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Sisson, Charles Jasper 1885-1966

Overview
Works: 164 works in 656 publications in 2 languages and 10,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Juvenile works  Periodicals  History  Comedy plays  Outlines and syllabi  Poetry  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR2831.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Charles Jasper Sisson
Thomas Lodge and other Elizabethans by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

28 editions published between 1932 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern language review by Modern Humanities Research Association( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost plays of Shakespeare's age by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

38 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in English and held by 804 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 Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boar's Head Theatre, first published in 1972, provides an account of one of the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres. It is a reconstruction of considerable importance in our understanding of the performance conditions affecting Elizabethan drama, the mode of presentation and the nature of the audience. C.J. Sisson (1885-1966) was known especially for his research into Elizabethan court cases and the light they can throw on the literature and drama of the period. His discoveries included material on the Elizabethan inn-yard theatres which provides unquestionable evidence of great importance in r
New readings in Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

51 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

42 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

38 editions published between 1935 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleine studie over de receptie van Shakespeare's werk, van zijn tijd tot in de 20ste eeuw
The judicious marriage of Mr. Hooker and the birth of The laws of ecclesiastical polity by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

19 editions published between 1938 and 1974 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare: his life, his times, his works by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1971 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1934 and 1977 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believe as you list by Philip Massinger( Book )

19 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1937 and 1964 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Elizabethan dramatists except Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

15 editions published between 1928 and 1979 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and held by 169 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
Shakespeare in India; popular adaptations on the Bombay stage by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

13 editions published between 1926 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 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 112 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
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1917 and 1964 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the king of Denmark suddenly dies, his brother, Claudius, ascends the throne and marries the king's widow, Gertrude, to solidify his reign. Prince Hamlet, sullen after his father's passing and mother's sudden remarriage, soon learns the treacherous truth about his father's death, and swears to take his revenge on the man responsible
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 96 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
Le goût public et le théâtre élisabéthain jusqu'à la mort de Shakespeare by Charles Jasper Sisson( Book )

13 editions published between 1900 and 1923 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedies of monarchy: Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lost plays of Shakespeare's age
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 (366)

French (13)

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