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Johnson, Karl 1948-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 5,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Television programs  Fiction  Military history  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karl Johnson
Rome ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome
Catherine the Great ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, a small hamlet gently holding onto the past, and Candleford, a neighboring market town bustling into the future. When young Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise for a job at the Candleford post office, she discovers an eye-opening, exciting new world. In the face of scandals and feuds, she must leave her childhood behind
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
The deep blue sea by Terence Davies ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A passionate woman trapped in a passionless marriage meets a troubled former Royal Air Force pilot; their attraction is irresistable, yet a particularly British coldness strands them on separate islands
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newcomer Gabriel Cochrane arrive in Candleford with a vendetta against the evil banker Steerforth, who he feels has tricked him into losing his business. Elsewhere, Dorcas makes an ill-judged intervention, Minnie becomes worried that Alfie might fall out of love with her, and Emma is left in a precarious financial position
Wittgenstein by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surreal and fanciful biography of the Viennese philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, who strove to define and teach insights on communication and the powers and limits of language
William Shakespeare's The tempest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches. It tells the story of Prospero, the magician, who lives with his nubile daughter on an enchanted island and punishes his enemies when they are shipwrecked there. It's a study of sexual and political power in the guise of a fairy tale
The tempest by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Derek Jarman's interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches
Pure by Gillies MacKinnon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Paul slowly begins to realize that his mother is an addict and, with the help of a local waitress, tries to rescue his mother from her boyfriend/dealer
Four last songs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry is a chronically unsatisfied ex-pat residing on a remote island village in the Mediterranean. The tiny village is famous for having been the home of one of Europe's most celebrated composers. Desperate to make his mark Larry stages a gala concert as a tribute to the late composer. With his kooky entourage in tow, Larry must learn to balance all the harmonies of his life and deliver his own masterpiece
Glitterbox ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wittgenstein: "Portrait of the irreverent 20th-century philosopher who preferred detective fiction and Carmen Miranda musicals to Aristotle"--Container
Close my eyes by Stephen Poliakoff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brother and sister find themselves irresistibly drawn to each other in this powerful story of forbidden passions, a tangled marriage, and one long, very hot summer
The double life of Franz Schubert ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Featuring excerpts from many of his compositions, the central narrative occurs during Schubert's hospitalization for syphilis, the contraction of which was both a consequence of his darker inclinations and a spur to some of his greatest work
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
The Derek Jarman collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One of the most accomplished and creative filmmakers in British cinema, Derek Jarman rose to prominence as an intensely creative force during the late 70s, 80s and early 90s. A maverick artist foremost, Jarman s attention to detail and unconventional approach to filmmaking has been matched by few others. Along with fellow classicist Peter Greenaway, Jarman's unique ability to blend music and imagery, exploring both the personal and the political is profoundly engaging. The Derek Jarman Collection represents the essence of Jarman s work as an influential auteur - showcasing five of his most beloved films"--Ezydvd website
Lark rise to candleford ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Minnie becomes worried that Alfie might fall out of love with her, and Emma is left in a precarious financial position
 
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Languages
English (78)
German (2)
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