WorldCat Identities

Schalit, Leon 1884-

Overview
Works: 123 works in 444 publications in 2 languages and 1,962 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bildungsromans  Biography  Naval history  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Editor, Lyricist, Compiler
Classifications: PR6013.A5, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Leon Schalit
 
Most widely held works by Leon Schalit
John Galsworthy, a survey by Leon Schalit( Book )

22 editions published between 1929 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark flower by John Galsworthy( Book )

38 editions published between 1925 and 1979 in German and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering almost 30 years in the life and loves of Mark Lennan, The Dark Flower opens in 1880 with 18-year-old undergraduate Mark studying art at Oxford, and ends 30 years later with Mark ostensibly happily married, yet torn between his wife and a beautiful teenage girl--the last and most disturbing manifestation of the "dark flower" of passion. Within a dozen pages, Galsworthy establishes his mastery of compelling narrative and sketches an irresistible plot. Much of his achievement lies in the mixture of pathos and humor that he derives from characters little able to express their feelings. There is much else to admire, from Galsworthy's impressionistic descriptions and eye for detail to the subtle symmetry he creates between his characters, emphasizing the cyclical nature of the story. Published in 1913, the story also holds the fascination of a world about to be transformed by war--one in which a love letter could still be delivered by the hand of a discreet manservant, and the residents of Piccadilly kept their horses stabled close by so that they could gallop down to Richmond for fresh air
The Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Book )

36 editions published between 1925 and 1972 in German and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commercial upper-middle class Forsyte family between 1886 and 1920. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only their fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women. This is the only critical edition of the work available, with Notes that explain contemporary artistic and literary allusions and define the slang of the time.>
The patrician by John Galsworthy( Book )

29 editions published between 1925 and 1974 in German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the British upper class with Lord Milton as the protagonist
The white monkey by John Galsworthy( Book )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1934 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following her marriage to Michael Mont, Fleur Forsyte throws herself into the Roaring 20s with the rest of London and takes life as it comes. But her marriage is haunted by the ghost of a past love affair, and however vibrant Fleur appears, those closest to her sense her unhappiness. Michael, devoted to Fleur but not blind to her faults, is determined to stand by her through anything. Will their marriage last, and just how much can Michael forgive?
Die Ersten und die Letzten; Novelle by John Galsworthy( Book )

13 editions published between 1931 and 1979 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silver spoon by John Galsworthy( Book )

12 editions published between 1927 and 1959 in German and English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleur and Michael Mont entertain the glittering society characters of the day in their new, elegant, and fashionable house. As always, Fleur's father--Soames Forsyte--is constantly by the side of his daughter, spoiling and watching over her. But London after the war is a place of carefree attitudes that are alarming and baffling to old Soames. Just when he thinks he is protecting his daughter, he finds himself triggering a major social scandal
Swan song by John Galsworthy( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1960 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years living in America with his mother, Jon Forsyte is excited to be home and eager to show off his roots to his new bride. When Fleur Forsyte, now Fleur Mont?Jon?s first love?hears of his arrival, she doesn't know what to feel. She is now married too, and while Jon and Fleur try to interact as friends, their strong feelings for one another are not easily contained. When their passion is rekindled, no one can halt the devastating events that follow
John Galsworthy, der Mensch und sein Werk by Leon Schalit( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript draft in English (partly ribbon, partly carbon). With extensive corrections, deletions and additions in pencil by Galsworthy, a few of them initialed or signed
Saint's progress by John Galsworthy( Book )

10 editions published between 1929 and 1937 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel written in 1917-18, which chronicles family relationships during World War I
Auf der Forsyte-Börse by John Galsworthy( Book )

7 editions published between 1930 and 1937 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Cherrell Chronik by John Galsworthy( Book )

11 editions published between 1935 and 1957 in German and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meisternovellen by John Galsworthy( Book )

8 editions published between 1931 and 1938 in German and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blühende Wildnis : Roman by John Galsworthy( Book )

6 editions published between 1932 and 1959 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Menschenfischer, Novellen by John Galsworthy( Book )

10 editions published between 1924 and 1928 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uber den Strom : Roman by John Galsworthy( Book )

10 editions published between 1933 and 1959 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die letzte karte, novellen by John Galsworthy( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Forsyte saga by John Galsworthy( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villa Rubein by John Galsworthy( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fraternity by John Galsworthy( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 1933 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upper middle-class London society
 
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Alternative Names
Leonhard, L. 1884-1950

Leonhard Leon 1884-1950

Languages
German (217)

English (24)