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Irving, Henry Sir 1838-1905

Overview
Works: 903 works in 1,703 publications in 2 languages and 17,256 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Stories, plots, etc  Poetry  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Records and correspondence  Illustrated works  Sources 
Roles: Author, Actor, Editor, Performer, Honoree, Dedicatee, Director, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
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The drama; addresses by Henry Irving( Book )

36 editions published between 1892 and 1989 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Irving and the bells : Irving's personal script of the play by Leopold Lewis by Leopold Lewis( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text by William Shakespeare( Book )

43 editions published between 1825 and 2009 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to complete indexes and a glossary, there is a compact modern synopsis of each play. Brief, accurate and informative historical data, giving the consensus of the opinions of generations of leading commentators as to the source, date, and authenticity of each, precede every play
The merchant of Venice a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

30 editions published between 1879 and 1907 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becket a tragedy in a prologue and four acts by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

20 editions published between 1884 and 1978 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English actors: their characteristics and their methods by Henry Irving( Book )

14 editions published between 1886 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflexions on the actor's art by François Joseph Talma( Book )

16 editions published between 1800 and 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talma (1763-1826) fut le comédien français qui a joui de la plus grande célébrité depuis Molière. Tragédien hors pair, il fascinait Napoléon. Il évoque ici son illustre aîné, Louis Lekain, et expose sa propre conception du jeu dramatique, des décors, de la diction, du rôle respectif de la sensibilité et de l'intelligence. Ses réflexions offrent un témoignage sur l'art de l'acteur
Hamlet a tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1873 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original typescript, with handwritten notes, of Edward Hugh Sothern's acting version of Hamlet. Notations include stage manager's cues and floorplans. Included on the title page of each act is the statement, "This manuscript is the property of E.H. Sothern, Daly's Theatre, New York City."
The art of acting by Constant Coquelin( Book )

5 editions published between 1926 and 1963 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theatre in its relation to the state by Henry Irving( Book )

7 editions published between 1898 and 1908 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Irving's impressions of America, narrated in a series of sketches, chronicles, and conversations by Joseph Hatton( Book )

19 editions published between 1884 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historical recordings of actors from the beginning of the recording era. CD 1: Historical Shakespeare performances by Ainley, John Barrymore, Bourchier, Casson, Forbes-Robertson, John Geilgud (1920s and 1940s). CD 2: A miscellany. Some startling historical performances in a wide range of works from Edith Evans, Charles Laughton, Noel Coward, Sarah Bernhardt, Fred Terry, Laurel and Hardy, Edwin Booth, Bransby Williams, Jean Cocteau, Feodor Chaliapin and others"--Publisher's website
Much ado about nothing a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

21 editions published between 1882 and 1930 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet a tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1882 and 1883 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth a tragedy by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1773 and 1890 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wreath of laurel : being speeches on dramatic and kindred occasions by William Winter( Book )

2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From "The Bells" to "King Arthur", a critical record of the first-night productions at the Lyceum theatre from 1871 to 1895 by Clement Scott( Book )

4 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear a tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1892 and 1893 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre, culture and society : essays, addresses and lectures by Henry Irving( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of William Shakespeare : Illustrated by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1927 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitive, comprehensive, and handsome edition presents every one of Shakespeare's great plays-the Comedies, Tragedies and Histories-plus his poems and, of course, the Sonnets. All in one beautifully illustrated volume. B & W illustrations throughout
 
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Alternative Names
Brodribb, John H. 1838-1905

Brodribb, John Henry

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Henry Irving acteur britannique

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Irving 1838-1905

Irving, Brodribb John Henry

Irving, Genri 1838-1905 Sir

Irving, Genri, Sir, 1838-1905

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Irving, John Henry Brodribb.

Irving John Henry Brodribb 1838-1905

Irving, John Henry Brodribb, Sir, 1838-1905

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Languages
English (469)

French (2)

Covers
English actors: their characteristics and their methodsReflexions on the actor's artGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellanyTheatre, culture and society : essays, addresses and lecturesPersonal reminiscences of Henry IrvingHenry Irving's Waterloo : theatrical engagements with Arthur Conan Doyle, George Bernard Shaw, Ellen Terry, Edward Gordon Craig : late-Victorian culture, assorted ghosts, old men, war, and historySir Henry Irving : a Victorian actor and his world