WorldCat Identities

French, David 1939-2010

Overview
Works: 65 works in 324 publications in 3 languages and 4,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Fiction  Controversial literature  Domestic drama  Apologetic writings  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: PR9199.3.F73, 891.723
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David French
 
Most widely held works by David French
Leaving home by David French( Book )

51 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a Newfoundland family living in Toronto
Salt-water moon by David French( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a splendid moon-filled night at Coley's Point in August, 1926. Eighteen-year-old Jacob Mercer has returned from Toronto to the tiny Newfoundland outport, hoping to win back his former sweetheart, Mary Snow. But Mary has become engaged to wealthy Jerome McKenzie, and she is still hurt and bewildered by Jacob's abrupt departure a year earlier. She will not be easily wooed
Jitters : a play by David French( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious look at life behind the theatre curtain, where the trials and tribulations of an upcoming show bring out the worst in the cast and crew
Of the fields, lately by David French( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A son returns after an absence of two years to find both his mother and family friend Wiff trying to sustain his father, Jacob. A heart attack has forced Jacob out of work, and he can't reconcile himself to his frightening situation. The characters all discover something about themselves under this pressure of imminent death. Of the Fields, Lately won the Chalmers Award in 1973
1949 by David French( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One crack out by David French( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver dagger by David French( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Julie by August Strindberg( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a drama of the affair between the daughter of a count and the count's man-servant
Stage voices : twelve Canadian playwrights talk about their lives and work by Geraldine Anthony( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That summer by David French( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the fields, lately. A drama by David French( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soldier's heart by David French( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sea gull = Chaika : a comedy in four acts by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 87 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 riddle of the world by David French( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stockbroker Ron and ex-priest Steve are two new singles who get together to console themselves after being abondoned by their mates. Through a comic series of false starts, disasstrous one-night stands, dead-end blind dates and absurd attempts to reconnect with their former lovers, they are forced to confront their fragile natures as men in a world where few signposts of male identity remain standing"--P. [4] of cover
Leaving home : a drama in two acts by David French( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving home ; Of the fields, lately ; Salt-water moon : three Mercer plays by David French( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David French's timeless dramas about the Mercer family have touched audiences worldwide. Leaving Home, Of the Fields, Lately, and Salt-Water Moon explore the complex emotional dynamics of a Newfoundland family, swept up in changing times and struggling to find their place in the world. This edition features a Foreword by Albert Schultz, Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre, photographs from Soulpepper's recent staging of Leaving Home and Salt-Water Moon, as well as images of Tarragon Theatre's original production of Of the Fields, Lately."--Jacket
Kanada oyunlari by David French( )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efficiency of manufacturing systems by B Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Advanced Research Institute (A.R. 1.) on "the efficiency of Manufacturing Systems" was held under the auspices of the NATO Special Programm~ Panel on Systems Science as a part of the NATO Science Committee's continuous effort to promote the advancement of science through international co-operation. Advanced Research Institutes are organised for the purpose of bringing together experts in a particular field of interest to identify and make known the present state of knowledge in that area and, through informed debate, to make recommendations for directions for future research that would benefit the community at large. To this end two kinds of contribution were obtained by invitation. There were those papers which were about the current state of work in the area of manufacturing systems and its organisation; in addition three theme papers were presented to provide a stimulus to the discussion in terms of ways of thinking, both about the area and about the kind of research needed
The seagull by David French( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
David French auteur dramatique

David French Canadees schrijver (1939-2010)

David French Canadian writer

David French kanadischer Dramatiker

French, David

French, David Benson 1939-2010

French, David Benson OC 1939-2010

OC French, David Benson 1939-2010

Languages
English (252)

French (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
Salt-water moonJitters : a playOf the fields, lately1949One crack outSilver daggerMiss JulieThat summer