WorldCat Identities

Barker, Howard 1946-

Overview
Works: 304 works in 778 publications in 4 languages and 14,453 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Director, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog, Other
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 )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and French and held by 762 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 )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 327 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 242 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
A passion in six days ; Downchild by Howard Barker( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The love of a good man ; All bleeding by Howard Barker( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 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 )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stripwell ; Claw by Howard Barker( Book )

14 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two plays for the right by Howard Barker( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 196 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 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The possibilities by Howard Barker( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 180 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 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Europeans : struggles to love ; Judith : a parting from the body by Howard Barker( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ecstatic bible : a new testament by Howard Barker( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New Testament informed by the turmoil of the twentieth century, The Ecstatic Bible is a series of interlocking narratives based around the 100-year courtship of a faithless priest and a woman whose decision to abandon free will and collude with every circumstance leads them into extraordinary situations both comic and horrific. Passionate and provocative, this bible of amorality is driven by a wildly inventive plot and language rich in poetry and humour
Plays two : The castle, Gertrude - the cry, Animals in paradise, 13 objects by Howard Barker( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays three by Howard Barker( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays four by Howard Barker( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 102 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

ברקר, הורד, 1946-

האוורד ברקר

هاوارد بارکر

Languages
English (241)

French (8)

German (1)

Finnish (1)

Covers
Collected playsThe power of the dogThe hang of the gaol ; HeavenThe ecstatic bible : a new testamentPlays two : The castle, Gertrude - the cry, Animals in paradise, 13 objectsPlays one : Victory, The Europeans, The possibilities, Scenes from an executionPlays threePlays four