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Ribner, Irving

Works: 155 works in 498 publications in 3 languages and 14,918 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Study guides 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Compiler
Classifications: PR2666, 822.3
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Most widely held works by Irving Ribner
The English history play in the age of Shakespeare by Irving Ribner( Book )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1957. This edition re-issues the second edition of 1965. Recognized as one of the leading books in its field, The English History Play in the Age of Shakespeare presents the most comprehensive account available of the English historical drama from its beginning to the closing of the theatres in 1642 and relates this development to Renaissance historiography and Elizabethan political theory
Patterns in Shakespearian tragedy by Irving Ribner( Book )

54 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1960. Patterns in Shakespearian Tragedy is an exploration of man's relation to his universe and the way in which it seeks to postulate a moral order. Shakespeare's development is treated accordingly as a growth in moral vision. His movement from play to play is carefully explored, and in the treatment of each tragedy the emphasis is on the manner in which its central moral theme shapes the various elements of drama
Jacobean tragedy; the quest for moral order by Irving Ribner( Book )

32 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tudor and Stuart drama by Irving Ribner( Book )

20 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atheist's tragedy; or, The honest man's revenge by Cyril Tourneur( Book )

23 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mostly in verse. Printer's name from STC. Signatures: A1 (=L4) B-L4 (-L4). Variant: imprint has "for Iohn Stepney, and Richard Redmere. A variant of the edition dated 1612. Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library. Title page cropped, affecting imprint. (marc) 99853711. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 24146. (stc) Greg, I, 293(A*). (vid) 19105. (DLPS) A13840.0001.001. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic drama about a young prince attempting to avenge his father's murder. His uncle has seduced Hamlet's mother, killed his father, and usurped his claim to the crown. Hamlet's melancholic, irresolute temperament, however, inhibits decisive action and contributes to more calamities
Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine, part one and part two; text and major criticism by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare; an introduction to his life, times, and theatre by Irving Ribner( Book )

4 editions published between 1900 and 1969 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry; a critical and historical introduction by Irving Ribner( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Caesar, an outline-guide to the play by Irving Ribner( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Regents Renaissance drama series.) Bibliographical footnotes
Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus : text and major criticism by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The English history play in the age of Shakespeare
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Patterns in Shakespearian tragedy