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Shaffer, Peter 1926-

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Works: 280 works in 1,109 publications in 18 languages and 28,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Musical films  Historical drama  Bibliography  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Scenarist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Librettist, Creator, Conceptor, Commentator, Contributor, Recipient
Classifications: PR6037.H23, 822.914
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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Peter Shaffer( Book )
132 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 3,682 libraries worldwide
The creator of Equus enters the world of Vienna in the time of Mozart, where the court musician Salieri reconstructs his efforts to destroy his archrival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart--efforts that build to a chilling conclusion
Equus : a play by Peter Shaffer( Book )
121 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 3,670 libraries worldwide
Psychiatrist Martin Dysart is handed the most shocking case of his career when Alan Strang is entrusted to his care. Strang has blinded six horses with a metal spike, an eerie and terrifying act. The suspects in the psychological mystery that ensues include Alan's father, a man with a secret life, and the girl who was found hysterical on the night of the crime. The revelations lead doctor and patient to a climactic session in which the truth will be found, but at a price neither dares to contemplate
The royal hunt of the sun : a play concerning the conquest of Peru by Peter Shaffer( Book )
79 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 libraries worldwide
Pageant which deals with Pizarro's conquest of the Incas in Peru
Five finger exercise : a play in two acts and four scenes by Peter Shaffer( Book )
46 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 libraries worldwide
The first stage success from the author of Equus and Amadeus, this taut family drama centers on a young German student who, coming to England to tutor the daughter of well-to-do family is drawn into the various individual dramas of these fractured, isolated people
Lettice & lovage : a comedy by Peter Shaffer( Book )
20 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,138 libraries worldwide
A deeply productive friendship develops between one lady who loves the Theatre and History, and another lady who is a devotee of unvarnished Fact
The collected plays of Peter Shaffer by Peter Shaffer( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Black comedy : including White lies : two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( visu )
70 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 856 libraries worldwide
The life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is viewed through the memories of an envious rival, Salieri
Equus and Shrivings : two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 libraries worldwide
The first play "Equus": Psychiatrist Martin Dysart is handed the most shocking case of his career when Alan Strang is entrusted to his care. Strang has blinded six horses with a metal spike, an eerie and terrifying act. The suspects in the psychological mystery that ensues include Alan's father, a man with a secret life, and the girl who was found hysterical on the night of the crime. The revelations lead doctor and patient to a climactic session in which the truth will be found, but at a price neither dares to contemplate. -- The second play "Shrivings": Gideon, the patriarch of the piece is a Peace Loving man, a famous author, he's been knighted and is nationally regarded as a politically outspoken liberal. He lives secluded at Shrivings, a hotel like home for any curious vagabond to stay, the only need being a commitment to humanism, peacefulness and hope. With him is David Askelon a twenty-something dropout. David's father Mark was once Gideon's star pupil, also a renowned author, he's to be arriving at Shrivings, the two men honorees of some literary/national prize. Finally there is Lois, a young American who serves as Gideon's secretary and maid, a disciple like David, she's disillusioned by the American Left's deterioration and violence. --Aco at Amazon.com
The private ear ; The public eye : two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett( visu )
29 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Elliot Norton's guest from a current production of Equus is playwright Peter Shaffer
The private ear : a play in one act by Peter Shaffer( Book )
22 editions published between 1962 and 1986 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
"Produced on Broadway and in London with The Public Eye. This is a tender account of a rueful romance. The boy has invited to his hovel for dinner a girl he met at a concert. In the interim he has romanticized her as another Venus, and not to appear gauche, he has asked his man about town friend to coach him. When the girl arrives, she is a very common sort and he is awkward to the point of clumsiness, and destroys the mood. She slaps him for trying to kiss her forcibly. She departs, and he returns to his record, now badly scratched, and the curtain descends on a broken love song." -- Publisher's description
The white liars ; and Black comedy : two one-act plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
White liars: 2 males, 1 female. A young man tries to use a fortune-teller to trick his friend into relinquishing his girlfriend to him. Black comedy: 5 males, 3 females. A romantic farce with a staging twist: when it is dark to the audience, it is light, and when the audience can see, the characters cannot
The public eye : a play in one act by Peter Shaffer( Book )
13 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
"This is a very arch and continuously funny comedy about a hop-scotch character who at the moment is playing the part of a private eye for a wealthy accountant who suspects his wife of infidelity." -- Publisher's description
Three plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
16 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and German and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Lettice and lovage : a comedy in three acts by Peter Shaffer( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
The gift of the Gorgon by Peter Shaffer( Book )
15 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Four plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The white liars; [and], Black comedy: two plays by Peter Shaffer( Book )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
In 'Black Comedy' speelt een flamboyante homoseksuele antiekhandelaar genaamd 'Harold Gorringe' een belangrijke rol
Whom do I have the honour of addressing? : first presented on BBC radio on November 20 1989 by Dame Judi Dench : a play by Peter Shaffer( Book )
10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A scandal involving a Hollywood film idol is about to break with the death of a middle-aged woman in Clapham
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Anthony, Peter, 1926-

Peter Levin Shaffer
Peter Shaffer anglický dramatik
Peter Shaffer britischer Dramatiker
Peter Shaffer britisk manusforfattar
Peter Shaffer britisk manusforfatter
Peter Shaffer britisk manuskriptforfatter
Peter Shaffer Brits scenarioschrijver
Peter Shaffer brittisk manusförfattare
Peter Shaffer drammaturgo inglese
Pīters Šefers
Šafir, Pītir 1926-
Shaffer, Peter
Shaffer, Peter Levin
Shaffer, Peter Levin 1926-
Sheffer, Piter.
Sheffer, Piter 1926-
Πήτερ Σάφερ Άγγλος θεατρικός συγγραφέας
Питър Шафър
Пітер Шеффер
Пітэр Шэфер
Шеффер, Питер
פיטר שייפר
بيتر شافر، 1926-
شفر، بيتر 1926-
پیتر شافر فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
셰퍼, 피터 1926-
쉐퍼, 피터 1926-
피터 섀퍼
シェーファー, ピーター
ピーター・シェーファー
彼得·謝弗
Languages
English (590)
French (39)
German (20)
Spanish (14)
Chinese (6)
Swedish (4)
Czech (4)
Hebrew (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (3)
Dutch (3)
Danish (1)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Welsh (1)
Arabic (1)
Frisian (1)
Catalan (1)
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