WorldCat Identities

Meyer, Michael Leverson

Overview
Works: 188 works in 662 publications in 4 languages and 14,669 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Verse drama  Fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sea stories  Television adaptations  Stories, plots, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Collector
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Leverson Meyer
 
Most widely held works by Michael Leverson Meyer
Ibsen : a biography by Michael Leverson Meyer( Book )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in London under title: Henrik Ibsen
Strindberg by Michael Leverson Meyer( Book )

21 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slamming of the front door at the end of A Doll's House shatters the romantic masquerade of the Helmers' marriage. In their stultifying and infantilised relationship, Nora and Torvald have deceived themselves and each other both consciously and subconsciously, until Nora acknowledges the need for individual freedom
The collected poems of Sidney Keyes by Sidney Keyes( Book )

27 editions published between 1945 and 1988 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brand by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brand was Ibsen's first masterpiece, a poetic drama composed in 1865 and published to tremendous critical and popular acclaim. The unsparing vision of a priest driven by faith to risk and witness the deaths of his wife and child gives Brand its icy ferocity. When he was writing it in Italy, Ibsen declared: 'It is blessedly peaceful out here; no one I know; I read nothing but the Bible ... ' Geoffrey Hill provides a new Preface to this third and revised edition of his great stage version of Brand."--Jacket
The plays of Strindberg by August Strindberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibsen on file by Michael Leverson Meyer( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by August Strindberg( Book )

in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild duck : a new translation, the writing of the play, criticism by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skuespil. I skildringen af drømmeren og fantasten Hjalmar Ekdal, der pludselig stilles over for kravet om den fulde sandhed som det eneste livsgrundlag af ungdomsvennen Gregers, sprænges den falske familieidyl på tragisk vis
The long ships; a saga of the Viking age by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the tenth century, when Vikings roamed and rampaged from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean. A boy abducted by the Vikings from his Danish home is made to take his place at the oars of their ships. Later, he is captured by the Moors in Spain and, escaping from captivity, washes up in Ireland, where he marvels at the Christian monks. Eventually, he contributes to the Viking defeat of the army of the king of England, and returns home a Christian and a very rich man
The road to Auschwitz : fragments of a life by Hedi Fried( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sipur hiśrduto she naʻar nitsol Sḳarzesḳo
Plays by August Strindberg( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his lifetime, Strindberg's obsessional dramatic treatments of insanity, sexual domination and the psychological warfare between man and woman provoked abhorrence and incomprehension. Today his plays are seen as very relevant
Plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

File on Strindberg by Michael Leverson Meyer( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per Gynt, the model for Ibsen's great dramatic poem, was a folk hero from Norwegian fairy tales. Believing the story to be based on fact, Ibsen composed his work in the 1870s, eschewing dramatic convention and sending his protagonist on a fantastical, at times cinematic, journey across the Scandinavian countryside, vigorously traversing the borders of imagination and traditional stagecraft to produce one of his greatest works. Written to be read, 'Peer Gynt' was not staged until 1876, nine years after it was first published in Scandinavia (and only then after many cuts and rewrites)
Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda has just come back from her honeymoon, married to boring but reliable academic George Tesman. Refusing to tie herself down in life and name, Hedda is banking on George being appointed a professorship to secure a better life for the young couple. However, the arrival of cleaned up ex-lover Eilert threatens to destroy everything
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Recording )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play was intended as a tragedy on the purposelessness of life and in particular that imposed on the women of his time, both by their upbringing and by the social conventions which limited their activities. When it was first produced it met with misunderstanding and abuse.-Back cover
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibsen intended this play as a tragedy on the purposelessness of life imposed on the women of his time, both by their upbringing and by the social conventions which limited their activities. When first produced, it met with misunderstanding and abuse
Lunatic and lover : a play about Strindberg by Michael Leverson Meyer( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Leverson Meyer, Michael 1921-2000

Meyer, Michael.

Meyer, Michael 1921-

Meyer, Michael 1921-2000

Meyer, Michael L.

Meyer, Michael L. 1921-2000

Meyer Michael Leverson

Meyer, Michael Leverson 1921-

Meyer, Michael Leverson 1921-2000

Michael Meyer Norwegian writer

Майкл Мейер

Languages
English (296)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Hebrew (1)

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A doll's houseThe wild duck : a new translation, the writing of the play, criticismThe long ships; a saga of the Viking ageThe road to Auschwitz : fragments of a lifePlaysPlaysHedda Gabler