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Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 623 works in 2,648 publications in 4 languages and 29,316 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Verse drama  Reviews  Domestic drama  Bibliography  Poetry  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction, Recipient, Other, Collector, Lyricist
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

78 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( )

54 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 1,548 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
Ghosts; An enemy of the people; The wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( )

36 editions published between 1881 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
George Farquhar by Albert John Farmer( Book )

47 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The constant couple -- The twin-rivals -- The recruiting officer -- The beaux' stratagem
The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

34 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 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 706 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 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

54 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Amsterdam Theatre, 42d Street, west of Broadway, Klaw & Erlanger, managers. Mr. Richard Mansfield and Company, "Peer Gynt," a translation by William and Charles Archer of this phantasmagoria, by Henrik Ibsen. The music mainly on themes from Edward Grieg's "Peer Gynt" suites, is arranged by Mr. Clarence Lucas, the scenery is painted by Frank Platzer and built by T.B. McDonald, the dances arranged by Carl Marwig
Through Afro-America : an English reading of the race problem by William Archer( Book )

27 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

31 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of two countries by Alexander Lange Kielland( )

10 editions published between 1891 and 2004 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

31 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

10 editions published between 1906 and 1985 in English and held by 434 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
The theatrical 'world' for 1893 by William Archer( Book )

26 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare: a critical study by Georg Brandes( Book )

22 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and held by 382 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
The green goddess : a play in four acts by William Archer( Book )

21 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 373 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)
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 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 354 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 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hedda Gabler
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Hedda GablerGhosts; An enemy of the people; The wild duckGeorge FarquharThe old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationTales of two countriesWilliam 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

ウィリアム・アーチャー

Languages
English (730)

Danish (9)

German (2)

Swedish (2)