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Inge, William

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Works: 280 works in 696 publications in 7 languages and 27,455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Bibliography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3517.N265, 812.54
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4 plays: Come back, Little Sheba; Picnic; Bus stop; The dark at the top of the stairs by William Inge( Book )
50 editions published between 1958 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,887 libraries worldwide
A collection of four plays by one of the most important American playwrights of the mid-century era
Bus stop by William Inge( Book )
33 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,315 libraries worldwide
Sam S. Shubert Theatre, Robert Whitehead and Roger L. Stevens present "Bus Stop," by William Inge, with Peggy Ann Garner, Albert Salmi, Glenn Anders and Russell Hardie, directed by Harold Clurman, setting by Boris Aronson, costumes and lighting by Paul Morrison
The dark at the top of the stairs; a new play by William Inge( Book )
22 editions published between 1945 and 1988 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
"The setting is a small Oklahoma town in the early 1920s and the home of the Flood family: Rubin, a traveling salesman for a harness firm; Cora his sensitive and lovely wife; Sonny, their little boy; and Reenie their teen-age daughter. The plot consists of a series of short stories -- the fight between husband and wife; the fear of an overly shy young girl on going to a dance; the problems of an introverted little boy who feels that the whole world is against him; the corroding marriage of Cora's rowdy sister; and the tragedy of a military school cadet who suffers from the stigma of being a Jew in an alien community. The play's message is that there is dark at the top of everyone's stairs, but that it can be dissipated by understanding, tolerance, and compassion."
Come back, little Sheba by William Inge( Book )
24 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 libraries worldwide
William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with the simple, homey Lola, who lost the child but has remained Doc's steadfast if slatternly wife. Now a chiropractor and recovering alcoholic, Doc's sobriety is tested when Marie, a young college student becomes their boarder bringing new life and long-dormant hostilities to the surface of Doc and Lola's troubled marriage
Picnic : a summer romance in three acts by William Inge( Book )
10 editions published between 1952 and 1958 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
A loss of roses; a new play, with a foreword by the author by William Inge( Book )
15 editions published between 1960 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Set in a modest bungalow in a small town near Kansas City in 1933, this play centers on the relationships between Helen (a widow in her 40s), Kenny (her 21-year-old son), and Lila (a troubled traveling-show actress who returns to town)
Picnic, a summer romance by William Inge( Book )
29 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 644 libraries worldwide
A three-act play, set in two adjoining backyards in a small Kansas town, about the emotional reactions elicited in the neighborhood widows, spinsters, and teenagers by the handsome but maladjusted stranger who attends their annual Labor Day picnic
Summer brave, and eleven short plays by William Inge( Book )
4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Good luck, Miss Wyckoff : a novel by William Inge( Book )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
My son is a splendid driver by William Inge( Book )
7 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Natural affection by William Inge( Book )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
[National Theatre], Oliver Smith, in association with Manuel Seff presents Kim Stanley, Harry Guardino, Tom Bosley in "Natural Affection," a play by William Inge, directed by Tony Richardson, with Gregory Rozakis, Monica May, production designed by Oliver Smith, costumes by Ann Roth, music by John Lewis
Splendor in the grass by Elia Kazan( visu )
17 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is committed into an institution while Bud reluctantly obeys his father and enrolls in Yale. The stock market crash of '29 hits and changes the lives of both their families. Together they learn the harsh lesson of love and life
Where's daddy? by William Inge( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Splendor in the grass by F. Andrew Leslie( Book )
3 editions published between 1966 and 1994 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
A young girl gains maturity through her relationship with a wealthy young man
Eleven short plays by William Inge( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Come back, little Sheba by Daniel Mann( visu )
5 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
The stirring tale of a life-weary couple who rescue hope from the ruins of the past
Summer brave : the rewritten and final version of the romantic comedy Picnic by William Inge( Book )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Picnic by Joshua Logan( visu )
17 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Drama about the impact of a virile, egotistical drifter on the lives of five women in a small midwestern town
All fall down ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
A brilliant cast brings to life this penetrating portrait of a dissolute wanderer and his idolizing young brother
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Splendor in the grass: Two 1920s Kansas teenagers find their intense sexual feelings for each other are putting them at odds with their families and the rigid respectability of the town they live in
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Gage, Walter

Gage, Walter, 1913-1973
Inge, William Motter.
Inge William Motter 1913-1973
インジ, ウィリアム
インジ, ウイリアム
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