WorldCat Identities

Harbage, Alfred 1901-1976

Overview
Works: 118 works in 734 publications in 3 languages and 19,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Historical drama  Study guides  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography  Chronologies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter, fon, Compiler
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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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 2,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

58 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,700 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 )

58 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,663 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 )

85 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a chronological 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"--Jacket
Shakespeare and the rival traditions by Alfred Harbage( Book )

39 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceptions of Shakespeare by Alfred Harbage( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,337 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 )

30 editions published between 1936 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the works of William Shakespeare, along with an analysis of the nature and authority of the early documents, a list of the canon and chronological order of composition, an essay on Shakespeare's language, and a bibliography
Theatre for Shakespeare by Alfred Harbage( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cover" -- "Contents" -- "PREFACE" -- "I: The Problem" -- "II: Elizabethan Guidance in the Staging" -- "III: Elizabethan Guidance in the Presentation" -- "IV: Proposed Solution" -- "APPENDIX A: The Role of the Shakespearean Producer
As they liked it; an essay on Shakespeare and morality by Alfred Harbage( Book )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

31 editions published between 1901 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1930 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of a Restoration playwright whose name ahas been overshadowed by his reputation as a roué
Shakespeare without words, and other essays by Alfred Harbage( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 647 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 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First thorough biography of the colorful and gifted seventeenth-century playwright who was also the father of English opera, the first to use English actresses in his plays, and the creator of modern stage construction
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and held by 412 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 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's songs by Alfred Harbage( )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 1984 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of Shakespeare's play in which Macbeth kills Duncan, the King of Scotland, in order to seize the throne for himself
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1979 in English and held by 225 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 B. 1901-

Harbage, Alfred B. 1901-1976

Harbage, Alfred Bennett

Kyd, Thomas

Kyd, Thomas 1901-

Kyd, Thomas 1901-1976

Languages
English (502)

Italian (1)

French (1)

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