WorldCat Identities

Bair, Lowell

Overview
Works: 94 works in 298 publications in 1 language and 7,337 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Musical fiction  Bildungsromans  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: PQ2246.M2, 843.7
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Most widely held works about Lowell Bair
 
Most widely held works by Lowell Bair
Candide, or, Optimism : a new translation, backgrounds, criticism by Voltaire( Book )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in "the best of all possible worlds." On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disaster and human suffering is part of a benevolent cosmic plan
Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts by Edmond Rostand( Book )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of the French drama set in seventeenth-century France telling of Cyrano de Bergerac's secret love for Roxane
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Gascon nobleman, d'Artagnan, makes his way to Paris, hoping to join the Musketeers, that legion of heroes held in high esteem by the king and feared by the wicked Cardinal Richelieu. D'Artagnan quickly proves he has the heart of a Musketeer and earns himself a place in their rancjs. Relying on their wits and skill with the sword, the gallant trio sets out to preserve the honor of the king and foil the nefarious schemes of Cardinal Richelieu
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Dantes, unjustly accused and imprisoned for conspiring with Napoleon Bonaparte, eventually escapes from his unbearable captivity, uncovers a treasure and begins his long repressed vengeance against those who betrayed him
Gorky by Henri Troyat( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the Russian author whose plays, novels, and memoirs depicted working-class life in the pre- and post-revolutionary eras, discussing his harsh life, exile, and mysterious death
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel of medieval France centers on life at the Parisian cathedral of Notre Dame
The phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A viscount seeks to unravel the mystery of the Paris Opera House and rescue the woman he loves from the threat of the phantom of the opera." "This love story/thriller relates the tale of the mysterious masked terror who inhabits the cellars of the Paris Opera House."
Madame Bovary: patterns of provincial life by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Steeg-muller, is acknowledged by common consensus as the definitive English rendition of Flaubert's text
Diva : a novel by Delacorta( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee cassettebandjes vallen bij toeval in handen van een Parijse loopjongen waardoor zowel de mafia als de platenmaatschappijen jacht op het maken
The essential Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential Rousseau: The social contract, Discourse on the origin of inequality, Discourse on the arts and sciences, the creed of a Savoyard priest by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the earth to the moon, and Round the moon by Jules Verne( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist and members of a gun club decide they will build a spaceship that can reach the moon
Red and Black : a New Translation, Backgrounds and Sources, Criticism by Stendhal( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1996 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Norton critical edition
Emmanuelle by Emmanuelle Arsan( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic book of erotica is, alongside Story of O, the most famous French underground novel of the late twentieth century and a work of seductive literary merit. It begins with nineteen-year-old Emmanuelle's flight from London to join her husband in Bangkok. On the airplane, she is seduced by the passenger seated next to her. By the time they land, she has indulged her irrepressible and insatiable sexual appetite, embarking on an odyssey of hedonistic sensual discovery that takes her from the arms of her husband to intimate encounters with the wives of his business associates, to further explorations wherein the philosophical and aesthetic facets of eroticism are expounded--and enacted--to the fullest degree."--Amazon.com
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lovely young woman's struggle to free herself from the domination of a selfish, miserly father
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates a sailor's preparation for and execution of revenge against the three men responsible for his fifteen years in prison
The book of Abraham by Marek Halter( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A family saga with a difference, The Book of Abraham opens on the backdrop of a burning Jerusalem in 70 A.D. as Abraham the Temple scribe flees the destruction of his home. Two thousand years and a hundred generations later, another Abraham perishes, immolated in the fires of the Warsaw Ghetto. But the chain that links these two Abrahams - a chain that stretches from Jerusalem to Warsaw through Rome, Alexandria, France and Greece - is one of family ties, and the unforgettable, powerful and poignant story that is told is that of one family - the author's own."--BOOK JACKET
Pierre & Jean by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intensely personal novel that plays itself out in a closed and intimate circle. It is a study of jealousy, suspicion and love within a family. The most explosive passions are presented with the greatest delicacy and most consummate artistry
The wanderer, or, The end of youth = Le grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irène by Albert de Routisie( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The three musketeers
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Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five actsThe three musketeersThe Count of Monte CristoThe Hunchback of Notre-DameThe phantom of the OperaMadame Bovary: patterns of provincial lifeThe essential RousseauFrom the earth to the moon, and Round the moon
Languages
English (183)