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Pétris, Michel

Overview
Works: 35 works in 136 publications in 2 languages and 586 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Biography  History  Psychological fiction  Military history  Black humor  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Other, tra
Classifications: PS3525.A83, 811.52
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Most widely held works by Michel Pétris
Daisy Miller by Henry James( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in French and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On retrouve dans ce roman un thème cher à l'auteur, celui de l'innocence américaine allant affronter la Vieille Europe, ultra-civilisée et corrompue. Daisy Miller, figure emblématique de cette innocence, y trouvera la destruction et la mort
The life of Monsieur de Molière by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Životopisný román zpodobuje Molierovy těžké začátky potulného komedianta, jeho celoživotní zápas se šlechtou a církví, úspěchy na dvoře Ludvíka XIV. a jeho skon a nedůstojný pohřeb. Autor jako jeden z prvních upozorňuje na
Down and out in Paris and London : a novel by George Orwell( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Récit autobiographique dans lequel l'auteur de "1984" relate les années de sa vie, entre 1928 et 1933. Il était alors sans le sou et vivait dans des taudis ou des chambres d'hôtel miteuses
Le Quai de Wigan by George Orwell( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to Oxiana by Robert Byron( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gentleman doublé d'un érudit et d'un esthète, R. Byron disparut en mer en 1941, quand fut torpillé son bateau au nord de l'Ecosse. Au cours de sa brève vie, il s'était aventuré dans des contrées aussi lointaines que la Chine et le Tibet, et avait parcouru la plupart des pays géographiquement plus proches du sien", écrit B. Chatwin. Un récit sur la région d'Oxiane, unique dans son genre
Le Dernier tableau, écrits sur l'art et l'histoire de l'art à l'époque du constructivisme russe. 1. Du chevalet à la machine. 2. Pour une théorie de la peinture by N. M Tarabukin( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La marche du cheval by Viktor Shklovskiĭ( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Russia, then Tibet by Robert Byron( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the course of several months during 1931 and 1932, Robert Byron journeyed to three countries teetering on the brink of change. In Russia, which was stricken by famine, Stalin's dictatorship was in its infancy and the Great Terror was yet to begin. Having taken the first commercial flight to India, which took a week, Byron was thrown into the tumultuous last years of the British Raj. Gandhi was imprisoned while rioting and clashes between Hindus and Muslims had become commonplace. Finally Byron entered Tibet, the forbidden country. Exploring the Land of Snows, he saw Tibet as it was when the then Dalai Lama was still ensconced in the Potala Palace, twenty years before China's invasion. Blending classic travel writing with passionate observations on the deeper political and social issues of the time, Byron writes with uncanny prescience of the eventual horrors of the Soviet Union and the downfall of the Raj."--Back cover
Das hündische Herz : eine fürchterliche Geschichte by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in French and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conte de la lune non éteinte by Boris Pilʹni︠a︡k( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kampfplatz Spanien : politische und soziale Konflikte im Spanischen Bürgerkrieg : ein Augenzeugenbericht by Franz Borkenau( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commander : a life of Barclay de Tolly by Michael Josselson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog soldiers, a novel by Robert Stone( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un tableau du rêve américain en pleine déglingue. La guerre et la drogue sont les deux figures de cet enfer où les protagonistes tentent d'échapper à la débâcle de toutes les valeurs
L'escargot sur la pente : roman by Arkadiĭ Strugat︠s︡kiĭ( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother night by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1996 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? Truth and justice are blurred in this brilliant satire rife with true gallows humor. Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all
Spoon River anthology by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most striking and original achievements in American poetry is now available in a remarkable edition that comprehends the poet and his book in an entirely new way. This edition of Spoon River Anthology probes the social background of the smalltown world that Edgar Lee Masters loved and hated--and finally transmuted into powerful literary art. Extensive annotations identify the people whose lives inspired the 243 poetic accounts of frustration, violence, struggle, and triumph that once shocked American readers. The most extraordinary feature of this edition is the extensive introduction that provides the key to this misunderstood American classic. The book's relationship to Whitman is clearly established, and the important influences of Browning, Goethe, Spinoza, and others are revealed for the first time. John Hallwas's approach combines cultural, biographical, philosophical, psychoanalytic, mythic, and symbolic insights--and concludes with a stunning reassessment of "Our New Poet." The annotated Spoon River Anthology supersedes 75 years of largely misdirected critical commentary. It will send a new generation of readers back to this surprisingly complex book that probes so deeply into the American consciousness--and will send Masters back into our national anthologies
Up by Ronald Sukenick( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tribulations intellectuelles et affectives d'une bande de jeunes gens plus où moins contestataires, à travers lesquelles l'auteur désarticule la narration pour approcher au mieux une réalité débarrassée de toute illusion romantique
Tarzan vous salue bien : biographie ne varietur de Lord Greystoke = Apologia pro vita Tarzani simiarum by Kilgore Trout( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grâce à une incontestable érudition et à une audace digne de Borges, l'auteur, avec force documents, notes à l'appui, bibliographie élaborée, nous donne la biographie authentique de Lord Greystoke alias Tarzan. Bel exemple de mythe accédant à la réalité historique
Gare à la bête : roman by Philip José Farmer( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meurtri par la disparition de sa femme et bouleversé par la découverte du monde surnaturel, l'ancien détéctive Harald Childe tente d'échapper aux individus étranges qui le surveillent et le prennent pour leur sauveur
The men in the jungle by Norman Spinrad( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le dictateur Bart Fraden, sa compagne Sophia et le général Vanderling quittent le système solaire en catastrophe avec comme seule fortune cent millions de confédottars en drogues diverses. Leur destination? Sangre
 
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