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Stoppard, Tom

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard( Book )

236 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hamlet" as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters in Shakespeare's play
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

105 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare in Love is a romantic comedy for the 1990's, set in the 1590's, telling the witty, sexy story behind the creation of the greatest love story of them all - Romeo and Juliet. Young Will Shakespeare is the up and coming playwright of the time, but has been disastrously struck by the bane of the writer's life - writer's block. What Will needs is a muse - and she appears in the form of the beautiful (and betrothed) Lady Viola. The path of true love doesn't run smooth for Will, however - Viola is engaged to be married to the insufferable Lord Wessex at the command of Queen Elizabeth
The real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard( Book )

123 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encompassing work from nearly twenty years of Stoppard's career, this new collection showcases the playwright's dazzling range and virtuosic talent. The Real Inspector Hound is the ultimate country-house whodunit; After Magritte attempts to explain the inexplicable; NewFound-Land chronicles an American's attempt to become a British citizen; Dirty Linen is a daring political farce; and Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth wickedly subverts Shakespeare. With a preface by the author that offers a chronology of the plays and an insight into their making, The Real Inspector Hound and Other Plays will be essential for all fans of modern drama
Brazil by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

90 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A daydreaming bureaucrat becomes involved with an underground superhero and a beautiful mysterious woman and becomes the tragic victim of his own romantic illusions
Travesties : [a play] by Tom Stoppard( Book )

90 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on politics, literature and art. James Joyce, Lenin and Dadaist Tristan Tzara come together in memories of obscure English diplomat in Zurich
Jumpers : a play by Tom Stoppard( Book )

79 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder, marriage and metaphysics are the three elements that link the bizarre series of events in Tom Stoppard's high-spirited comedy, Jumpers. The protagonists include George Moore, an aging professor of moral philosophy whose quest to compose a lecture on 'Man--Good, Bad or Indifferent' is put on hold while he ponders the existence of his sock; his youthful wife Dotty, a former musical star on a downward spiral whose charm may explain the corpse in the next room; George's specially trained hare, Thumper; and a chorus of poorly-trained gymnasts whose exploits set the stage for this topsy-turvy world
Anna Karenina by Keira Knightley( Visual )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Book )

76 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play begins with Max and Charlotte, a couple whose marriage seems about to rupture. But nothing one sees on a stage is the real thing, and some things are less real than others. Charlotte is an actress who has been appearing in a play about marriage written by her husband Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are at the point of rupture because Henry and Annie have fallen in love. But is it the real thing?
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

46 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a small British boy in a World War II Japanese internment camp
Arcadia by Tom Stoppard( Book )

64 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a large country house in Derbyshire in April 1809 sit Lady Thomasina Coverly, aged thirteen, and her tutor, Septimus Hodge. Through the window may be seen some of the '500 acres inclusive of lake' where Capability Brown's idealized landscape is about to give way to the 'picturesque' Gothic style: 'everything but vampires', as the garden historian Hannah Jarvis remarks to Bernard Nightingale when they stand in the same room 180 years later." "Bernard has arrived to uncover the scandal which is said to have taken place when Lord Byron stayed at Sidley Park." "Tom Stoppard's absorbing play takes us back and forth between the centuries and explores the nature of truth and time, the difference between the Classical and the Romantic temperament, and the disruptive influence of sex on our orbits in life - 'the attraction which Newton left out'."--Jacket
Dirty linen and New-found-land by Tom Stoppard( Book )

60 editions published between 1908 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty Linen is a comedy about a Parliamentary investigation of the sexual indiscretions of a number of M.P.'s with the voluptuous Maddie Gotobed. New-Found-Land is a one-act play within the play
Night and day : a play by Tom Stoppard( Book )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The provocative and funny look at exploitation and corruption, journalistic ethics, freedom of the press and marital infidelity is set in a fictional copper rich African nation. Dick Wagner of The Sunday Globe and a competing freelance journalist arrive at the jungle home of a white mine owner. Soon they are competing for the use of their host's telex, the attentions of his wife and a possible interview with the missing president of Kambawe
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

82 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore
Every good boy deserves favor and Professional foul : two plays by Tom Stoppard( Book )

68 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dissident is locked up in an asylum. If he accepts that he was ill and has been cured, he will be released. He refuses. Sharing his cell is a real lunatic who believes himself to be surrounded by an orchestra. As the dissident's son begs his father to free himself with a lie, Tom Stoppard's darkly funny and provocative play asks if denying the truth is a price worth paying for liberty. This premiered at the Festival Hall, London, in July 1977
Enter a free man by Tom Stoppard( Book )

61 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny and compassionate play about a middle-aged "inventor" who has spent his years chasing one illusion after another while first his wife and then his teenage daughter have had to work to support him
Rough crossing : freely adapted from Ferenc Molnar's Play at the castle by Tom Stoppard( Book )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Around a slender central device, Stoppard weaves an increasingly amazing pattern of verbal misunderstandings, eccentric character development, showbiz spectacle and sea-going hazards
Hapgood by Tom Stoppard( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hapgood, an extraordinary British secret service officer, is at the center of a web of double and triple agents
Lord Malquist & Mr Moon by Tom Stoppard( Book )

57 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invention of love by Tom Stoppard( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On his journey the scholar and poet who is now the elder Housman confronts his younger self, and the memories of the man he loved his entire life, Moses Jackson - the handsome athlete who could not return his feelings. As if a dream, The Invention of Love inhabits Housman's imagination, illuminating both the pain of hopeless love and passion displaced into poetry and the study of classical texts. The author of A Shropshire Lad lived almost invisibly in the shadow of the flamboyant Oscar Wilde, and died old and venerated - but whose passion was truly the fatal one?"--Jacket
On the razzle by Tom Stoppard( Book )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and German and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komedie over een Weens restaurant waar zich enkele personen treffen die geacht worden elders te zijn. Met woordverklaringen
 
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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are dead
Alternative Names
Boot, William.

Boot William 1937-....

Stoppard, Tom

Stoppard, Tom 1937-

Straussler, Thomas 1937-

Straussler, Tom

Strassler, Toms

Straussler, Tomš 1937-

Stūbārd, Tūm, 1937-

Tom Stoppard britischer Dramatiker

Tom Stoppard Brits auteur

Tom Stoppard sceneggiatore, scrittore e regista inglese

Tomas Stoppardas

Стоппард, Том

Стоппард, Том, 1937-

Том Стопард

Том Стоппард британский драматург, режиссёр, киносценарист и критик

טום סטופארד

تام استاپارد

توم ستوبارد

توم ستوبارد، 1937-

توم ستوبارد، 1937 م-

ტომ სტოპარდი

톰 스토파드

ストッパード, トム

トム・ストッパード

湯姆斯托帕德

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