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Gassner, John 1903-1967

Overview
Works: 451 works in 1,927 publications in 4 languages and 58,275 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Passion plays  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  History  Essays  Literary criticism  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Translator, Speaker, wpr, Contributor, pre
Classifications: PS634, 812.5082
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Masters of the drama by John Gassner( Book )

62 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical sketches of playwrights
O'Neill, a collection of critical essays by John Gassner( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best plays of the early American theatre : from the beginning to 1916 by John Gassner( Book )

25 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains sixteen American plays written before 1912
The reader's encyclopedia of world drama by John Gassner( Book )

56 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive reference work which covers the drama of all five continents from its origins to the present
Twenty-five best plays of the modern American theatre : Early series by John Gassner( Book )

45 editions published between 1949 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers American theater's formative period, 1916-1929, with 25 complete plays, biographical and production data, and a survey of the period's drama and dramatists. This volume supplements the two previously published collections: Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre (1929-1939), first series and Best plays of the modern American theatre (1939-1946), second series
Twenty best European plays on the American stage by John Gassner( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger at the gates--The lark--A Month in the country--My three angels--Ondine --The Madwoman of Chaillot--No exit-Jacobowsky and the Colonel--The sea gull --Noah--Volpone--(etc.)
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958 by John Gassner( Book )

36 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958
Eugene O'Neill by John Gassner( Book )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Producing the play by John Gassner( Book )

51 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best plays of the modern American theatre : second series by John Gassner( Book )

39 editions published between 1947 and 1987 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complete texts of seventeen plays ... 1939-1946 ..."
Ideas in the drama : selected papers from the English Institute by John Gassner( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Best American plays : third series, 1945-1951 by John Gassner( Book )

60 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete text of 17 plays
Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre by John Gassner( Book )

58 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 of the best American plays from 1930-1939
The theatre in our times; a survey of the men, materials, and movements in the modern theatre by John Gassner( Book )

43 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval and Tudor drama by John Gassner( Book )

45 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classical plays of Hrotsvitha, fold and ritual drama, the passion play, the great mortality play Everyman, The Interlude, Tudor comedies and the most famous: Gorboduc. The texts have been modernized for today's readers and those composed in Latin have been translated into English
Directions in modern theatre and drama : an expanded edition of Form and idea in modern theatre by John Gassner( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays : fourth series, 1951-1957 by John Gassner( Book )

34 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 17 popular, contemporary plays including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, The Crucible, The Matchmaker, and The Seven Year Itch
Theatre at the crossroads; plays and playwrights of the mid-century American stage by John Gassner( Book )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected plays of Sean O'Casey by Sean O'Casey( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Medieval and Tudor drama
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Medieval and Tudor drama
Alternative Names
Gassner, Dž.

Gassner J.

Gassner John W.

Gassner John Waldhorn

Gassner, John Waldhorn 1903-1967

جاسنر، جون، 1903-1967

جون غاسنر، 1903-1967

Languages
English (701)

Spanish (4)

French (4)

Arabic (1)