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Shepherd, Simon

Works: 47 works in 318 publications in 1 language and 9,499 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Historical films  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Television programs  Sources 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Actor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR4172, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Simon Shepherd
Theatre, body and pleasure by Simon Shepherd( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part theatre history, part dramatic criticism, part theoretical tour de force, the central argument in Theatre, Body and Pleasure is that theatre is where society negotiates around bodily value and bodily meaning. It will therefore appeal to those with interests not only in theatre but also in wider questions about society, culture and pleasure."--Jacket
Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights by Peter Kosminsky( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heathcliff and Cathy's tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's retaliation concludes the tale of terror and hatred on the Yorkshire Moors
English drama : a cultural history by Simon Shepherd( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors here provide a comprehensive account of the cultural history of English drama. They draw upon new empirical research and the latest theoretical models to show how the character of a given theatrical age contains many contradictions
Studying plays by Mick Wallis( Book )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new edition of this standard textbook has been revised and expanded in response to lecturers' comments. It provides a comprehensive introduction to play texts, and looks at key elements of drama such as character, dialogue, plot, action, the body, and space. The book also discusses theatricality and sets drama in its historical context. Drawing on examples from King Lear, A Doll's House, Waiting for Godot, and The Tempest among others, the textbook is suitable for beginning students of drama. The book is part of the series that includes Studying the Novel and Studying Poetry
Marlowe and the politics of Elizabethan theatre by Simon Shepherd( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama/theatre/performance by Simon Shepherd( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the history and use of the terms 'Drama', 'theatre' and performance' and investigates the different philosophies, politics, languages and institutions with which they are associated. Analyse attitudes to drama, theatre and performance at different historical junctures. xplore and contextualise the institutionalisation of drama as a university subject, then the emergence of performance' as practice, theory and academic discipline. Discuss crucial terms such as action, alienation, catharsis, character, empathy, interculturalism, mimesis, presence or representation in a substantial 'keywords' section
A Biographical dictionary of English women writers, 1580-1720 by Maureen Bell( Book )

15 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazons and warrior women : varieties of feminism in seventeenth-century drama by Simon Shepherd( Book )

16 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Women's sharp revenge : five women's pamphlets from the Renaissance( Book )

17 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge introduction to modern British theatre by Simon Shepherd( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume introduces the features that characterize modern and current British theatre. British theatre has long been regarded as a world leader in terms of its quality, creativity and range. Starting in 1900, this book introduces the features that characterize modern and current British theatre. Topics covered include experimental performances under motorways, plays by Stoppard and Ayckbourn, amateur theatre and virtual spaces, the emergence of the director, the changing role of writers and political and community shows. The book is clearly divided into four sections: where it happens, who does it, what they make, and why they do it. It discusses theatre buildings and theatre that refuses buildings; company organization, ensembles and collectives; and different sorts of acting. A large section describes the major work done for the stage, from Shaw through to Complicite, via poetic drama, different sorts of realism and documentary drama
Spenser by Simon Shepherd( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ORLAN : a hybrid body of artworks by Simon Donger( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'ORLAN' is a study of ORLAN's pioneering art. The book covers her entire career in performance and a range of other art forms. It describes and analyses her various innovative uses of the body as artistic material
Coming on strong : gay politics and culture( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse van het homoleven in Engeland in de door het homo-vijandige regime-Thatcher bepaalde jaren '80
Direction by Simon Shepherd( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is directing an art? Do directors need to be trained? What do directors actually do? These questions and more are answered in this accessibly written survey of the art of theatre direction. Its broad scope ranges across the theatres of both America and Europe, looking at practices from Stanislavski up to the present day."--Publisher's description
The Cambridge introduction to performance theory by Simon Shepherd( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simon Shepherd explains the origins of performance theory, defines the terms and practices within the field and provides new insights into performance's wide range of definitions and uses. Offering an overview of the key figures, their theories and their impact, Shepherd provides a fresh approach to figures including Erving Goffman and Richard Schechner and ideas such as radical art practice, performance studies, radical scenarism and performativity. Essential reading for students, scholars and enthusiasts, this engaging account travels from universities into the streets and back again to examine performance in the context of political activists and teachers, countercultural experiments and feminist challenges, and ceremonies and demonstrations."--Provided by publisher
Chancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Crane is a con artist, swindler, and purported savior of a struggling sports car company. Sacked from an investment bank after one dodgy deal too many, Stephen lands a job at Douglas Motors, a business distinguished by old-fashioned craftsmanship and plagued by decades of familial mismanagement. There he finds himself playing surrogate son to the family patriarch, confidant to the adulterous son-in-law, and lover to the beautiful but willful daughter. All the while, he fends off forays from his erstwhile boss, a deliciously evil banker bent on recovering a bunch of swindled money. But, can Stephen keep his double-dealing past at bay?
Because we're queers : the life and crimes of Kenneth Halliwell and Joe Orton by Simon Shepherd( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released from prison, Derek "Dex" Love sloughs off his identity as Stephen Crane and goes to work for his former romantic rival, Piers Garfield-Ward. The two men have only one interest in common-- Joseph, the orphaned baby of the woman whom they both loved. Together, they try to save Piers's family estate and keep Joseph from the sole custody of his grandfather, the megalomaniacal industrialist Tom Franklyn. Along the way, Dex concocts all manner of frauds and forgeries while falling for Anna, a woman on the run from her own dodgy past
The Churchill factor : how one man made history by Boris Johnson( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays a man of contagious bravery, breathtaking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity. Most of all, he was a rebuttal to the idea that history is the story of vast and impersonal forces; he is proof that one person, intrepid, ingenious, determined, can make all the difference
The family of love by Thomas Middleton( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
English drama : a cultural history
English drama : a cultural historyStudying playsDrama/theatre/performanceThe Cambridge introduction to modern British theatreORLAN : a hybrid body of artworksBecause we're queers : the life and crimes of Kenneth Halliwell and Joe Orton
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Shepherd, Simon

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