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Fugard, Athol

Works: 395 works in 1,463 publications in 23 languages and 34,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Epic films  War films  Gangster films  Melodrama  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Director, Costume designer, Interviewee, Contributor, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PR9369.3.F8, 822
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Athol Fugard
"Master Harold"-- and the boys by Athol Fugard( Book )

65 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Master Harold", or Harry, tries to prevent the release of his alcoholic father from the hospital. His contridictory emotions catalyze a confrontation with his black friends
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
A lesson from aloes : a play by Athol Fugard( Book )

37 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the reunion of two former political activists, Piet Bezuidenhout and Steve Daniels, on the eve of Steve's departure from South Africa to exile in England. Prodded by Piet's nervous wife, they confront each other and the events which led to their sudden falling out years ago
The road to Mecca by Athol Fugard( Book )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband dies, aging Miss Helen begins to fill her home and garden in the remote South African bush with strange sculptures made from cement, glass, wire, and recycled materials like used beer cans and old headlights. As she seems to be increasingly unable to care for herself, Helen becomes the source of a struggle between the local pastor who wants to get Miss Helen into an old-age home, and Elsa, a young teacher who is determined that Miss Helen remain free
Tsotsi : a novel by Athol Fugard( Book )

77 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Johannesburg township of Soweto, a young black gangster in South Africa, who leads a group of violent criminals, slowly discovers the meaning of compassion, dignity, and his own humanity
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
Boesman and Lena and other plays by Athol Fugard( Book )

63 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Back Alley Theatre presents "Boesman and Lena," by Athol Fugard, directed by Douglas Johnson, produced by Naomi Eftis, set design and execution Anthony Micocci, lighting design and execution Antonio Arenas, costume design and execution Alberta Wheeler, makeup design and execution Samel D. Love, sound design Doublas Johnson
My children! My Africa! by Athol Fugard( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Generational conflict over the most effective means for ending apartheid in South Africa lead to an explosive confrontation between a gifted but impatient black township youth and his devoted but "old fashioned" black teacher ... The unexpected involvement of a young white woman who befriends and learns from both men strips away the political trappings to reveal the human trauma at the heart of South Africa's ... tragedy."--Publisher description
Valley song by Athol Fugard( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play which tells a gentle story of how the generations cope with the end of apartheid in South Africa. A young women wants to leave home to begin to lead her own life, but her grandfather takes this as an insult to his way of life and everything he has worked for
Statements : [three plays] by Athol Fugard( Book )

58 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sizwe Bansi is dead - The island - Statements after an arrest under the Immorality Act
People are living there : a play in two acts by Athol Fugard( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood knot, and other plays by Athol Fugard( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brothers of Blood Knot-- one dark-skinned, one light-- betray their dreams of a better future with the impossible wish of passing for white. In Hello and Goodbye, a poor white brother and sister churn their once-promising past to comprehend their bleak present. Boesman and Lena, a black husband and wife, tramp homelessly through a severe and unforgiving landscape, discovering strength and recovering devotion through an encounter with a mysterious old African
The blood knot; a play in seven scenes by Athol Fugard( Book )

35 editions published between 1963 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arena Stage presents "The Blood Knot," by Athol Fugard, directed by Gladys Vaughan, settings by Nicholas Russiyan, costumes by Julia Gillett, lighting by William Eggleston, with James Earl Jones and Robert Foxworth
Sizwe Bansi is dead ; and, the island by Athol Fugard( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimetos and two early plays by Athol Fugard( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The captain's tiger : a memoir for the stage by Athol Fugard( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the latest of his post-apartheid plays - The Captain's Tiger: A Memoir for the Stage - Athol Fugard sets out as a young seafarer and writer to begin The Great Novel - the exciting tales of his mother, a young Afrikaner, and her escape from small-town life. But what he discovers on his travels is that the secret to great writing comes from the desperate need to tell the truth, and in turn he finds his voice as an author."--Jacket
Sorrows and rejoicings by Athol Fugard( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the semi-desert Karoo region of southern Africa, two women meet: one white, the other black-- they seem to have little in common except for their love of one man, an exiled poet deeply connected to his homeland. But after the leukemia-stricken poet returns to his village to die, his passing leaves the women struggling to reconcile the secrets of the past, and their hopes for post-apartheid South Africa
Exits and entrances by Athol Fugard( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exits and Entrances is the story of a relationship between a young man on the threshold of his career as a playwright and an aging actor who has reached the end of his career on the stage. The play is based directly on [author's] own early formative experiences in South African theatre and the affect that the legendary Afrikaans actor André Huguenet had on him in shaping his own vision of theatre
Tsotsi by Gavin Hood( Visual )

62 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur la jacquette : Dans un bidonville de Johannesburg en Afrique du Sud, un jeune homme de 19 ans se fait appeler "Tsotsi" : "voyou", "gangster" dans le jardon des ghettos. Orphelin sans nom, sans passé, sans ambition, il vit au jour le jour à la fête d'un groupe de marginaux en proie à la violence et au chaos. Un soir, loin du bidonville, dans une banlieue aisée, Tsotsi sort son arme et agresse une femme avant de s'échapper au volant de sa voiture. Quelques instants plus tard, un bébé pleure sur la banquette arrière
Notebooks, 1960-1977 by Athol Fugard( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Fugard registers and captures the keen images that are the very stuff of vibrant theatre.""--Time
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Alternative Names
Athol Fugard drammaturgo, scrittore e attore sudafricano

Athol Fugard sørafrikansk skodespelar

Athol Fugard sørafrikansk skuespiller

Athol Fugard südafrikanischer Schriftsteller

Athol Fugard sydafrikansk skådespelare

Athol Fugard sydafrikansk skuespiller

Athol Fugard Zuid-Afrikaans acteur

Fugard, Athol Harold Lannigan

Fugard, Athol Harold Lanningan 1932-

Fugard, Atholl

Fugard, Harold Athol Lannigan 1932-

Lanningan Fugard, Athol Harold 1932-

Фугард, Атол

פוגארד, אתול

פוגרד, אתול 1932-

آتول فوگارد بازیگر اهل آفریقای جنوبی

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GandhiA lesson from aloes : a playThe road to MeccaTsotsi : a novelBoesman and Lena and other playsMy children! My Africa!Valley songStatements : [three plays]