WorldCat Identities

Rowley, Hazel

Overview
Works: 52 works in 189 publications in 11 languages and 5,649 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio programs  Anecdotes  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PS3545.R815, B
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Hazel Rowley
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Hazel Rowley
Richard Wright : the life and times by Hazel Rowley( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""How in hell did you happen?" the Chicago sociologist Robert Park once asked Richard Wright. Hazel Rowley shows how, chronicling with the dramatic drive of a novel Wright's extraordinary journey from a sharecropper's shack in Mississippi to international renown as a writer, fiercely independent thinker, and outspoken critic of racism." "The author draws on recently discovered material to shed new light on Wright's relationships with a variety of women, including Carson McCullers, Gertrude Stein, and his longtime wife, Ellen Poplowitz, and male friends such as Langston Hughes, Nelson Algren, Ralph Ellison, and his occasional critic, James Baldwin. To Simone de Beauvoir and the existentialists it was Richard Wright, more than any other American writer, who was writing the "committed literature" they admired."--Jacket
Franklin and Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage by Hazel Rowley( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazel Rowley describes the remarkable courage and lack of convention--private and public--that kept FDR and Eleanor together. She reveals a partnership that was both supportive and daring--a partnership that they created according to their own ambitions and needs
Tête-à-tête : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre by Hazel Rowley( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We witness Beauvoir and Sartre with their circle, holding court in Paris cafes. We learn the details of their infamous romantic entanglements with the young Olga Kosakiewicz and others; of their efforts to protest the wars in Algeria and Vietnam; and of Beauvoir's tempestuous love affair with Nelson Algren. We follow along on their many travels, involving meetings with dignitaries such as Roosevelt, Khrushchev, and Castro. We listen in on the couple's conversations about Sartre's Nausea, Being and Nothingness, and Words, and Beauvoir's The Second Sex, The Mandarins, and her memoirs. And we hear the anguished discussions that led Sartre to refuse the Nobel Prize."--Jacket
Christina Stead : a biography by Hazel Rowley( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christina Stead was a hugely unapproachable person who detested self-revelation and, late in life, destroyed many of her private papers. Would-be biographers were held at arm's length, and any so foolhardy as to persevere found doors slammed and projects aborted. Only Hazel Rowley managed to stay the course, persuading Stead's estate as well as her friends, colleagues, and family members to cooperate, thereby gaining access to private papers and privileged memories. The result is an intellectually rigorous yet dramatically riveting book that brings alive this odd and furious woman who was often her own worst enemy but who stands with very few as one of the truly important literary figures of her age."--BOOK JACKET. "Born in Australia in 1902, Christina Stead sailed for England at the age of twenty-six, not to return home until she was seventy-two. An intensely private person and an incredibly cantankerous one, Stead lived a life that was stormy, eccentric, and brave. She was highly political and maddeningly contentious - few would call her easy in life or in fiction. And yet, in her lifetime, her work was likened to that of Balzac, Joyce, Ibsen, and Tolstoy. But, in fact, it was uniquely her own."--Jacket
The last friend : a novel by Tahar Ben Jelloun( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tangiers, the late 1950s. Two teenagers, Mamed and Ali, strike up an intense friendship that will last a lifetime. But lurking just beneath the surface is a deep, unspoken jealousy in danger of destroying them both. Decades later, the two friends, wiser and world-weary, offer differingaccounts of their relationship's twists and turns, from their rebellious youth spent subverting the rigid moral strictures of the day to harrowing months spent together as political prisoners, and their eventual settling into conventional family lives. Only then do the real differences between them emerge, culminating in an unimaginable and unforgettable act of betrayal."--Jacket
Tête-à-tête : the lives and loves of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre by Hazel Rowley( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tête-à-tête : Beauvoir et Sartre, un pacte d'amour by Hazel Rowley( Book )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Startre are one of the world's legendary couples. Through original interviews, this work portrays Beauvoir and Sartre with their circle, holding court in Paris cafes. It provides details of their infamous romantic entanglements with the young Olga Kosakiewicz and others; and more
Tête-à-tête : the tumultuous lives and loves of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre by Hazel Rowley( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin and Eleanor : an extraordinary marriage by Hazel Rowley( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more controversial since their deaths. From FDR's lifelong romance with Lucy Mercer to Eleanor's purported lesbianism--and many scandals in between--the American public has never tired of speculating about the ties that bound these two headstrong individuals
