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Sisson, Charles Jasper 1885-1966

Overview
Works: 169 works in 730 publications in 3 languages and 10,259 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Periodicals  Comedy plays  History  Outlines and syllabi  Poetry  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Charles Jasper Sisson
 
Most widely held works by Charles Jasper Sisson
Thomas Lodge and other Elizabethans by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

29 editions published between 1932 and 1966 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

72 editions published between 1900 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleine studie over de receptie van Shakespeare's werk, van zijn tijd tot in de 20ste eeuw
The modern language review by Modern Humanities Research Association( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each no. includes the section "Reviews."
Lost plays of Shakespeare's age by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

42 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. J. Sisson (1885-1966) was Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature in the University of London. His main research interest was Shakespeare, but in this study, first published in 1936, he explores what legal records can tell us about lost early modern plays and entertainments. The Court of Star Chamber prosecuted a number of offences against moral order and frequently took action against the dramatic representation of sedition and libel. Its records often provide the only evidence of Tudor plays and entertainments never printed and lost in manuscript. Sisson explores several cases in detail, identifying the people who filed complaints against libel as well as exploring all possible evidence about what the plays contained. Sisson's study remains of value as the first to uncover archival information about lost works of Chapman, Dekker, Ford and Webster as well as anonymous jigs, verse satires and libels
The Boar's Head Theatre: an inn-yard theatre of the Elizabethan age by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragic justice by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

48 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Introduction -- I: Public justice: Macbeth -- II: Private justice: Othello -- III: The dilemma: Hamlet -- IV: The quandary: King Lear -- Appendix on Hamlet
New readings in Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

19 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The judicious marriage of Mr. Hooker and the birth of The laws of ecclesiastical polity by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

21 editions published between 1938 and 1974 in English and German and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mythical sorrows of Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

21 editions published between 1934 and 1977 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believe as you list by Philip Massinger( Book )

18 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete works, including a biographical and general introd., glossary, and index of characters by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1937 and 1964 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare, the complete works by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This one volume provides complete and modern text of the plays and poems that are accepted as Shakespeare's in whole or in part, together with introductory indoemation necessary for the better understanding of the work
The Elizabethan dramatists except Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare in India; popular adaptations on the Bombay stage by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

14 editions published between 1926 and 1977 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le goût public et le théâtre élisabéthain jusqu'à la mort de Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 1923 in French and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1958 and 1978 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olney Theatre, Olney, Maryland, Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Moliere's "The Miser," presented by National Players, America's oldest classical touring company, "Romeo and Juliet," by William Shakespeare, directed by James D. Waring, settings and lighting by Mr. Waring, costumes by Joseph Lewis, fencing master Philippe Lorrain
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1917 and 1985 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Hamlet faces the challenge of avenging his father's murder in this tragic story of revenge
Tragedies of monarchy: Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arena Stage, Zelda Fichandler, producing director presents "The Taming of the Shrew," by William Shakespeare, directed by Mel Shapiro, with the Arena Stage Acting Company, setting by Laurence E. Bahler, lighting by Leo Gallenstein, costumes by Marianna Elliott, mime and commedia coaching by Carlo Mazzone-Clementi
Shakespeare; the writer and his work by Bonamy Dobrée( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lost plays of Shakespeare's age
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Alternative Names
Sisson, C. J.

Sisson, C. J. 1885-1966

Sisson, C. J. (Charles Jasper), 1885-1966

Sisson, Charles J.

Sisson, Charles J. 1885-1966

Sisson, Charles J. (Charles Jasper), 1885-1966

Languages
English (402)

French (18)

German (1)