WorldCat Identities

Durband, Alan

Overview
Works: 121 works in 440 publications in 2 languages and 10,174 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Comedy plays  Outlines and syllabi  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Historical drama  Tragicomedies  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, 605
Classifications: PR2825.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 1,112 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 )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern English version side-by-side with full original text
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 991 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 Undetermined and held by 896 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 )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 896 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
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and Swedish and held by 851 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 tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 836 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 )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 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
Twelfth Night, or, What you will : modern English version side-by-side with full original text by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 668 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 )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 627 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
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This interactive e-book edition of SHAKESPEARE MADE EASY: TWELFTH NIGHT 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 tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents original and modern English versions of "King Lear," Shakespeare's drama about an aging regent who foolishly disinherits his favorite daughter and splits his kingdom between his other two daughters who are secretly plotting against him
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 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second playbill by Alan Durband( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playbill two by Alan Durband( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playbill one by Alan Durband( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 68 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
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 63 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
Playbill three by Alan Durband( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 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 60 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)
 
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The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Alternative Names
Alan Durband British theatre director

Languages
English (238)

Swedish (1)

Covers
Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original textHamletThe merchant of VeniceA midsummer night's dreamJulius CaesarThe tempestKing LearTwelfth Night, or, What you will : modern English version side-by-side with full original text