WorldCat Identities

Becks, George

Overview
Works: 239 works in 326 publications in 1 language and 815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Tragicomedies  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Juvenile works  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Humorous comics 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by George Becks
Po-ca-hon-tas; or, The gentle savage. In two acts by John BROUGHAM( )

in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot very loosely follows events in the life of the historical Pocahontas. It begins with the arrival of white men led by John Smith, who says they are there to "ravage the land and steal gold".[3] Smith and company raid the "Tuscarora Finishing School of Emancipated Maidens" and there meet Pocahontas. The remainder of the play revolves around the love triangle formed by Pocahontas, Smith, and John Rolfe, concluding with a card game between Smith and Rolfe for the hand of the Indian princess
Temptation, or, The Irish emigrant : a comic drama in two acts by John Brougham( )

3 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero, wise Duke of Milan, has been deposed by Antonio, his wicked brother and exiled with his daughter Miranda to a mysterious island. But Prospero possesses supernatural powers. Composed at the end of Shakespeare's career, the play contains some of his most lyrical dramatic verse
London assurance. A comedy in five acts by Dion Boucicault( Book )

7 editions published in 1841 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest : a play by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1823 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet. A tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes de Vere, or, The wife's revenge : a drama, in three acts by John Baldwin Buckstone( Book )

5 editions published between 1836 and 1855 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two gentlemen of Verona : a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bear hunters, or, The fatal ravine! : a melo drama in two acts by John Baldwin Buckstone( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married life : a comedy, in three acts by John Baldwin Buckstone( Book )

5 editions published between 1834 and 1840 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werner : a tragedy in five acts by George Gordon Byron Byron( Book )

3 editions published between 1830 and 1850 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antony and Cleopatra : a tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth : a tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published between 1852 and 1890 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows with Julia, who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia
The love-chase : a comedy in five acts by James Sheridan Knowles( Book )

4 editions published between 1838 and 1860 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cymbeline. An historical play, in five acts by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor of New York : a drama in five acts. by Dion Boucicault( Book )

2 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shylock loans money to a man he despises, the merchant Antonio, only if a pound of Antonio's flesh will be due, in a court of law, upon default. Antonio borrows the money so that his friend Bessanio can travel to woo the woman he loves, Portia, whose freedom to marry is bound up in a fairy-tale decree of her father's
The famous history of the life of King Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (61)