WorldCat Identities

Davidson, Angus 1898-1982

Overview
Works: 85 works in 371 publications in 4 languages and 9,785 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Juvenile works  Poetry  Masques (Music)  Textbooks  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Author, Singer, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PQ4829.O62, 853.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angus Davidson
Edward Lear, landscape painter and nonsense poet (1812-1888) by Angus Davidson( Book )

67 editions published between 1933 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women by Alberto Moravia( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee eenvoudige Italiaanse vrouwen, moeder en dochter, zijn door de oorlogsomstandigheden gedwongen hun kruidenierswinkeltje te Rome te verlaten en als vluchtelingen te leven temidden van de verpauperde plattelandsbevolking
Two adolescents : the stories of Agostino and Luca by Alberto Moravia( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1979 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological analysis of the abnormal behavior of two Italian boys
The lie by Alberto Moravia( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Italian and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time of desecration by Alberto Moravia( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empty canvas by Alberto Moravia( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ghost at noon by Alberto Moravia( Book )

8 editions published between 1955 and 1999 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contempt is a brilliant and unsettling work by one of the revolutionary masters of modern European literature. All the qualities for which Alberto Moravia is justly famous'his cool clarity of expression, his exacting attention to psychological complexity and social pretension, his still-striking openness about sex'are evident in this story of a failing marriage. Contempt (which was to inspire Jean-Luc Godard's no-less-celebrated film) is an unflinching examination of desperation and self-deception in the emotional vacuum of modern consumer society
The fetish, and other stories by Alberto Moravia( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soubor povídek (Automat, Třídílné zrcadlo, Sen, Pokoj a ulice, Svatební cesta, Fetiš, Malá a žárlivá, Pěkná láska, Nespavost ve dvou, Dobře, Předměty, Rozměry, Kratochvíle, Misantrop, Bylo to dobrodružství, Básník a lékař, Životje džungle, Účet, Dům zločinu, Ten, kdo se dívá, Slova a noc, Slova, Nic, Užívat života), v nichž se Moravia zamýšlí nad vztahem mezi mužem a ženou v manželství, nad podstatou lásky a v kaleidoskopu drobných příhod nad životem vevelkoměstě
Bought and sold by Alberto Moravia( Book )

2 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Command, and I will obey you by Alberto Moravia( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky is red by Giuseppe Berto( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1973 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daily incidents in lives of four teen-age children living in a bombed city of northern Italy
The wayward wife and other stories by Alberto Moravia( Book )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic agony by Mario Praz( Book )

48 editions published between 1933 and 1991 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventarisatie en beschrijving van het erotische levensgevoel in de 19e eeuw, met de nadruk op perversies in de literatuur van romantici en decadenten
Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acis and Galatea: Masque in Two Acts (First Version), HWV 49. Libretto: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes
Miss Douglas of New York; a biography by Angus Davidson( Book )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accounts of visits to many literary and society figures including Maria Edgeworth, the Wordsworths, Mme. de Genlis, and the Ladies of Llangollen
Teapots and quails : and other new nonsenses by Edward Lear( Book )

6 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A previously unpublished collection of drawings and poems by Edward Lear, published posthumously
Boredom by Alberto Moravia( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artists falls in love with his young model
Epiphany Mass by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

11 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman tales by Alberto Moravia( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alle diese neun handfest zupackenden Erzählungen habeneinen Ich-Erzähler. Alberto Moravia, der Meister des italienischen <<psychologischen Realismus>>, schlüpft jedesmal in eine andere Rolle. Er ist nacheinander- ein Schuhmacher, dem die Ehefrau durchgebrannt ist und der dadurch eine Bewusstseinsspaltung erleidet- der Onkel eines empfindsamen Schulmädchens, das amLeben verzagt; weswegen?- der Hausmeister eines Mietshauses, in dem oben ein romantisch humanistischer Professor wohnt;- der nichtsnutzige (aber ganz nette) Sohn einer alles verzeihenden Mutter- ein Junge, den die Angst vor einem elterlich verordneten Landaufenthalt über den Kopf wächst;- ein stadtstreichender Hochstapler und Schmarotzer, dessen witziger Trick ein einziges Mal danebengeht- ein Vater von viel zu vielen Kindern und Ehemann einer elementar mütterlichen Frau, - ein junger Friseur, der mit seinem Seniorpartner und Schwager wegen einer jungen Nachbarin aneinandergerät;- ein Kellner (später Lastwagenfahrer), der ein Landmädchen auf einsamer Höhe bemerkt. Der so vielfältige Ich-Erzähler und alle Gestalten, die er darstellt, sind <<Kleine Leute>> in Rom: eine Gesellschaft, von der die Rom-Touristen wenig oder nichts wissen und die doch, bei aller Armseligkeit, erstaunlich viel Verstand und Herz zum Vorschein kommen lässt. Italienischer Originaltext und deutsche Übersetzung stehen in Paralleldruck einander gegenüber. Texte für Könner
All our yesterdays by Natalia Ginzburg( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All Our Yesterdays is a novel set in Italy from 1939 to 1944. Events like a family quarrel or an infidelity take on an importance equal to that of the war, as if to say that adultery and air raids can be equally destructive
 
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Alternative Names
Davidson, Angus

Davidson, Angus 1898-

Languages
English (232)

German (7)

Latin (2)

Italian (1)

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