WorldCat Identities

Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 484 works in 2,181 publications in 9 languages and 26,659 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Poetry  Bibliography  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Interviews  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Collector, ed
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Most widely held works about William Archer
 
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Most widely held works by William Archer
Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

78 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

70 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy
George Farquhar by George Farquhar( Book )

37 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

10 editions published between 1907 and 2008 in English and held by 543 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
William Shakespeare: a critical study by Georg Brandes( Book )

34 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

26 editions published between 1911 and 1924 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TOC: Hedda Gabler -- Ghosts -- An enemy of the people -- A doll's house -- The league of youth -- The wild duck -- The master builder -- Pillars of society -- Rosmersholm - Peer Gynt
Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

22 editions published between 1901 and 1970 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt : a dramatic poem by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

37 editions published between 1892 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henrik Ibsen's magnificent "dramatic poem", as he called it, first published in 1867, comes truly to life through its excellent versatility and vitality of form. John Northam's translation communicates the shifting pace and tone and offers a close account of the expressive range of the brilliant original
Through Afro-America an English reading of the race problem by William Archer( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

26 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 348 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)
Three plays by William Archer( Book )

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

William Charles Macready by William Archer( Book )

18 editions published between 1890 and 1971 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1883 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ibsen's prose dramas by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

34 editions published between 1890 and 1968 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler and other plays by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

46 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 261 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
America today; observations and reflections by William Archer( Book )

15 editions published between 1899 and 2004 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colour-blind neutrality; an open letter to Doctor George Brandes by William Archer( Book )

52 editions published between 1916 and 1917 in 9 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Dr. Georg Brandes
 
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Hedda Gabler and other plays
Alternative Names
Archer, William

Kappa, pseud.

William Archer dramaturgo y crtico de teatro escocs

William Archer drammaturgo, critico teatrale e traduttore inglese

William Archer schottischer Theaterkritiker

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George FarquharThe old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationThe green goddess : a play in four actsHedda Gabler and other playsProphet of the New Drama : William Archer and the Ibsen campaign