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Fornes, Maria Irene

Overview
Works: 182 works in 320 publications in 2 languages and 7,477 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Drama  Experimental films  Silent films  Horror films  Short films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Lyricist, Librettist, Director, Other, Costume designer, Set designer , Designer
Classifications: PS3556.O7344, 812.54
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Most widely held works about Maria Irene Fornes
 
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Most widely held works by Maria Irene Fornes
Promenade & other plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Irene Fornes: Plays is a collection of four plays by one of the most distinguished playwrights in America. Fornes - a playwright, director, translator, and lyricist - is the author of more than two dozen works for the stage, among them the celebrated Fefu and Her Friends and the musical Promenade. This volume, her second of collected plays, includes the recent Mud, The Danube, Sarita, and The Conduct of Life. In 1982 she was given an Obie Award, one of six she has received over the years, in recognition of her Sustained Achievement in the Theatre. -- from back cover
Orchards : stories by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven of Anton Chekhov's short stories are presented, along with seven plays sparked by the short stories. The plays have been performed by The Acting Company
Fefu and her friends : a play by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

20 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New American dramatists, 1960-1980 by Ruby Cohn( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Cuba and other plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Letters from Cuba ... [is an] autobiographical work ... Terra Incognita is a portrait of three Americans in a Spanish cafe whose musings on history, colonization and the discovery of America suggest a surprisingly contemporary perspective. Manual for a Desperate Crossing, an opera composed by Robert Ashley, grew out of interviews with Cuban rafters"--Back cover
What of the night? : selected plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated as dramatist and director, Maria Irene Fornes has written over forty plays, musicals, and adaptations, including Fefu and her Friends, Mud, Promenade, The Conduct of Life, and Letters from Cuba. Featured in this volme are: Abingdon Square, What of the Night?, Enter THE NIGHT, and The Summer in Gossensass. At INTAR, Hispanic American Arts Center, she created the influential Hispanic Playwrights Lab. Her work has been honored with nine Obie Awards. -- from back cover
Abingdon Square by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cravate by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short story, told in mime, about a Parisian urchin who makes her living selling human heads
Plays in one act by Daniel, ed Halpern( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers plays by Edward Albee, Christopher Durang, Vaclav Havel, Garrison Keillor, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Joyce Carol Oates, Sam Shepard, Tom Stoppard, Wendy Wasserstein, and Lanford Wilson
Promenade by Al Carmines( Recording )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1998 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold air by Virgilio Piñera( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovers and keepers : a musical play by Tito Puente( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promenade by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Kheal by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vietnamese wedding by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Molly's dream by Maria Irene Fornes( )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript, copyrighted 1968
Sarita by Maria Irene Fornes( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mud by Maria Irene Fornes( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tango palace by Maria Irene Fornes( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Fornès, Maria Irene

Maria Irene Fornes

María Irene Fornés American writer

María Irene Fornés Amerikaans toneelschrijfster

María Irene Fornés Femme metteur en scène et dramaturge américaine d'origine cubaine

Форнес, Мария Ирен

Languages
English (142)

Spanish (4)

Covers
PlaysFefu and her friends : a playLetters from Cuba and other playsWhat of the night? : selected playsAbingdon SquareThe theater of Maria Irene FornesConducting a life : reflections on the theatre of Maria Irene Fornes