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Hopkins, Gerard 1892-1961

Works: 279 works in 680 publications in 2 languages and 15,273 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Experimental fiction  Epic fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama 
Roles: Translator, Author of introduction, Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Gerard Hopkins
Troubled sleep by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

26 editions published between 1950 and 2002 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sartre portrays the emotional and intellectual impact of the fall of France on one group of citizens
Olympio : the life of Victor Hugo by André Maurois( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van leven en werk van de Franse auteur (1802-1885) door de eveneens Franse schrijver (1885-1967)
Madame Bovary : life in a country town by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

20 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oxford University Press celebrates the World's Classics series by reissuing some of the best loved novels in their original hardback format, with special introductions by today's most distinguished writers." "Madame Bovary (1857) is the story of a young country doctor's wife who seeks escape from the boredom of her existence in love affairs and romantic yearnings, and who is doomed to disillusionment."--BOOK JACKET
Social contract : essays by Locke, Hume, and Rousseau by Ernest Barker( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides essays by each of these 18th century philosophers concerning contracts of government
Thérèse, a portrait in four parts by François Mauriac( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1977 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman of the Pharisees : (La pharisienne) by François Mauriac( Book )

22 editions published between 1846 and 1988 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of a woman whose pious and intense desire to impose her own judgment on others finally brings her world crashing about her
A history of France by André Maurois( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1968 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of good will by Jules Romains( Book )

5 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated extracts of the novel
Mémoires intérieurs by François Mauriac( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son "Journal", il l'a écrit pour lui seul et non pour la postérité, d'où sa vulnérabilité
The unknown sea by François Mauriac( Book )

9 editions published between 1948 and 1962 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ruiné par sa maîtresse, Oscar Révolou, un grand notaire bordelais, se suicide. Cette mort fissure la façade en même temps qu'elle révèle les fondations de deux familles estimées. Quand l'argent se retire des maisons bourgeoises, les cœurs apparaissent à sec, et ce n'est pas beau à voir. Une véritable banqueroute de l'âme, à laquelle n'échappent, in extremis, que deux figures du sacrifice : Rose, la répudiée christique, et Pierre, le jeune poète révulsé ... Roman de la damnation, de la prédestination, les Chemins de la mer constitue une sorte de sommet de la noirceur et du pessimisme mauriaciens."--Publisher's description
On the social contract, with Geneva manuscript and Political economy by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1960 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.' These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has not ceased to stir vigorous debate since its first publication in 1762. Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority over others, Rousseau argues instead for a pact, or 'social contract', that should exist between all the citizen's of a state and that should be the source of sovereign power. From this fundamental premise, he goes on to consider issues of liberty and law, freedom and justice, arriving at a view of society that has seemed to some a blueprint for totalitarianism, to others a declaration of democratic principles. In his introduction, Maurice Cranston examines the historical and political ideas that influenced Rousseau, and places this book against a backdrop of his remarkable personality and life. -- Publishers description
Le désert de l'amour by François Mauriac( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1989 in English and French and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCOTT (copy 1): The Hédi Bouraoui Collection in Maghrebian and Franco-Ontario Literatures is the gift of University Professor Emeritus Hédi Bouraoui
Thérèse Desqueyroux by François Mauriac( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and French and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"François Mauriac's masterpiece and one of the greatest Catholic novels, Thérèse Desqueyroux is the haunting story of an unhappily married young woman whose desperation drives her to thoughts of murder. Mauriac paints an unforgettable portrait of spiritual isolation and despair, but he also dramatizes the complex realities of forgiveness, grace, and redemption. Set in the countryside outside Bordeaux, in a region of overwhelming heat and sudden storms, the novel's landscape reflects the inner world of Thérèse, a figure who has captured the imaginations of readers for generations."--Publisher's website
September roses by André Maurois( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author Guillaume Fontane has declined a lecture invitation to South America so that he can stay in Paris with his wife, Pauline, who is estranged from him due to his affair with a young painter. Pauline, thinking South America would offer her husband less amorous opportunity, insists he accepts the invitation. In Lima, Guillaume meets Lolita, a young actress and an admirer of his work. They begin an affair, and word of it eventually gets back to Pauline in Paris. How will she react when Guillaume returns to her?
Flesh and blood (La chair et le sang) by François Mauriac( Book )

2 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young friends, rebellious and romantic, form a bond of friendship that leads to a tragic end
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) : a study of poetic idiosyncrasy in relation to poetic tradition by W. H Gardner( Book )

in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young man in chains = (L'enfant chargé de chaînes) by François Mauriac( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion by Maxence Van der Meersch( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presenting a new translation along with an introduction and explanatory notes, W. Brian Newsome captures the moving imagery of Van der Meersch's narrative, situates Invasion 14 in the context of the author's life experience, addresses issues of postwar remembrance, and positions the novel amidst literary trends."--
The life of Sir Alexander Fleming : discoverer of penicillin. by André Maurois( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1963 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V populárně vědecké práci proslulého romanopisce a historika se jednotlivá dějová pásma tak ústrojně prolínají, že kreslí plastický obraz. Vyprávějí o mládí a rodinném prostředí objevitele penicilínu, jeho studiu, učitelích aspolupracovnících, činnosti v obou světových válkách, objevu penicilínu, ale i o soukromých zálibách a cestování
Verdun by Jules Romains( Book )

7 editions published between 1939 and 1962 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feiten en belevingen tussen herfst 1915 en voorjaar 1916 bij de Slag om Verdun, de beruchte loopgravenoorlog uit de Eerste Wereldoorlog
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Social contract : essays by Locke, Hume, and Rousseau On the social contract, with Geneva manuscript and Political economy
Madame Bovary : life in a country townSocial contract : essays by Locke, Hume, and RousseauOn the social contract, with Geneva manuscript and Political economyThérèse Desqueyroux
Alternative Names
Hopkins, Gerard, 1892-

Hopkins, Gerard Walter Sturges.

Hopkins, Gerard Walter Sturges 1892-1961

English (194)

French (2)