WorldCat Identities

MacDonald, Robert David

Overview
Works: 100 works in 216 publications in 2 languages and 3,956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Quotations 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: PT2668.O3, 832.914
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Robert David MacDonald
Soldiers : an obituary for Geneva by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about Winston Churchill, making an impassioned plea for an international convention to outlaw the bombing of defenseless civilians
The house of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the power struggle among the women of a noble Spanish family as they mourn the death of the paterfamilias
Summit conference by Robert David MacDonald( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and French and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landmarks of French classical drama( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great speeches from European drama( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britannicus by Jean Racine( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Néron qui, sous ses attitudes encore sages et vertueuses, commence à laisser percer sa véritable nature, a fait séquestrer dans son palais Junie, descendante d'Auguste, en la séparant de Britannicus qui l'aime. Le texte intégral annoté est accompagné d'un appareil pédagogique : une mise en perspective de l'oeuvre et une étude plus approfondie selon les orientations des programmes du lycée
Phaedra and Figaro: Racine's Phèdre by Jean Racine( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phèdre by Jean Racine (1639-99) has long been considered one of the greatest glories of the French theatre. When the heroine, hounded by supernatural forces, falls tragically in love with her unresponsive stepson, her fate is sealed; but her struggle, conducted in a fearful atmosphere of vengeance and intrigue, is articulated in dramatic verse of the highest intensity
Five plays by Friedrich Schiller( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic plays by the great German dramatist, along with two critical essays by Schiller scholars. The robbers: The story of a noble outlaw, Karl Moor, who rejects his father's values after being betrayed by his evil brother Franz. Passion and politics: A young couple's love reaches across class divides, but is thwarted by an amoral court system. Don Carlos: A young Spanish prince is frustrated by the machinations of the despotic Philip II. Mary Stuart: Tells the story of the deadly struggle between the powerful Queen Elizabeth I and the sensual Mary Stuart, deposed Queen of Scots. Joan of Arc: Dramatizes the heroic life and death of the French saint from Orleans
Faust : a tragedy : parts one & two, fully revised by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tasso ; Clavigo by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlo Goldoni by Carlo Goldoni( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ice house by Robert David MacDonald( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New York Shakespear Festival
Schiller : théories esthétiques et structures dramatiques, liberté et culture à l'époque de la Révolution française et de l'idéalisme allemand by Victor Hell( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enrico Four by Luigi Pirandello( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deputy by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full English translation of the uncut, original text. Play raises the question of how Pope Pius 12th could fail to speak out against the mass murder of six million Jews during the World War
Nuria Espert's production of the house of Bernarda Alba( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural Spain at the turn of this century, the scene is a cloistered household managed by a newly widowed mother of five daughters. Under the shadow of the church and the tyranny bred from a need to protect the reputation of the family, the matron (Bernarda Alba) represses her daughters by enforcing an eight year mourning period. The tensions build rapidly among the imprisoned women, with a demented grandmother playing a role resembling that of a Greek chorus. Eventually, the natural spirits of the daughters circumvent Bernarda, but with tragic results
Mirandolina (La locandiera) ; The housekeeper (La donna di governo) by Carlo Goldoni( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart's Nachtmusik : requiem for three characters in two scenes by Rolf Hochhuth( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magdalena is a pupil of Mozart's. Her husband discovers that she has also been his lover. However, she has another secret that will have terrible consequences for both of them
Tasso (Torquato Tasso) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.28 for Soldiers : ... to 0.91 for Glasgow Ci ...)

Landmarks of French classical drama
Alternative Names
MacDonald, Robert D.

MacDonald, Robert D. (Robert David)

Robert David MacDonald Scottish playwright, translator and theatre director

Languages
English (73)

French (3)

Covers
Great speeches from European dramaBritannicusFive playsFaust : a tragedy : parts one & two, fully revisedTasso ; ClavigoCarlo GoldoniThe ice houseSchiller : théories esthétiques et structures dramatiques, liberté et culture à l'époque de la Révolution française et de l'idéalisme allemand