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Gay, John 1685-1732

Overview
Works: 1,834 works in 7,902 publications in 5 languages and 103,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Musical films  History  Records and correspondence  Filmed operas  Bibliography  Biography  Opera films 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Translator, Other, Composer, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Honoree, Contributor, Creator, Adapter, Musician
Classifications: PR3473, 822.5
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Most widely held works about John Gay
 
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The beggar's opera by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

115 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded [in London?], Apr. 21-25, 1991
Fables by John Gay( Book )

271 editions published between 1727 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

421 editions published between 1728 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedic play
The beggar's opera by John Gay( Book )

28 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century plays by John Hampden( Book )

19 editions published between 1928 and 1981 in English and held by 828 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 )

83 editions published between 1717 and 2011 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of John Gay, including 'Polly', 'The beggar's opera' and selections from the other dramatic work by John Gay( Book )

21 editions published between 1926 and 1985 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

27 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in English and French and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on several occasions by John Gay( Book )

134 editions published between 1720 and 1787 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shepherd's week in six pastorals by John Gay( Book )

112 editions published between 1714 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables by John Gay( Book )

132 editions published between 1737 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fables by the late Mr. Gay. In one volume complete by John Gay( Book )

217 editions published between 1764 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

86 editions published between 1738 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beggar's opera by John Gay( )

26 editions published between 1733 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HTML version of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. With elaborate biographical note
The beggar's opera : Written by Mr. Gay by John Gay( Book )

56 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

89 editions published between 1733 and 2005 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trivia : or, the art of walking the streets of London. By Mr. Gay by John Gay( Book )

42 editions published between 1716 and 1760 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on several occasions by John Gay( Book )

44 editions published between 1771 and 1775 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly an opera. Being the second part of The beggar's opera. Written by Mr. Gay by John Gay( Book )

39 editions published between 1729 and 1772 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

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

جان گی

جون جي، 1685-1732

ಜಾನ್ ಗೇ

게이, 존 1685-1732

존 게이

ゲイ, ジョン

ジョン・ゲイ

Languages
English (2,032)

German (25)

French (7)

Irish (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The beggar's operaJohn 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