WorldCat Identities

Bour, Isabelle

Overview
Works: 27 works in 69 publications in 2 languages and 2,772 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Opponent, Thesis advisor, Translator
Classifications: GT521, 391
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Isabelle Bour
Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates by Kevin J Hayes( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his time Benjamin Franklin (1706 & ndash;1790) was the most famous American in the world. Even those personally unacquainted with the man knew him as the author of Poor Richard & rsquo;s Almanack, as a pioneer in the study of electricity and a major figure in the American Enlightenment, as the creator of such life-changing innovations as the lightning rod and America & rsquo;s first circulating library, and as a leader of the American Revolution. His friends also knew him as a brilliant conversationalist, a great wit, an intellectual filled with curiosity, and most of all a master anecdotist whos
Modernité et romantisme( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On human finery by Quentin Bell( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecosse des lumières, le XVIIIe siècle autrement( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Matthew Wald by J. G Lockhart( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage philosophique d'Angleterre : fait en 1783 et 1784 by La Coste( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rake's progress, Stravinsky by Igor Stravinsky( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage philosophique d'Angleterre fait en 1783 à 1784 by La Coste( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginnings in the eighteenth century( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rake's progress = La carrière d'un roué : opéra en trois actes by Igor Stravinsky( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presses et transferts culturels curiosité et géographie( )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perception and the senses in eighteenth-century England : introduction by Isabelle Bour( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noise and sound in the eighteenth century : foreword by Isabelle Bour( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We have all gone away by Curtis Harnack( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In We Have All Gone Away, his emotionally moving memoir, Curtis Harnack tells of growing up during the Great Depression on an Iowa farm among six siblings and an extended family of relatives. With a directness and a beauty that recall Thoreau, Harnack balances a child & rsquo;s impressions with the knowledge of an adult looking back to produce what Publishers Weekly called & ldquo;a country plum of a book, written with genuine affection and vivid recall. & rdquo; In a community related by blood and harvest, rural life could be bountiful even when hard economic times threatened. The adults urged ch
La Rhétorique du didactisme dans les romans de Maria Edgeworth by Isabelle Bour( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria ou le malheur d' être femme by Mary Wollstonecraft( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French translation of Wollstonecraft's unfinished novel, The Wrongs of Woman; first published in Posthumous Works of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1798), edited by William Godwin
Selected philosophical and scientific writings by Gabrielle Emilie Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Du Châtelet( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mainly remembered as the mistress of Voltaire, Emilie Du Châtelet (1706-1749) was a writer in her own right, who published multiple editions of her scientific writings during her lifetime, as well as a translation of Newton's Principia Mathematica that is still the standard edition of that work in French. For this edition, Zinsser has selected key sections from Du Châtelet's published and unpublished works, as well as related correspondence, part of her critique of the Old and New Testaments, and a treatise on happiness
 
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Franklin in his own time : a biographical chronicle of his life, drawn from recollections, interviews, and memoirs by family, friends, and associates
Languages
French (39)

English (22)

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Selected philosophical and scientific writings