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Clemen, Wolfgang

Overview
Works: 123 works in 723 publications in 2 languages and 11,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  Juvenile works  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Commentator, Other, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PR2827.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Wolfgang Clemen
The development of Shakespeare's imagery by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

100 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 2,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1951. The edition reprints the second, updated, edition, of 1977. When first published this book quickly established itself as the standard survey of Shakespeare's imagery considered as an integral part of the development of Shakespeare's dramatic art. By illustrating, through the use of examples the progressive stages of Shakespeare's use of imagery, and in relating it to the structure, style and subject matter of the plays, the book throws new light on the dramatist's creative genius. The second edition includes a new preface and an up-to-date bibliograph
English tragedy before Shakespeare : the development of dramatic speech by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

56 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in English 1961, this reissue relates the problems of form and style to the development of dramatic speech in pre-Shakespearean tragedy. The work offers positive standards by which to assess the development of pre-Shakespearean drama and, by tracing certain characteristics in Elizabethan tragedy which were to have a bearing on Shakespeare's dramatic technique, helps to illuminate the foundations on which Shakespeare built his dramatic oeuvre
Chaucer's early poetry by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1963, this book provides an account of Chaucer's poetry written before The Canterbury Tales. W.H. Clemen gives full, comprehensive and intriguing accounts of three major poems including The Book of the Duchess, The House of Fame, and The Parliament of Fowls in addition to some other, more minor poems from Chaucer's oeuvre
Shakespeare's soliloquies by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

58 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-seven soliloquies are examined in this work, illustrating how the spectator or reader is led to the soliloquy and how the drama is continued afterwards
A commentary on Shakespeare's Richard III by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

27 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and German and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1968. Providing a detailed and rigorous analysis of Richard III, this Commentary reveals every nuance of meaning whilst maintaining a firm grasp on the structure of the play. The result is an outstanding lesson in the methodology of Shakespearian criticism as well as an essential study for students of the early plays of Shakespeare
Shakespeare's dramatic art: collected essays by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1972. Studying Shakespeare's 'art of preparation', this book illustrates the relationship between the techniques of preparation and the structure and theme of the plays. Other essays cover Shakespeare's use of the messenger's report, his handling of the theme of appearance and reality and the basic characteristics of Shakespearian drama
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical and historical notes accompany this comedy of fairies, star-crossed lovers, and workmen trying to put on a wedding celebration play
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy adaptation for children of the play, A midsummer night's dream, by William Shakespeare. For primary grades
Kommentar zu Shakespeares Richard III; Interpretation eines Dramas by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in German and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mix-ups and mishaps occur when Oberon, the King of the Fairies, doses his sleeping wife with a magical potion that causes her to fall in love with the first living thing she sees upon awakening
Die Tragödie vor Shakespeare; ihre Entwicklung im Spiegel der dramatischen Rede by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

8 editions published in 1955 in German and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der junge Chaucer; Grundlagen und Entwicklung seiner Dichtung by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

16 editions published between 1938 and 1966 in German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originalität und Tradition in der englischen Dichtungsgeschichte by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucers frühe Dichtung by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

11 editions published in 1963 in German and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeares bilder, ihre entwicklung und ihre funktionen im dramatischen werk; mit einem ausblick auf bild und gleichnis im elisabethanischen zeitalter by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

16 editions published between 1933 and 1936 in German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spensers Epithalamion : zum Problem der künstlerischen Wertmassstäbe by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

15 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clarences Traum und Ermordung (Shakespeare: Richard III 1, 4) by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

15 editions published in 1955 in German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wandlung des Botenberichts bei Shakespeare by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

20 editions published in 1952 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Drama Shakespeares. Ausgewählte Vorträge und Aufsätze by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

11 editions published in 1969 in German and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schein und Sein bei Shakespeare. Festrede gehalten in der öffentlichen Situng der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften in München am 7. Dezember 1957 by Wolfgang Clemen( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Clemen, W. H.

Clemen, Wolfgang.

Clemen, Wolfgang H. 1909-1990

Wolfgang Clemen deutscher Anglist und Literaturwissenschaftler

Wolfgang Clemen Duits literatuurhistoricus (1909-1990)

Wolfgang Clemen German historian

Wolfgang Clemen historiador alemán

وولفجانج إتش. كليمن، 1909-

وولفجانج إتش. كليمن، 1909-1990

Languages
English (309)

German (156)

Covers
English tragedy before Shakespeare : the development of dramatic speechShakespeare's soliloquiesA commentary on Shakespeare's Richard IIIShakespeare's dramatic art: collected essaysA midsummer night's dreamA midsummer night's dream