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Laurence, Dan H.

Overview
Works: 368 works in 995 publications in 2 languages and 18,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Fiction  Biography  Controversial literature 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Illuminator, Adapter, Composer, Compiler, Signer, Author of dialog, Former owner, Redactor, Censor
Classifications: PR5363, 822.912
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Dan H Laurence, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dan H Laurence
Collected letters by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
36 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of Henry James by Leon Edel ( Book )
53 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected non-dramatic writings by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How to become a musical critic by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
13 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saint Joan. Major Barbara. Androcles and the lion by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
27 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the script of the 1924 drama which chronicles the trial, burning at the stake, and canonization of the fifteenth-century warrior and martyr, Joan of Arc
Platform and pulpit by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
16 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shaw's music : the complete musical criticism in three volumes by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heartbreak House a fantasia in the Russian manner on English themes by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
17 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Into the eccentric household of Captain Shotover and his daughter Hesione comes Ellie Dunn, a young woman ready to marry for money rather than love. Hesione protests vigorously, but her rakish husband, Hector, snobbish sister, Ariadne, and the wealthy industrialist Boss Mangan have also joined the house-party and opinion becomes divided on the matter. Should financial concerns take priority over romantic ones, or should we hold on to our ideals, regardless of the consequences?"--Jacket
Plays unpleasant by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
29 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"With Plays Unpleasant, Shaw challenged his audiences' moral complacency. In Widowers' Houses, Harry Trench is engaged to brisk Blanche Sartorius. When he realizes that her father is a slum landlord, Harry questions whether he and Blanche have a future together. In The Philanderer, charismatic Leonard Charteris proposes marriage to Grace, while still involved with the beautiful Julia Craven. But Julia is not inclined to surrender him so easily. While in Mrs Warren's Profession, Vivie is forced to reconsider the direction of her own life when she discovers that it is her mother's immoral earnings which have paid for her genteel upbringing."--BOOK JACKET
Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
16 editions published between 1957 and 2000 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Man and superman : [a comedy and a philosophy by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
28 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John Tanner is horrified to discover that he is the object of Ann Whitefield's ambitions in her search for a satisfactory husband. For Tanner, political pamphleteer and independent mind, escape is the only option. But Ann is grimly resigned to society's expectations and ready for the chase." "In this caustic satire on romantic conventions, Shaw casts his net wide across European culture to draw on works by Mozart, Nietzsche and Conan Doyle for his re-telling of the Don Juan myth. As Stanley Weintraub comments, it was Shaw's ability to combine popular comedy with intellectual seriousness that made Man and Superman 'the first great twentieth-century English play', and one that remains a classic expose of the eternal struggle between the sexes."--BOOK JACKET
The complete prefaces by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shaw on Dickens by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bernard Shaw, a bibliography by Dan H Laurence ( Book )
8 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agitations : letters to the press 1875-1950 by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plays pleasant by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
17 editions published between 1946 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of Bernard Shaw's most glittering comedies, Arms and the Man is a burlesque of Victorian attitudes to heroism, war and empire. In the contrast between Bluntschli, the mercenary soldier, and the brave leader, Sergius, the true nature of valour is revealed. Shaw mocks deluded idealism in Candida, when a young poet becomes infatuated with the wife of a Socialist preacher. The Man of Destiny is a witty war of words between Napoleon and a 'strange lady', while in the exuberant farce You Never Can Tell a divided family is reunited by chance. Although Shaw intended Plays Pleasant to be gentler comedies than those in the companion volume, Plays Unpleasant, their prophetic satire remains sharp and provocative."--BOOK JACKET
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
49 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professor of phonetics takes on the challenge of turning a London flower girl into a lady
The matter with Ireland by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the addition of thirteen previously uncollected pieces, this new volume of Bernard Shaw's political journalism presents the most complete book in existence of Shaw's writing on Ireland and its political troubles. Representing a 60-year period beginning in 1886, these selections include essays, newspaper and magazine articles, letters to the editor, interviews, and passages from books
Selected short plays : definitive text by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Androcles and the lion : an old fable renovated by Bernard Shaw ( Book )
10 editions published between 1946 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the fable about a Greek tailor's conversion to Christianity, his befriending of a lion, and gladiatorial experience in Nero's Coliseum
 
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Alternative Names
Goldstein, Daniel Hyman
Goldstein, Daniel Hyman 1920-2008
Laurence, Dan H.
Laurence, Daniel Hyman.
Languages
English (387)
Japanese (1)
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