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LeGendre, Dominique

Overview
Works: 71 works in 241 publications in 1 language and 15,544 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Tragedies (Drama)  Audio adaptations  Radio plays  Comedy plays  Comic books, strips, etc  High interest-low vocabulary books  Software 
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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 932 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 )

7 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 Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 684 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 A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 544 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 510 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 508 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. The result is a sparkling comedy of self-delusion and disguise, set in the context of a play within a play"--Container
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 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 465 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 )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 462 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 )

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

Komedie over de liefde van de Italiaanse edelmannen Claudio en Benedick voor Hero en haar nichtje Beatrice
William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 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 Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 381 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 All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 376 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 Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

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

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 371 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 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
William Shakespeare's The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 367 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 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 VeniceWilliam Shakespeare's Henry IV