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Swados, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 184 works in 315 publications in 3 languages and 9,645 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Biography  Diary fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Composer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Director, Lyricist, Conductor, Interviewee, Adapter, Speaker, Arranger, Commentator
Classifications: PS3569.W17, 781.61
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At play : teaching teenagers theater by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Being the director -- Voice -- Movement -- Characters -- Improvisation -- Discussion -- Writing -- Space -- Time -- Music and choreography -- Putting a show together -- Mentoring
Hey you! C'mere! : a poetry slam by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of free-verse, rap-style poems
Doonesbury : a musical comedy by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Faulkner's Barn burning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
The myth man by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of the New York theater world, narrated by an abandoned nine-year-old girl. She describes the careers of her guardians, two brothers who are actors. One of the brothers she considers her father, the other her mother. By the author of Leah and Lazar
The animal rescue store by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by a real store, this riotous tribute to animals in trouble features a generous man who cares for them and the kids he finds to take them home. Full color
Flamboyánt by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prim-and-proper Jewish lady in New York takes a job teaching teenage hookers and transvestites in an alternative school. The novel follows Chana Landau as she copes with her pupils and befriends Flamboyant, a street walker
Runaways by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Genesis a living conversation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Bill Moyers dialogues with several panels consisting of a diverse array of prominent theologians, artists, historians, and clergy discussing the stories in the Book of Genesis
Leah and Lazar : a novel by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alice at the palace ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An entertaining and shrewdly conceived retelling of the Carroll classics with all of the beloved characters given a unique twist by the witty and charming performances of an accomplished theatrical ensemble
Lullaby by Faith Hubley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poem in celebration of the special love between parents and their children around the world
The one and only human galaxy by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sky dance by Faith Hubley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sky creatures dance and swirl in joyous celebration
Too far to go ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told episodically and in flashbacks, the film chronicles the good times and the hard times of Richard and Joan Maple's marriage. Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all the complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know and experience in the form of marriage. This is the story of the life, love, and subsequent adjustment to the divorced life
Three Greek plays ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the production at La Mama Experimental Theater Club (New York City) of Andrei Serban's interpretation of the classic dramas Electra, Medea, and The Trojan women, with music by Elizabeth Swados. Margaret Croyden provides introductions and commentary. Ellen Stewart, founder and guiding spirit of La Mama speaks briefly about her goals in the modern theater
Bill Moyers: Genesis : a living conversation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moyers leads small-group discussions on the Book of Genesis with people of diverse backgrounds, professions, and faith traditions
Jerusalem : an oratorio by Elizabeth Swados ( )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rap Master Ronnie by Elizabeth Swados ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Chaikin's life in the theatre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary film about the life of Joe Chaikin, actor/director who was instrumental in the development of American experimental theater. Chaikin helped to establish the Open Theatre and the Living Theatre, acting troups that performed experimental works off Broadway. Includes commentary by playwrights Edward Albee, Sam Shepherd, Jean-Claude van Itallie, John Bellusco, and writer Susan Sontag. After a 1984 stroke left Chaikin unable to speak, he included seminal works by and about actors with disabilities in his theatrical productions
 
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Alternative Names
Swados, E.
Swados, E. 1951-
Swados, E. (Elizabeth)
スウェイドス, エリザベス
Languages
English (92)
Chinese (4)
Hebrew (1)
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