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Gassner, John 1903-1967

Overview
Works: 319 works in 1,716 publications in 3 languages and 58,937 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Conference papers and proceedings  Passion plays  Dictionaries  History  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Author of introduction, Other, Translator, Speaker, Compiler, Contributor
Classifications: PS634, 812.5082
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A treasury of the theatre by John Gassner( Book )

38 editions published between 1950 and 1968 in English and held by 2,685 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 )

61 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical sketches of playwrights
O'Neill, a collection of critical essays by John Gassner( Book )

28 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best plays of the early American theatre : from the beginning to 1916 by John Gassner( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains sixteen American plays written before 1912
Twenty-five best plays of the modern American theatre : Early series by John Gassner( Book )

64 editions published between 1939 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers American theater's formative period, 1916-1929, with 25 complete plays, biographical and production data, and a survey of the period's drama and dramatists. This volume supplements the two previously published collections: Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre (1929-1939), first series and Best plays of the modern American theatre (1939-1946), second series
The reader's encyclopedia of world drama by John Gassner( Book )

47 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 2,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive reference work which covers the drama of all five continents from its origins to the present
Twenty best European plays on the American stage by John Gassner( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 1,943 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 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958 by John Gassner( Book )

34 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,601 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
Best plays of the modern American theatre : second series by John Gassner( Book )

73 editions published between 1947 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complete texts of seventeen plays ... 1939-1946 ..."
Producing the play by John Gassner( Book )

51 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and held by 1,528 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
Eugene O'Neill by John Gassner( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BCF Snickers was here
Best American plays : third series, 1945-1951 by John Gassner( Book )

63 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete text of 17 plays
Ideas in the drama : selected papers from the English Institute by John Gassner( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre by John Gassner( Book )

67 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 of the best American plays from 1930-1939
The theatre in our times; a survey of the men, materials, and movements in the modern theatre by John Gassner( Book )

44 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays : fourth series, 1951-1957 by John Gassner( Book )

38 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,210 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
Directions in modern theatre and drama : an expanded edition of Form and idea in modern theatre by John Gassner( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre at the crossroads; plays and playwrights of the mid-century American stage by John Gassner( Book )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval and Tudor drama by John Gassner( Book )

39 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gassner, Dž.

Gassner, John Waldhorn 1903-1967

جاسنر، جون، 1903-1967

جون غاسنر، 1903-1967

Languages
English (791)

French (5)

Spanish (2)