WorldCat Identities

Brooke, Iris

Overview
Works: 80 works in 493 publications in 1 language and 11,712 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Artist, Creator
Classifications: GT732, 391.0942
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Most widely held works by Iris Brooke
A history of English costume by Iris Brooke( Book )

48 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history of dress in England from the earliest times up to the 1970's. Provides a vast amount of information and detail that should be of use to theatrical designers and also students of historic costume and drama
Costume in Greek classic drama by Iris Brooke( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to give all available detail that might be of use to anyone interested in drama and in search of information, and also that might help him to obtain an impression of the vivid aspect of classical drama. Such details cover the period from the fifth century B.C., when the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Aristophanes were new, and compare them with the second century A.D., when Julius Pollux was writing of Hellenistic times and Imperial Rome, when costume had become a sort of formalized version of what the Romans imagined had been the Greek classic style. There is a difference which is obvious in contemporary works, and Pollux's insistence that Roman theatre costumes were in the Greek tradition is as inaccurate as the various classic revivals have been at different periods in our history. - p. 2
English costume in the age of Elizabeth : the sixteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

40 editions published between 1933 and 1977 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume of the seventeenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

42 editions published between 1933 and 1977 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval theatre costume: a practical guide to the construction of garments by Iris Brooke( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume of the nineteenth century by James Laver( Book )

30 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England 1900 fashion & dress
English costume of the early Middle Ages : the tenth to the thirteenth centuries by Iris Brooke( Book )

35 editions published between 1936 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume of the eighteenth century by James Laver( Book )

31 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion and everday clothing during the 18th century
English costume of the later middle ages: the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries by Iris Brooke( Book )

2 editions published between 1935 and 1963 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion and everday clothing during the Middle Ages.; Renaissance costume
English costume from the fourteenth through the nineteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footwear: a short history of European and American shoes by Iris Brooke( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dress and undress, the Restoration and eighteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1976 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European folk dance; its national and musical characteristics by Joan Lawson( Book )

15 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four walls adorned; interior decoration, 1485-1820 by Iris Brooke( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1962 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume, 1900-1950 by Iris Brooke( Book )

8 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume from the early Middle Ages through the sixteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

2 editions published between 1936 and 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries by Iris Brooke( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated handbook of Western European costume, thirteenth to mid-nineteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This valuable survey uses theatrical costumes as contemporary clues to the wearing apparel that was in vogue in Italy, Spain, France, Germany, and Flanders from 1260 to 1840. Enhanced with the author's charming, accurately rendered illustrations, the study meticulously describes more than 200 costumes. Immensely useful to costume and cultural historians. 176 black-and-white illustrations
English costume in the age of Elizabeth : sixteenth century by Iris Brooke( Book )

13 editions published between 1933 and 2004 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pleasures of the past : a light-hearted commentary on the enjoyments of past generations by Iris Brooke( Book )

6 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A history of English costume
Alternative Names
ブルーク, アイリス

Languages
English (386)

Covers
Costume in Greek classic dramaEnglish costume from the early Middle Ages through the sixteenth centuryEnglish costume from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuriesIllustrated handbook of Western European costume, thirteenth to mid-nineteenth centuryEnglish costume in the age of Elizabeth : sixteenth century