WorldCat Identities

Valency, Maurice 1903-1996

Overview
Works: 124 works in 381 publications in 3 languages and 12,812 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Interviews  Fiction  Biography  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Adapter, Commentator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PQ2613.I74, 842.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Maurice Valency
 
Most widely held works by Maurice Valency
The flower and the castle : an introduction to modern drama by Maurice Valency( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The breaking string; the plays of Anton Chekhov by Maurice Valency( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cart and the trumpet; the plays of George Bernard Shaw by Maurice Valency( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In praise of love; an introduction to the love-poetry of the Renaissance by Maurice Valency( Book )

33 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oil field
The end of the world : an introduction to contemporary drama by Maurice Valency( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The visit; a tragi-comedy by Friedrich Dürrenmatt( Book )

23 editions published between 1956 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An older woman who became rich over her life returns to the town of her youth with a dreadful bargain: She wants the townspeople to kill the man who jilted her in exchange for enough money to revitalize the town
The enchanted : a comedy in three acts by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

12 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Manhattan theatres, week of January 23, 1950, Lyceum Theatre, David Lowe and Richard Davidson present "The Enchanted," a new comedy by Jean Giraudoux, adapted by Maurice Valency, staged by George S. Kaufman, production designed by Robert Edmond Jones with Laureen MacGrath, Malcolm Keen, Wesley Addy, Charles Halton, Una O'Connor, Russell Collins, John Baragrey, music by Francis Poulenc, dances by Jean Erdman, musical supervision, Albert Hague, production associate, Sue Davidson. Commencing Wednesday evening, January 18, 1950
Tragedy by Maurice Valency( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This introduction to Greek tragedy, the origin of much of our modern drama, is the work of a remarkable scholar who is also a practical man of the theater
The Metropolitan Opera version of La Périchole by Jacques Offenbach( )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The palace of pleasure; an anthology of the novella by Maurice Valency( Book )

4 editions published between 1930 and 1960 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedies of Herod & Mariamne by Maurice Valency( Book )

20 editions published between 1940 and 1967 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Apollon de Bellac, pièce en un acte by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here is the quintessence of Giraudoux's extraordinary imagination and style. A shy girl applying for a job at the Office of Inventions learns from a nondescript man that she can have her way with any man if she declares that he is as handsome as the nonexistent statue of the Apollo of Bellac. The play is alive with wry and trenchant observations on the comical attitudes and truths that man assumes in life."--Publisher's description
Dear world : original Broadway cast by Jerry Herman( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ashby : a novel by Maurice Valency( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear world original Broadway cast by Jerry Herman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Christopher Fry( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speelse, vaak ironische, dialogen over leven en dood, die een Ephesische weduwe bij het graf van haar echtgenoot houdt met haar slavin en een schildwacht
The madwoman of Chaillot( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oilfield
Julie : a novel by Maurice Valency( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Périchole [An opéra bouffe in three acts] by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Périchole: Opéra bouffe en trois actes. Livret: Henri Meilhac et L.Halévy
 
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Alternative Names
Maurice Valency American writer

Valency, Maurice

Valency, Maurice 1903-

Valency, Maurice J.

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Valency, Maurice J. (Maurice Jacques), 1903-

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Languages
English (224)

Danish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The visit; a tragi-comedyTragedyAshby : a novelJulie : a novel