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Winterson, Jeanette 1959-

Works: 293 works in 1,423 publications in 24 languages and 39,044 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter
Classifications: PR6073.I558, 823.914
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Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
137 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,584 libraries worldwide
"Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. The narrator, Jeanette, cuts her teeth on the knowledge that she is one of God's elect, but as this budding evangelical comes of age, and comes to terms with her preference for her own sex, the peculiar balance of her God-fearing household crumbles."--Jacket
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
60 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Taken in by the enigmatic blind keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse, an orphaned Silver listens as the aged man recounts stories that center around a nineteenth-century clergyman who lived a paradoxical life
Written on the body by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
82 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,834 libraries worldwide
"The most beguilingly seductive novel to date from the author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex and confused married woman."--PUBLISHER
The passion by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
69 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,705 libraries worldwide
Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier who follows Napoleon from glory to Russian ruin; and Villanelle, the red-haired, web-footed daughter of a Venetian boatman, whose husband has gambled away her heart. In Venice's compound of carnival, chance, and darkness, the pair meet their singular destiny
The stone gods by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
43 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
On the airwaves, all the talk is of the new blue planet - pristine and habitable, like our own 65 million years ago, before we took it to the edge of destruction. And off the air, Billie and Spike are falling in love. What will happen when their story combines with the world's story
Sexing the cherry by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
88 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
In the reign of Charles II, Jordon and his mother, the Dog-Woman, live on the banks of the stinking Thames, where they take in sights ranging from the first pineapple in London to Royalist heads on pikes
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
45 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Silver sets out to find the Timekeeper--a clock that controls time--and to protect it from falling into the hands of two people who want to use the device for their own nefarious ends
The daylight gate by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Alice Nutter fights for justice when a group of Pendle women are accused of witchcraft during the reign of England's James I, when being Catholic is considered an act of treason and the Latin High Mass is comparable to the satanic Black Mass. Good Friday, 1612. Pendle Hill, Lancashire. A mysterious gathering of thirteen people is interrupted by local magistrate, Roger Nowell. Is this a witches' Sabbat? Two notorious Lancashire witches are already in Lancaster Castle waiting trial. Why is the beautiful and wealthy Alice Nutter defending them? And why is she among the group of thirteen on Pendle Hill? Elsewhere, a starved, abused child lurks. And a Jesuit priest and former Gunpowder plotter, recently returned from France, is widely rumoured to be heading for Lancashire. But who will offer him sanctuary? And how quickly can he be caught? This is the reign of James I, a Protestant King with an obsession: to rid his realm of twin evils, witchcraft and Catholicism, at any price. -- From book jacket
Weight by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
45 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,265 libraries worldwide
When I was asked to choose a myth to write about, I realized I had chosen already. The story of Atlas holding up the world was in my mind before the telephone call had ended. If the call had not come, perhaps I would never have written the story, but when the call did come, that story was waiting to be written. Rewritten
The PowerBook by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
46 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
"An e-mail writer called Ali will compose anything you like, on order, provided you're prepared to enter the story as yourself and risk leaving it as someone else. You can be the hero of your own life. You can have freedom just for one night. But there is a price, and Ali discovers that she, too, will have to pay it."--Jacket
Gut symmetries by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
43 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
Aboard the QE2 and under the stars, three lives converge. Two physicists - Jove, a married man, and Alice, a single woman - meet and commence an affair, only for Alice to fall in love with Jove's wife, Stella, a poet. Winterson captures all three sides of this triangle of desire - and the rich history that has brought them together - with her prodigious passion and intellect. Encompassing ideas that reach from the Greeks to the Grand Unified Theories (GUTs) of modern physics, Winterson incorporates the entire universe from Liverpool to New York, from quarks to cosmos - in a novel of sex and the spirit, the real and the fantastic, male and female, science and religion, and love in all its frailty and excess
Art & lies : a piece for three voices and a bawd by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,167 libraries worldwide
A defrocked priest describes how he removed the breast of a perfectly healthy prostitute to punish her for her lifestyle in this experimental novel. The priest, who is a doctor, is one of three characters discussing art, technology and truth while travelling on a high-speed train. The others are a painter and a poet. By the author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
The world and other places by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
30 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 952 libraries worldwide
Seventeen stories on a range of subjects. The story, Newton, is on conformity in suburbia, Poetics of Sex is on lesbian love, and Disappearance I is on a world where sleep is illegal
The King of Capri by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 606 libraries worldwide
When a greedy king wakes up one morning, everything he owns has gone - blown across the bay to neighbouring Naples. When a poor and humble washerwoman wakes up that same morning her back yard is full of things that simply were not there the night before. Soon the king and the washerwoman meet for the first time and from that moment both their lives magically change
The battle of the sun by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Jack is the chosen one, the Radiant Boy the Magus needs in order to perfect the alchemy that will transform London of the 1600s into a golden city. But Jack isn't the kind of boy who will do what he is told. An epic and nail-biting adventure featuring dragons, knights and Queen Elizabeth I
Tracey Emin : works 1963-2006 by Tracey Emin( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
"The most highly publicized of the infamous Young British Artists, Emin has stirred as much controversy as she has acclaim, being both highly personal and extremely original in her art. Emin's work is engaging, titillating, disturbing, and startlingly confessional. One of her most famous pieces is Everyone I Ever Slept With 1963-1995, a tent appliquEd with names. Another notorious work, My Bed--the scene where she spent four days contemplating suicide--was exhibited at Tate Britain when the artist was short-listed for the Turner prize in 1999. Though denounced by conservative critics at the outset, Emin's work has attracted serious critical attention for more than a decade. In the words of Art in America, "What brought Emin to prominence was shock value, but what keeps her work powerful as she continues is the strength and nuance of its form and content." Compiled in close collaboration with the artist herself--and unprecedented in its scope--this is the definitive book on Emin, featuring drawings, paintings, sculptures, appliquEs and embroideries, neon and video stills as well as her own writing."--Publisher's website
Bill Moyers on faith & reason ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers explores the mysterious region between rationality and belief, joined by some of the world's most provocative writers and thinkers
Art objects : essays on ecstasy and effrontery by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
21 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 305 libraries worldwide
In these ten intertwined essays, one of our most provocative young novelists proves that she is just as stylish and outrageous an art critic. For when Jeanette Winterson looks at works as diverse as the Mona Lisa and Virginia Woolf's The Waves, she frees them from layers of preconception and restores their power to exalt and unnerve, shock and transform us. "Art Objects is a book to be admired for its effort to speak exorbitantly, urgently and sometimes beautifully about art and about our individual and collective need for serious art."--Los Angeles Times
Boating for beginners by Jeanette Winterson( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Midsummer nights ( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Published to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Glyndebourne Festival, this is an anthology of opera-inspired stories by some of the best writers of today: Anne Enright, Kate Atkinson, Andrew O'Hagan, Julie Myerson, Sebastian Barry are but a few of the names involved
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Alternative Names
Vintersone, Dženeta 1959-
Winterson, Jeanette
ווינטרסון, ג׳נט 1959-
ווינטרסון, ג'נט 1959-
וינטרסון, ג'נט 1959-
ウィンタースン, ジャネット
ウィンターソン, ジャネット
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