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Stoppard, Tom

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard( Book )

237 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hamlet" as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

153 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!
Travesties : [a play] by Tom Stoppard( Book )

113 editions published between 1974 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on politics, literature and art. James Joyce, Lenin and Dadaist Tristan Tzara come together in memories of obscure English diplomat in Zurich
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

65 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

80 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, this film tells the story of a boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard( Book )

83 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a large country house in Derbyshire in April 1809 sit Lady Thomasina Coverly, aged thirteen, and her tutor, Septimus Hodge. Through the window may be seen some of the '500 acres inclusive of lake' where Capability Brown's idealized landscape is about to give way to the 'picturesque' Gothic style: 'everything but vampires', as the garden historian Hannah Jarvis remarks to Bernard Nightingale when they stand in the same room 180 years later. Bernard has arrived to uncover the scandal which is said to have taken place when Lord Byron stayed at Sidley Park. Tom Stoppard's absorbing play takes us back and forth between the centuries and explores the nature of truth and time, the difference between the Classical and the Romantic temperament, and the disruptive influence of sex on our orbits in life - 'the attraction which Newton left out'."--Page 4 of cover
Jumpers by Tom Stoppard( Book )

86 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder, marriage and metaphysics are the three elements that link the bizarre series of events in Tom Stoppard's high-spirited comedy, Jumpers. The protagonists include George Moore, an aging professor of moral philosophy whose quest to compose a lecture on 'Man--Good, Bad or Indifferent' is put on hold while he ponders the existence of his sock; his youthful wife Dotty, a former musical star on a downward spiral whose charm may explain the corpse in the next room; George's specially trained hare, Thumper; and a chorus of poorly-trained gymnasts whose exploits set the stage for this topsy-turvy world
The real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard( Book )

100 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feuding theatre critics Moon and Birdfoot, the first a fusty philanderer and the second a pompous and vindictive second stringer, are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. In the hilarious spoof of Agatha Christie-like melodramas that follows, the body under the sofa proves to be the missing first string critic. As mists rise about isolated Muldoon Manor, Moon and Birdfoot become dangerously implicated in the lethal activities of an escaped madman.-- from publisher's website
The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Book )

80 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he's hopelessly naive when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, he's confronted with being the cuckold himself
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

98 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore
Night and day : a play by Tom Stoppard( Book )

71 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The provocative and funny look at exploitation and corruption, journalistic ethics, freedom of the press and marital infidelity is set in a fictional copper rich African nation. Dick Wagner of The Sunday Globe and a competing freelance journalist arrive at the jungle home of a white mine owner. Soon they are competing for the use of their host's telex, the attentions of his wife and a possible interview with the missing president of Kambawe
Dirty linen and New-found-land by Tom Stoppard( Book )

48 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dirty Linen is a comedy about a Parliamentary investigation of the sexual indiscretions of a number of M.P.'s with the voluptuous Maddie Gotobed. New-Found-Land is a one-act play within the play."--
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

85 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Enter a free man by Tom Stoppard( Book )

63 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny and compassionate play about a middle-aged "inventor" who has spent his years chasing one illusion after another while first his wife and then his teenage daughter have had to work to support him
Brazil( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Hapgood by Tom Stoppard( Book )

50 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hapgood, an extraordinary British secret service officer, is at the center of a web of double and triple agents
Tulip fever by Deborah Moggach( Visual )

20 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam
The invention of love by Tom Stoppard( Book )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1936 and A.E. Housman is being ferried across the river Styx, glad to be dead at last. His memories are dramatically alive. The river that flows through Tom Stoppard's The Invention of Love connects Hades with the Oxford of Housman's youth: High Victorian morality is under siege from the Aesthetic movement, and an Irish student called Wilde is preparing to burst onto the London scene."
Lord Malquist & Mr Moon by Tom Stoppard( Book )

65 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Moon attempts to make a grand statement by setting off a bomb, but the bomb explodes with the force of a small balloon, and he dies later when the husband of a woman killed earlier by Moon's carriage throws a bomb into his lap
Largo desolato : a play in seven scenes by Václav Havel( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All life in a police state is interesting, probably corrupt and potentially subversive as portrayed in this absurdist but seemingly autobiographical play by Czech playwright Vaclav Havel. As in Phoenix, to cite an example, police don't care about guilt, innocence, justice or mercy. If anyone is accused of a crime, they want a conviction. In Havel's play, Professor Leopold Nettles is charged with "disturbing the intellectual peace." Only in a police state could anyone invent such a wide-ranging crime. In Phoenix, conviction means a fine. In Havel's play, a conviction may mean an indeterminate sentence in semi-starved misery in a distant gulag. Once suspected, Leopold knows he's guilty in the eyes of the state. The play portrays a variety of people who visit him, proud that he speaks up in defiance of the authorities - - - but unwilling to join him in his stand for intellectual freedom. Leopold, like Havel for much of his life, is utterly alone. But who are the well-wishers who applaud his dissidence? Are they friends, or secret police agents as provocateurs? Two police agents who visit offer a clever means to avoid prosecution; in effect, "just agree to our falsehoods and all charges will go away." Really? A trap? Are the police undermining the government they serve? How can anyone trust anything? Such is the nature of 'Largo Desolato' and life in a police state. --Theodore A. Rushton at Amazon.com
 
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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead
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Shakespeare in loveTravesties : [a play]Empire of the sunArcadiaJumpersThe real Inspector HoundThe real thingNight and day : a play
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توم ستوبارد، 1937-

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توم ستوبارد كاتب مسرحي بريطاني

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스토파드, 톰 1937-

스튜로이슬러, 토마스 1937-

스트라우슬레르, 토마시 1937-

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湯姆·斯托帕德

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