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Sharp, R. Farquharson (Robert Farquharson) 1864-1945

Overview
Works: 145 works in 558 publications in 2 languages and 9,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Verse drama  Bio-bibliography  Dictionaries  Fiction  Biography  Young adult works  Medical drama  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction, tra, Other
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Most widely held works about R. Farquharson Sharp
 
Most widely held works by R. Farquharson Sharp
Arthur Miller's adaptation of An enemy of the people by Henrik Ibsen( )

25 editions published between 1882 and 2013 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Four great plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

35 editions published between 1930 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doll's house -- The wild duck -- An enemy of the people -- Ghosts
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the masterpieces of world literature, this great verse drama by Norway's famed playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as it follows the roguish life of a charming but arrogant young man. A literary delight since it was first published in 1875
Three comedies by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1912 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

28 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First performed at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark, on December 21, 1879, "A Doll's House" is one of Henrik Ibsen's most famous plays. It is the story of Nora Helmer who has secretly borrowed a large sum of money to help her husband recover from a serious illness, sometime prior to the beginning of the play. Nora who has borrowed this money by forging her father's signature soon fears that her secret will be discovered when her husband, Torvald, becomes director of the bank and fires an associate, Nils Krogstad, who knows of Nora's transgression. When Krogstad threatens to reveal Nora's secret, she begs her husband not to reinstate him, however, he refuses. The tension that arises in Nora and Torvald's marriage ultimately comes to a head when Torvald finally learns of the forgery. A gripping drama about a failing, loveless marriage, "A Doll's House" was very controversial when it debuted, because of its critical attitude toward 19th-century marriage norms. Ibsen himself believed that the male dominated society of the 19th-century society failed to allow women to truly be themselves, and thus advocated, through his work, for an advancement of women's rights. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper and includes an introduction by William Archer
A doll's house : and two other plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

31 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dramas by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson( Book )

10 editions published between 1914 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghosts; The warriors at Helgeland; An enemy of the people by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 1969 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghosts & two other plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

13 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pretenders, and two other plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

8 editions published between 1913 and 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated by R Farquharson Sharp Bibliography: p [xii] Introduction -- The pretenders -- Pillars of society -- Rosmersholm
Investigative mycology by R. Farquharson Sharp( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short biographical dictionary of foreign literature by R. Farquharson Sharp( Book )

12 editions published between 1933 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Inger of Ostraat; Love's comedy & the league of youth by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

10 editions published between 1900 and 1933 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makers of music; biographical sketches of the great composers, with chronological summaries of their works, portraits, facsimiles of their compositions, and a general chronological table by R. Farquharson Sharp( Book )

13 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the English stage from its beginnings to the summer of the year 1908 by R. Farquharson Sharp( Book )

16 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of books forming the reference library in the reading room of the British museum by British Museum( Book )

3 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of English authors, biographical and bibliographical by R. Farquharson Sharp( Book )

25 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three dramas: The editor--The bankrupt--The king by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson( )

5 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader's guide to Everyman's library : being a catalogue of the first 888 volumes by R. Farquharson Sharp by R. Farquharson Sharp( Book )

9 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of a collection of early printed books in the library of the Royal society by Royal Society (Great Britain)( Book )

3 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Four great plays
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Four great playsA doll's houseA doll's house : and two other playsThree dramasThree dramas: The editor--The bankrupt--The king
Alternative Names
Farquharson, Robert.

Farquharson Sharp, R.

Farquharson Sharp, R. 1864–1945

Farquharson Sharp, Robert.

Farquharson Sharp, Robert 1864-1945

Robert Farquharson Sharp British curator and translator

Sharp, R. F.

Sharp, R. Farquharson

Sharp, R. Farquharson 1864-1945

Sharp, Robert F.

Sharp, Robert F. 1864-1945

Sharp, Robert Faquharson

Sharp, Robert Farquharson.

Sharp, Robert Farquharson 1864–1945

Languages
English (310)

German (1)