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Passage, Charles E.

Overview
Works: 46 works in 161 publications in 2 languages and 6,841 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Coming-of-age drama  Romances  Arthurian romances  Poetry  Dictionaries  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic drama  Legends 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PT1682.P6, 832.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Charles E Passage
 
Most widely held works by Charles E Passage
Friedrich Schiller by Charles E Passage( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust, part one & part two by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parzival by Wolfram( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A new translation of Parzival, together with the fragments of Titurel, an elegiac offshoot of Parzival, and the nine love-songs attributed to Wolfram. Vast in its scope, incomparably dense in its imagery, Wolfram von Eschenback's Parzival ranks alongside Dante's Divine Comedy as one of the foremost narrative works to emerge from medieval Europe." "Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. In its depth and complexity of characterisation this work of the early thirteenth century anticipates the modern novel. It encompasses deed of chivalry, tournaments and sieges, courtly love, and other erotic undertakings, but also sin and penance, and a deeply moving study in depression. Centre stage are the Grail Castle and Arthur's Round Table, but the pagan world of the Orient is also reflected." "Parzival has inspired and influenced works as diverse as Wagner's Parsifal and Lohengrin, Franz Kafka's The Castle, Terry Jones's film The Fisher King, and Umberto Eco's Baudolino. Cyril Edwards's thoughtful translation vividly conveys the power of this complex, wide-ranging medieval masterpiece."--BOOK JACKET
Dostoevski the adapter; a study in Dostoevski's use of the tales of Hoffmann by Charles E Passage( Book )

21 editions published between 1954 and 1975 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iphigenia in Tauris, a play in five acts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and German and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greek fleet bound for Troy is becalmed. For the sake of a wind, Agamemnon, leader of the Greek forces, is persuaded that he must sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia. But as the priest raises his knife to slit the child's throat, the goddess Diana spirits her away. Clytemnestra, Agamemnon's wife, believing her beloved daughter to be dead, slays her husband in revenge on his return from the Trojan wars. Their son, Orestes, avenges his father's death by killing his mother. Now, years later, as Iphigenia, a prisoner of the temple of Diana, looks across the sea to Greece, longing to return home, her brother Orestes arrives
The complete works of Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) by Horace( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle High German poem of Willehalm by Charles E Passage( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character names in Dostoevsky's fiction by Charles E Passage( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torquato Tasso : a play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Russian Hoffmannists by Charles E Passage( Book )

20 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Friedrich of Homburg : a drama by Heinrich von Kleist( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of Von Kleist's last play, in which a prince violates the orders of battle when distracted by a beautiful princess, and is arrested and sentenced to death by his Elector
Intrigue and love; a bourgeois tragedy by Friedrich Schiller( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferdinand, Major und Sohn des Präsidenten von Walter, eines hochangestellten Adligen am Hof eines deutschen Fürsten, stürzt mit seiner auf Gegenseitigkeit beruhenden Liebe Luise, die Tochter des Musikus Miller, in einen tödlich endenden Konflikt. Sowohl der Vater Ferdinands wie auch der alte Miller lehnen eine Verbindung ihrer Kinder ab. Der Präsident von Walter verfolgt stattdessen das Ziel, Ferdinand mit der Mätresse des Herzogs, Lady Milford, zu verheiraten, um so seinen Einfluss bei Hofe zu vergrößern. Ferdinand rebelliert jedoch gegen den Plan seines Vaters, kündigt ihm seinen Gehorsam auf und versucht Luise zur Flucht zu überreden. Um ihr Ziel zu erreichen, initiieren der Präsident und sein Sekretär Wurm (zugleich Ferdinands Nebenbuhler) eine heimtückische Intrige
Titurel by Wolfram( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titurel', a later offshoot of Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parzival', can be seen as one of the most enigmatic works in the history of German literature. With its highly complex form, the darkness of its language and imagery, and its fragmentary character
Götz von Berlichingen; a play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die mittelalterliche Ritterfreiheit fährt mit dem alten Haudegen dahin: Götz von Berlichingen von Jagsthausen hat Probleme mit Bischof von Bamberg, der die freien Ritter des Mittelalters strengeren Gesetzen unterwerfen will. Ein solcher ist Götz, und er wehrt sich entschieden gegen die Gefangennahme seines Reiterknechtes und für die Freiheit. Trotz seiner unbedingten Loyalität zum Kaiser, trotz seiner Rechtschaffenheit und auch trotz seiner geradezu überirdischen Kräfte geht Götz von Berlichingen den Finten und Intrigen seiner Feinde auf den Leim und so mit seiner Freiheitsliebe zugrunde. Die ganzseitigen Bilder sind ästhetisch gut gestaltet, nicht ohne Komik bisweilen, und geben einen Eindruck vom Scheppern mittelalterlicher Rüstungen, vom Liebreiz mittelalterlicher Damen und von der Enge mittelalterlicher Städte. Ab 12 Jahren, ausgezeichnet, Ruedi W. Schweizer
Amphitryon : three plays in new verse translations : together with a comprehensive account of the evolution of the legend and its subsequent history on the stage by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

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

Hillyear : a novel by Charles E Passage( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prince of Homburg. A play in 5 acts. Translated, with an introduction, by Charles E. Passage by Heinrich von Kleist( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Märchen of E.T.A. Hoffmann. Translated and with an introduction by Charles E. Passage by E. T. A Hoffmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amphitryon : a comedy after Molière by Heinrich von Kleist( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Iphigenia in Tauris, a play in five acts
Alternative Names
Passage, Ch.

Passage, Ch. E.

Passage, Charles.

Passage, Charles E.

Passage, Charles E. 1913-1983

Passage, Charles E. (Charles Edward)

Passage, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1913-1983

Passage, Charles Edward

Languages
English (129)

German (2)

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Iphigenia in Tauris, a play in five acts