WorldCat Identities

Whiting, John 1917-1963

Overview
Works: 116 works in 474 publications in 6 languages and 6,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Horror films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  War films  Periodicals  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Adapter, Librettist, Scenarist, Creator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR6045.H245, 822.914
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Most widely held works by John Whiting
The devils by John Whiting( Book )

59 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneelstuk, gebaseerd op The devils of Loudun, de roman van Aldous Huxley
The collected plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photography is a language by John Whiting( Book )

17 editions published between 1946 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marching song by John Whiting( Book )

31 editions published between 1954 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the dramatist by John Whiting( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint's day by John Whiting( Book )

30 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A penny for a song : a comedy by John Whiting( Book )

32 editions published between 1957 and 1982 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle comedy about the absurdity of war. The satire is softened by the dating of the situation back in the Napoleonic wars - The young people show more sense and humanity than their elders who are foolish but well meaning
New English dramatists( )

in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No more a-roving : a comedy by John Whiting( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Whiting on theatre by John Whiting( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At ease in a bright red tie : writings on theatre by John Whiting( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of distinguished writings by John Whiting first emerged during the most exciting and eventful decade in twentieth-century British theatre - 1952 to 1962." "John Whiting was a highly original playwright as well as formidable critic. Perhaps Whiting's central concern was to champion the individual, against a Brechtian focus on 'the group'. He writes in this collection. 'I am not committed to any specific movement ... I have always written on moral problems of a humanist kind, not of a religious kind.'"--Cover
Traveller without luggage by Jean Anouilh( Book )

7 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gaston, a veteran of World War I suffers from amnesia and has spent the last 18 years in a hospital trying to regain his memories. Although he is claimed as a son by various families, a rich Duchess believes the true family Gaston belongs to is the Renauds. Gaston travels to the Renaud's estate alongside his lawyer Huspar. A docile character, Gaston discovers his former identity of Jacques Renaud: a cruel and violent young man who used to kill animals for sport. He has difficulty reconciling his current personality with that of his past"--Publisher's website
Plays one by John Whiting( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays two by John Whiting( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

16 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No why : a play in one act by John Whiting( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ship that died of shame( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After intense WWII fighting while in the British Navy, a trio buy their old ship but then use it for smuggling and worse, before they finally come to their senses
Plays by John Whiting( Book )

10 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
J. W 1917-1963

John Whiting auteur dramatique, acteur

John Whiting britischer Dramatiker

John Whiting Brits auteur (1917-1963)

W., J. 1917-1963

Whiting, John.

Whiting John 1917-1963

Whiting, John Robert 1917-1963

Джон Уайтинг

جان وایتینگ نویسنده بریتانیایی

جون هوايتنج، 1917-1963

هوايتينج، جون، 1917-1963

존 화이팅

Languages
English (292)

French (9)

German (5)

Turkish (3)

Italian (1)

Arabic (1)

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