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Marks, Louis

Overview
Works: 81 works in 238 publications in 3 languages and 7,774 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Science fiction films  Historical drama 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Editor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Louis Marks
 
Most widely held works by Louis Marks
Middlemarch by George Eliot ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Catherine Morland, a young girl whose head is full of romantic and melodramatic notions about the world
Silas Marner the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silas Marner was a man who had everything, until he lost it all. Falsely accused of theft and driven out of his town, Silas starts life anew. One day, upon arriving home, he discovers a child asleep on the hearth
Arms and the man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy
Oedipus the King by Sophocles ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The play tells the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone. Oedipus the King recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Antigone by Jean Anouilh ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The third of the three plays of the Oedipus saga, Antigone is perhaps the most easily accessible of all the great classical tragedies, its theme clear and up-to-date: the conflict between moral and political law. Now the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife Jocasta, and his sons all dead; at the last, his daughter-who stood by her father-is also destroyed
The Henrik Ibsen collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The lost boys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The haunting story of the life of J.M. Barrie, the creator of "Peter Pan." A chance meeting with a little boy turns into a friendship that inspires the story that changed the world
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centering around the arrival of a mysterious woman hoping to break into London's society, this was Wilde's first great stage success. Lady Windermere learns from a friend that Lord Windermere is spending a great deal of time with a Mrs. Erlynne, and fearing that he is being unfaithful to her, she decides that their marriage is at an end. Then, in an act of striking generosity, Mrs. Erlynne protects Lady Windermere's reputation and the truth about trust and loyalty is ironically revealed
Doctor Who ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The TARDIS doors open accidentally while the ship is still in flight. Although they have arrived back on Earth in the 1960s, a time they have been trying to return to since they all met, the travelers soon realize that something is very wrong. The Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Susan discover that they have all been reduced in size and the world they are now exploring has dangers at every turn" -- Container
Antigone by Sophocles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the third of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This final segment of the trilogy centers around the conflict between moral and political law, as the tale of Oedipus and his family comes to a tragic end
The Theban plays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bearer of an almost unspeakable, immutable fate, Oedipus yet feels himself a man chosen--that is, favored--by the gods. Now an old man, blind and outcast, Oedipus wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone until he comes to Colonus, where he knows he will die. This second play of the Oedipus saga finds Oedipus railing against the indignities of old age, possibly reflecting the authors own sentiments, as Sophocles was nearly 90 at the time of its composition
George Eliot's Daniel Deronda ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Deronda is a sensitive, intelligent, young man haunted by secrets that shroud his birth. Gwendolen Harleth is a beautiful gambler short on cash. When the two meet, sparks fly
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the second of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a contemporary translation that remains true to the text, setting the plays in the past yet not the distant past and dispensing with the masks. This second segment of the trilogy recounts the final days of the blind Oedipus in which he rails against the indignities of old age
Doctor Who the masque of Mandragora ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an encounter with the deadly Mandragora Helix, the Doctor and Sarah Jane land in 15th Century San Martino. In the midst of danger, secrecy and intrigue, they witness the flowering of the Italian Renaissance. However, the Doctor realizes that a third visitor has arrived with him in the TARDIS. It is a force with the power to wipe out human civilization forever. The Doctor has brought it to Earth, and only the Doctor can stop it
Ghosts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Alving was a respected man in his community, and on the tenth anniversary of his death, Mrs. Alving is preparing for the opening of an orphange in his honor. This effort, however, is really an attempt by Mrs. Alving to mask her hidden disgust with Captain Alving who in reality was a cheating, immoral philanderer who bequeathed a deadly legacy to his son Oswald
George Eliot collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
Little Eyolf ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Allmers has spent his whole life writing a book on 'responsibility, ' a luxury he can afford as a result of his marriage to the wealthy and beautiful Rita. However, much to Rita's annoyance, his attention isn't always undivided toward her, as Alfred shifts his focus between his book, their son Eyolf, and his half-sister Asta. As Allmers slowly feels trapped in an unfulfilling marriage, emotions and a painful past threaten to boil over into a terrible finale
 
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Alternative Names
Marks, Louis Frank 1928-2010
Languages
English (135)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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