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Marks, Louis

Overview
Works: 73 works in 224 publications in 3 languages and 6,763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Film and video adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical drama 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Louis Marks
 
Most widely held works by Louis Marks
Daniel Deronda ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and more oppressive, she turns to Daniel for help-- only to discover his involvement with the young Jewish singer Mirah Lapidoth. Torn between his attraction to Gwendolen and his passion for Mirah and the plight of her people, Daniel is forced to look at his own mysterious past and find out who he really is-- and who he wants to be
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century Bath, a girl bursting with freshness and passion for macabre Gothic novels experiences intrigue, adventure, and romance, especially when the romantic Henry Tilney invites her to his ancestral home
Silas Marner the weaver of Raveloe by Giles Foster ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 737 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
Antigone by Sophocles ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the third of the three Theban plays by Sophocles in a new translation by Don Taylor 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
Middlemarch by George Eliot ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of George Eliot's novel describing life in a provincial town on the eve of the Industrial Revolution
Arms and the man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 520 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 )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 516 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
The Henrik Ibsen collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 245 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 158 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 )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 151 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 105 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
The Theban plays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 104 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 100 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 )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 93 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 )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 75 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 71 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
Little Eyolf by Henrik Ibsen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Allmers has spent his whole married life writing a book on 'responsibility.' This is a luxury he can afford as a result of his marriage to the beautiful and wealthy Rita. However, much to Rita's annoyance, Alfred's attention is not undivided toward her. As Alfred shifts his focus between his book, their son, Eyolf, and his half-sister, Asta; he slowly feels trapped in an unfulfilling marriage. Emotions and a painful past threaten to boil over in a terrible finale
George Eliot collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five made-for-television movies based on the novels of George Eliot
The Trial by Orson Welles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the experiences of Josef K as he is mysteriously arrested by agents of the police for an unspecified crime. Josef is then plunged into a nightmare world of an inescapable legal bureaucracy that assumes he is guilty
 
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English (137)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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