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Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 605 works in 2,433 publications in 4 languages and 27,785 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Fiction  Verse drama  Bibliography  Poetry  History  Biography  Young adult works  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Recipient, Lyricist, Collector
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

73 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

60 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the masterpieces of world literature, this great verse drama by Norway's famed playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as it follows the roguish life of a charming but arrogant young man. A literary delight since it was first published in 1875
The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

45 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Farquhar by George Farquhar( Book )

44 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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William Shakespeare: a critical study by Georg Brandes( Book )

39 editions published between 1898 and 1936 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a critical study of William Shakespeare's work broken down into categories of interest
Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

29 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

28 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 346 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)
George Farquhar by Albert John Farmer( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by William Archer( Book )

6 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Charles Macready by William Archer( Book )

21 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

49 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 259 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 )

15 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an analysis of "God: The Invisible King."
America today; observations and reflections by William Archer( Book )

19 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of two countries by Alexander Lange Kielland( Book )

9 editions published between 1891 and 2004 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When we dead awaken by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When We Dead Awaken is the last play written by Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. It was first published in 1899, and first staged in Stuttgart in 1900.-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The villain of the world-tragedy : a letter to Professor Ulrich v. Wilamowitz Möllendorf by William Archer( Book )

23 editions published between 1916 and 1917 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 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

ウィリアム・アーチャー

Languages
English (668)

Danish (9)

Swedish (2)

German (2)

Covers
The old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationGeorge FarquharThe green goddess : a play in four actsHedda GablerWhen we dead awakenProphet of the New Drama : William Archer and the Ibsen campaign