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Miller, Jonathan 1934-

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Most widely held works by Jonathan Miller
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

103 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

101 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

119 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

127 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

115 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
The body in question by Jonathan Miller( Book )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the thirteen-part BBC-TV series, this illustrated overview of modern biology and modern medicine examines the unprecedented advances that have been made in the past twenty-five years
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

100 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about the "shrew," Katharina, who is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband, and her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Katherina is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Katharina, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
Darwin for beginners by Jonathan Miller( Book )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at previous theories about the nature of life, summarizes arguments supporting the theory of evolution, and discusses more recent discoveries in genetics
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Visual )

80 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the transformation of a noble Athenian from a reckless spendthrift to a mad misanthrope
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Visual )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

86 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

73 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a king who unjustly accuses his wife of adultery. Sixteen years later, their daughter, missing since infancy, is miraculously restored and reconciled with her dead mother, who is brought back to life again
On directing Shakespeare : interviews with contemporary directors by Ralph Berry( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For producers and directors planning a production, several questions inevitably arise: Which play is appropriate for the contemporary audience? Should the text and setting be altered? Twelve leading contemporary directors answer these questions in interviews in this book and shed light on what Shakespeare means to them and to their audiences. Originally published in 1977
States of mind by Jonathan Miller( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human body by Jonathan Miller( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tabs, flaps, stand-ups and other movable features depict the workings of the human body
On reflection by Jonathan Miller( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How can we tell the difference between a reflection and the real thing? How does a reflection betray its identity? Why is it that when we look at a mirror we can see either our reflection or the mirror but not both at the same time? How and when do we learn to recognise our own reflection? What does a reflective surface look like and how can we distinguish it from a non-reflective surface? Why is it that certain paintings may be turned upside down and still be visually acceptable? How are the various qualities of reflection represented in art - from the diffuse sheen of burnished copper to the realism of silvered glass?" "In this innovative book, published to accompany the exhibition Mirror Image at the National Gallery, London, Jonathan Miller discusses these puzzling questions and investigates the pictorial representation of reflection - 'sheen, shine, glimmer and gleam' - through a wonderfully varied selection of paintings and photographs, covering nine centuries, drawn from the National Gallery and other international collections."--Jacket
The second part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare( Visual )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The beggar's opera by John Christopher Pepusch( Visual )

63 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places
Subsequent performances by Jonathan Miller( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jonathan Miller draws on his more than twenty years in the performing arts to illustrate and explore the question of the "afterlife" of a dramatic work of art, when it has outlasted its creator and when re-creation and interpretation."
Freud: the man, his world, his influence by Jonathan Miller( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Jonathan Miller britischer Theater- und Opernregisseur und Autor

Jonathan Miller britisk skodespelar

Jonathan Miller britisk skuespiller

Jonathan Miller Brits acteur

Jonathan Miller brittisk skådespelare

Jonathan Miller pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Jonathan Miller regista teatrale, attore e conduttore televisivo britannico

Miler, G'onatan 1934-

Miller, J.

Miller, Jonathan 1934-

Miller, Jonathan W.

Miller, Jonathan W. 1934-

Miller, Jonathan W. (Jonathan Wolfe), 1934-

Miller, Jonathan Wolfe.

Miller, Jonathan Wolfe 1934-

Джонатан Миллер

ג'ונתן מילר

ג'ונתן מילר סופר בריטי

מילר, ג׳ונתן 1934־

جاناتان میلر بازیگر بریتانیایی

جوناثان ميلر

밀러, 조나단 1934-

밀러, 조나단 울프 1934-

ジョナサン・ミラー

ミラー, ジョナサン

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