From a distance : Australian writers and cultural displacement( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tête-à-tête Leben und Lieben von Simone de Beauvoir und Jean-Paul Sartre by Hazel Rowley( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le dernier ami : roman by Tahar Ben Jelloun( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Tangiers in the late 1950s, two teenagers, Mamed and Ali, strike up an intense friendship that will last a lifetime. But lurking just beneath the surface is a deep, unspoken jealousy in danger of destroying them both."--Cover
Sartre y Beauvoir by Hazel Rowley( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son una de las parejas más legendarias del mundo. No se puede hablar de uno sin citar al otro, Simone de Beauvoir y Jean-Paul Sartre -escritores y filósofos de estirpe existencialista- mantuvieron una larga e intensa relación que nunca dejó de generar controversia. En este libro, la reconocida biógrafa Hazel Rowley ofrece el primer retrato dual de la difícil intimidad de la pareja. A la luz de entrevistas de primera mano y de abundante material inédito, Rowley consigue contar lo que jamás se había dicho. Vemos a Sartre y Beauvoir en el centro de su círculo literario, asistimos a sus conversaciones privadas, a sus notorias infidelidades, escuchamos sus disquisiciones políticas -desde el fervor de los años treinta hasta las revueltas de mayo del 68-, somos partícipes de la creación de sus libros, observamos, en definitiva, el lento claroscuro que la trama del tiempo creó en torno a estas dos figuras míticas de la progresía europea del siglo XX
Tête-à-tête : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre by Hazel Rowley( Recording )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passionate, freethinking existentialist philosopher-writers Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre are one of the world's legendary couples. Their committed but notoriously open union generated no end of controversy in their day. Biographer Hazel Rowley offers the first dual portrait of these two colossal figures and their intense, often embattled relationship. Through original interviews and access to new primary sources, Rowley portrays Sartre and Beauvoir up close. It magnificently details the passion, daring, humor, and contradictions of a remarkably unorthodox relationship
Beyond realism by Brian Edwards( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mian dui mian : Rang- bao luoSa te yu xi meng naDeBo fu wa by Hazel Rowley( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang shu le cun zai zhu yi da shi bao luoSa te yu nü quan yun dong xian qu xi meng naDeBo fu wa zhei dui shi jie shang zui ju chuan qi se cai de qing lü zhi jian de bu mie de ai qing gu shi
Tête-à-tête Beauvoir et Sartre, un pacte d'amour by Hazel Rowley( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur raconte l'histoire du couple formé par "ces deux maîtres à penser existentialistes". Un couple qui partageait la même "soif d'absolu" et refusait les "conventions sociales". Beauvoir et Sartre ne "vécurent jamais ensemble", "ne se cachèrent jamais" leurs multiples "liaisons", etc. 2006
Conversations with Derrick (Radio program) : SUMMARY RECORD( Recording )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Radio 5UV series described in publicity as 'personal conversations between Emeritus Professor Derrick Rowley and six people whom Professor Rowley chose because of the rich and fulfilling lives each of them are living in their mature years. In these interviews he speaks to them about their lives, thoughts and personal philosophies. Derrick Rowley AM retired in 1988 from the Chair of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Adelaide. Since then he has been involved with the World Health Organisation in developing countries, especially Bangladesh and India.' Professor Rowley is the subject of the last interview in the series, which was conducted by his daughter, author Hazel Rowley
Radio interview with Derrick Rowley by Derrick Rowley( Recording )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interview in the 5UV radio series 'Conversations with Derrick' was described as follows in publicity: In this particular interview Derrick Rowley's position is reversed and he is the one discussing his outlook on life. His daughter, Hazel Rowley, author of the biography of Christina Stead, interviews Professor Rowley
Native son by Richard Wright( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arguably one of the most compelling novels of the twentieth century, Native Son explores the consequences of racism. Wright's genius is to reveal the truth about American social and class relations through the eyes of an unlikable, ignorant character whose world of poverty, despair, and frustration turn him into a killer"--Publisher description
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.08 for Magnificen ... to 0.94 for From a dis ...)

Richard Wright : the life and times
Covers
Franklin and Eleanor : an extraordinary marriageTête-à-tête : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul SartreChristina Stead : a biographyThe last friend : a novelTête-à-tête : the lives and loves of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul SartreTête-à-tête : Beauvoir et Sartre, un pacte d'amourTête-à-tête : the tumultuous lives and loves of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul SartreFranklin and Eleanor : an extraordinary marriageLe dernier ami : roman
Alternative Names
Hazel Rowley Australian writer

Hazel Rowley australische Sachbuchautorin und Biographin

Hazel Rowley auteur uit Australië (1951-2011)

Hazel Rowley escriptora australiana

Hazel Rowley escritora australiana

Hazel Rowley scríbhneoir Astrálach

Hazel Rowley shkrimtare australianase

Rowley, Hazel 1951-2011

Rowley, Hazel J. 1951-2011

Rowley, Hazel Joan.

Rowley, Hazel Joan 1951-2011

هازيل رولى

로울리, 헤이젤 1951-2011

롤리, 헤이젤 1951-2011

哈泽尔·罗利

Languages