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Downer, Alan Seymour 1912-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 420 publications in 7 languages and 14,105 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Drama  Records and correspondence  Domestic drama  Music  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PS351, 808.82
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Most widely held works about Alan Seymour Downer
 
Most widely held works by Alan Seymour Downer
American drama and its critics; a collection of critical essays by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

39 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of American drama from 1897 to 1965 by various drama critics, philosophers of the drama, and playwrights
Twenty-five modern plays by S. Marion Tucker( Book )

7 editions published between 1948 and 1953 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent American drama by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

43 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatists included: N. Richard Nash, Thornton Wilder, Paul Green, Leslie Stevens, Archibald MacLeish, Eugene O'Neill, Michael Gazzo, Maxwell Anderson, T.S. Eliot, George B. Shaw, Elmer Rice, Harry Brown, Paddy Chayefsky, Arthur Laurents, William Inge, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, and Lillian Hellman
Fifty years of American drama, 1900-1950 by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

48 editions published between 1951 and 1973 in 6 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American drama by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CONTENTS: The contrast, by R. Tyler.--Shore Acres, by J.A. Herne.--The great divide, by W.V. Moody.--The hairy ape, by E. O'Neill.--The petrified forest, by R.E. Sherwood.--The long Christmas dinner, by T. Wilder.--The glass menagerie, by T. Williams
The American theater today by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eminent tragedian William Charles Macready by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and German and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the play : an anthology of nine plays by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

7 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses players, allegory, symbolism, realism, dramatic metaphor in relation to, Ghosts, Prometheus Bound, Doctor Faustus, Antony and Cleopatra, Tartuffe, The sea Gull, The Emperor Jones, Fuente Ovejuna, Oedipus Rex
The British drama, a handbook and brief chronicle by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

12 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great world theater; an introduction to drama by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memoir of John Durang, American actor, 1785-1816 by John Durang( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On plays, playwrights, and playgoers : selections from the letters of Booth Tarkington to George C. Tyler and John Peter Toohey, 1918-1925 by Booth Tarkington( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English Institute essays : 1952 by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

25 editions published between 1950 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxberry's 1822 edition of King Richard III, with descriptive notes recording Edmund Kean's performance made by James Hackett by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoration by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American theater by Alan Seymour Downer( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five plays by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1951 and 1968 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography by Joseph Jefferson( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dark psychological drama depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine. Readers will discover an exploration of the nature of evil and the tragedy that lies in human frailty
The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson by Joseph Jefferson( Book )

14 editions published in 1964 in English and German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Downer, A. S. 1912-

Downer, A. S. (Alan Seymour), 1912-

Downer, Alan S.

Downer, Alan S. 1912-

Downer, Alan S. (Alan Seymour), 1912-

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