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Trussler, Simon

Overview
Works: 124 works in 488 publications in 2 languages and 13,487 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Comedies of humours  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fiction  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Author of dialog
Classifications: PR3184, 822.3
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Most widely held works by Simon Trussler
The Cambridge illustrated history of British theatre by Simon Trussler( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combining authoritative writing with superb illustration, The Cambridge Illustrated History of British Theatre is a fascinating exploration of the development of the live performing arts. Taking a broad view of theatre, the book covers everything from the minor and 'illegitimate' to the mainstream and 'official' - whether the mystery plays of the Middle Ages or the 'real time drama' of Coronation Street, the courtly theatre of Shakespeare's day or the 'fringe' of the 1990s." "Theatre is considered throughout as the popular expression of its creators' and audiences' values and concerns. The contributions of players, patrons, playwrights, and audiences are vividly recounted, together with the social and political forces which inevitably influenced them." "Ranging from theatre in the metropolis to theatre in the provinces, the book also examines the influences on theatre from abroad and the impact of British theatre on the cultural scene beyond its own frontiers."--Jacket
The plays of John Osborne: an assessment by Simon Trussler( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre at work; playwrights and productions in the modern British theatre by Charles Marowitz( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Osborne by Simon Trussler( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Arden by Simon Trussler( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Harold Pinter : an assessment by Simon Trussler( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burlesque plays of the eighteenth century by Simon Trussler( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Bond by Simon Trussler( Book )

16 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New theatre voices of the seventies : sixteen interviews from Theatre quarterly, 1970-1980( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Arnold Wesker: an assessment by Glenda Leeming( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakesperean concepts : a dictionary of terms and conventions influences and institutions themes, ideas and genres in the Elizabethan and Jacobean drama by Simon Trussler( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century comedy by W. D Taylor( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of John Whiting: an assessment by Simon Trussler( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

File on Shaw by Margery M Morgan( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play of personality in the Restoration theatre by Anthony Masters( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Rover (The banished cavaliers) by Aphra Behn( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every man in his humour by Ben Jonson( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the 1601 quarto version of Ben Jonson's play, set in Florence. The text is edited and modernised, and instead of endorsing the folio version as the superior play, the introduction seeks to understand this version on its own terms
The white devil by John Webster( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragedy in five acts by John Webster, performed and published as The White Divel in 1612. The play is based on actual events that occurred in Italy during the 1580s. The drama follows the love affair between the Duke of Brachiano and Vittoria Corombona, two of the play's many unscrupulous characters
The rover by Aphra Behn( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and the complete text, uncluttered with footnotes. The translations, by leading experts in the field, are accurate and above all actable. The editions of English-language plays include a glossary of unusual words and phrases to aid understanding. The
The rover, or, The banished cavaliers by Aphra Behn( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rover Aphra Behn A rollicking Restoration comedy-the most performed and most studied by the increasingly admired first ever woman playwright, Aphra Behn."--Jacket
 
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The Cambridge illustrated history of British theatre
Alternative Names
سيمون ترسلر، 1942-

Languages
English (246)

Italian (1)

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