WorldCat Identities

Speaight, Robert 1904-1976

Overview
Works: 286 works in 905 publications in 3 languages and 15,029 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor, Narrator, Actor, Speaker, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PR6003.E45, B
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Most widely held works by Robert Speaight
The life of Hilaire Belloc by Robert Speaight( Book )

30 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare, the man and his achievement by Robert Speaight( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Shakespeare's art in the context of the known facts of his life and the history and social conventions of his time
Nature in Shakespearian tragedy by Robert Speaight( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Bernanos; a study of the man and the writer by Robert Speaight( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Teilhard de Chardin by Robert Speaight( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare on the stage by Robert Speaight( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book begins at the Globe Theatre, describing performances there and at the Blackfriars as we know or conjecture them to have been from historical documents. Eighteenth-century tastes were different, and the author shows how Shakespeare's plays were adapted and often considerably altered over the following centuries. Speaight recreates famous productions from the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
The life of Eric Gill by Robert Speaight( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of a British social and religious revolutionary also noted in the fields of stone carving and type designing
Christian theatre by Robert Speaight( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raises the curtain on the theatre of the Western world to show how a constant Christian source has been at work filling the ever-changing dramatic forms. Christianity has a proper and important place as a theme in the Occidental theatre. Indeed, the infusion of Christian values in the theatre transcends all other influences. In one way or another, the Christian influence exists on the stage of every era and every nation involved in the Western tradition
William Poel and the Elizabethan revival by Robert Speaight( Book )

17 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Eliot by Robert Speaight( Book )

32 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to re-evaluate the work of George Eliot from the viewpoint of contemporary criticism
William Rothenstein: the portrait of an artist in his time by Robert Speaight( Book )

12 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanier: soldier, diplomat and governor general: a biography by Robert Speaight( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and French and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teilhard de Chardin: a biography by Robert Speaight( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare on the stage; an illustrated history of Shakespearian performance by Robert Speaight( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Becket by Robert Speaight( Book )

23 editions published between 1938 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François Mauriac : a study of the writer and the man by Robert Speaight( Book )

8 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters by Hilaire Belloc( Book )

9 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bridges-Adams letter book by William Bridges-Adams( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Thomas of Canterbury, by Robert Speaight by Robert Speaight( Book )

7 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Shakespeare, the man and his achievement
Alternative Names
Robert Speaight British actor

Speaight, Robert

Speaight, Robert 1904-

Speaight, Robert William 1904-1976

Languages
English (287)

French (19)

Spanish (4)

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