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LeGendre, Dominique

Overview
Works: 62 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 14,460 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Comic books, strips, etc  High interest-low vocabulary books  Abridgments  Stories, plots, etc 
Roles: Composer, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PR2832, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Dominique LeGendre
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Distressed by his father's death and his mother's over-hasty remarriage, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is faced by a spectre from beyond the grave bearing a grim message of murder and revenge"--Container
William Shakespeare's Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebellion still simmers in England and King Henry's health is failing. Prince Hal has proved his courage but the king still fears that his son's pleasure-loving nature will bring the realm to ruin. Meanwhile Falstaff and his ribald companions waste the nights in revelry, anticipating the moment when Hal will ascend the throne
William Shakespeare's Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness"--Container
William Shakespeare's As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blijspel over de ware liefde. Sleutelfiguur Rosalind helpt anderen hun 'alter ego' te zoeken. Met succes, want op het eind zijn er in het toverbos vier huwelijken te vieren
William Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fully-dramatized production of Shakespeare's popular romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream: the story of Athenian lovers Lysander and Hermia, who elope in secrecy when Hermia's father demands that she wed Demetrius. Unbeknownst to Lysander and Hermia, however, a jealous Demetrius chases the elopers into an enchanted forest, while Hermia's best friend Helena, who ravenously loves Demetrius, follows in pursuit
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caesar returns from a triumphant battle to Rome, despite warning along the way, only to fall into the assassination plot set by Brutus, Cassius, and Casca
William Shakespeare's The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Padua holds many suitors for the hand of fair Bianca, but Bianca may not be married until her spinster sister Kate is wed. Could any man be rash enough to take Kate on? The witty adventurer Petruchio undertakes the task. While he sets about transforming Kate from foul-tempered termagant to loving wife, young Lucentio and his clever servant Tranio plot to win Bianca."
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear of Britain, has three daughters: the hard-hearted Goneril and Regan and the good and gentle Cordelia. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best. Lear's tragic lack of judgement and self-knowledge is paralleled by the blindness of the loyal Gloucester who is persuaded to reject his virtuous son Edgar in favor of the villainous Edmund. This shattering drama of isolation and loss is one of the greatest tragedies in world literature
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero, who also loves him. Their path to the altar looks smooth, until the evil Don John intervenes. All ends happily, thanks to his incompetent assassins and the lucky discoveries of the bungling constable Dogberry. Central to the play, one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies, are Beatrice and Benedick, masters of wit and sworn foes to marriage-until a plot is hatched to bring them together
William Shakespeare's Henry VI by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the personal and political fortunes of King Henry VI, from the time of his childhood to youth and marriage to the beautiful but ruthless Margaret of Anjou, and through the power struggles of his subjects the Yorkists and Lancastrians, ending with the growing influence of sinister Richard, Duke of Gloucester
William Shakespeare's Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's most sophisticated comedy is a riotous tale of hopelessly unrequited passions and mistaken identity. Duke Orsino is in love with the noblewoman Olivia. She, however, has fallen for his servant Cesario, who is actually Viola, a woman disguised as a man, who loves Orsino: confusion is rife. Meanwhile, Olivia's arrogant steward Malvolio is cruelly tricked by her uncle Sir Toby Belch, his friend Sir Andrew Aguecheek, and the maidservant Maria into believing his mistress loves him
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mark Antony, one of the three rulers of the Roman World, has beome the thrall of the fascinating Cleopatra. Affairs of state call him to Rome, but the attractions of the Queen of Egypt prove impossible to resist"--Container
William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The dissolute Sir John Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two "Merry WIves of Windsor," thereby gaining access to their husbands' wealth."--Container
William Shakespeare's Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain who through family mechinations, political marriages and military coups, usurps the crown from King Edward IV
William Shakespeare's Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's story of political intrigue and betrayal in 16th century England centering around King Henry VIII, his divorce from Queen Katharine and subsequent marriage to Anne Bolyn
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice"--Container
William Shakespeare's Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Telling his followers he is leaving the city on affairs of state, the Duke of Vienna appoints the puritanical Angelo to govern in his absence. Will Angelo prove as virtuous as he seems once power is in his hands?"--Container
William Shakespeare's The tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prospero, wise Duke of Milan, has been deposed by Antonio, his wicked brother and exiled with his daughter Miranda to a mysterious island. But Prospero possesses supernatural powers. Aided by the spirit Ariel, Prospero uses his magical art to bring his enemies under his control"--Container
William Shakespeare's Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sensitive and poetic Richard II is undoubtedly the rightful king of England but he is unscrupulous and weak. When his cousin Henry Bolingbroke returns from banishment and mounts a challenge to his authority, Richard's right to the throne proves of little help to him"--Container
 
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William Shakespeare's Henry IVWilliam Shakespeare's OthelloWilliam Shakespeare's As you like itWilliam Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dreamWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWilliam Shakespeare's The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare's King LearWilliam Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice