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Wilson, John Dover 1881-1969

Overview
Works: 635 works in 3,108 publications in 6 languages and 40,507 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Biography  Study guides  Bibliography  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, ed, Adapter, jt., Other, Director, edi, Creator, Composer
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
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What happens in Hamlet by John Dover Wilson( Book )
134 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scholarly examination of the plot and dramatic technique of Shakespeare's most controversial play
Life in Shakespeare's England; a book of Elizabethan prose by John Dover Wilson( Book )
162 editions published between 1911 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dagligliv i England i på Shakespeares tid
The essential Shakespeare, a biographical adventure by John Dover Wilson( Book )
115 editions published between 1932 and 1980 in 5 languages and held by 2,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fortunes of Falstaff by John Dover Wilson( Book )
50 editions published between 1943 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the sonnets of Shakespeare for the use of historians and others by John Dover Wilson( Book )
28 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 1,248 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
Shakespeare's happy comedies by John Dover Wilson( Book )
28 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sonnets by William Shakespeare( Book )
26 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 1,011 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 King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
42 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and held by 930 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
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )
54 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
The manuscript of Shakespeare's Hamlet and the problems of its transmission; an essay in critical bibliography by John Dover Wilson( Book )
32 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 869 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 )
33 editions published between 1909 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 858 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
King Henry V by William Shakespeare( Book )
49 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )
29 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Twayne's new critical introductions to Shakespeare." Discusses key themes and concepts, and examines the most recent critical ideas and trends from a number of critical perspectives
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )
26 editions published between 1923 and 2009 in English and held by 764 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
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )
48 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
Othello by William Shakespeare( Book )
25 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
44 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )
37 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 738 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
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Book )
41 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and held by 731 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
King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )
35 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An edition of Shakespeare's history play, including discussion of its perspectives, theatrical and historical aspects, language, and author
 
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Alternative Names
Dover Wilson, John 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
Languages
English (1,006)
French (9)
German (5)
Spanish (4)
Japanese (3)
Serbian (1)
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