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Wesker, Arnold 1932-2016

Overview
Works: 773 works in 2,325 publications in 11 languages and 22,844 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Acting editions  Fiction  Biography  History  Diaries  Autobiographies  Utopian plays 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Other, Author of introduction, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Dedicatee, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: PR6073.E75, 822.914
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Most widely held works about Arnold Wesker
 
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Most widely held works by Arnold Wesker
Love letters on blue paper by Arnold Wesker( Book )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kitchen; a play in two parts, with an interlude by Arnold Wesker( Book )

74 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the basement kitchen of a large restaurant, thirty chefs, waitresses, and kitchen porters, slowly begin the day preparing to serve lunch. The central story tells of a frustrated love affair between a high-spirited, young, German chef, Peter, and a married English waitress, Monique
The plays of Arnold Wesker by Arnold Wesker( Book )

in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: v.1. The Kitchen. Chicken soup with barley. Roots. I'm talking about Jerusalem. Chips with everything. - v. 2 The four seasons. Their very own and golden city. Menace. The friends. The old ones
The Wesker trilogy by Arnold Wesker( Book )

111 editions published between 1959 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wesker trilogy : Chicken soup with barley, Roots [and] I'm talking about Jerusalem by Arnold Wesker( Book )

72 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wesker's trilogy, largely based on the playwright's own life, is about a family of left-wing Jewish intellectuals, the Kahns, living in London's East End. The plays were conceived as parts of a whole (though they first appeared separately) and cover a span of twenty-three years from October 1936 to October 1959. In the first few lines of "Chicken Soup with Barley" there are references to a political demonstration, and the final scene of "I'm Talking about Jerusalem" begins with the reading of the results of the general election. The plays are thus concerned, directly or indirectly, with political developments, which are woven into the Kahns' story. The interweaving is not always entirely successful, but Wesker has made an ambitious and impressive attempt to write about the times through which he lived and to do it in a way that brings out the political significance of the period and the impact of politics on his family's life
Chips with everything; a play in two acts by Arnold Wesker( Book )

33 editions published between 1962 and 1976 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old ones by Arnold Wesker( Book )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wesker trilogy : three plays by Arnold Wesker( Book )

53 editions published between 1960 and 1986 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chips with everything by Arnold Wesker( Book )

67 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four seasons : a play in two parts by Arnold Wesker( Book )

36 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The friends: a play in two acts by Arnold Wesker( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated 1970
Six Sundays in January by Arnold Wesker( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fears of fragmentation by Arnold Wesker( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Japanese and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their very own and golden city : a play in two acts and twenty-nine scenes by Arnold Wesker( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man and his friends spend a day sketching in Durham Cathedral. Dreaming that one day he will be an architect, he and his friends talk about the future, when they will build six beautiful cities, which will be paid for and owned by the people who live in them. Industry will be capitalized by the trade unions. In the beginning, all happens as they plan, but we seem them eventually become older and disillusioned.--ArnoldWesker.com
The journalists : a triptych by Arnold Wesker( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play is based on the inner workings of a major newspaper, The Sunday times, London. Includes log-book of the author while writing the play title: A journal of the writing of "The Journalists," and the essay "Journey into journalism."
Music to celebrate the Resurrection ; I will awake the dawn ; Violin concerto ; In the beginning ; Caritas by Robert Saxton( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots by Arnold Wesker( Book )

54 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1958. Beatie Bryant has been to London and fallen in love with Ronnie, a young socialist. As she anxiously awaits his arrival to meet her family at their Norfolk farm, her head is swimming with new ideas. Ideas of a bolder, freer world which promise to clash with their rural way of life. Roots is the remarkable centrepiece of Wesker's seminal post-war trilogy
Said the old man to the young man : three stories by Arnold Wesker( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caritas : a play in two acts by Arnold Wesker( Book )

12 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de Middeleeuwen spelend toneelstuk over een jonge timmermansdochter die zich als kluizenares laat inmetselen na een gelofte te hebben afgelegd ten overstaan van de kerkelijke overheid
I'm talking about Jerusalem by Arnold Wesker( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Arnold Wesker

Arnold Wesker brit drámaíró

Arnold Wesker britischer Schriftsteller

Arnold Wesker britischer Schriftsteller und Dramatiker

Arnold Wesker Brits auteur

Arnold Wesker dramaturgo

Arnold Wesker drammaturgo inglese

Arnold Wesker écrivain britannique

Arnoldus Wesker

Vesker, Arnold

Veskeris Arnoldas

Wesker, Arnold, 1932-

Άρνολντ Γουέσκερ Βρετανός συγγραφέας

Арнольд Вескер

Уэскер Анольд

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ארנולד וסקר

ארנולד וסקר סופר בריטי

ווסקר, ארנולד 1932-

ווסקר, ארנולד, 1932-2016

וסקר, ארנולד 1932-

آرنولد وسکر

아널드 웨스커

웨스커, 아놀드 1932-2016

アーノルド・ウェスカー

ウェスカー, アーノルド

阿諾·維斯克

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