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Véron, Marianne

Overview
Works: 112 works in 323 publications in 2 languages and 1,758 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Spy stories  Diary fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Biographies  Musical fiction  History  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Translator, Other, tra
Classifications: PS3554.E4425, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marianne Véron
Ma philosophie de A à B et vice-versa by Andy Warhol( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warhol nous livre, par fragments, des éléments de sa vie et de sa philosophie personnelle
Albert Camus : a biography by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edition originale (pour la traduction française), Ed. du Seuil, 1978. On assiste à une réhabilitation assez générale de ce philosophe et écrivain, un temps en butte à l'ironie condescendante de certains intellectuels progressistes français (Sartre, etc.). Ayant constaté qu'il n'existait pas encore de biographie consacrée à Camus, le journaliste américain H.R. Lottman a décidé de mettre un terme à ce scandale. Fidèle à la grande tradition biographique anglo-américaine, il suit Camus presque au jour le jour. Son approche est modeste, probe, exempte de tous les préjugés encore courants en Europe. Plus qu'à partir des textes, son information a été rassemblée auprès de tous ceux qui ont connu ce lauréat du prix Nobel qui aurait voulu "à la fois être vrai et utile". Pas d'index. Un monument pour lequel l'auteur prévoit déjà une édition révisée
The Left Bank : writers, artists, and politics from the Popular Front to the Cold War by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in French and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur décrit son ouvrage comme une histoire politique plutôt que littéraire. Il précise qu'il traite en priorité d'histoire culturelle et décrit les guerres politico-littéraires parisiennes (de la Rive gauche) entre 1930 et 1950. L'influence de cette "Rive gauche" dépassait très largement les frontières de la France. Les écrivains "engagés" de gauche font l'objet d'une attention beaucoup plus soutenue que les écrivains catholiques (Mounier, Fumet, etc.). Parmi les écrivains de droite, Lottman se limite pratiquement à ceux qui basculeront, en 1940, dans la collaboration. Si, comme le souligne Christian Jelen, Lottman ne s'attarde pas sur les idéologies qui sous-tendent les engagements politiques (communisme/fascisme) qu'il décrit, il prouve - grâce aux techniques anglo-saxonnes d'enquête - que "les périodes d'engagement politique les plus intenses ont été les plus pauvres en créations littéraires"
This was the old chief's country : stories by Doris Lessing( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller
Michelin : 100 ans d'aventure by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une monographie consacrée à une grande entreprise française qui reste très discrète sur son passé et son histoire. Inventeur du pneu et créateur du Guide Michelin, la dynastie Michelin a révolutionné l'industrie automobile. Une enquête très documentée
Le monde de Ben by Doris Lessing( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman de société. Roman familial
La Dynastie Rothschild by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americana by Don DeLillo( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At twenty-eight, David Bell is the American dream come true. He has fought his way to the top, surviving office purges and scandals to become a top television executive. David's world is made up of the images that flicker across America's screens, the fantasies that enthrall America's imagination. And then the dream--and the dream-making--become a nightmare. At the height of his success, David sets out to rediscover reality
La Madone noire by Doris Lessing( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden notebook by Doris Lessing( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre dense, foisonnant et fascinant, amalgame et articule autour d'un roman intitulé "Femmes libres" les quatre carnets du journal d'Anna : le noir, le rouge, le jaune et le bleu, parce que Anna éprouve le besoin de séparer les choses qui "font" son existence. Et pourtant, des exigences, des pressions intérieures et extérieures amènent Anna à abandonner ses carnets, l'un après l'autre. C'est alors que, de leurs fragments entremêlés, peut surgir quelque chose d'autre, un texte neuf : "Le Carnet d'or". Reflétant les grands courants politiques, sociaux et psychologiques de notre époque, analysant avec une rare acuité les rapports entre les femmes et les hommes, Le Carnet d'or nous offre une vision profonde et vivante, et aussi très révélatrice de l'expérience féminine moderne. Parmi les romans de Doris Lessing, remarquables d'intelligence, de passion et d'originalité, Le Carnet d'or, prix Médicis étranger, se détache comme le plus important
Great Jones Street by Don DeLillo( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bucky Wunderlick, rock star and budding messiah, has hit a spiritual wall. In mid-tour he bolts from his band to hole up in a dingy East Village apartment and separate himself from the paranoid machine that propels the culture he has helped create. As faithful fans await messages, Bucky encounters every sort of rolling farce he is trying to escape
Underworld by Don DeLillo( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work combining fiction and history in a collaboration that encompasses fifty years gives readers a glimpse into the realities upon which America's modern culture is based and explores the complex relationship between "waste analyst" Nick Shay and artist Klara Sax
Oscar Wilde à Paris by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse : Roman de science-fiction (hard science)
Cosmopolis : a novel by Don DeLillo( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York, avril 2000. Bloqué dans sa somptueuse limousine par un embouteillage géant qui paralyse Manhattan, Eric Packer, golden boy de vingt-huit ans, assiste au crépuscule du système qui a porté sa compagnie au firmament de la galaxie Wall Street. Les yeux rivés sur les cours d'une monnaie dont il a parié la chute et qui remonte contre toute attente, tétanisé par l'irruption dans son monde virtuel d'un réel ensauvagé qui embrase les rues de la ville, Packer accède, en vingt-quatre heures d'une initiation spectaculaire, aux codes qui détiennent le secret de son assassinat annoncé (4eme de couv.)
The four-gated city by Doris Lessing( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving to London, Martha Quest finds herself being drawn toward a Bohem way of life
De Gaulle-Pétain, règlements de comptes by Herbert R Lottman( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une analyse des relations parfois amicales, mais le plus souvent hostiles, entre Philippe Pétain et Charles de Gaulle, avant et pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. L'auteur étudie l'histoire de ces deux personnages, de leurs attitudes contraires face aux nazis à leurs condamnations mutuelles à mort, en passant par les stratégies militaires de Pétain ou la rigidité religieuse de de Gaulle
Players by Don DeLillo( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Players DeLillo explores the dark side of contemporary affluence and its discontents. Pammy and Lyle Wynant are an attractive, modern couple who seem to have it all. Yet behind their "ideal" life is a lingering boredom and quiet desperation: their talk is mostly chatter, their sex life more a matter of obligatory "satisfaction" than pleasure. Then Lyle sees a man killed on the floor of the Stock Exchange and becomes involved with the terrorists responsible; Pammy leaves for Maine with a homosexual couple ... And still they remain untouched, "players" indifferent to the violence that surrounds them, and that they have helped to create. Originally published in 1977 (before his National Book Award-winning White Noise and the recent blockbuster Underworld), Players is a fast-moving yet starkly drawn socially critical drama that demonstrates the razor-sharp prose and thematic density for which DeLillo is renown today. "The wit, elegance and economy of Don DeLillo's art are equal to the bitter clarity of his perceptions."--New York Times Book Review
A short walk in the Hindu Kush by Eric Newby( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The classic tale of adventure in Afghanistan's wild mountains."--Cover
Les enfants de la violence by Doris Lessing( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The golden notebook
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