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Delahaye, Alain

Overview
Works: 59 works in 156 publications in 2 languages and 1,082 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Biography  Drama  Didactic fiction  History  Bibliography  Young adult works 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other, Editor
Classifications: PR6063.A2176, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alain Delahaye
Prisoner of Mao by Ruo-Wang Bao( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in French and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The umbrella man and other stories = L'homme au parapluie : et autres nouvelles by Roald Dahl( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La collection bilingue propose les chefs-d'oeuvre de la littérature mondiale. Lisez les textes originaux face à leur traduction française."--Editeur
The dwarfs : a novel by Harold Pinter( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in French and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce roman, écrit au début des années cinquante, raconte une sorte d'errance à travers le Londres des pubs et des jardins publics, des garçonnières et des boîtes de nuit et des rues de banlieue. Là se croisent, se quittent et se retrouvent trois amis, dont les rapports sont assez ambigus, faits de complicité, d'agressivité et de diatribes contre toutes sortes d'ennemis réels ou invisibles
L'éveil des traversées by Alain Delahaye( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in French and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enemies of promise by Cyril Connolly( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in French and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livre "revigorant et acidulé" (A. Rinaldi), écrit en 1938 par un éminent critique littéraire de l'époque. Pour une partie, il s'agit d'un savant panorama de la situation du roman anglo-saxon en 1938. Puis C. Connolly "s'attaque aux écueils qui guettent l'écrivain": le succès, l'illusion de la postérité, la politique, le mariage, le travail de critique littéraire, le journalisme, etc. Dans une troisième partie, autobiographique, l'auteur "explore dans son enfance ce qui a pu forger" son sens critique (selon M. Braudeau) et se livre à l'analyse critique des "public schools" dont il est issu
Amongst women by John McGahern( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in French and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'amour. Roman du terroir
Les créatures de la terre et autres nouvelles by John McGahern( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le journal d'Edith : roman by Patricia Highsmith( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une femme organise sa démence pour conjurer l'effroyable solitude à laquelle son fils-épave, son mariage brisé et l'oncle de son ex-mari, infirme psychosomatique, la condamnent. Selon N. Loriot, ce roman psychologique de facture traditionnelle (malgré ou à cause de son climat feutré) est plus angoissant que tous les thrillers que l'auteur a publiés jusqu'à présent
Translations : Akutagawa, Albiach, Delahaye, Des Forêts, Giroux, Lagerkvist, Vesaas, Zanzotto & Berg, Bernhard, Celan, Mandelstam, Ungaretti( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blood oranges by John Hawkes( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee oudere echtparen komen in een idyllische omgeving tot partnerruil, wat een van hen psychisch niet kan verwerken
The dark by John McGahern( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronique douce-amère d'une adolescence irlandaise, noyée de rêves et de douleurs, L'Obscur est à ranger parmi les grands romans d'initiation. Une famille désarticulée par la mort d'une mère. Un père aux moeurs simples et frustes dépassé par la nécessité d'élever des enfants sans le secours d'une femme. Un fils, juste adolescent, dont l'horizon de vie s'échappe vers l'espérance d'un avenir glorieux ... Mais le réel trop souvent, excelle à effacer les rêves et, dès les premières pages, la tonalité du malheur fixe les couleurs du roman. Deuxième roman de McGahern, l'Obscur raconte la tentative, vouée à l'échec, d'un pupille qui veut devenir tuteur, d'un fils qui rêve de " briser irrévocablement le pouvoir du père " pour le remplacer par la " bonté et la splendeur " de sa propre vie. Ici l'ordinaire de la vie confine au tragique et le rêve s'échoue sur les rives de la médiocrité. Un texte puissant sur les métamorphoses de la jeunesse et les pesanteurs du destin
The philosopher's pupil by Iris Murdoch( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the relationship of an honored philosophy professor, John Robert Rozanov, and one of his students, George McCaffrey, revealing the intensities and nuances of their various personal attachments
The pornographer by John McGahern( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een schrijver van pornografische teksten bemerkt dat de wereld die hij schept niet in overeenstemming is met de werkelijkheid
100 key books of the Modern Movement from England, France & America, 1880-1950 by Cyril Connolly( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poorhouse fair by John Updike( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the third Wednesday of every August the inhabitants of a mansion-turned-poorhouse in central New Jersey hold their annual fair; this novel describes a fair that occurs about twenty years from now [1958], when the United States itself is heading downhill ... While 'The Poorhouse Fair, ' insofar as it regrets the decline of patriotism, handcraft, and religion, carries a conservative message, its technique is unorthodox; without so much regard for fictional conventions, the author attempts to locate, in the ambiguous area between farce and melodrama, reality's own tone."
The umbrella man and other stories by Roald Dahl( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in French and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman d'humour. Nouvelles
Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a remote Irish village, Molly Sweeney is the compelling story of a woman's journey from blindness to vision. Both Molly's husband and her surgeon harbor expectations of a sighted world for Molly. The future they envision is very different from the one Molly hopes to see. The insights and inner lives of the three charecters eloquently unfold in a series of interlocking monologues, poroducing a stunning exploration of triumph and loss
The boy who followed Ripley by Patricia Highsmith( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un héros séduisant et cynique vole au secours d'un fils de milliardaire, rongé par un amour malheureux et surtout par un atroce sentiment de remords
L'Être perdu by Alain Delahaye( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memento mori by Muriel Spark( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of a group of elderly friends receivea a phone call with the message, "Remember you must die." This brings many old secrets to light, including blackmail and adultery
 
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Languages
French (82)

English (3)