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Leeming, Glenda

Overview
Works: 25 works in 249 publications in 2 languages and 6,797 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Comedy plays  Satire  Pictorial works  Bio-bibliography  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collector, Compiler, Other
Classifications: PR5818, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Glenda Leeming
Publications by Glenda Leeming
Most widely held works by Glenda Leeming
Christopher Fry by Glenda Leeming( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Christopher Fry
Arnold Wesker by Glenda Leeming( Book )
24 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Wesker, the playwright by Glenda Leeming( Book )
10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
Who's who in Jane Austen and the Brontës by Glenda Leeming( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
John Arden by Glenda Leeming( Book )
19 editions published between 1972 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Who's who in Thomas Hardy by Glenda Leeming( Book )
15 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Wesker on file by Glenda Leeming( Book )
10 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Poetic drama by Glenda Leeming( Book )
17 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 libraries worldwide
A work which traces the repeated attempts in the 20th century to write poetic drama - plays with dialogue in formal verse and with other poetic qualities. She examines such writers as Yeats, Eliot and Christopher Fry and also discusses the validity of their theories about theatre practice
The plays of Arnold Wesker: an assessment by Glenda Leeming( Book )
12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
The merchant by Arnold Wesker( Book )
11 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A taste of honey by Shelagh Delaney( Book )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
'A Taste of Honey' is a play about the adolescent Jo and her relationships with those about her - her irresponsible, roving mother Helen and her mum's newly acquired drunken husband, the black sailor who leaves her pregnant and Geoffrey the homosexual art student who moves in to help with the baby
Margaret Drabble by Glenda Leeming( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 libraries worldwide
An insightful and enlightening study of Margaret Drabble's work from the early 1960s to the present day, emphasizing her skill in structuring, narrating and mediating her plot material
Serjeant Musgrave's dance, an unhistorical parable by John Arden( Book )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Set between 1860 and 1880, four deserters bring the body of a dead soldier back to his home town, a mining community in the grip of a coal strike and cut off by snow. Their leader, Serjeant Musgrave, plans to hold the town at gunpoint and confront its people with the realities of warfare. Arden's play questions the military principle of 'Obey or suffer' and the cruelty and futility of war. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in 1959
Brontë country by Glenda Leeming( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
A collection of photographs, some with accompanying text, of the English countryside which was the setting for the novels written by the Bronte sisters
The birthday party by Harold Pinter( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A three-act play, set in a seedy English boarding house by the sea. Stanley Webber, pampered by a maternal landlady, finds his comfortable life interrupted by the arrival of two sinister men, Goldberg and McCann, agents of a person or persons unknown, who ostensibly are looking for rooms. It becomes clear, however, that their mission is to intimidate Stanley. So successfully do they wield their mysterious authority, hurling questions and accusations at Stanley, that in the end they lead him, muted and broken, to a waiting car outside; but they, too, seem to be infected by the same fear and uncertainty they imposed on Stanley
Three Gothic novels by Glenda Leeming( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Serjeant Musgrave's Dance by Glenda Leeming( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Roots by Arnold Wesker( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
It's 1958. Beatie Bryant has been to London and fallen in love with Ronnie, a young socialist. As she anxiously awaits his arrival to meet her family at their Norfolk farm, her head is swimming with new ideas. Ideas of a bolder, freer world which promise to clash with their rural way of life. Roots is the remarkable centrepiece of Wesker's seminal post-war trilogy
 
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English (195)
Italian (1)
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