WorldCat Identities

Rylands, George 1902-1999

Overview
Works: 423 works in 1,527 publications in 1 language and 9,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Outlines and syllabi  Audio adaptations  Radio programs  Quotations  Radio plays  Juvenile works 
Roles: Performer, Author, Director, Editor, Narrator, Actor, Conductor, Compiler, dir, Interviewee
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Rylands
Words and poetry by George Rylands( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1972 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1939 and 1962 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Heritage Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ages of man by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 220 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 210 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 196 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
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers experience tension between their vow to study and fast, and falling helplessly in love
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
Henry IV, part 1 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hall haunts the taverns of London, his companions crew of rouges 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 snnse 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 172 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 IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 169 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?
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

27 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains eight critical essays, along with extracts from critical material by such authors as James Joyce, Victor Hugo, and Sigmund Freud
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 166 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 164 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 bloddy 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 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded by the Marlowe Dramatic Society & professional players. Directed by George Rylands under the auspices of The British Council
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's drama based on the life of the English king, in which Richard banishes Bolingbroke and Mowbray, but Bolingbroke eventually returns to kill him and become crowned Henry IV
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited for the syndics of the Cambridge University Press by John Dover Wilson. Recorded by The Marlowe Society & professional players. Under the auspices of The British Council
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

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

The lovely Viola disguises herself as a young man and quickly falls in love with the Duke she serves. The Duke in turn sends the disguised Viola to woo his lady - the fiesty and impetuous Olivia. Olivia becomes smitten with the young man Viola impersonates, and all careens to a happy resolution by the play's end
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII foils a plot by the scheming Cardinal Wolsey, rejects his twenty-year marriage to Katharine of Aragon, and falls in love with Anne Boleyn
 
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A midsummer night's dream
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 (397)

Covers
Romeo and JulietA midsummer night's dreamTimon of Athens