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Trussler, Simon

Overview
Works: 112 works in 471 publications in 3 languages and 13,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Spurious and doubtful works  Interviews  Bio-bibliography  Tragicomedies  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Author of dialog
Classifications: PR3184, 822.3
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Most widely held works by Simon Trussler
The Cambridge illustrated history of British theatre by Simon Trussler( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combining authoritative writing with superb illustration, The Cambridge Illustrated History of British Theatre is a fascinating exploration of the development of the live performing arts. Taking a broad view of theatre, the book covers everything from the minor and 'illegitimate' to the mainstream and 'official' - whether the mystery plays of the Middle Ages or the 'real time drama' of Coronation Street, the courtly theatre of Shakespeare's day or the 'fringe' of the 1990s." "Theatre is considered throughout as the popular expression of its creators' and audiences' values and concerns. The contributions of players, patrons, playwrights, and audiences are vividly recounted, together with the social and political forces which inevitably influenced them." "Ranging from theatre in the metropolis to theatre in the provinces, the book also examines the influences on theatre from abroad and the impact of British theatre on the cultural scene beyond its own frontiers."--Jacket
The plays of John Osborne: an assessment by Simon Trussler( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre at work; playwrights and productions in the modern British theatre by Charles Marowitz( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Osborne by Simon Trussler( Book )

24 editions published between 1969 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Arden by Simon Trussler( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Harold Pinter : an assessment by Simon Trussler( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burlesque plays of the eighteenth century by Simon Trussler( Book )

27 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Bond by Simon Trussler( Book )

16 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rover by Aphra Behn( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and the complete text, uncluttered with footnotes. The translations, by leading experts in the field, are accurate and above all actable. The editions of English-language plays include a glossary of unusual words and phrases to aid understanding. The
New theatre voices of the seventies : sixteen interviews from Theatre quarterly, 1970-1980( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Arnold Wesker: an assessment by Glenda Leeming( Book )

13 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakesperean concepts : a dictionary of terms and conventions influences and institutions themes, ideas and genres in the Elizabethan and Jacobean drama by Simon Trussler( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteenth century comedy by W. D Taylor( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of John Whiting: an assessment by Simon Trussler( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

File on Shaw by Margery M Morgan( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play of personality in the Restoration theatre by Anthony Masters( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white devil by John Webster( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on historical events that occurred in Italy during the 1580s, this dark Jacobean drama is considered one of the finest of the period. The White Devil centers on the love affair between the Duke of Brachiano and Vittoria Corombona, two of the play's many unscrupulous characters. Despite her role as a vicious heroine, Vittoria elicits sympathy in her attempt to endure a deeply corrupt society. In The White Devil both evil and good characters are drawn into schemes involving political intrigue, adulterous desire, and bloody revenge. Criticized for its plot construction, the play is noted for its characterizations and use of dramatic tension and physical horror
20th-century drama by Simon Trussler( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two noble kinsmen by John Fletcher( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the late twentieth century, when scholarly attention began to focus on sexuality, collaboration and Shakespeare's late plays, The Two Noble Kinsmen has become an essential script. Turner and Tatspaugh's edition presents a strong case for taking the play more seriously now than ever before. A lively introduction discusses Shakespeare's craftsmanship in adapting a medieval tale for the Jacobean stage, the extent of co-authorship with John Fletcher, the rhetorical complexity of Shakespeare's late style, the themes of sexuality and friendship, and contemporary critical responses to the play. In addition to presenting a detailed history of performance, the edition calls attention to productions that have demonstrated the play's theatrical vitality and solved - or failed to solve - difficulties inherent in the text. Bringing the textual history completely up to date, the edition reflects renewed interest in The Two Noble Kinsmen, confirming it as a play for today"--
 
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The Cambridge illustrated history of British theatre
Alternative Names
سيمون ترسلر، 1942-

Languages
English (259)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

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