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Kaplan, Alice Yaeger

Works: 28 works in 134 publications in 2 languages and 7,655 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Anecdotes  Biographies  Musical fiction  Sources  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PQ2637.A783, B
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Most widely held works about Alice Yaeger Kaplan
Most widely held works by Alice Yaeger Kaplan
The collaborator : the trial & execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of the only French writer to be executed for treason during World War II, from his rise during the 1930s to his trial and death in front of a firing squad
Dreaming in French : the Paris years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year in Paris ... since World War II, countless American students have been lured by that vision-and been transformed by their sojourn in the City of Light. Dreaming in French tells three stories of that experience, and how it changed the lives of three extraordinary American women. All three women would go on to become icons, key figures in American cultural, intellectual, and political life, but when they embarked for France, they were young, little-known, uncertain about their future, and drawn to the culture, sophistication, and drama that only Paris could offer
The interpreter by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and French and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on the account of World War II French political novelist and court interpreter Louis Guilloux, who witnessed general Patton's example-setting executions of seventy American troops, many of whom the interpreter believed were condemned because of their race
Reproductions of banality : fascism, literature, and French intellectual life by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

14 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The difficulty of being a dog by Roger Grenier( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-three vignettes, in which the author visits the great dogs of history and legend, beginning at the beginning with Ulysses and his dog, Argos; on to Virginia Woolf and her dog, Flush; Elizabeth Barrett Browning's cocker spaniel; André Gide; Freud's dog, Lün; Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish terrier, Fala; Michael and Jerry, heroes of Jack London's novels; Napoleon's dog; and the dogs collected and deported from the city of Constantinople in 1910, sent to a desert island without food and water
Madame Proust : a biography by Evelyne Bloch-Dano( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time opens with one of the most famous scenes in literature, as young Marcel, unable to fall asleep, waits anxiously for his mother to come to his bedroom and kiss him good night. Proust's own mother is central to the meaning of his masterpiece, and she has always held a special role in literary history, both as a character and as a decisive influence on the great writer's career. Without knowing much about her, we think of her as the quintessential writer's mother." "Now Evelyne Bloch-Dano's biography acquaints Proust fans with the real Jeanne Weil Proust. Written with the imaginative force of a novel, but firmly grounded in Jeanne and Marcel Proust's writings, Madame Proust skillfully captures the life and times of Proust's mother, from her German-Jewish background and her marriage to a Catholic grocer's son to her lifelong worries about her son's sexuality, health problems, and talent. As well as offering intimate glimpses of the Prousts' daily life, Madame Proust also uses the family as a way to explore the larger culture of fin-de-siecle France, including high society, spa culture, Jewish assimilation, and the Dreyfus affair. Throughout, Bloch-Dano offers sensitive readings of Proust's work, drawing out the countless interconnections among his mother, his life, and his magnum opus."--Jacket
OK, Joe by Louis Guilloux( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis serves a group of American officers charged with bringing GIs to account for crimes - including rape and murder - against French citizens. The friendly banter of the American soldiers and the beautiful Breton landscape stand in contrast of Louis's task and his growing awareness of the moral failings of the Americans sent to liberate France
Another November by Roger Grenier( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melancholy novel on the lives of a group of men and women in 1940s France who went to school together. From youth, hope, war--one collaborates, the other resists--to jobs, class, marriage, affairs, divorce and the disappointments of old age. By the author of Years in Ambush
Piano music for four hands by Roger Grenier( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"" "Piano Music for Four Hands" is a novel about music and love set against three generations of French history. At its center is a charming but melancholy pianist named Michel Mailhoc. Having survived a series of bungled love affairs and professional disappointments, he retreats to his family house in the Pyrenees. The bright spot in his life is his grandniece Emma, who becomes his prizewinning student. Struggling with his fervent desire for her success and the fear of losing her, Michel sends Emma into the world of international musical stardom that he has renounced for himself. The Mailhoc family saga, stretching from World War I to the turbulent 1960s, is full of sorrow, but the underlying melody remains tender and humorous. From the first sentence we feel curiously at home in Roger Grenier's intimate, precise, and musical writing
Palace of books by Roger Grenier( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Palace of Books, the author invites us to explore the domain of literature, its sweeping vistas and hidden recesses. Engaging such fundamental questions as why people feel the need to write, or what is involved in putting one's self on the page, or how a writer knows she's written her last sentence, Grenier marshals apposite passages from his favorite writers: Chekhov, Baudelaire, Proust, James, Kafka, Mansfield and many others. Those writers mingle companionably with tales from Grenier's half-century as an editor and friend to countless legendary figures, including Albert Camus, Romain Gary, Milan Kundera, and Brassai
A box of photographs by Roger Grenier( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most attempts to generalize about photography as a medium run up against our experience of the photographs themselves. We live with photos and cameras every day, and philosophies of the photographic image do little to shake our intimate sense of how we produce photographs and what they mean to us. In this book that is equal parts memoir and intellectual and cultural history, French writer Roger Grenier contemplates the ways that photography can change the course of a life, reflecting along the way on the history of photography and its practitioners
Everyday life( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relevé des sources et citations dans Bagatelles pour un massacre by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood by Nathalie Sarraute( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the leading proponents of the nouveau roman, Nathalie Sarraute is often remembered for her novels, including The Golden Fruits, which earned her the Prix international de litterature in 1964. But her carefully crafted and evocative memoir Childhood may in fact be Sarraute's most accessible and emotionally open work. Written when the author was eighty-three years old, but dealing with only the first twelve years of her life, Childhood is constructed as a dialogue between Sarraute and her memory. Sarraute gently interrogates her interlocutor in sea
En quête de L'étranger by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascist voices : readings in Marinetti, Celine, and Brasillach by Alice Yaeger Kaplan by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of the French Revolution ; and, the confessions of a Francophile by Alice Yaeger Kaplan( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The France-USA connection from the twenties to Iraq II : session 10 A du 20 juin 2004( Recording )

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

"Anti-Semite and Jew, the aesthetics and politics of an ethnic identity"( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The collaborator : the trial & execution of Robert Brasillach
Alternative Names
Alice Kaplan American historian

Alice Kaplan Amerikaans historica

Kaplan, Alice.

Kaplan, Alice 1954-

Kaplan, Alice (Alice Yaeger)

Kaplan, Alice Y.

Kaplan, Alice Y. 1954-

Yaeger Kaplan, Alice

Yaeger Kaplan, Alice 1954-

English (90)

French (29)

The interpreterThe difficulty of being a dogMadame Proust : a biographyOK, JoeAnother NovemberPiano music for four hands