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Howell, Jane

Overview
Works: 66 works in 424 publications in 1 language and 7,144 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television plays  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Historical drama  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PR2835, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Jane Howell
Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's tragedy set in Roman times dealing with the revenge of Titus Andronicus for the atrocities committed against his family by Tamora, the captive queen of the Goths, and her faction
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
The second part of Henry the Sixth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
The third part of Henry the Sixth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization by Shakespeare of King Henry VI's early days as king and the beginning of the long civil wars between the Houses of York and Lancaster. In the war with France, England is being driven off French soil. True to the popular view of the time, the French heroine Joan of Arc is characterized as a "minister of hell" and a wanton
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama of the civil war between The House of York and The House of Lancaster. Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises him for his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new Queen, who also hates the Yorks (the White Roses), becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians (the Red Roses). She and her followers are pitted against Richard, Duke of York, and his supporters, who include the Earl of Warwick, also known as "the King maker."
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concludes the King Henry VI chronicles with the War of the Roses. York, as victor at St. Albans, contemptuously forces Henry to give him succession to the crown. The merciless Margaret captures and kills York, only to be captured herself and compelled to watch as the Yorkists slay her son. In a powerful soliloquy, the vile Duke of Gloucester reveals his plans to murder Henry VI
The second part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about King Henry VI
The third part of Henry the Sixt by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Henry VI trilogy concludes with the Yorks winning the battle of St. Albans, and thus forcing Henry from the throne. Margaret, however, captures and taunts York before having him killed. She is captured herself and forced to watch her son killed by the Yorkists. Richard, Duke of Gloucester, reveals, at the end, his plan to murder Henry VI
The Third part of Henry the Sixt [sic] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the third of Shakespeare's historical trilogy, covering the downfall of Henry VI and the victory of the House of York. Richard Plantagenet has defeated Henry at St. Albans, though he agrees to let Henry serve out his reign, but Queen Margaret kills Richard, whose sons, Edward (IV) and Richard (III) defeat her. Edward becomes King. Henry's son, Edward Prince of Wales, is killed at Tewkesbury, and Richard III murders Henry in the Tower
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
The Second part of Henry the Sixt [sic] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues Shakespeare's story of Henry VI in which Henry marries Lady Margaret of Anjou, but she despises his meekness and takes Suffolk as a lover. The new queen also hates the Yorks and becomes the inspiration of the Lancastrians
Richard III by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villain, who usurps the crown from King Edward IV
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
King Cymbeline's evil second queen tries to force Princess Imogen to marry her own son
Class act ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aristocratic Kate Swift has always lived the champagne lifestyle, until her unsavory husband disappears, leaving her in trouble and in debt. She forms an unlikely alliance with a young burglar and a cowardly wreck of a journalist. Wit, instinct, theft, and sex are the dubious tools as they try to stay out of jail, and the poorhouse
The Shakespeare collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (356)