WorldCat Identities

Kean, Charles John 1811?-1868

Overview
Works: 794 works in 1,341 publications in 1 language and 5,500 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Tragicomedies  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  Historical drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Outlines and syllabi  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer, Actor, Signer, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree, wst, Correspondent, Adapter
Classifications: PR2833.A2, 822.33
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King John by William Shakespeare( Book )

36 editions published between 1811 and 1973 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King John is pitted against the united powers of France, Brittany, Austria, and the Papacy. As alliances are made, broken, and remade, the paranoid and erratic John reveals his weakness and reliance on those around him. Will England be destroyed by his fatal indecision?
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

26 editions published between 1803 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play of The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1856 and 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespere's historical play of King Henry the Eighth by William Shakespeare( Book )

26 editions published between 1855 and 1971 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kean relating to their American tours by Charles John Kean( Book )

4 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1859 and 1971 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes index and notes. Introduction and notes by Henry Norman Hudson, LL D
King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1811 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the play and discusses its poetry, structure, political details, history, and the Shakespearean staging
King Lear, 1858 by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1857 and 1970 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costumes in Shakespeare's play of The winter's tale, 1856( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play of A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

16 editions published between 1856 and 1970 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

21 editions published between 1859 and 1970 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream, 1856 by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1859 and 1971 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Library copy used as a promptbook by actor Frederick B. Warde. Several preliminary pages from original published form have been removed here, and the entire play is interleaved with manuscript notes in pencil and ink regarding stage directions, alterations, and other information
Shakespeare's play of Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

21 editions published between 1858 and 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emigrant in motley; the journey of Charles and Ellen Kean in quest of a theatrical fortune in Australia and America, as told in their hitherto unpublished letters by Charles John Kean( Book )

6 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the management of Charles Kean at the Princess's theatre, 1850-1859 by Budge Threlkeld( )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the library of the late Charles Kean (the eminent actor) by Charles John Kean( Book )

3 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kean banquet, Wednesday, July 20, 1859. : His Grace the Duke of Newcastle in the chair. T.H. Taunton, Esq., Hon. Sec( Book )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Kean acteur, metteur en scène et directeur de théâtre anglais

Charles Kean actor irlandés

Charles Kean britischer Theaterschauspieler

Charles Kean Brits acteur (1811-1868)

Kean, Charles

Kean Charles John 1811-1868

Кин, Чарлз

チャールズ・キーン

Languages
English (335)

Covers
The life and theatrical times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. : including a summary of the English stage for the last fifty years, and a detailed account of the management of the Princess's Theatre, from 1850 to 1859Lives of Shakespearian actorsLives of Shakespearian actorsLives of Shakespearian actors : Charles Kean, Samuel Phelps and William Charles Macready by their contemporaries