WorldCat Identities

Escobar, Luis 1908-1991

Overview
Works: 69 works in 185 publications in 2 languages and 712 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Diaries  Self-instruction  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PQ6426, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Luis Escobar
La Celestina by Fernando de Rojas( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in Spanish and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Award-winning translator Margaret Sayers Peden turns her attention to Rojas's classic tale of love, morality and tragedy. The story follows the star-crossed courtship between the young nobleman Calisto and the beautiful maiden Melibea in 15th-century Spain
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
27 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un fabricante catalán de porteros electrónicos viaja a Madrid, acompañado de su amante, para asistir a una cacería que él mismo ha organizado. Su principal finalidad es relacionarse con gente de la alta sociedad para así mejorar su negocio
Un hombre y una mujer; comedia en dos partes, inspirada en la novela de Mercedes Fórmica La ciudad perdida by Luis Escobar( Book )
3 editions published in 1962 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El amor es un potro desbocado; comedia en dos actos, divididos en tres cuadros, de Luis Escobar con la colaboración de Luis Saslawski by Luis Escobar( Book )
6 editions published in 1959 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elena Ossorio; comedia dramática en dos actos, divididos en cinco cuadros by Luis Escobar( Book )
7 editions published in 1959 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
22 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Franco regime is over, a marquis who has been in voluntary exile for thirty years returns to Madrid in hopes of resuming his court life. However, he finds himself and his family in many strange situations
Nacional III by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third part of a trilogy satirizing Spanish society in the period following Franco's death, this second sequel to Patrimonio Nacional is about the Marquis de Leguineches, his hopeless son Luis José, his mistress/servant Viti, and in this instance, a Catholic priest. When the Marquis' father-in-law dies, the family decides to leave Spain with their money and go to France. Their adventures in Mitterand's France begin with a trip to Lourdes
El criado; comedia en tres actos, cada acto dividido en dos cuadros by Robin Maugham( Book )
4 editions published in 1967 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by Camilo Jose Cela, this story revolves around the patrons of the cafe 'La Delicia'. In 1942 Madrid, both victors and vanquished frequent the cafe, and through series of vignettes of their lives and the intersections between them, the plight of the 'average' Spanish citizen is revealed as the daily misery of struggling against post-war poverty, hunger, pessimism, cold, and fear. For the losing side--especially artists, poets, and writers--there is suffering and deprivation under Franco, while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
El vampiro de la calle de Claudio Coello; farsa tragicómica en tres actros by Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El amor es un potro desbocado : Comedia by Luis Escobar( Book )
3 editions published in 1959 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time and the Conways : a play in three acts by J. B Priestley( Book )
2 editions published between 1944 and 1984 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Conways are having a party to celebrate Kay's twenty first birthday. Kay hopes to be a novelist. Hazel, the beauty, anticipates a romantic marriage. Madge wants to reform the world and marry the dashing young family lawyer. Carol, the baby of the family, spreads good cheer while Robin, back from war, is certain to have a good career. Alan is content to be an armchair philosopher. The nitwit mother has high hopes for them all. At the party Kay, with frightening clarity, sees her family twenty years in the future. They are petty, mean, and unfulfilled. Only Kay and her calm brother realize time is relative and there is something fine and worthwhile beyond." --Publisher's website
Moros y Cristianos by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this comedy, a manufacturer of turrón, a candy which resembles the honey-almond confection halvah, wants to promote it outside the regions of southern Spain where it is a traditional Christmas treat. It is particularly associated with a festival during which the wars between the Christians and the Moors are ritually reenacted."--Www.fandango.com
El criado : Comedia en tres actos by Robin Maugham( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This play was first produced in London in 1965, and in New York City in 1967. In it, Teddy, a professor of philosophy who lives in America, brings his wife Ruth to England to visit his family, whom she has never met. His father, a widower, and two brothers, a pimp and a boxer, convince Ruth to remain with them and to enter a life of prostitution. Teddy returns to America alone. Pinter's very high talent manages to make the situation believable
En cuerpo y alma : memorias de Luis Escobar, 1908-1991 by Luis Escobar( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El crimen de la calle Fuencarral ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Suceso de gran repercusión popular en la calle Fuencarral de Madrid, donde se descubre el cadáver de una marquesa viuda a la que habían apuñalado. También se encuentra allí a la criada, Higinia Balaguer, sobre la que recaen todas las sospechas
The Simpsons ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La cabeza de un traidor; comedia dramática en dos actos by Robert Bolt( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Las aventuras de Enrique y Ana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enrique y Ana son hermanos y van al mismo colegio, donde ella es alumna y él profesor de gimnasia. Enrique es expulsado del colegio y Ana se escapa con él
 
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Alternative Names
Escobar Kirpatrick, Luis 1908-1991
Escobar, Luis
Marismas del Guadalquivir, Luis Escobar Kirkpatrick 1908-1991 Marques de las
Marismas del Guadalquivir, Luis Escobar Kirkpatrick, Marques de las 1908-1991
Marismas, Luis Escoba Kirkpatrickr 1908-1991 Marques de las
Marismas, Luis Escoba Kirkpatrickr, Marques de las 1908-1991
Somonte, Carlos 1908-1991
Valle, Anselmo 1908-1991
Valle, Anselmo de 1908-1991
Languages
Spanish (125)
Dutch (1)