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Durband, Alan

Overview
Works: 112 works in 408 publications in 3 languages and 10,126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical drama  Outlines and syllabi  Juvenile works  Tragicomedies  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, 605
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Durband
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains some background information - Shakespeare's life - Plays - Elizabethan theatre - Poetry - Date - Source - Characters - Activities
Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original text by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and Swedish and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interactive e-book edition of Shakespeare Made Easy: The Merchant of Venice allows you to move easily back and forth between the original text and the modern text of the play. By clicking on a character's name in the original text, you are taken to the same place in the modern text, and vice versa. The back-of-book exercises also contain links that take you directly to the lines in the play referenced in specific practice questions
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interactive e-book edition of SHAKESPEARE MADE EASY: THE TEMPEST allows you to move easily back and forth between the original text and the modern text of the play. By clicking on a character's name in the original text, you are taken to the same place in the modern text, and vice versa. The back-of-book exercises also contain links that take you directly to the lines in the play referenced in specific practice questions
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
Henry IV, part one by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interactive e-book edition of SHAKESPEARE MADE EASY: KING LEAR allows you to move easily back and forth between the original text and the modern text of the play. By clicking on a character's name in the original text, you are taken to the same place in the modern text, and vice versa. The back-of-book exercises also contain links that take you directly to the lines in the play referenced in specific practice questions
New directions : five one-act plays in the modern idiom by Alan Durband( Book )

12 editions published between 1961 and 1984 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playbill two by Alan Durband( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second playbill by Alan Durband( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shakespeare's epic story of England's warrior-king comes to life in this clear, modern version. From his victories at home over treason and treachery, to his battles in France and his romance with Katherine, the daughter of the defeated French king, Henry V is a compelling character. The play is a glorious pageant of patriotism and valour, interwoven with comic scenes peopled by some of Shakespeare's most memorable characters."--Page 4 of cover
Playbill one by Alan Durband( Book )

13 editions published between 1900 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prompt one : five short modern plays by Alan Durband( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day in the mind of Tich Oldfield (Alan England) - Apples (C.P. Taylor) - Voyage of a lifetime (Trevor Harvey) - Island (Michael Barwis) - George (C.G. Bond)
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and German and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Othello is Shakespeare's noble general who 'loved not wisely but too well'. THis is the story of his triumphs and his tragic downfall--his love for Desdemona, his fatal trust in the villainous Iago, and his obsessive jealousy, that leads to murder and to suicide..."--Page 4 of cover
Playbill three by Alan Durband( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wordplays : six short modern plays. 2( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Alternative Names
Alan Durband British theatre director

Languages
English (223)

Swedish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original textThe tragedy of Julius CaesarA midsummer night's dreamThe merchant of VeniceThe tempestTwelfth night; or, What you willKing LearHenry IV, part one