvia Plath, and John Updike, with brief biographies of each poet represented
Vertigo by W. G Sebald( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrator, beset by nervous ailments, is the readers' guide on a hair-raising journey through the past and across Europe, amid the restless literary ghosts of Kafka, Stendhal, and Casanova. In four dizzying sections, Sebald, plunges the reader into vertigo, into that "swimming of the head" as Webster defines it
Wonderful, wonderful times by Elfriede Jelinek( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of life in post-World War II Austria follows a sadistic, unrepentant ex-Nazi, his battered wife, and their disaffected son and daughter as the shadow of Europe's recent violent past haunts their lives
Lust by Elfriede Jelinek( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a quaint Austrian ski resort, things are not quite what they seem. Hermann, the manager of a paper mill, has decided that sexual gratification begins at home. Which means Gerti - his wife and property. Gerti is not asked how she feels about the use Hermann puts her to. She is a receptacle into which Hermann pours his juices, nastily, briefly, brutally. The long-suffering and battered Gerti thinks she has found her saviour and love in Michael, a student who rescues her after a day of vigorous use by her husband. But Michael is on his way up the Austrian political ladder, and he is, after all, a man." "In Elfriede Jelinek's mitteleuropa, love is as distant from sex as the Alps are from the sea, and the everyday mechanics of husband, wife, and child become a loveless horror. Both a condemnation of the myth of romantic love and an angry defence of women's sexuality, Lust is pornography for pessimists." "A bestseller throughout Europe, Lust confirms Elfriede Jelinek as the most challenging writer - female or male - in Europe today. It is a dark, dazzling performance."--Jacket
The new poetry( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En antologi af nyere engelsksprogede digte
Edvard Munch : 1863-1944 by Ulrich Bischoff( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical sketch of Norwegian-born artist Evard Munch, including color illustrations of his famous works
Bright! : typography between illustration and art by Slanted( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typography for many artists is loaded with creative potential. How much power of expression is contained in a letter, a word, or a sentence, when these entities, which are very communicative in character to begin with, are put on stage as images and objects? How does typographical information respond to its environment, to graphic complements, abstraction, or visual reversal? Under the curatorship of Slanted, this title presents a collection of pictorial typo-art, focusing on moving ahead. The differentiated spectrum, ranging from culturally rooted to revolutionary and innovative positions, does not leave out any sphere of interest: handpainted signs, tape-art, woodtype, letter objects, typographic sculptures, graffiti, tattoo art, generative performances, experimental type, and much more
Essays in honor of Elias Canetti( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pablo Picasso : 1881-1973 by Carsten-Peter Warncke( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated to the Artists of Hardin County by Jennifer Black
The devil's blind spot : tales from the new century by Alexander Kluge( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 173 stories collected in Alexander Kluge's The Devil's Blind Spot range from a dozen pages to just half a page in length: these tales, like novels in pill form, are arranged in five chapters. The first group illustrates the little-known virtues of the Devil; the second explores love (from Kant to the opera); the third (entitled "Sarajevo Is Everywhere") addresses power; the fourth considers the cosmos; and the fifth ranges all our "knowledge" against our feelings."--Jacket
Edward Hopper, 1882-1967 : transformation of the real by Rolf Günter Renner( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains samples of the artist's work and commentaries about his life. 95 pages
The notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Paris as he attempts to write a novel, Brigge, a young Danish aristocrat and poet obsessed with death, muses on his family, his background, and his observations of Parisian life
Marc Chagall, 1887-1985 : painting as poetry by Ingo F Walther( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picasso : 1881-1973 by Carsten-Peter Warncke( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Simic in conversation with Michael Hulse by Charles Simic( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patience (after Sebald) : a walk through The rings of Saturn by Grant Gee( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprising elements of travelogue, history lesson, biography, critical analysis, psychological study, and fan testimonial, this documentary explores the work and influence of German writer W.G. Sebald, via a long walk through coastal East Anglia, retracing the steps he took in his most famous book, The rings Of Saturn. Includes interviews with writers, artists, and filmmakers
The cherries of freedom : a report by Alfred Andersch( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alfred Andersch, whose many admirers included Thomas Mann and Max Frisch, was one of the foremost novelists of post-war Germany. He spent most of the war plotting his desertion from the Wehrmacht. "At a certain moment I chose to act in a way that gave meaning to my life, and from that time on that action became the axle around which the wheel of my existence revolved ... "" "When the opportunity arose at last, in the idyllic Italian countryside on the day of the Normandy landings in 1944 and until he was safely taken POW by the advancing American army, Andersch found himself in a wilderness, a place of freedom. The cherries he plucked from a tree were the cherries of freedom, and the taste of them was one Andersch had not known for all of the years of the Third Reich: the taste of freedom."--Jacket
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The emigrants
The rings of SaturnThe appointment : a novelVertigoWonderful, wonderful timesLustThe new poetryEdvard Munch : 1863-1944Pablo Picasso : 1881-1973
Alternative Names
Hulse, M. (Michael), 1955-

Michael Hulse British writer

Michael Hulse escritor británico

Michael Hulse taalkundige

English (185)

German (4)