WorldCat Identities

Barker, Howard 1946-

Overview
Works: 301 works in 657 publications in 4 languages and 12,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Scenarist, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of dialog
Classifications: PR6052.A6485, 822.914
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Most widely held works about Howard Barker
 
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Most widely held works by Howard Barker
Arguments for a theatre by Howard Barker( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and French and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these fragments, essays, thoughts and poems on the nature of theatre, Barker rejects the constraints of 'objective' academic theatre criticism and explores the collision (and collusion) of intellect and artistry in the creative act
Collected plays by Howard Barker( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women beware women by Thomas Middleton( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great Renaissance playwrights, Middleton wrote tragedies essentially different from either Marlowe's or Shakespeare's, being wittier than the former and more grittily ironic than the latter. The genre of 'citizen tragedy' came into its own in the eighteenth century, but Middleton can claim to have created it: Bianca, wife of a middling commercial agent, arouses the lust of the Duke of Florence and becomes his mistress, first secretly, then openly and finally, after her husband has been seduced by the scheming Lady Livia and stabbed by Livia's brother, the Duke's wife. Livia plots he
The love of a good man ; All bleeding by Howard Barker( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passion in six days ; Downchild by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crimes in hot countries ; Fair slaughter by Howard Barker( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That good between us ; Credentials of a sympathizer by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plays for the right by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stripwell ; Claw by Howard Barker( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Lears : the pursuit of the good ; Golgo : sermons on pain and privilege by Howard Barker( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of the dog by Howard Barker( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Finnish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The possibilities by Howard Barker( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hang of the gaol ; Heaven by Howard Barker( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victory : choices in reaction by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in Undetermined and English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No end of blame : scenes of overcoming by Howard Barker( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays one : Victory, The Europeans, The possibilities, Scenes from an execution by Howard Barker( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead hands by Howard Barker( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man rushes to reach the bedside of his dying father, but arrives too late. His younger brother was present at the death, but his attitude is strangely ambiguous, and the elder brother becomes suspicious. The intentions of the dead man's mistress are also unclear. The mourners become increasingly consumed by feverish imagining, building a powerfully tense atmosphere as their characters start to disintegrate. This new play by international dramatist, poet and theorist, Howard Barker, toured in a production by The Wrestling School theatre company in 2005
Plays two : The castle, Gertrude - the cry, Animals in paradise, 13 objects by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays three by Howard Barker( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays four by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Collected plays
Alternative Names
Barker, Howard

Houth, Eduardo

Howard Barker britischer Schriftsteller

Howard Barker Brits toneelschrijver

Howard Barker britský dramatik

Howard Barker écrivain britannique

Ховард Баркер

هاوارد بارکر

Languages
English (190)

French (8)

German (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Collected playsThe power of the dogThe hang of the gaol ; HeavenPlays one : Victory, The Europeans, The possibilities, Scenes from an executionDead handsPlays two : The castle, Gertrude - the cry, Animals in paradise, 13 objectsPlays threePlays four