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Swados, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 192 works in 324 publications in 4 languages and 9,776 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Diary fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Composer, Author of screenplay, Director, Performer, Lyricist, Interviewee, Conductor, Speaker, Adapter, Arranger, Commentator
Classifications: PS3569.W17, 781.61
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Hey you! C'mere! : a poetry slam by Elizabeth Swados( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of free-verse, rap-style poems
At play : teaching teenagers theater by Elizabeth Swados( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Being the director -- Voice -- Movement -- Characters -- Improvisation -- Discussion -- Writing -- Space -- Time -- Music and choreography -- Putting a show together -- Mentoring
William Faulkner's Barn burning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 627 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
Doonesbury : a musical comedy by Elizabeth Swados( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The myth man by Elizabeth Swados( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 449 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 391 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 378 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 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genesis a living conversation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 326 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 )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and French and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leah and Lazar are sister and brother. Lazar is cruel, witty, domineering--a young man at the mercy of his own flamboyant delusions. His worshipful little sister tests herself in the fast lane as a resourceful liar at 12, a hooker at 14, and a musician saved by her art five years later. Elizabeth Swados's first novel has the same erratic, cinematic imprint as the controversial theatrical productions she has created for producer Joseph Papp. The world she evokes is inhabited by suburbanites who vacation in Florida and return home to factory towns where underground chemical fires turn lakes into toxic swamps. People are maimed for life. Popular culture is the only signpost, and an unreliable buoy. Neurosis may be self-destructive, but at least it keeps people from being ordinary. --Debra Cash, Saturday Review, May 1982
Alice at the palace( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archival videocassettes related to the New York Shakespeare Festival television production Alice at the palace. "This 'music hall' version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the looking glass was adapted for television from Elizabeth Swados' Joseph Papp/New York Shakespeare Festival production entitled Alice in concert, for which Swados also composed the score, adapted the book and directed for the stage. Starring Meryl Streep and featuring Debbie Allen and Betty Aberlin ... 'Alice at the palace' was originally broadcast as part of WNBC-TV's 'Project peacock' series in 1982"--Www.broadwayarchive.com
Three Greek plays( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and held by 183 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
Lullaby by Faith Hubley( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 159 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 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrei Serban's The Trojan women( Visual )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too far to go( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 128 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
Bill Moyers: Genesis : a living conversation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moyers leads small-group discussions on the Book of Genesis with people of diverse backgrounds, professions, and faith traditions
Sky dance by Faith Hubley( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sky creatures dance and swirl in joyous celebration
Jerusalem : an oratorio by Elizabeth Swados( )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contest by Elizabeth Swados( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hey you! C'mere! : a poetry slam
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Swados American composer

Elizabeth Swados amerikanische Komponistin

Elizabeth Swados amerikansk komponist

Elizabeth Swados amerikansk kompositr

Elizabeth Swados compositrice, scnariste et romancire

Swados, E.

Swados, E. 1951-

Swados, E. (Elizabeth)

Swados, Liz

Элизабет Свадос

スウェイドス, エリザベス

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At play : teaching teenagers theaterWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningThe animal rescue storeFlamboyántThe one and only human galaxyToo far to goMy depression : a picture book