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Schweinitz, Maria von

Overview
Works: 184 works in 465 publications in 2 languages and 1,281 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Political fiction  Bildungsromans  Fictional autobiographies  Picaresque fiction  Biography  Novels  Short stories 
Roles: Creator, Translator, Editor, Adapter, Author
Classifications: PR4559, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maria von Schweinitz
Classic American short stories = Klassische amerikanische Kurzgeschichten. by Maria von Schweinitz( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern American short stories = Moderne amerikanische Kurzgeschichten by Maria von Schweinitz( Book )

22 editions published between 1955 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nicholas Nickleby is the son of a poor country gentleman, and has to make his own way in the world. He first goes as usher to Mr. Squeers, schoolmaster at Dotheboys Hall, in Yorkshire, but leaves in disgust with the tyranny of Squeers and his wife, especially to a poor boy named Smike. Smike runs away from his school to follow Nicholas, and remains his humble follower till death. At Portsmouth, Nicholas joins the theatrical company of Mr. Crummies, but leaves the profession for other adventures. He falls in with the brothers Cheeryble, who make him their clerk; in this post he rises to success as a merchant, and ultimately marries Madeline Bray." Benét Reader's Ency
The desperate hours : a novel by Joseph Hayes( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experiences of the Hilliards, a family threatened by three escaped convicts who take over their home and hold the family as hostages
Dombey and son by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich and pompous merchant is plagued by loneliness and misfortune
American short stories by Fred Lewis Pattee( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the past / Jack Schaefer -- Mr. Higginbotham's catastrophe / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The ransom of red chief / O. Henry -- A piece of pie / Damon Runyon -- The night the ghost got in /James Thurber -- The killers / Ernest Hemingway -- The open boat / Stephen Crane -- The lady, or the tiger? -- Frank Stockton
Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the time of the Gordon anti-Catholic riots of 1780, the novels atmosphere is madness, power, murder, mob violence. It is a tale, also, of thwarted love by the designs of Geoffrey Haredale and the villain Sir John Chester, and the heroism of Edward Chester in rescuing the innocent Emma. Other characters include Lord George Gordon himself, and Grip, the raven who inspired Edgar Allen Poe's poem
Hitler's strategy by F. H Hinsley( Book )

3 editions published in 1952 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1951, this book examines Hitler's strategy and how it developed during the Second World War. Hinsley, who had worked as a code breaker during the war, uses a variety of contemporary documents as sources, including records taken from the German Naval Archives after its capture by the Allies in 1945. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in military history in general or the Second World War in particular
Jüngste amerikanische Kurzgeschichten( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1978 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Maedchen reitet durch Kanada by Mary Bosanquet( Book )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1966 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House of Hanover by Alvin Redman( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hanover family of England held many noble titles. The Dukedom of Hanover antedated George I as the English King (i.e. the Dukedom of Hanover was of the German nobility rather than the English). Within England, the heir to the throne was the Prince of Wales, and later generations in the family held the Dukedom of Gloucester, the Dukedom of Cambridge, and the Dukedom of York
No life for a lady by Agnes Morley Cleaveland( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book you will find the West uncorrupted by Westerns; the cowboy before he knew he was picturesque; the Indian before he wore Levi Strauss overalls; the outlaw before Hollywood got him
Der Raritätenladen Roman by Charles Dickens( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wohin die Liebe Führt : roman by Harold Robbins( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Peters by Mary Ellen Chase( Book )

3 editions published between 1947 and 1948 in German and English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the daughter of a Maine sea captain, born on a merchant ship off Singapore and for fifteen years brought up and educated on her father's vessel. Her later life is spent in a little Maine village where her sterling traits come to fine fruition
Der Fall Deltschev : Roman by Eric Ambler( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fahles Pferd und fahler Reiter : Drei Novellen by Katherine Anne Porter( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One more spring by Robert Nathan( Book )

3 editions published between 1948 and 1959 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when spring comes to an old antique dealer who loses everything in the depression of 1929 except a huge bed, a young violinist, a prostitute, and the president of a defunct bank, who share an old tool shed in Central Park
Rauch über der Prairie : aus der Frühzeit Amerikas by Conrad Richter( Book )

3 editions published in 1950 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verratenes Atom geheimnis Nunn May, Klaus Fuchs, Pontecorvo by Alan Moorehead( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American short stories
Alternative Names
Brand, Mary 1891-1968

Schweinitz, M. von 1891-1968

Von Schweinitz, Maria

Languages
German (132)

English (20)

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