WorldCat Identities

Escobar, Luis 1908-1991

Overview
Works: 79 works in 231 publications in 2 languages and 780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Study guides  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Translator, Actor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PQ6426, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Luis Escobar
Celestina; a play in twenty-one acts, attributed to Fernando de Rojas by Fernando de Rojas Martínez-Parets( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in Spanish and held by 230 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
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 )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un hombre y una mujer; comedia en dos partes, inspirada en la novela de Mercedes Fórmica La ciudad perdida by Luis Escobar( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elena Ossorio; comedia dramática en dos actos, divididos en cinco cuadros by Luis Escobar( Book )

10 editions published in 1959 in Spanish and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 43 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
The servant by Robin Maugham( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneelstuk waarin een homoseksueel getinte relatie tussen een rijke Londenaar en zijn butler een rol speelt
Fuera es de noche : comedia dramatica en dos partes, dividida en cinco cuadros by Luis Escobar( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El vampiro de la calle de Claudio Coello; farsa tragicómica en tres actros by Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes set in 1942 Madrid examines the misery suffered by those on the losing side in the Spanish civil war, especially literary figures, who survive in misery under Franco while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
Teatro ingles contemporaneo( Book )

2 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El crimen de la calle Fuencarral( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 5 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
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

It is 1919 and the Conway family celebrates Kay's 21st birthday. Shortly thereafter, Kay has a premonition of their lives in 1937, and the family wonders if their hopes for the future can ever come true
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
A man for all seasons; a play in two acts by Robert Bolt( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic play about Sir Thomas More, the Lord chancellor who refused to compromise and was executed by Henry VIII. The story in play form of the conflict between Sir Thomas More & Henry VIII
Fuera es de noche : Comedia dramática by Luis Escobar( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Celestina. Adaptación de Luis Escobar y Huberto Pérez de la Ossa( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English 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
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

Luis Escobar

Luis Escobar, 7th Marquis of the Guadalquivir Marshes Spanish writer

Luis Escobar Kirkpatrick autor teatral, director de teatro y actor espaol

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 (152)

English (3)