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Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 572 works in 2,247 publications in 4 languages and 27,740 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Poetry  History  Biography  Fiction  Young adult works  Domestic drama  Records and correspondence  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Collector
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

70 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Farquhar by George Farquhar( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

43 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuation by William Archer( Book )

34 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazlitt on theatre; [selections from the View of the English stage, and Criticisms and dramatic essays] by William Hazlitt( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

19 editions published between 1906 and 2008 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam S. Shubert Theatre, Shubert Theatrical Co., lessees and managers, Forty-Fourth Street, west of Broadway, fourth production of the fifth subscription season. The Theatre Guild presents "Peer Gynt," with Joseph Schildkraut, a dramatic poem by Henrik Ibsen, translation by William and Charles Archer. Music by Edward Grieg, the production directed by Theodore Komisarjevsky, settings and costumes by Lee Simonson. Orchestra under the direction of Prof. Ladislas Kun, eight numbers of the score are Professor Kun's adaptation of the Grieg themes especially prepared for the production. Stage manager: Jacob Weiser
Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

28 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through Afro-America : an English reading of the race problem by William Archer( Book )

25 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Peer Gynt, a dramatic poem by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

36 editions published between 1892 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Amsterdam Theatre, 42d Street, west of Broadway, Klaw & Erlanger, managers. Mr. Richard Mansfield and Company, "Peer Gynt," a translation by William and Charles Archer of this phantasmagoria, by Henrik Ibsen. The music mainly on themes from Edward Grieg's "Peer Gynt" suites, is arranged by Mr. Clarence Lucas, the scenery is painted by Frank Platzer and built by T.B. McDonald, the dances arranged by Carl Marwig
Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

19 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green goddess : a play in four acts by William Archer( Book )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fleeing a threatened Hindu uprising, Major Crespin and his wife, accompanied by Dr. Traherne, travel by airplane to a distant settlement. The Rajah of Rukh makes them his prisoner-guests when the airplane crashes in his kingdom. He informs the three that they will be killed in retaliation for the approaching execution by the British of his three brothers. Crespin and Traherne bribe the butler to send an appeal for help over the wireless, but he betrays them and loses his life. Crespin gets the message through before the rajah shoots him. British aviators arrive in time to save Traherne and Mrs. Crespin." --AFI catalog, 1921-1930 (description of film version of play)
William Shakespeare by Georg Brandes( Book )

28 editions published between 1899 and 1936 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by William Archer( Book )

8 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Charles Macready by William Archer( Book )

18 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Irving, actor and manager; a critical study by William Archer( Book )

26 editions published between 1883 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A national theatre: scheme & estimates by William Archer( Book )

17 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

44 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler, daughter of a deceased general, marries dull George Tesman and looks forward to a life of middle class tedium. Judge Brack, who admires Hedda, wants to establish a menage a trois. Then, a former admirer comes to vie for George's academic post
God and Mr. Wells; a critical examination of "God the invisible King," by William Archer( Book )

14 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America today; observations and reflections by William Archer( Book )

11 editions published between 1899 and 2004 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Real conversations by William Archer( Book )

12 editions published between 1904 and 1977 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hedda Gabler
Alternative Names
Archer, William

Kappa, pseud.

William Archer Brits vertaler (1856-1924)

William Archer dramaturgo y crítico de teatro escocés

William Archer drammaturgo, critico teatrale e traduttore inglese

William Archer schottischer Theaterkritiker

Вильям Арчер

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Languages
English (640)

Danish (4)

Swedish (3)

German (2)

Covers
George FarquharThe old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationThe green goddess : a play in four actsHedda GablerProphet of the New Drama : William Archer and the Ibsen campaign