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The Resource Ecstasy : a novel, Mary Sharratt

Ecstasy : a novel, Mary Sharratt

Label
Ecstasy : a novel
Title
Ecstasy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Sharratt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the glittering hotbed of turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna, one woman's life would define and defy an era ... Gustav Klimt gave Alma her first kiss. Gustav Mahler fell in love with her at first sight and proposed only a few weeks later. Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius abandoned all reason to pursue her. Poet and novelist Franz Werfel described her as "one of the very few magical women that exist." But who was this woman who brought these most eminent of men to their knees? In Ecstasy, Mary Sharratt finally gives one of the most controversial and complex women of her time the center stage. Coming of age in the midst of a creative and cultural whirlwind, young, beautiful Alma Schindler yearns to make her mark as a composer. A brand-new era of possibility for women is dawning and she is determined to make the most of it. But Alma loses her heart to the great composer Gustav Mahler, nearly twenty years her senior. He demands that she give up her music as a condition for their marriage. Torn by her love and in awe of his genius, how will she remain true to herself and her artistic passion? Part cautionary tale, part triumph of the feminist spirit, Ecstasy reveals the true Alma Mahler: composer, author, daughter, sister, mother, wife, lover, and muse."--
  • "A novel of Klimt's muse and Mahler's greatest love: Alma Mahler, the woman whose life would define and defy an era"--
Summary
Coming of age in the glittering hotbed and cultural whirlwind of turn-of-the-20th-century Vienna, beautiful aspiring composer Alma Schindler loses her heart to the brilliant Gustav Mahler, who demands she give up her music as a condition for their marriage
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638520
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Ecstasy : a novel, Mary Sharratt
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3360030
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Front Cover; Front Flap; Front Matter; Half Title; Other Books by this Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Prelude; Suite I: Liebestod; 1.; 2.; 3.; 4.; 5.; 6.; 7.; 8.; 9.; 10.; 11.; 12.; 13.; 14.; 15.; 16.; 17.; 18.; 19.; Suite 2: Adagietto; 20.; 21.; 22.; 23.; 24.; 25.; 26.; Suite 3: I am Lost to the World; 27.; 28.; 29.; 30.; Suite 4: The Lonely One in Autumn; 31.; 32.; 33.; 34.; 35.; 36.; 37.; 38.; 39.; 40.; Suite 5: My Storm Song; 41.; 42.; 43.; Suite 6: Ecstasy; 44.; 45.; 46.; Back Matter; Historical Afterword; Back Flap; Back Cover; Spine
Control code
on1008762297
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544800922
Lccn
2017051670
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4B05B240-EF46-4728-97B7-58930C4F5F85
System control number
(OCoLC)1008762297
Label
Ecstasy : a novel, Mary Sharratt
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3360030
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Front Cover; Front Flap; Front Matter; Half Title; Other Books by this Author; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Prelude; Suite I: Liebestod; 1.; 2.; 3.; 4.; 5.; 6.; 7.; 8.; 9.; 10.; 11.; 12.; 13.; 14.; 15.; 16.; 17.; 18.; 19.; Suite 2: Adagietto; 20.; 21.; 22.; 23.; 24.; 25.; 26.; Suite 3: I am Lost to the World; 27.; 28.; 29.; 30.; Suite 4: The Lonely One in Autumn; 31.; 32.; 33.; 34.; 35.; 36.; 37.; 38.; 39.; 40.; Suite 5: My Storm Song; 41.; 42.; 43.; Suite 6: Ecstasy; 44.; 45.; 46.; Back Matter; Historical Afterword; Back Flap; Back Cover; Spine
Control code
on1008762297
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780544800922
Lccn
2017051670
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
4B05B240-EF46-4728-97B7-58930C4F5F85
System control number
(OCoLC)1008762297

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