WorldCat Identities

Speaight, Robert 1904-1976

Overview
Works: 304 works in 980 publications in 3 languages and 15,023 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor, Narrator, Actor, Author of introduction, Speaker, Interviewee, Contributor, Other
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Most widely held works by Robert Speaight
The life of Hilaire Belloc by Robert Speaight( Book )

31 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare, the man and his achievement by Robert Speaight( Book )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Shakespeare's art in the context of his life, and the history and social conventions of his time. His religious and political views, social assumptions, literary tastes and emotional life are simplified and examined
Nature in Shakespearian tragedy by Robert Speaight( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Bernanos; a study of the man and the writer by Robert Speaight( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare on the stage by Robert Speaight( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book begins at the Globe Theatre, describing performances there and at the Blackfriars as we know or conjecture them to have been from historical documents. Eighteenth-century tastes were different, and the author shows how Shakespeare's plays were adapted and often considerably altered over the following centuries. Speaight recreates famous productions from the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
The life of Eric Gill by Robert Speaight( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a British social and religious revolutionary also noted in the fields of stone carving and type designing
The life of Teilhard de Chardin by Robert Speaight( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian theatre by Robert Speaight( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raises the curtain on the theatre of the Western world to show how a constant Christian source has been at work filling the ever-changing dramatic forms. Christianity has a proper and important place as a theme in the Occidental theatre. Indeed, the infusion of Christian values in the theatre transcends all other influences. In one way or another, the Christian influence exists on the stage of every era and every nation involved in the Western tradition
William Poel and the Elizabethan revival by Robert Speaight( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1965 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Eliot by Robert Speaight( Book )

34 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to re-evaluate the work of George Eliot from the viewpoint of contemporary criticism
Vanier: soldier, diplomat and governor general: a biography by Robert Speaight( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Rothenstein: the portrait of an artist in his time by Robert Speaight( Book )

12 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teilhard de Chardin: a biography by Robert Speaight( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Becket by Robert Speaight( Book )

23 editions published between 1938 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare on the stage; an illustrated history of Shakespearian performance by Robert Speaight( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François Mauriac : a study of the writer and the man by Robert Speaight( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters by Hilaire Belloc( Book )

9 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bridges-Adams letter book by W Bridges-Adams( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Thomas of Canterbury, by Robert Speaight by Robert Speaight( Book )

7 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shakespeare, the man and his achievement
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Alternative Names
Robert Speaight acteur britannique

Robert Speaight acteur uit Verenigd Koninkrijk (????-1976)

Robert Speaight actor británico

Robert Speaight British actor

Speaight Robert

Speaight, Robert 1904-

Speaight, Robert William 1904-1976

Роберт Спейт британский актёр

Languages
English (308)

French (22)

Spanish (6)