WorldCat Identities

Shirley, William active 1739-1780

Overview
Works: 53 works in 310 publications in 1 language and 3,558 library holdings
Genres: Drama 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Other
Classifications: PR1241, 330
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Shirley
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 142 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 )

26 editions published between 1739 and 2011 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1763 and 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra a tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

3 editions published in 1765 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the black prince or, the battle of Poictiers an historical tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

26 editions published between 1750 and 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electra by William Shirley( Book )

19 editions published between 1765 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward the Black Prince; or, The battle of Poictiers. An historical tragedy by William Shirley( Book )

7 editions published between 1818 and 1977 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1758 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bone for the chroniclers to pick; or a take-off scene from behind the curtain. A poem by William Shirley( Book )

2 editions published in 1758 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gamesters. A comedy : as altered from Shirley ... as performed at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. Regulated from the prompt-book ... by Mr. Hopkins by William Shirley( Book )

3 editions published between 1778 and 1792 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birth of Hercules by William Shirley( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.63 (from 0.55 for Edward the ... to 0.90 for The gamest ...)

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 (156)