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Gilman, Richard 1923-2006

Overview
Works: 27 works in 191 publications in 3 languages and 9,667 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reviews  Screenplays  Biography  Drama  Charts, diagrams, etc  History  Interviews  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1851, 812.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard Gilman
 
Most widely held works by Richard Gilman
The making of modern drama : a study of Büchner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Pirandello, Brecht, Beckett, Handke by Richard Gilman( Book )

40 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the work of eight modern playwrights to reveal the way drama contributes to man's consciousness of the human condition
Chekhov's plays : an opening into eternity by Richard Gilman( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Gilman examines each of Chekhov's full-length plays, showing how they relate to each other, to Chekhov's short stories, and to his life. He also places the plays in the context of Russian and European drama and the larger culture of the period. Gilman interweaves biographical narrative with textual commentary and with a discussion of stage-craft and dramaturg - Chekhov's techniques for influencing viewers, the scenic framing of the action, and issues of genre and temporal structuring. Although previous critics of Chekhov have tended to view him as an essentially social dramatist or as an observer of the smaller aspects of existence, Gilman asserts that Chekhov was far more of an innovative playwright, a revolutionary, than has been seen."--Jacket
Common and uncommon masks; writings on theatre 1961-1970 by Richard Gilman( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The confusion of realms by Richard Gilman( Book )

26 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and Japanese and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decadence : the strange life of an epithet by Richard Gilman( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beschrijving van ontstaan en eigenlijk en oneigenlijk gebruik van de term
The drama is coming now : the theater criticism of Richard Gilman, 1961-1991 by Richard Gilman( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presented here is the first collection in more than three decades of the writings of one of America's finest drama critics. Richard Gilman chronicles a major period in American theater history - the 1960s to the 1990s - which witnessed the birth or spread of Off-Broadway, regional theater, nonprofit companies, and avantgarde performance, as well as growing interest in plays by women and minorities and in world drama. His writing, however, is more than a revealing look at an era. It is criticism for the ages."--Jacket
New plays USA, 2( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven plays by Sam Shepard( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents seven dark works by American playwright Sam Shepard, which span 1968-1981 and deal with such themes as family disturbances and the loss of American myths; includes "Buried Child" and "Curse of the Starving Class."
Plays two by Sam Shepard( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tables for Yule's Q association coefficient for pairs of percentages by James A Davis( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Playwright as Thinker : a Study of Drama in Modern Times by Eric Bentley( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1946, The Playwright as Thinker is a classic work of drama criticism that helped create the intellectual environment in which serious American theater would thrive in the second half of the twentieth century. At the time of publishing, most drama critics believed dramatic art deserved no intellectual status; Eric Bentley set out to prove them wrong. Focusing on the canonic playwrights Strindberg, Ibsen, Pirandello, Sartre, and Brecht, Bentley viewed the playwright as thinker, and his survey of over 150 years of dramatic art provided, in essence, an intellectual history of Eu
Stopped rocking and other screenplays by Tennessee Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimeographed shooting script of an unproduced film
Gendaigeki no keisei by Richard Gilman( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the work of eight modern playwrights to reveal the way drama contributes to man's consciousness of the human condition
A sound portrait of Bertolt Brecht( Recording )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatized rendering of the life and times of German playright Bertolt Brecht. Features dialogues from his plays and excerpts from his other writings, as well as selections from Kurt Weill's music
Faith, sex, mystery : a memoir by Richard Gilman( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman problem by Richard Gilman( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camera three( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two-part program examining the Yale Repertory Theatre on its tenth anniversary. Founding artistic director Robert Brustein discusses the company, its mission and goals. Includes footage of rehearsals, and excerpts from two recent productions, Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and Sam Shepard's Suicide in B Flat
Anton Chekhov : an aperture into eternity by Richard Gilman( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Penguin Classics Introduction to Plays by Anton Chekhov by Peter Carson( )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gilman, Richard 1925-

Gilman, Richard Martin 1923-2006

Richard Gilman American literary critic

Richard Gilman Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1923-2006)

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Languages
English (175)

Japanese (4)

Dutch (2)

Covers
Chekhov's plays : an opening into eternityThe drama is coming now : the theater criticism of Richard Gilman, 1961-1991New plays USA, 2Seven playsPlays twoThe Playwright as Thinker : a Study of Drama in Modern TimesAnton Chekhov : an aperture into eternity