WorldCat Identities

Whiting, John 1917-1963

Overview
Works: 112 works in 461 publications in 6 languages and 5,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Horror films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  Historical films  Church history  War films  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Other, Creator, Librettist, Scenarist
Classifications: PR6045.H245, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Whiting
The devils by John Whiting( Book )

59 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneelstuk, gebaseerd op The devils of Loudun, de roman van Aldous Huxley
The collected plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photography is a language by John Whiting( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marching song by John Whiting( Book )

31 editions published between 1954 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the dramatist by John Whiting( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint's day by John Whiting( Book )

30 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penny for a song : a comedy by John Whiting( Book )

31 editions published between 1957 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle comedy about the absurdity of war. The satire is softened by the dating of the situation back in the Napoleonic wars - The young people show more sense and humanity than their elders who are foolish but well meaning
No more a-roving : a comedy by John Whiting( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Whiting on theatre by John Whiting( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At ease in a bright red tie : writings on theatre by John Whiting( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of distinguished writings by John Whiting first emerged during the most exciting and eventful decade in twentieth-century British theatre - 1952 to 1962." "John Whiting was a highly original playwright as well as formidable critic. Perhaps Whiting's central concern was to champion the individual, against a Brechtian focus on 'the group'. He writes in this collection. 'I am not committed to any specific movement ... I have always written on moral problems of a humanist kind, not of a religious kind.'"--Cover
Plays one by John Whiting( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays two by John Whiting( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No why : a play in one act by John Whiting( Book )

5 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ship that died of shame( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After intense WWII fighting while in the British Navy, a trio buy their old ship but then use it for smuggling and worse, before they finally come to their senses
Plays by John Whiting( Book )

10 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by John Whiting( Book )

in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man for all seasons : a play of Sir Thomas More by Robert Bolt( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about the historical events sparked off by Henry VIII's decision to divorce Catherine of Aragon
 
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At ease in a bright red tie : writings on theatrePlays
Alternative Names
J. W 1917-1963

John Whiting auteur dramatique, acteur

John Whiting britischer Dramatiker

John Whiting Brits auteur (1917-1963)

W., J. 1917-1963

Whiting, John.

Whiting John 1917-1963

Whiting, John Robert 1917-1963

Джон Уайтинг

جان وایتینگ نویسنده بریتانیایی

جون هوايتنج، 1917-1963

هوايتينج، جون، 1917-1963

존 화이팅

Languages
English (284)

French (9)

German (5)

Turkish (2)

Italian (1)

Arabic (1)

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