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Kolin, Philip C.

Overview
Works: 130 works in 431 publications in 2 languages and 16,557 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  History  Interviews  Reference works  Bibliographies  Encyclopedias  Essays  Poetry  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: PS3545.I5365, 812.54
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Most widely held works by Philip C Kolin
Tennessee Williams : a guide to research and performance by Philip C Kolin( )

16 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Tennessee Williams are some of the greatest triumphs of the American theatre. If Williams is not the most important American playwright, he surely is one of the two or three most celebrated, rivaled only by Eugene O'Neill and Arthur Miller. In a career that spanned almost five decades, he created an extensive canon of more than 70 plays. His contributions to the American theatre are inestimable and revolutionary. The Glass Menagerie (1945) introduced poetic realism to the American stage; A Streetcar Named Desire (1947) explored sexual and psychological issues that had never before
Othello : new critical essays by Philip C Kolin( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes twenty-one groundbreaking chapters that examine one of Shakespeare's most complex tragedies. The book explores issues of friendship and fealty, love and betrayal, race and gender issues, and much more
Successful writing at work by Philip C Kolin( Book )

62 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This user-friendly, compact text emphasizes the most necessary, useful skills and strategies for successful workplace writing. Based on the successful parent text, Successful Writing at Work, 7/e, the Concise edition maintains a practical approach, an abundance of realistic situations and problems, real-world examples, and detailed guidelines for drafting, editing, and producing professional documents and graphics
American playwrights since 1945 : a guide to scholarship, criticism, and performance( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays on Edward Albee by Philip C Kolin( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Williams : a streetcar named Desire by Philip C Kolin( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A continuous history of the pay, "Streetcar Named Desire" in productions from 1947 to 1998, with emphasis on the Broadway premiere
The Tennessee Williams encyclopedia by Philip C Kolin( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and Italian and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tennessee Williams is synonymous with 20th-century theatre. For nearly half a century, he wrote plays that transformed stages and amazed audiences around the world. He changed the way sets are represented, characters are expressed, and ideas about sexuality and desire are conveyed. Many of his plays have been made into films, testifying to his tremendous popularity. His plays continue to be produced, and they are discussed by high school students and scholars alike. This book is a comprehensive guide to his life and career." "Through roughly 160 alphabetically arranged entries, the encyclopedia: identifies major figures in Williams' life; names his characters and specifies their significance; summarizes his plays, stories, and poems; discusses his sources and publications; provides performance histories; and surveys important film adaptations."--Jacket
Conversations with Edward Albee by Edward Albee( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The influential American playwright discusses his work, the nature of art, the role of the unconscious, American culture, and the theater
Speaking on stage : interviews with contemporary American playwrights( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare and southern writers : a study in influence( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare and feminist criticism : an annotated bibliography and commentary by Philip C Kolin( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook by Philip C Kolin( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first critical volume to explore the contexts for and influences of female African American dramatists, including their exploration of black history and identity through diverse, courageous, and visionary dramas
Confronting Tennessee Williams's A streetcar named Desire : essays in critical pluralism( Book )

12 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venus and Adonis : critical essays by Philip C Kolin( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first collection of critical essays devoted exclusively to Shakespeare's first published work, his long narrative poem Venus and Adonis which established his reputation as the literary darling of London and the heir of Ovid. Particularly important is the book's coverage of the little-known presence of Venus and Adonis on stage. A substantial introduction of 65 pagessurveys the history of criticism about the poem and its significance, and addresses such issues as the burdens of readership and the poem as a staged production. Following are 19 reprinted works from the 18th to late 20t
The undiscovered country : the later plays of Tennessee Williams( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Rabe : a stage history and a primary and secondary bibliography by Philip C Kolin( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suzan-Lori Parks : essays on the plays and other works( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suzan-Lori Parks' plays capture the nightmares of African Americans endangered by a white establishment. These essays address Parks' works. There is a production chronology of her plays and interviews with Parks and director Liz Diamond. This text represents a valuable addition to the work of Parks, and to the extensive history of African American playwrighting"--Provided by publisher
Shakespeare in the South : essays on performance by Philip C Kolin( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The influence of Tennessee Williams : essays on fifteen American playwrights( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof drew on personal and family drama for material. Essays examine how Williams's confessional style influenced Inge, Mamet, Kushner, Lori-Parks and others. There is a special study of African-American theater. Features interview with Albee on Williams' influence"--Provided by publisher
Titus Andronicus : critical essays by Philip C Kolin( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Othello : new critical essays
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Othello : new critical essaysSuccessful writing at workAmerican playwrights since 1945 : a guide to scholarship, criticism, and performanceWilliams : a streetcar named DesireThe Tennessee Williams encyclopediaConversations with Edward AlbeeSpeaking on stage : interviews with contemporary American playwrightsContemporary African American women playwrights : a casebook
Alternative Names
Kolin, Philip 1945-

Kolin, Philip C.

Languages
English (250)

Italian (1)