WorldCat Identities

Whiting, John 1917-1963

Overview
Works: 124 works in 406 publications in 9 languages and 5,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Church history 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Librettist, Scenarist, Creator
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 1,351 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 )

26 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the dramatist by John Whiting( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marching song by John Whiting( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1957 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 249 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
Saint's day by John Whiting( Book )

22 editions published between 1951 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Whiting on theatre by John Whiting( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of John Whiting by John Whiting( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 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 125 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
Plays one by John Whiting( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 115 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

Marching song, a play in three acts by John Whiting( Book )

4 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by John Whiting( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ship that died of shame( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 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
The devils by Ken Russell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film centers on the staggering true-life dementia of events in France in 1643. After a priest who submitted to his own passions is accused of lewdness and sorcery, a mass exorcism is ordered for him and for an allegedly demon-possessed convent
The devils of Loudun : opera in three acts by Krzysztof Penderecki( )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New English dramatists by Henry Livings( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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At ease in a bright red tie : writings on theatre
Alternative Names
J. W 1917-1963

John Whiting britischer Dramatiker

W., J. 1917-1963

Whiting, John.

Whiting John 1917-1963

Whiting, John Robert 1917-1963

جون هوايتنج، 1917-1963.

هوايتينج، جون، 1917-1963.

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