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Rudkin, David 1936-

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Most widely held works by David Rudkin
Ashes by David Rudkin( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gawain and the green knight by David Rudkin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the 14th century poem, Gawain and the Grene Knight, which raises a number of questions about human virtue and imperfectibility in Gawain's quest to keep his word and prove his worthiness
Afore night come by David Rudkin( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sure there's no end to the disasters that could choose to unfurl themselves on the world. The harvest is ripe in a Black Country pear orchard. Seasoned hands settle to familiar tasks and the ritual education of newcomers. But corrupted lands yields a bitter crop. The weather turns, friction mounts and pesticide begins to fall
The triumph of death by David Rudkin( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sons of light by David Rudkin( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampyr by David Rudkin( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And yet it is unquestionably extraordinary, a vivid and haunting manifestation of Dreyer's power to make visible on screen the inner human state, and to convey a dreamlike imagery of textures of nature amidst which transient, solitary human figures pass, some illuminated by an inner light, others threatened by a malign or demonic presence."
The woodlanders by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the rural corner of South England in the late 19th century, a passionate love triangle develops when a young woman returns to her hometown after finishing her studies
The Saxon shore by David Rudkin( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December bride by Thaddeus O'Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud Irish servant girl rebels against her strict upbringing by having love affairs with two brothers at the same time. Sarah and the brothers risk happiness, reputation, and safety for their daring love
Cries from Casement as his bones are brought to Dublin by David Rudkin( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Testimony by Deion Sanders( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based loosely on the memoirs of Shostakovich, a classical composer living in Russia during the reign of Stalin, this film traces the relationship between Shostakovich and Stalin and the effect that Stalin had on Shostakovich's life and work
Hippolytus : a version by David Rudkin( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penda's fen by David Rudkin( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red sun and Merlin unchained by David Rudkin( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Sun and Merlin Unchained are the most recent original stage works by one of the most accomplished yet neglected dramatists of our time. Red Sun is a two-hander, tightly tethered within the classical unities of theme and space and the span of a single day. Merlin Unchained is an explosive, multitudinous epic, crossing continents and centuries and passing between worlds. Yet though technically so different, both works speak with the same distinctive voice, offering an exhilarating--and sometimes disturbing--challenge to the cultural and political perceptions of the contemporary audience and exploring alien worlds that, alarmingly, begin to become recognizable as our own. -- Publisher description
Vampyr by David Rudkin( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Described by its maker as a 'poem of horror', Vampyr (1932) is one of the founding works of psychological horror cinema, adapted from a collection of gothic stories by Sheridan Le Fanu and directed by the revered Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer. Despite the fact that there is no definitive print and many English versions are marred by poor quality subtitles, the film remains a vivid, extraordinary artwork in which the inner human state is made hauntingly visible. In a reading as passionate as it is analytic, David Rudkin reveals how this film systematically binds the spectator - spatially and morally - into its mysterious world of the undead. This second edition features a new foreword, discussion of the Martin Koerber and Cineteca di Bologna restoration of the film in 2008, and original cover artwork by Midge Naylor"--Publisher's description
The Young Vic and the Royal National Theatre Studio present Afore night come by David Rudkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock by David Rudkin( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock, at the height of his powers, is possessed by a dreamlike vision of a woman. From his director's chair the sixty-year-old Hitchcock begins to unravel some of the defining films of our time, drawing us into the imagination of one of the world's most mysterious creative minds. This poetic new play takes a unique look at the way the great filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock developed the ideas of his most famous films, including Marnie, Vertigo, Psycho and Strangers on a Train. The result is a unique and haunting character study and an unprecedented journey into the mind of one of our most fascinating cultural icons
Ancient mariner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws a parallel between Coleridge's best-known poem and the poet's own tormented life
New English dramatists: three plays by E. Martin Browne( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains: The kitchen, by Arnold Wesker; A resounding tinkle, by N.F. Simpson; Epitaph for George Dillon, by John Osborne and Anthony Creighton
Hippolytos by Euripides( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At head of title: Euripidou Hippolytos Includes index
 
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Vampyr
Alternative Names
David Rudkin Brits toneelschrijver

David Rudkin dramaturge britannique

David Rudkin dramaturgo británico

Rudkin, James David 1936-

Дэвид Радкин

デイヴィッド・ラドキン

Languages
English (159)

German (4)

Covers
Afore night comeVampyrRed sun and Merlin unchainedThe Young Vic and the Royal National Theatre Studio present Afore night comeDavid Rudkin : sacred disobedience : an expository study of his drama 1959-96Red sun and Merlin unchained