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Willett, John

Overview
Works: 7 works in 17 publications in 1 language and 1,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Biographical films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Experimental films  Animated films  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PT2603.R397, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Willett
Miracle by Gu gen han ai rui ke( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the most famous team in the history of American sports: the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. Follow from the team's selection process to the ultimate victory over Finland for the gold. Celebrates American patriotism at its best
Brecht on theatre; the development of an aesthetic by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wholly revised, re-edited and expanded edition of one of the seminal texts of twentieth century theatre. Featuring new translations, additional texts, illustrations and editorial matter, this is a fullest and clearest account yet of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics
The theatre of Bertolt Brecht : a study from eight aspects by John Willett( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The private life of the master race : a documentary play by Bertolt Brecht( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brecht's series of twenty-four interconnected playlets describe events which took place in ordinary German households in the 1930s. They dramatise with clinical precision the suspicion and anxiety experienced by ordinary people, particularly Jewish citizens, as the power of Hitler grew. Written in exile in Denmark and first staged in 1938 it was inspired in part by his recent trip to Moscow where he had been researching tasks for the anti-Nazi effort. This Student Edition features an extensive introduction and commentary and includes: a chronology of the Brecht's life and work; a synopsis of each playlet; an introduction to the context of the play; commentary on themes, characters, style and language; a review of the play in performance; notes on individual words and phrases in the text, and questions for further study
Erwin Piscator : political theatre 1920-1966 by Arts Council of Great Britain( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freddy vs. Jason( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after being killed, Freddy Krueger rests in Hell. He depends on the dreams of those in Springwood to fuel his existence. But when the parents of Springwood use a powerful drug to keep the teens from dreaming, Freddy is left powerless. He decides to spring Jason Voorhees from his own personal Hell and sends him to Elm Street. All goes well at first until Jason realizes he's been duped by "the dream master" and is none too pleased. Coaxed by surviving teenagers Will, Lori, and Kia, Jason and Freddy descend upon Crystal Lake for an evil vs. evil royal battle
The resistible rise of Arturo Ui; a gangster spectacle by Bertolt Brecht( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in 1941 just before Brecht's arrival in the USA, Arturo Ui is a parable of the rise of Hitler, who is recast by Brecht as a small-time Chicago gangster taking over the city's greengrocery trade
 
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Brecht on theatre; the development of an aesthetic
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English (17)

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The theatre of Bertolt Brecht : a study from eight aspectsThe private life of the master race : a documentary playFreddy vs. Jason