WorldCat Identities

Shirley, William active 1739-1780

Overview
Works: 68 works in 360 publications in 1 language and 3,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Biography  Historical drama 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Other
Classifications: PR1269, 822.08
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Shirley
Edward, the Black Prince, or, The battle of Poictiers : an historical tragedy : attempted after the manner of Shakespear by William Shirley( Book )

62 editions published between 1749 and 1954 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince, or, The battle of Poictiers : an historical tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

23 editions published between 1750 and 1995 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Pepin's campaign : a burlesque opera of two acts ; acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, in the year 1745 by William Shirley( Book )

37 editions published between 1755 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parricide, or, Innocence in distress : a tragedy ; as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden by William Shirley( Book )

5 editions published in 1739 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra : a tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

12 editions published between 1765 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of Hercules : a masque by Thomas Augustine Arne( Book )

4 editions published between 1763 and 1989 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince, or, The Battle of Poictiers : an historical tragedy in five acts by William Shirley( Book )

6 editions published between 1783 and 1981 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince, or, The battle of Poictiers : an historical tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

20 editions published in 1777 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince : or, The Battle of Poitiers : a tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden by William Shirley( Book )

13 editions published in 1779 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince, or, The battle of Poictiers : an historical tragedy in five acts by William Shirley( Book )

8 editions published between 1806 and 1808 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince by William Shirley( )

5 editions published between 1760 and 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parricide: or, innocence in distress. A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. By Mr. Shirley by William Shirley( Book )

11 editions published between 1739 and 1952 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief remarks on the original and present state of the drama by William Shirley( )

9 editions published between 1758 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra : a tragedy. By William Shirley by William Shirley( Book )

10 editions published between 1765 and 1954 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince, or, The Battle of Poitiers : an historical tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

6 editions published between 1791 and 1799 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward, the Black prince by William Shirley( Book )

16 editions published between 1750 and 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parricide [or, Innocence in distress] by William Shirley( Book )

8 editions published between 1739 and 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Shirley William

Shirley, William fl. 1739-1780

William Shirley English playwright of the 18th century

William Shirley toneelschrijver uit Koninkrijk Groot-Brittannië (?-1777)

Languages
English (289)