WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 122 works in 523 publications in 3 languages and 6,607 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, Contributor, Other
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 )

23 editions published between 1901 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1896 and 1936 in French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debacle by Émile Zola( Book )

17 editions published between 1895 and 1922 in French and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Debacle seeks to explain why the Second Empire ended in a crushing military defeat and revolutionary violence. It focuses on ordinary soldiers, showing their bravery and suffering in the midst of circumstances they cannot control, and includes some of the most powerful descriptions Zola ever wrote. Zola skillfully integrates his narrative of events and the fictional lives of his characters to provide the finest account of this tragic chapter in the history of France."--Jacket
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 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1900 and 1909 in French and English and held by 307 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 303 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 296 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 276 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 255 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der bibliothekar by Gustav von Moser( Book )

27 editions published between 1897 and 2018 in German and English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and held by 199 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
Moi : comédie en trois actes by Eugène Labiche( Book )

5 editions published between 1896 and 1919 in French and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gringoire by Théodore Faullain de Banville( Book )

11 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern French literature by B. W Wells( Book )

12 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le nabab; mœurs parisiennes by Alphonse Daudet( Book )

6 editions published between 1895 and 1924 in French and held by 184 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
Der Katzensteg : Roman by Hermann Sudermann( Book )

13 editions published between 1899 and 1910 in German and English and held by 180 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
Drei kleine lustspiele by B. W Wells( Book )

17 editions published between 1897 and 1911 in German and Undetermined and held by 179 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 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le fils de Giboyer by Émile Augier( Book )

5 editions published between 1897 and 1929 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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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 (146)

English (90)

German (71)