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Bentley, Eric 1916-

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The life of the drama by Eric Bentley( Book )

77 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The modern theatre by Eric Bentley( Book )

47 editions published between 1955 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ostrovsky -- la Ronde/Arthur Schnitzler -- Purgatory/W.B. Yeats -- mother
The Playwright as Thinker : a Study of Drama in Modern Times by Eric Bentley( Book )

78 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 1,820 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
The classic theatre by Eric Bentley( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six French plays: Corneille--The Cid; Moliere--The Misanthrope; Racine--Phaedra; Lesage--Turcaret; Marivaux--The False Confessions; Beaumarchais--Figaro's Marriage
In search of theater by Eric Bentley( Book )

70 editions published between 1947 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years of treason; excerpts from hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1968 by United States( Book )

29 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC's treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers. This collection of excerpts from the hearings shows with painful clarity how HUAC grew from a panel that investigated possible subversive activities in a "dignified" manner to a huge, unrelenting accusatory finger from which almost no one was safe. This book serves as a warning for the future and at the same time makes living documents out of history
The threepenny opera by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 1990 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brecht's famous adaptation to the modern era of John Gay's The beggar's opera, satirizing social and political beliefs through its portrayal of a world of thieves and prostitutes
The theory of the modern stage : an introduction to modern theatre and drama by Eric Bentley( Book )

96 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays and manifestos by and about such writers, designers and directors as Adolphe Appia, Émile Zola, Antonin Artaud, Bertolt Brecht, George Bernard Shaw, W.B. Yeats, Konstantin Stanislavsky and Richard Wagner
The theatre of commitment, and other essays on drama in our society by Eric Bentley( Book )

34 editions published between 1954 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the modern repertoire by Eric Bentley( Book )

in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Caucasian chalk circle by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

31 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of two farms in Georgia (Republic of Russia) debate over land ownership in a socialistic society. The play raises the question of private property; of who bears the right to ownership. Should something (someone) be owned by the one who possesses it? Or, by the one who can make the best use of it?
The dramatic event : an American chronicle by Eric Bentley( Book )

40 editions published between 1954 and 1957 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Shaw : [a reconsideration] by Eric Bentley( Book )

62 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parables for the theatre; two plays: The good woman of Setzuan and the Caucasian chalk circle by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

30 editions published between 1947 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre of war; comments on 32 occasions by Eric Bentley( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play, a critical anthology by Eric Bentley( Book )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1964 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is theatre? Incorporating The dramatic event, and other reviews, 1944-1967 by Eric Bentley( Book )

33 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of review that the author wrote on works of drama. Reviews that the author wrote during his time as a dramatic critic for The New Republic are also included in this edition
Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950 by Eric Bentley( Book )

35 editions published between 1947 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Bernard Shaw's Theatrical, Social, and Political Career as well about the man personally
The importance of Scrutiny; selections from Scrutiny: a quarterly review, 1932-1948 by Eric Bentley( Book )

24 editions published between 1948 and 1964 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Hauspostille. Manual of piety by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1991 in English and German and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and ballads
 
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Alternative Names
Bentley, E.

Bentley, Eric R. 1916-

Bentley, Eric Russel.

Bentley, Eric Russel 1916-

Bentley, Eric Russell

Bentley, Eric Russell 1916-

Bīntlī, Irīk 1916-

Eric Bentley American playwright

Eric Bentley Amerikaans toneelschrijver

Eric Bentley auteur dramatique, critique, traducteur, chanteur

Eric Bentley dramaturg american

Eric Bentley dramaturg estatunidenc

Eric Bentley dramaturgo estadounidense

Eric Bentley US-amerikanischer Autor, Brecht-Übersetzer

Бентли, Эрик 1916-

אריק בנטלי זמר אמריקאי

إريك بنتلي، 1916-

بينتلي، إريك، 1916-

ベントリー, エリック

Languages
English (819)

German (12)

French (1)

Catalan (1)

Hebrew (1)

Spanish (1)

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The Playwright as Thinker : a Study of Drama in Modern TimesIn search of theaterThirty years of treason; excerpts from hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1968The threepenny operaThe theory of the modern stage : an introduction to modern theatre and dramaThe Caucasian chalk circleWhat is theatre? Incorporating The dramatic event, and other reviews, 1944-1967Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950Die Hauspostille. Manual of piety