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Gassner, John 1903-1967

Overview
Works: 320 works in 1,556 publications in 3 languages and 59,807 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Conference papers and proceedings  Dictionaries  Passion plays  History  Periodicals  Biography 
Roles: Editor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Author of introduction, Other, Speaker, Translator, Compiler, Contributor
Classifications: PS634, 812.5082
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Most widely held works about John Gassner
 
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A treasury of the theatre by John Gassner( Book )

49 editions published between 1951 and 1968 in English and held by 3,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library owns volume1 of 1967 ed
Best American plays : fifth series, 1957-1963 by John Gassner( Book )

58 editions published between 1939 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 3,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction and biographies of Neil Simon, Tennessee William, Lanford Wilson, and David Rabe by Clive Barnes
Masters of the drama by John Gassner( Book )

55 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and Spanish and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O'Neill, a collection of critical essays by John Gassner( Book )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best plays of the early American theatre : from the beginning to 1916 by John Gassner( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains sixteen American plays written before 1912
The reader's encyclopedia of world drama by John Gassner( Book )

46 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive reference work which covers the drama of all five continents from its origins to the present
Twenty-five best plays of the modern American theatre : Early series by John Gassner( Book )

60 editions published between 1930 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers American theater's formative period, 1916-1929, with 25 complete plays, biographical and production data, and a survey of the period's drama and dramatists. This volume supplements the two previously published collections: Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre (1929-1939), first series and Best plays of the modern American theatre (1939-1946), second series
Twenty best European plays on the American stage by John Gassner( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1974 in English and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger at the gates--The lark--A Month in the country--My three angels--Ondine --The Madwoman of Chaillot--No exit-Jacobowsky and the Colonel--The sea gull --Noah--Volpone--(etc.)
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958 by John Gassner( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958
Best plays of the modern American theatre : second series by John Gassner( Book )

78 editions published between 1944 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complete texts of seventeen plays ... 1939-1946 ..."
Producing the play by John Gassner( Book )

48 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book cannot present an answer to every production problem. Nor does it provide a substitute for practice under adequate supervision or instructor. Activity, trial and error and above all the test of effectiveness for particular audience with a paticular play, are the ultimate textbook of play production
Best American plays : third series, 1945-1951 by John Gassner( Book )

57 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete text of 17 plays
Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre by John Gassner( Book )

64 editions published between 1939 and 1971 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 of the best American plays from 1930-1939
Eugene O'Neill by John Gassner( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BCF Snickers was here
The theatre in our times; a survey of the men, materials, and movements in the modern theatre by John Gassner( Book )

44 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays : fourth series, 1951-1957 by John Gassner( Book )

34 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 17 popular, contemporary plays including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, The Crucible, The Matchmaker, and The Seven Year Itch
Ideas in the drama : selected papers from the English Institute by John Gassner( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval and Tudor drama by John Gassner( Book )

34 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directions in modern theatre and drama : an expanded edition of Form and idea in modern theatre by John Gassner( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Medieval and Tudor drama
Alternative Names
Gassner, Dž.

Gassner, John Waldhorn 1903-1967

جاسنر، جون، 1903-1967

جون غاسنر، 1903-1967

Languages
English (775)

French (6)

Spanish (1)

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Medieval and Tudor drama