WorldCat Identities

Wilson, John Dover 1881-1969

Overview
Works: 595 works in 3,576 publications in 5 languages and 41,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Historical drama  Bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, ed, Other, Adapter, Creator, Director, Composer
Classifications: PR2808.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by John Dover Wilson
What happens in Hamlet by John Dover Wilson( Book )

152 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scholarly examination of the plot and dramatic technique of Shakespeare's most controversial play
The essential Shakespeare, a biographical adventure by John Dover Wilson( Book )

119 editions published between 1932 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortunes of Falstaff by John Dover Wilson( Book )

66 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's happy comedies by John Dover Wilson( Book )

33 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the sonnets of Shakespeare for the use of historians and others by John Dover Wilson( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays explaining that Pembroke is the subject of 126 of Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets. Written for the "New Shakespeare" edition of the Sonnets
Life in Shakespeare's England : a book of Elizabethan prose by John Dover Wilson( Book )

88 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

72 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King of France gives Helena the hand of any man she wants in marriage, but the one she chooses, Bertram, flees to Tuscany, and she must use her wits to get him back. Includes an introduction, notes, and discussion of the theatrical world of Shakespeare
Life in Shakespeare's England : a book of Elizabethan prose by John Dover Wilson( Book )

90 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dagligliv i England i på Shakespeares tid
The sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Collection of 145 sonnets by Shakespeare preceded by a comprehensive introduction and analysis and followed by a comprehensive section of notes
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

62 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama about the conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar is accompanied by information about the play's background, style, and performance
The manuscript of Shakespeare's Hamlet and the problems of its transmission; an essay in critical bibliography by John Dover Wilson( Book )

45 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set, which was originally an expansion of Professor Dover Wilson's Sandars lectures of 1934, has been out of print for many years and is now reissued. It was the first of three sets in which the author presented his long and painstaking work on Shakespeare's Hamlet and deals with the textual problems. What Happens in Hamlet deals with the dramatic problems and the text itself, with annotations, is published as one of the volumes of the New Shakespeare
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Book )

40 editions published between 1909 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud Roman general conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

34 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Shakespeare's darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim. Lear's failure as a father engulfs himself and his world in turmoil and tragedy
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )

30 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love's Labour's Lost, now recognized as one of the most delightful and stageworthy of Shakespeare's comedies, came into its own both on the stage and in critical esteem only during the 1930s and 1940s--after nearly three hundred years of neglect by the theater and misuse by critics
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Book )

51 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Antony is supposed to be ruling the eastern Roman Empire. However, he is carrying on a torrid affair in Egypt with Cleopatra. The death of his wife, Fulvia, and the threat of a war brings him back to Rome
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )

42 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic University of America, Speech and Drama Department, Rev. G.V. Hartke, O.P., head, presents its 150th production, William Shakespeare's "Richard III," directed by James D. Waring, performances coached by Josephine McGarry Callan, costumes designed by Joseph Lewis, setting and lighting by James D. Waring, costumes executed by Ann Tacik
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version
King Henry V by William Shakespeare( Book )

42 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Minnesota Theatre Company presents another exciting adventure in classic repertory "Henry V," by William Shakespeare, directed by Tyrone Guthrie, designed by Lewis Brown, music by Herbert Pilhofer. Tyrone Guthrie, artistic director, Oliver Rea, Peter Zeisler, managing directors, Douglas Campbell, associate artistic direction, Tanya Moiseiwitsch, principal designer, Alan Schneider, associate director, Lewis Brown, associate designer, Herbert Pilhofer, musical director
The tragedy of King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Book )

41 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the play and discusses its poetry, structure, political details, history, and the Shakespearean staging
Two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows with Julia, who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia
 
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What happens in Hamlet
Alternative Names
Dover Wilson, John 1881-1969

J. Dover Wilson britischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Shakespearegelehrter

J. Dover Wilson Brits literatuurhistoricus (1881-1969)

John Dover Wilson

Wilson, Dover, 1881-1969

Wilson, I. D., 1881-1969

Wilson, J. D.

Wilson, J. D. 1881-1969

Wilson, J. D. (John Dover), 1881-1969

Wilson, J. Dover.

Wilson, J. Dover 1881-1969

Wilson, J. Dover (John Dover), 1881-1969

Wilson, John.

Wilson, John D. 1881-1969

Wilson, John Dover

ウィルスン, J. D

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The essential Shakespeare, a biographical adventureThe fortunes of FalstaffLife in Shakespeare's England : a book of Elizabethan proseAll's well that ends wellThe sonnetsThe tragedy of Julius CaesarThe manuscript of Shakespeare's Hamlet and the problems of its transmission; an essay in critical bibliographyThe tragedy of Coriolanus