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Shaffer, Peter 1926-

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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Peter Shaffer( Book )

203 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 3,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creator of Equus enters the world of Vienna in the time of Mozart, where the court musician Salieri reconstructs his efforts to destroy his archrival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart--efforts that build to a chilling conclusion
Equus : a play by Peter Shaffer( Book )

120 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 3,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatrist Martin Dysart is handed the most shocking case of his career when Alan Strang is entrusted to his care. Strang has blinded six horses with a metal spike, an eerie and terrifying act. The suspects in the psychological mystery that ensues include Alan's father, a man with a secret life, and the girl who was found hysterical on the night of the crime. The revelations lead doctor and patient to a climactic session in which the truth will be found, but at a price neither dares to contemplate
The royal hunt of the sun : a play concerning the conquest of Peru by Peter Shaffer( Book )

117 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pageant which deals with Pizarro's conquest of the Incas in Peru
Five finger exercise : a play in two acts and four scenes by Peter Shaffer( Book )

73 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first stage success from the author of Equus and Amadeus, this taut family drama centers on a young German student who, coming to England to tutor the daughter of well-to-do family is drawn into the various individual dramas of these fractured, isolated people
Lettice & lovage : a comedy by Peter Shaffer( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deeply productive friendship develops between one lady who loves the Theatre and History, and another lady who is a devotee of unvarnished Fact
The collected plays of Peter Shaffer by Peter Shaffer( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )

117 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is viewed through the memories of an envious rival, Salieri
Black comedy : including White lies : two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equus and Shrivings : two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first play "Equus": Psychiatrist Martin Dysart is handed the most shocking case of his career when Alan Strang is entrusted to his care. Strang has blinded six horses with a metal spike, an eerie and terrifying act. The suspects in the psychological mystery that ensues include Alan's father, a man with a secret life, and the girl who was found hysterical on the night of the crime. The revelations lead doctor and patient to a climactic session in which the truth will be found, but at a price neither dares to contemplate. -- The second play "Shrivings": Gideon, the patriarch of the piece is a Peace Loving man, a famous author, he's been knighted and is nationally regarded as a politically outspoken liberal. He lives secluded at Shrivings, a hotel like home for any curious vagabond to stay, the only need being a commitment to humanism, peacefulness and hope. With him is David Askelon a twenty-something dropout. David's father Mark was once Gideon's star pupil, also a renowned author, he's to be arriving at Shrivings, the two men honorees of some literary/national prize. Finally there is Lois, a young American who serves as Gideon's secretary and maid, a disciple like David, she's disillusioned by the American Left's deterioration and violence. --Aco at Amazon.com
The private ear ; The public eye : two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett( Visual )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled adolescent blinds six horses with a metal spike. Psychiatrist Martin Dysart investigates the acts and delves deep into Alan's psyche, confronting the mysteries of sexual passion and madness, as well as the dark demons of his own soul
The private ear : a play in one act by Peter Shaffer( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Produced on Broadway and in London with The Public Eye. This is a tender account of a rueful romance. The boy has invited to his hovel for dinner a girl he met at a concert. In the interim he has romanticized her as another Venus, and not to appear gauche, he has asked his man about town friend to coach him. When the girl arrives, she is a very common sort and he is awkward to the point of clumsiness, and destroys the mood. She slaps him for trying to kiss her forcibly. She departs, and he returns to his record, now badly scratched, and the curtain descends on a broken love song." -- Publisher's description
The white liars ; and Black comedy : two one-act plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White liars: 2 males, 1 female. A young man tries to use a fortune-teller to trick his friend into relinquishing his girlfriend to him. Black comedy: 5 males, 3 females. A romantic farce with a staging twist: when it is dark to the audience, it is light, and when the audience can see, the characters cannot
The public eye : a play in one act by Peter Shaffer( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a very arch and continuously funny comedy about a hop-scotch character who at the moment is playing the part of a private eye for a wealthy accountant who suspects his wife of infidelity." -- Publisher's description
Three plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and German and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettice and lovage : a comedy in three acts by Peter Shaffer( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gift of the Gorgon by Peter Shaffer( Book )

15 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white liars; [and], Black comedy: two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )

10 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Black Comedy' speelt een flamboyante homoseksuele antiekhandelaar genaamd 'Harold Gorringe' een belangrijke rol
Whom do I have the honour of addressing? : first presented on BBC radio on November 20 1989 by Dame Judi Dench : a play by Peter Shaffer( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scandal involving a Hollywood film idol is about to break with the death of a middle-aged woman in Clapham
 
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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus
Alternative Names

controlled identityAnthony, Peter, 1926-

Peter Levin Shaffer

Peter Shaffer anglický dramatik

Peter Shaffer britischer Dramatiker

Peter Shaffer britisk manusforfattar

Peter Shaffer britisk manusforfatter

Peter Shaffer britisk manuskriptforfatter

Peter Shaffer Brits scenarioschrijver

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Pīters Šefers

Šafir, Pītir 1926-

Shaffer, Peter

Shaffer, Peter Levin

Shaffer, Peter Levin 1926-

Sheffer, Piter.

Sheffer, Piter 1926-

Πήτερ Σάφερ Άγγλος θεατρικός συγγραφέας

Питър Шафър

Пітер Шеффер

Пітэр Шэфер

Шеффер, Питер

פיטר שייפר

بيتر شافر، 1926-

شفر، بيتر 1926-

پیتر شافر فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

셰퍼, 피터 1926-

쉐퍼, 피터 1926-

피터 섀퍼

シェーファー, ピーター

ピーター・シェーファー

彼得·謝弗

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Equus : a playThe royal hunt of the sun : a play concerning the conquest of PeruFive finger exercise : a play in two acts and four scenesPeter Shaffer's AmadeusThe public eye : a play in one actThree plays