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Popkin, Henry

Overview
Works: 41 works in 161 publications in 1 language and 4,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Dictionaries  History  Domestic drama  Literature  Satire 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PR5818, 822.8
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Most widely held works by Henry Popkin
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard( Book )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty drama where two background characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet become the central figures
The new British drama by Henry Popkin( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
Modern British drama by Henry Popkin( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes six plays and notes on the theater by directors and playwrights
Four modern plays( )

in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First series: Hedda Gabler, by H. Isben. Pygmalion, by B. Shaw. The Emperor Jones, by E. O'Neill. The cherry orchard, by A. Chekhov
The wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only play in which Ibsen denies the validity of revolt, The Wild Duck suggests that under certain conditions, domestic falsehoods are entirely necessary to survival
Ghosts; An enemy of the people; The wild duck by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful psychological drama (1881) exposes hypocrisy of social conventions. Mrs. Helen Alving is haunted by her husband's infidelities and the disease he has passed to their son
Four modern plays : second series( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The playboy of the western world ; and, Riders to the sea by J. M Synge( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lyrical, beautifully crafted dramas set among the folk of the Aran Islands and western Irish coastlands. Reprinted from authoritative editions, complete with Synge's preface to The Playboy of the Western World
Mardi and a voyage thither by Herman Melville( Book )

9 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travelings of an American sailor who abandons his whaling vessel to explore the South Pacific
The Sea gull = Chaika : a comedy in four acts by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic comedy-drama depicting man's propensity for destroying those he is close to. The main protagonists are Trepleff, the youthful aspiring writer who dreams of bringing new forms to the theatre and Irina Arkadina, Trepleff's self-centered mother, an accomplished actress, who derides her son's ambitions
The concise encyclopedia of modern drama by Siegfried Melchinger( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass media and popular literature by Henry Popkin( Book )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1964 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City Center, S. Hurok presents in cooperation with City Center of Music and Drama, Moscow Art Theatre, founded by Konstantin Stanislavsky and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, "The Cherry Orchard," a play in four acts by Anton Chekhov. Producer and director Victor Stanitsyn, designer L.N. Silich
Ghosts; an authoritative text edition by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four modern plays( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastern European theatre( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European theories of the drama, with a supplement on the American drama by Barrett H Clark( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The importance of being earnest
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