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Harbage, Alfred 1901-1976

Works: 117 works in 677 publications in 2 languages and 19,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Historical drama  Handbooks and manuals  Study guides  Bibliography  Chronologies  Biography  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter, fon
Classifications: PR2812.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Alfred Harbage
Most widely held works by Alfred Harbage
Shakespeare: the comedies; a collection of critical essays by Kenneth Muir( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary critical opinion and commentary on the tragedies of Shakespeare
William Shakespeare: a reader's guide by Alfred Harbage( Book )

53 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not a textbook. Its first hundred pages contain the only summary treatment of Shakespeare's language, versification and dramatic technique designed for the general reader. The body of the book contains scene-by-scene descriptions of the action and passage-by-passage commentary on the dialogue, of Shakespeare's greatest plays. It provides an opportunity to read the plays along with one of the leading authorities on drama, Alfred Harbage
Shakespeare's audience by Alfred Harbage( Book )

57 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing largely from the writings of the time, the author gives us a glimpse into the 'minds and hearts' of Shakespeare's audience and evaluates its capacity for aesthetic and intellectual judgment"--Back cover
Annals of English drama, 975-1700; an analytical record of all plays, extant or lost by Alfred Harbage( Book )

81 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a chornological listing ... of plays, masks, and similar forms of entertainment, devised in England (or by Englishmen abroad) from the time of the earliest Quem Quaeritis trope in the tenth century until the death of Dryden in 1700. Coverage is broad enough to include plays in Latin or French, lost works, closet dramas, translations and adaptations, and descriptions of royal receptions and civic entertainments ... Additional information is provided regarding playwrights, theatres and companies, as well as the location of all extant dramatic manuscripts"--Cover
Shakespeare and the rival traditions by Alfred Harbage( Book )

36 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceptions of Shakespeare by Alfred Harbage( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the impact of Shakespeare and his works on biographers, critics, actors, directors, theatregoers, and moral philosophers. The author distinguishes between what is known about Shakespeare and what is said about him, exploring the misconceptions of Shakespeare's modern interpreters. His judgments are gentle, but often devastating. This book entertains as it corrects, supplying all those professionals and amateurs interested in the plays a guide to the difference between Shakespeare and the centuries of interpretations that now lie upon him
Cavalier drama : an historical and critical supplement to the study of the Elizabethan and Restoration stage by Alfred Harbage( Book )

27 editions published between 1936 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare, the complete works by William Shakespeare( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of Shakespeare's works, presented in a newly considered chronological order, with original titles restored, and the canon reconsidered
As they liked it; an essay on Shakespeare and morality by Alfred Harbage( Book )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre for Shakespeare by Alfred Harbage( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they liked it : a study of Shakespeare's moral artistry by Alfred Harbage( Book )

30 editions published between 1901 and 1972 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Killigrew, cavalier dramatist, 1612-83 by Alfred Harbage( Book )

21 editions published between 1930 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare without words, and other essays by Alfred Harbage( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Davenant, poet venturer, 1606-1668 by Alfred Harbage( Book )

25 editions published between 1933 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1986 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear, the aging King of Britain, has chosen to lay aside the care of kingship and divide his kingdom between his three daughters. Their share is to be determined by their love for him. Two daughters speak with grandiose expressions of love while the third daughter finds nothing to say. The courts disinherit the third daughter, Cordelia. Much treachery, murder, and deceit ensued and Lear and Cordelia are captured and sentenced to death
A kind of power : the Shakespeare-Dickens analogy by Alfred Harbage( Book )

9 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's songs by Alfred Harbage( )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama, o němž byly kritikou vyslovovány nejprotichůdnější názory, zpracovává národní pověst o Learovi a jeho třech dcerách, která, podobně jako naše známá pohádka "Sůl nad zlato", vyslovuje starou lidovou moudrost, že prostá, aleupřímně míněná slova jsou nad všechno falešné lichocení a pochlebování. Autor zachoval hlavní rysy své předlohy, její pohádkovou naivitu, přesto však dovedl vtisknout svým postavám typické rysy svých současníků, takže dramavystihuje a zevšeobecňuje základní životní procesy a sociální konflikty Anglie na poč. 17. stol
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
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William Shakespeare, the complete works
Alternative Names

controlled identityKyd, Thomas, 1901-1976

Alfred Harbage Amerikaans literatuurhistoricus (1901-1976)

Alfred Harbage Scholar and author

Alfred Harbage US-amerikanischer Anglist und Shakespeare-Forscher

Harbage, Alfred

Harbage, Alfred B. 1901-

Harbage, Alfred B. 1901-1976

Harbage, Alfred Bennett

Kyd, Thomas

Kyd, Thomas 1901-

Kyd, Thomas 1901-1976

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Italian (1)

William Shakespeare, the complete worksAs they liked it; an essay on Shakespeare and moralityKing LearThe tragedy of King LearMacbethThe life of Henry the Fifth