WorldCat Identities

Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 658 works in 2,533 publications in 4 languages and 28,167 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Fiction  Bibliography  Poetry  History  Biography  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Domestic drama 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction, Recipient, Other, Lyricist, Collector
Classifications: PT8868, 839.8226
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Most widely held works about William Archer
 
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Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

75 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuation by William Archer( Book )

35 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazlitt on theatre; [selections from the View of the English stage, and Criticisms and dramatic essays] by William Hazlitt( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Farquhar by George Farquhar( Book )

45 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

29 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

30 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green goddess : a play in four acts by William Archer( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 347 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)
Three plays by William Archer( Book )

6 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Charles Macready by William Archer( Book )

21 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Irving, actor and manager; a critical study by William Archer( Book )

29 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

50 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler, daughter of a deceased general, marries dull George Tesman and looks forward to a life of middle class tedium. Judge Brack, who admires Hedda, wants to establish a menage a trois. Then, a former admirer comes to vie for George's academic post
God and Mr. Wells; a critical examination of "God the invisible King," by William Archer( Book )

15 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an analysis of "God: The Invisible King."
America today; observations and reflections by William Archer( Book )

19 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of two countries by Alexander Lange Kielland( Book )

9 editions published between 1891 and 2004 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When we dead awaken by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When We Dead Awaken / Henrik Ibsen ; introduction and translation by William Archer
The villain of the world-tragedy : a letter to Professor Ulrich v. Wilamowitz Möllendorf by William Archer( Book )

21 editions published between 1916 and 1917 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real conversations by William Archer( Book )

17 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shirking the issue, a letter to Dr. George Brandes by William Archer by William Archer( Book )

19 editions published between 1917 and 1997 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hedda Gabler
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

Вильям Арчер

ウィリアム・アーチャー

Languages
English (617)

Danish (9)

Swedish (2)

German (2)

Covers
The old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationGeorge FarquharThe green goddess : a play in four actsHedda GablerWhen we dead awakenProphet of the New Drama : William Archer and the Ibsen campaign