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Seldes, Gilbert 1893-1970

Overview
Works: 175 works in 447 publications in 4 languages and 11,996 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  History  Theatrical adaptations  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of dialog, Host, Inscriber, Recipient, Other, Commentator, Signer
Classifications: PA3875, 882
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The 7 lively arts by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

36 editions published between 1924 and 2001 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highly acclaimed classic intelligently and engagingly discusses slapstick, comic strips, vaudeville, and other elements of popular culture and their relationship to such traditional art forms as opera, ballet, drama, and classical music. Author Seldes also pays homage to Charlie Chaplin, Mack Sennett, Irving Berlin, the Marx Brothers, and a host of other celebrities. A must-have book for general readers, students and teachers of the performing arts, and devotees of American popular culture. 28 illus
The stammering century by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

21 editions published between 1928 and 2014 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of the cults and manias in America during the nineteenth century
The public arts by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

21 editions published between 1956 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great audience by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

19 editions published between 1950 and 1971 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Ring Lardner by Ring Lardner( Book )

9 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The years of the locust (America, 1929-1932) by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

22 editions published between 1933 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new mass media: challenge to a free society by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents New Mass. Media, Inc., an online information source for the northeast United States. Includes classified ads, book reviews, music information, food and restaurants, theater, arts, and personal ads. Highlights information for Westchester County, New York; Fairfield County, Connecticut; New Haven, Connecticut; Hartford, Connecticut; and Springfield, Massachusetts. Provides access to the online newspapers: the "Westchester County Weekly," the "Fairfield County Weekly," the "New Haven Advocate," the "Hartford Advocate," the "Springfield Advocate," and the "Valley Advocate."
Writing for television by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes' Lysistrata by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 1934 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lysistrata is a comedy by Aristophanes. Originally performed in classical Athens in 411 BCE, it is a comic account of one woman's extraordinary mission to end The Peloponnesian War. Lysistrata persuades the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing the men to negotiate peace - a strategy, however, that inflames the battle between the sexes. The play is notable for being an early exposé of sexual relations in a male-dominated society
Lysistrata by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

8 editions published between 1934 and 1983 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favours with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting. The war of the sexes that ensues makes 'Lysistrata' a comedy without peer in the history of theatre. -- Publisher's description
The movies come from America by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

12 editions published between 1937 and 1978 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met ind. - Ook aanwezig als facsimile-herdr.: New York : Arno, 1978. - ([The Arno Press cinema Program]. Aspects of film). - ISBN 0-405-11144-4. - Ook aanwezig als: Movies for the millions : an account of motion pictures, principally in America. - London : Batsford, [1937?]
Mainland by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

7 editions published in 1936 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First and last by Ring Lardner( Book )

8 editions published between 1934 and 1938 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An hour with the movies and the talkies by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

19 editions published between 1929 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birds : & the frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays of the Moscow art theatre musical studio( Book )

4 editions published in 1925 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your money and your life, a manual for "the middle classes" by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movies for the millions; an account of motion pictures, principally in America by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

9 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among extant Greek comedies, the Frogs is unique for the light it throws on classical Greek attitudes to tragedy and to literature in general. It merits a much more extensive commentary than it has so far received, for the establishment of the text itself has rested for over a century on collations which were inadequate and inaccurate. At the same time, its most problematic passages have been the subject, in recent years, of more scholarly articles than those of any other Greek play
Proclaim liberty! by Gilbert Seldes( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The 7 lively arts
Alternative Names

controlled identityBluphocks, Lucien, 1893-1970

controlled identityCauliflower, Sebastian, 1893-1970

controlled identityJohns, Foster, 1893-1970

controlled identityShaw, Vivian, 1893-1970

Gilbert Seldes Amerikaans filmcriticus (1893-1970)

Gilbert Seldes auteur et critique dramatique, journaliste

Gilbert Seldes Writer

Johns, Foster

Seldes, G.

Seldes, G. S. 1893-

Seldes, G. S. (Gilbert Vivian), 1893-

Seldes, Gilbert

Seldes Gilbert 1893-1970

Seldes, Gilbert V.

Seldes, Gilbert V. 1893-1970

Seldes, Gilbert, V. (Gilbert Vivian), 1893-1970

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian.

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian 1893-

Seldes, Gilbert Vivian 1893-1970

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