WorldCat Identities

Wells, B. W. (Benjamin Willis) 1856-1923

Overview
Works: 126 works in 525 publications in 3 languages and 6,625 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  War fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Comedy plays  War stories  Readers (Publications) 
Roles: Editor, Author, Annotator, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PQ2500, 843.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by B. W Wells
Colonial prose and poetry by William P Trent( Book )

19 editions published between 1901 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier; comédie en quatre actes by Émile Augier( Book )

24 editions published between 1896 and 1936 in French and English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debacle by Émile Zola( Book )

17 editions published between 1895 and 1922 in French and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conservative and working-class, Jean Macquart is an experienced, middle-aged soldier in the French army, who has endured deep personal loss. When he first meets the wealthy and mercurial Maurice Levasseur, who never seems to have suffered, his hatred is immediate. But after they are thrown together during the disastrous Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71, the pair are compelled to understand one other. Forging a profound friendship, they must struggle together to endure a disorganised and brutal war, the savage destruction of France's Second Empire and the fall of Napoleon III
La poudre aux yeux, comédie en deux actes by Eugène Labiche( Book )

32 editions published between 1897 and 2018 in French and English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinq scènes de La comédie humaine by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

23 editions published between 1900 and 1909 in French and English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racine's Andromaque by Jean Racine( Book )

10 editions published between 1899 and 1909 in French and English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schillers Jungfrau von Orleans; eine romantische tragödie by Friedrich Schiller( Book )

22 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern German literature by B. W Wells( Book )

20 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of French fiction by B. W Wells( Book )

11 editions published between 1898 and 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses 19th century French novelists and their influential works
Bataille de dames by Eugène Scribe( Book )

14 editions published between 1896 and 1906 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le luthier de Crémone et Le trésor by François Coppée( Book )

13 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work contains two idyls by François Coppée. In Le luthier de Crémone a love conflict plays out in the world of violin crafting and competition. Le trésor is a love story set against the struggles of living within a rigid class structure
Gringoire by Théodore Faullain de Banville( Book )

11 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moi : comédie en trois actes by Eugène Labiche( Book )

5 editions published between 1896 and 1919 in French and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nabab; mœurs parisiennes by Alphonse Daudet( Book )

6 editions published between 1895 and 1924 in French and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme s'étant enrichi en Tunisie tente de s'intégrer à l'élite sociale du Second Empire. Riche, il est surnommé « le Nabab » par les gens qu'il croise et qui le sollicitent pour des prêts d'argent. Le roman évoque son ascension sociale puis sa chute finale
Modern French literature by B. W Wells( Book )

12 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drei kleine lustspiele by B. W Wells( Book )

17 editions published between 1897 and 1911 in German and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Katzensteg : Roman by Hermann Sudermann( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1910 in German and English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the difficult life of young Boleslav von Schranden, motherless son of a Polish sympathizer in Prussia who betrays their people to the French. Boleslav nearly dies in the war, and returns home to find their castle in ruins and his father dead but unburied. He spurns his father's French mistress, but during the hard winter realizes her fine qualities; still he prefers his idealized love for the parson's daughter, who betrays him. The fine young man meets tragedy after tragedy and finally dies on the battlefield
Der bibliothekar by Gustav von Moser( Book )

13 editions published between 1897 and 1981 in German and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La question d'argent: comédie en cinq actes by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

10 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le fils de Giboyer by Émile Augier( Book )

5 editions published between 1897 and 1929 in French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin W. Wells bewerker

Wells B.W.

Wells, B. W. 1856-1923

Wells Benj. W.

Wells Benjamin W.

Wells, Benjamin Willis

Wells, Benjamin Willis 1856-1923

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Languages
French (150)

English (84)

German (60)