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Watson, Donald 1920-2002

Overview
Works: 78 works in 156 publications in 1 language and 3,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Experimental fiction  Opera films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Outlines and syllabi  Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PQ2617.O6, 842.914
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Most widely held works by Donald Watson
Exit the king by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly stylized, ritualistic death tire, in which a once-great king is shown during his last hours of life, surrounded by his two wives, his physician and a few other members of the decayed court
Notes and counter notes by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science-fiction
Exit the king, the killer, and Macbett : three plays by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exit the King is a highly stylized, ritualized death rite unfolding the final hours of the once-great king Berenger the First. As he dies, his kingdom also dies. His armies suffer defeat, the young emigrate, the seasons change overnight, and his kingdom's borders shrink to the outline of his throne. At last, as the curtain falls, the king himself dissolves into a gray mist. The Killer is a study of pure evil. Bérenger, a conscientious citizen, finds himself in a radiantly beautiful city marred only by the presence of a killer. Bérenger's determination to find the murderer in the face of official indifference and his final defeat at the hands of an impersonal, pitiless cruelty speak with the universality of Kafka's The Trial." -- Publisher's description
The burgomaster by Gert Hofmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'inquisitoire [roman by Robert Pinget( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Inquisitory consists entirely of the interrogation of an old, deaf servant regarding unspecified crimes that may or may not have taken place at his master's French chateau." "The servant's replies - which are by turns comic, straightforward, angry, nostalgic, and disingenuous - hint at a variety of seedy events, including murder, orgies, tax fraud, and drug deals. Of course, the servant wasn't involved with any of these activities - if the reader chooses to believe him. In trying to convince the inquisitor of his innocence, the servant creates a web of half-truths, vague references, and glaring inconsistencies amid "forgotten" details, indicating that he may know more than he's letting on."--Jacket
Rhinoceros ; The chairs ; The lesson by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three plays including "Rhinoceros", "The Chairs", and "The Lesson."
The bald soprano by Eugène Ionesco( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An operatic production of Ionesco's absurdist play
The bald soprano : anti-play, followed by an unpublished scene by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy satirizing English middle class life
Plays of Eugene Ionesco by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays of Eugene Ionesco by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays of Eugene Ionesco by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays of Eugene Ionesco by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previous control number ISBN 0-7145-0760-1
Two women for one ghost ; The baby-sitter ; The jellyfishes' banquet by René de Obaldia( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays v. 9 : Macbett ; the mire ; learning to walk by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays [of] Eugène Ionesco by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Eugène Ionesco( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Exit the king, the killer, and Macbett : three plays
Alternative Names
Donald R. Watson

Languages
English (64)

Covers
L'inquisitoire [romanRhinoceros ; The chairs ; The lessonThe bald soprano : anti-play, followed by an unpublished scene