WorldCat Identities

Gay, John 1685-1732

Overview
Works: 1,633 works in 7,804 publications in 5 languages and 100,403 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Records and correspondence  Filmed operas  Poetry  Opera films  Biography 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Translator, Other, Composer, Editor, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, Musician, Adapter
Classifications: PR3473, 822.5
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Most widely held works about John Gay
 
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Most widely held works by John Gay
Fables by John Gay( Book )

253 editions published between 1727 and 1973 in 5 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

431 editions published between 1728 and 2009 in English and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedic play
The beggar's opera by John Christopher Pepusch( Recording )

81 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded [in London?], Apr. 21-25, 1991
The poetical works of John Gay, including 'Polly', 'The beggar's opera' and selections from the other dramatic work by John Gay( Book )

59 editions published between 1806 and 2011 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

25 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acis and Galatea: Masque in Two Acts (First Version), HWV 49. Libretto: John Gay, Alexander Pope and John Hughes
Fables by John Gay( Book )

476 editions published between 1733 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

24 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century plays by John Hampden( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 1980 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cato, Jane Shore, The Beggar's Opera, Tom Thumb the Great, The London Merchant, The clandestine Marriage and the West Indian
Three hours after marriage : with the confederates and the two Keys by John Gay( Book )

80 editions published between 1717 and 2011 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and French and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shepherd's week, 1714 by John Gay( Book )

162 editions published between 1714 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on several occasions by John Gay( Book )

207 editions published between 1720 and 1787 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trivia, or, The art of walking the streets of London by John Gay( Book )

92 editions published between 1714 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The what d'ye call it a tragi-comi-pastoral farce by John Gay( Book )

119 editions published between 1715 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly : an opera : being the second part of the Beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

66 editions published between 1729 and 1974 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera. A comic opera by John Gay( Book )

87 editions published between 1791 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables. By the late Mr Gay. Volume the second by John Gay( Book )

93 editions published between 1738 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera : as it is acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden by John Gay( Book )

85 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( )

24 editions published between 1733 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HTML version of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. With elaborate biographical note
Fables by John Gay( Book )

55 editions published between 1750 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.02 for John Gay's ... to 0.67 for Fables ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The beggar's opera
Alternative Names
Gay 1685-1732

Gay 1685-1732 Mister

Gay 1685-1732 Mr

Gay, Johann 1685-1732

Gay, John

Gay, Johnann 1685-1732

Gay, Juan

Gay, Juan, 1685-1732

Gay, Mister 1685-1732

Gay, Mr., 1685-1732

Ge, Ioann 1685-1732

John Gay angielski poeta i dramaturg

John Gay Brits auteur

John Gay écrivain britannique

John Gay englischer Schriftsteller

John Gay poeta e drammaturgo britannico

Τζον Γκέι Άγγλος ποιητής και δραματουργός

Гэй Д. 1685-1732

Джон Гей

Ջոն Գեյ

גאי, ג'ון

ג'ון גיי

גי, ג'ון 1685-1732

גיי, ג'ון

جون جي، 1685-1732

ಜಾನ್ ಗೇ

존 게이

ゲイ, ジョン

ジョン・ゲイ

Languages
English (2,506)

German (18)

French (9)

Irish (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
The beggar's operaTrivia, or, The art of walking the streets of LondonJohn Gay and the ScribleriansDeep play : John Gay and the invention of modernitySlavery and Augustan literature : Swift, Pope, GayJohn Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004 : adaptations and re-writings