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LeGendre, Dominique

Overview
Works: 63 works in 181 publications in 1 language and 14,778 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Comic books, strips, etc  High interest-low vocabulary books  Juvenile works  Abridgments 
Roles: Composer, Opponent, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PR2832, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dominique LeGendre
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 927 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 752 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 675 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 536 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 The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 512 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
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caesar returns from a triumphant battle to Rome, despite warnings along the way, only to fall into the assassination plot set by Brutus, Cassius, and Casca
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 480 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 )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 473 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 449 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 429 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelfth night is a riotous comedy 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"--Container
William Shakespeare's Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry decides to invade France where he thinks he has a claim to the throne. At Agincourt he leads his army into battle against the powerful French forces and, against all the odds, wins a famous victory
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice. When Helena cures the king of France of a mortal illness, he rewards her with Bertram's hand, but before their marriage can be consummated the count flees. To win her husband back again, Helena forms a daring and resourceful plan. A plot to unmask the strutting soldier Parolles makes up another strand in this sometimes disturbing comedy of deception and disguise
William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 392 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 Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 392 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 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 Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 375 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 The tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 374 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. Composed at the end of Shakespeare's career, the play contains some of his most lyrical dramatic verse
William Shakespeare's Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 373 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
William Shakespeare's Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneeldrama over het tragische lot van de Romeinse krijgsheer en patriciër Gaius Marcius Coriolanus (gest. 491 voor Chr.)
 
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William Shakespeare's OthelloWilliam Shakespeare's As you like itWilliam Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dreamWilliam Shakespeare's The taming of the shrewWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarWilliam Shakespeare's King LearWilliam Shakespeare's The Merchant of VeniceWilliam Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing