WorldCat Identities

Rylands, George 1902-1999

Overview
Works: 427 works in 1,542 publications in 1 language and 9,836 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Audio adaptations  Radio programs  Radio plays  Radio adaptations  Quotations  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Performer, Author, Director, Editor, Narrator, Actor, Conductor, Compiler, Interviewee
Classifications: PR3184,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Rylands
Words and poetry by George Rylands( Book )

17 editions published between 1928 and 1972 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ages of man; Shakespeare's image of man and nature by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1939 and 1962 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Heritage Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Half title; each vol. has also special t.p
Ages of man by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Gielgud reads from Shakespeare's sonnets and plays
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

37 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players... under the auspices of The British Council
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster( Book )

8 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess{8217}s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play{8217}s historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernized and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference. Editor Leah Marcus is a Professor at Vanderbilt University. The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess{8217}s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play{8217}s historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernized and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference. The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess{8217}s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play{8217}s historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernized and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference."--Publisher's description
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness.--
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made that is is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission
Henry the Fourth, part one by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hal haunts the taverns of London, his companions crews of rogues and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff. The Earl of Northumberland and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a sense of his duty as Prince of Wales?
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Dramatic Society & professional players. Directed by George Rylands under the auspices of The British Council
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by past and present members of The Marlowe Society of the University of Cambridge... under the auspices of The British Council
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and uncut in the text of "The new Shakespeare"
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the kingdom of Illyria, Lady Olivia mourns her brother as Orsino's hopeless love for her goes unanswered. After a shipwreck, Viola comes ashore, believing her own brother dead. To gain entry into Olivia's home, Viola disguises herself as a man and goes by the name Cesario. Viola falls in love with Orsino, notwithstanding Orsino's love for Olivia or the fact that he believes Viola to be a man. Compounding matters, Olivia in turn is struck with love for Cesario, setting the stage for a play of unparalleled cleverness"--Web page image
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

32 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players... under the auspices of The British Council
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
 
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Romeo and Juliet
Alternative Names
Dadie Rylands British theatre director

Rylands, George H. W.

Rylands, George H. W. 1902-

Rylands, George H. W. 1902-1999

Rylands, George H. W. (George Humphrey Wolfestan), 1902-

Rylands, George H. W. (George Humphrey Wolfestan), 1902-1999

Rylands, George Humphrey Wolfestan.

Rylands, George Humphrey Wolfestan 1902-

Rylands, George Humphrey Wolfestan 1902-1999

Languages
English (394)

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Romeo and JulietA midsummer night's dreamTimon of AthensMacbeth