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Brill, Clive

Overview
Works: 104 works in 452 publications in 1 language and 17,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Radio plays  Motion picture music  Audio adaptations  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Roles: Director, Other
Classifications: PR2832, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Clive Brill
William Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 921 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 737 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 675 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 666 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. In the forest Rosalind meets young Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, expecially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe."--Container
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 639 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 )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 569 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 566 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 )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 521 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 463 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 Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 447 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 Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 444 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 Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 416 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 Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 416 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 All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 402 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 Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 402 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 The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 396 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
William Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 386 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 Henry IV by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hal haunts the taverns of London, his companions crews of rogues and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff. The Earl of Northumberland and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a sense of his duty as Prince of Wales?
William Shakespeare's Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 377 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
 
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