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LeGendre, Dominique

Overview
Works: 87 works in 338 publications in 1 language and 15,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Motion picture music  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Composer, 958, 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 920 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 Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 738 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 Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune"--Container
William Shakespeare's As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man, and accompanied by her cousin Celia and their loyal fool Touchstone, she takes refuge in the forest of Arden
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth, driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself and begins a violent reign of terror. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia
William Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 540 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 508 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Kate, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her younger sister marry until Kate is off his hands. Petruchio appears, marries Kate, and "tames" her so well that he wins a bet with two other men on a test of their wives' obedience
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 464 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 461 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 Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 447 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 Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the altar seems smooth, until the evil Don John decides to intervene"--Container
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 418 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 Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 415 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 The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 379 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 )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 376 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Henry is married to Katherine of Aragon, but he has been smitten by the charms of the queen's maid of honor, Anne Bullen, and is tempted to divorce his dignified and noble wife. Meanwhile, the lords of England resent the influence of Henry's trusted advisor, Cardinal Wolsey, who is gradually drawing power into his own hands. As Katherine and Wolsey suffer their tragic falls, new figures rise to fill their places, but they, too, will be brought low by the inexorable sweep of time and fortune. This colorful history play, possibly written in collaboration with John Fletcher, comes from the very end of Shakespeare's dramatic career. Paul Jesson plays Henry VIII, and Jane Lapotaire plays Queen Katherine. Timothy West is Cardinal Wolsey
William Shakespeare's Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 370 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 All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helena, physician's daughter, cures the deathly ill King of France and receives Count Bertram as her reluctant husband as reward. Helena devises a plan to win her husband's favor and to expose Parolles as a sham
William Shakespeare's The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Antipholus of Syracuse is searching the world for his identical twin brother, separated from him at birth. With him is his servant Dromio, who lost his twin brother at the same time. The pair arrive in Ephesus where, unbeknownst to them, their twins are living"--Container
 
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William Shakespeare's OthelloWilliam Shakespeare's Romeo & JulietWilliam Shakespeare's As you like itWilliam Shakespeare's MacbethWilliam Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dreamWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWilliam Shakespeare's The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare's King Lear