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Galantière, Lewis 1895-1977

Overview
Works: 126 works in 523 publications in 5 languages and 16,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Drama  Novels  Bildungsromans  History  Autobiographical fiction  Biographies  Historical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Contributor, Adapter, Author of introduction, Correspondent, tra
Classifications: PQ2631.R63, 843.912
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Most widely held works about Lewis Galantière
 
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Most widely held works by Lewis Galantière
Wind, sand and stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )

63 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and Armenian and held by 3,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English translation of "Terre des hommes". Autobiographical account of air travel, captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight
Kabloona by Gontran de Poncins( Book )

56 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular account of author's life among the Netsilik Eskimos of King William Island, 1938-39, with his impressions, non-scientific and occasionally inaccurate of their culture and customs
Flight to Arras by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )

30 editions published between 1942 and 1991 in English and French and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Book )

37 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in English and French and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This play was first performed in German-occupied France and its theme is resistance to oppression. It is based on the Greek tragedy of Antigone, who tried to bury her brother's corpse against the diktat of her uncle, Creon. Creon is a dictator, but defend's his position on practical ground's. In spite of her love for Creon's son, she chooses her part: to bury her brother and die."--Publisher's website
Swann's way by Marcel Proust( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1956 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the first book of Proust's monumental work "Remembrance of Things Past", introducing such themes as the destructive force of obsessive love, the allure and the consequences of transgressive sex, and the selective eye that shapes memories
Existence and the existent by Jacques Maritain( Book )

29 editions published between 1948 and 1966 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Visual )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filmed play adaptation from the Jean Anouilh reinterpretation of the Sophocles tragedy. First written and produced during the Nazi Occupation, this play about a young woman facing a morally corrupt world raises powerful questions of human interaction in regard to collaboration, responsibility and personal integrity
The portable Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 1966 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 23 short stories; one complete novel, A woman's life; a collection of letters including the correspondence with Marie Bashkirtseff; and his Essay on the novel
Airman's odyssey by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry( Book )

11 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
The Goncourt journals, 1851-1870 by Edmond de Goncourt( Book )

12 editions published between 1937 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aphrodite by Pierre Louÿs( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Alexandria in the 1st Century BC where Demetrios, a renowned artist falls in love with a courtesan, Chrysis. She asks him to prove his love to her by committing three crimes and Demetrios agrees
If memory serves; memoirs of Sacha Guitry by Sacha Guitry( Book )

5 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labeled photographs depict the highlights of each season
Nana by Émile Zola( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Nana Coupeau's rise from streetwalker to high-class prostitute during the last three years of the French Second Empire
America and the mind of Europe by Lewis Galantière( Book )

14 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor named Molière by Béatrix Dussane( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levensbeschrijving van de Franse toneelschrijver Jean Baptiste Poquelin, beter bekend onder de naam Molière
Victor Hugo by Raymond Escholier( Book )

4 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of François Villon : including the poems long attributed to him by François Villon( Book )

4 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kabloona : among the Inuit by Gontran de Poncins( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1938 and 1939, a French nobleman spent fifteen months living among the Inuit people of the Arctic. He is at first appalled by their way of life: eating rotten raw fish, sleeping with each other's wives, ignoring schedules, and helping themselves to his possessions. But as de Poncins's odyssey continues, he is transformed from Kabloona, The White Man, an uncomprehending outsider, to someone who finds himself living, for a few short months, as Inuk: a man, preeminently
Salsette discovers America by Jules Romains( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grand écart by Jean Cocteau( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jacques Forestier, the central character of Cocteau's famous first novel from 1921, is a parasite and dilettante who responds readily to beauty in both sexes." "Leaving his provincial family he comes to Paris to study for his degree. Indulging in a life of dissipation with a group of students and their mistresses, he falls in love with Germaine, a chorus girl kept by a rich banker. The affair, doomed from the start, forces Jacques to come to terms not so much with society as he finds it but with himself."--Jacket
 
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Wind, sand and stars
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KabloonaFlight to ArrasAntigoneAirman's odysseyVictor HugoKabloona : among the Inuit
Alternative Names
Galantiere, L.

Galantiere, Lewis

Galantiere, Lewis 1893-

Galantiere, Lewis 1895-1977

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