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Gassner, John 1903-1967

Overview
Works: 383 works in 1,347 publications in 3 languages and 61,760 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Conference proceedings  Biography  Dictionaries  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Writer of accompanying material, Speaker, Translator, Other
Classifications: PS634, 808.82
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A treasury of the theatre by John Gassner ( Book )
87 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and held by 5,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
--Ghosts, by H. Ibsen, --Hedda Gabler, by H. Ibsen, --The Father, by A. Strindberg, --The Vultures, by H. Becque, --The Weavers, by G. Hauptmann--The Tenor, by Frank Wedekind, --The Power of Darkness, by Leo Tolstoy, --The Cherry Orchard, by Anton Chekhov, --The Lower Depths, by Maxim Gork, i--The Intruder, by Maurice Maeterlinck, --Cyrano de Bergerac, by Edmund Rostand, --There Are Crimes and Crimes, by August Strindberg, --Liliom, by Ferenc Molnar, --Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandfello, --R.U.R., by Karel Capek, --Blood Wedding, by Federico Garcia Lorca, --From the Private Life of the Master Race, by Bertolt Brecht, --The Flies, by Jean-Paul Sartre, --The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, --Candida, by George Bernard Shaw, --The Admirable Crichton, by James Barrie, --Escape, by John Galsworthy, --The Workhouse Ward, by Lady Gregory, --Riders to the Sea, by John Millington Shynge, --The Plough and the Stars, by Sean O'Casey, --The Circle, by W. Somerset Maugham, --Journey's End, by R.D. Sherriff, --Blithe Spirit, by Noel Coward, --Anna Christie, by Eugene O'Neill, --The Hairy Ape, by Eugene O'Neill, --What Price Glory?, by Laurence Stallings and Maxwell Anderson, --Elizabeth the Queen, by Maxwell Anderson, --The Green Pastures, by Marc Connelly, --Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, --Golden Boy, by Clifford Odets, --The Little Foxes, by Lillian Hellman, --My Heart's in the Highlands, by William Saroyan, --The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, --Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller
Masters of the drama by John Gassner ( Book )
35 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O'Neill, a collection of critical essays by John Gassner ( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reader's encyclopedia of world drama by John Gassner ( Book )
40 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive reference work which covers the drama of all five continents from its origins to the present
Best plays of the early American theatre : from the beginning to 1916 by John Gassner ( Book )
16 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-five best plays of the modern American theatre : Early series by John Gassner ( Book )
42 editions published between 1939 and 1975 in English and French and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
Twenty best European plays on the American stage by John Gassner ( Book )
12 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tiger at the gates--The lark--A Month in the country--My three angels--Ondine --The Madwoman of Chaillot--No exit-Jacobowsky and the Colonel--The sea gull --Noah--Volpone--(etc.)
Best American plays ( )
in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre and drama in the making by John Gassner ( Book )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958 by John Gassner ( Book )
22 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958
Producing the play by John Gassner ( Book )
38 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book cannot present an answer to every production problem. Nor does it provide a substitute for practice under adequate supervision or instructor. Activity, trial and error and above all the test of effectiveness for particular audience with a paticular play, are the ultimate textbook of play production
Best plays of the modern American theatre : second series by John Gassner ( Book )
22 editions published between 1947 and 1987 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Complete texts of seventeen plays ... 1939-1946 ..."
Eugene O'Neill by John Gassner ( Book )
21 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BCF Snickers was here
Best American plays : third series, 1945-1951 by John Gassner ( Book )
29 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the complete text of 17 plays
Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre by John Gassner ( Book )
54 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skuespil fra perioden 1930-1940
Ideas in the drama; selected papers from the English Institute by John Gassner ( Book )
22 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For contents, see Author Catalog
The theatre in our times; a survey of the men, materials, and movements in the modern theatre by John Gassner ( Book )
25 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theatre at the crossroads; plays and playwrights of the mid-century American stage by John Gassner ( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected plays of Sean O'Casey by Sean O'Casey ( Book )
4 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best American plays : fourth series, 1951-1957 by John Gassner ( Book )
27 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 17 popular, contemporary plays including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, The Crucible, The Matchmaker, and The Seven Year Itch
 
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Alternative Names
Gassner, Dž.
Gassner, John Waldhorn 1903-1967
جاسنر، جون، 1903-1967
جون غاسنر، 1903-1967
Languages
English (534)
French (4)
Spanish (1)
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