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Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 737 works in 2,881 publications in 4 languages and 31,222 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Verse drama  Poetry  Domestic drama  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Biographies  History  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Compiler, Contributor, Recipient, Collector, Lyricist, Creator
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Most widely held works by William Archer
Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

81 editions published between 1912 and 2018 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( )

44 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in English and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master builder: First performed in 1892, this psychological drama is one of the great Norwegian playwright's most symbolic and lyrical works. The drama explores the insecurities of an aging architect, Halvard Solness, who suspects that his creative powers have diminished with age. Solness finds strength of purpose in his involvement with Hilda - his muse, inspiration, and ardent believer in his greatness - but their association leads to a conflict between heroic myth and complicated reality
Ghosts, a family drama in three acts by Henrik Ibsen( )

4 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

33 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Farquhar by Albert John Farmer( Book )

48 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The constant couple -- The twin-rivals -- The recruiting officer -- The beaux' stratagem
The old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuation by William Archer( Book )

39 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

51 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shubert-Belasco Theater, direction Messrs. Shubert. The Theatre Guild Repertory Company, direct from New York under personal direction of Mr. Joseph M. Gaites with Mr. Basil Sydney in "Peer Gynt," a dramatic poem by Henrik Ibsen, translation by William and Charles Archer, music by Edward Grieg, the produciton directed by Theodore Komisarjevsky, settings and costumes by Lee Simonson
Hazlitt on theatre; [selections from the View of the English stage, and Criticisms and dramatic essays] by William Hazlitt( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through Afro-America : an English reading of the race problem by William Archer( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

30 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When we dead awaken by Henrik Ibsen( )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When We Dead Awaken / Henrik Ibsen ; introduction and translation by William Archer
Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

38 editions published between 1916 and 2007 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge and character bound with the modern teacher (rle edu k) by William Archer( )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written before, but published after The First World War, this volume's plea for a national system of education which will produce a nation of prosperous, morally fulfilled people able to live at peace with other nations is doubly poignant given the sacrifice of the 'lost generation'. However, the author also sees the horror of the War as an opportunity to change human destiny through education, an opportunity to abandon the narrow system of education in favour of one which will 'bring education in touch with life' and provide Britain with the intellectual and moral efficiency necessary to s
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the masterpieces of world literature, this great verse drama by Norway's famed playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as it follows the roguish life of a charming but arrogant young man. A literary delight since it was first published in 1875
William Shakespeare: a critical study by Georg Brandes( Book )

24 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author shows the great dramatist as a man of his own time as well as for the ages, and he clarifies the implicit relationship between Shakespeare's personal affairs and the plays and poems."--From book jacket
God and Mr. Wells; a critical examination of "God the invisible King," by William Archer( Book )

14 editions published between 1917 and 2018 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an analysis of "God: The Invisible King."
The green goddess : a play in four acts by William Archer( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fleeing a threatened Hindu uprising, Major Crespin and his wife, accompanied by Dr. Traherne, travel by airplane to a distant settlement. The Rajah of Rukh makes them his prisoner-guests when the airplane crashes in his kingdom. He informs the three that they will be killed in retaliation for the approaching execution by the British of his three brothers. Crespin and Traherne bribe the butler to send an appeal for help over the wireless, but he betrays them and loses his life. Crespin gets the message through before the rajah shoots him. British aviators arrive in time to save Traherne and Mrs. Crespin."--AFI catalog, 1921-1930 (description of film version of play)
America today; observations and reflections by William Archer( Book )

22 editions published between 1899 and 2019 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Charles Macready by William Archer( Book )

25 editions published between 1890 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A national theatre : scheme & estimates by William Archer( Book )

24 editions published between 1907 and 2017 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the need for a national theater of Great Britain and its financing and expenses
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hedda Gabler
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Hedda GablerGhosts, a family drama in three actsGeorge FarquharThe old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationWhen we dead awakenPoemsWilliam Shakespeare: a critical studyThe green goddess : a play in four acts
Alternative Names
Archer, William

Kappa, pseud.

William Archer Brits vertaler (1856-1924)

William Archer dramaturgo y crítico de teatro escocés

William Archer drammaturgo, critico teatrale e traduttore inglese

William Archer schottischer Theaterkritiker

Уильям Арчер шотландский критик

ويليام ارتشير

ویلیام آرچر

ウィリアム・アーチャー

Languages
English (697)

Danish (10)

German (2)

Swedish (2)