WorldCat Identities

Cairncross, John

Overview
Works: 74 works in 245 publications in 6 languages and 6,299 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Romances  Comics (Graphic works)  Comic books, strips, etc  Historical drama  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Performer, Author of introduction, Redactor, Other
Classifications: PQ1898, 842.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Cairncross
Iphigenia; Phaedra; Athaliah by Jean Racine( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English translation of three plays by seventeenth-century French playwright Jean Racine
The Cid ; Cinna ; The theatrical illusion by Pierre Corneille( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cid, Corneille's masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shakespeare's exuberant comedies
Andromache. Britannicus. Bérénice by Jean Racine( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinging to the altar of the sea-goddess Thetis for sanctuary, Andromache delivers the play's prologue, in which she mourns her misfortune (the destruction of Troy, the deaths of her husband Hector and their child Astyanax, and her enslavement to Neoptolemos) and her persecution at the hands of Neoptolemos' new wife Hermione and her father Menelaus, King of Sparta. She reveals that Neoptolemos has left for the oracle at Delphi and that she has hidden the son she bore him (whose name is Molossos) for fear that Menelaus will try to kill him as well as her
After polygamy was made a sin: the social history of Christian polygamy by John Cairncross( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two centuries of French literature by Raymond Picard( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the literary works of Pascal, La Bruyere, Malherbe, La Fontaine, Corneille, Moliere, Racine, Marivaux, Beaumarchais, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau
Molière bourgeois et libertin by John Cairncross( Book )

14 editions published in 1963 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on Molière: Tartuffe, Élomire hypocondre by John Cairncross( Book )

18 editions published in 1956 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polyeuctus ; The liar ; Nicomedes by Pierre Corneille( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Humanité de Molière by John Cairncross( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The missing half : woman, 1975 by Daniela Colombo-Sacco( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An approach to food/population planning by John Cairncross( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population and agriculture in the developing countries by John Cairncross( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phèdre by Jean Racine( Book )

11 editions published in 1958 in English and French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of a 17th century French play based on an ancient Greek tragedy, a queen's love for her stepson who rejects her. So Phaedra commits suicide and in her note accuses Hippolytus of trying to seduce her, which causes King Theseus to banish his son. By the translator of Tales from Ovid
Things to come : the world food crisis, the way out by John Cairncross( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By a lonely sea; translations and poems by John Cairncross( Book )

8 editions published in 1959 in English and Multiple languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six tragedies by Jean Racine( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred and one Chinese poems. [Zhong shi xuan ji by Shih Shun Liu( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and Multiple languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and excerpts from Salad days : an original cast recording by Julian Slade( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Enigma spy : the story of the man who changed the course of World War Two by John Cairncross( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iphigenia: A Tragedy by Jean Racine( )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Cid ; Cinna ; The theatrical illusion
Alternative Names
Cairncross.

Cairncross, J.

Cairncross, J. (John)

Cairncross, John

John Cairncross agente segreto britannico

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John Cairncross British intelligence officer and spy for the Soviet Union

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Кернкросс, Джон

ジョン・ケアンクロス

約翰·凱恩克洛斯

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