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Rylands, George 1902-1999

Overview
Works: 406 works in 1,556 publications in 1 language and 9,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Musical settings  Tragedies (Drama)  Audio adaptations  Incidental music  Art music  Monologues (Music)  Radio programs 
Roles: Performer, Director, Author, Editor, Narrator, Actor, Conductor, Compiler, Adapter, Interviewee, Publishing director
Classifications: PR3184, 822.33
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Publications about George Rylands
Publications by George Rylands
Publications by George Rylands, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by George Rylands
Words and poetry by George Rylands( Book )
17 editions published between 1928 and 1972 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
The ages of man : Shakespeare's image of man and nature by William Shakespeare( Book )
28 editions published between 1939 and 1962 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Ages of man by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1972 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Sir John Gielgud reads from Shakespeare's sonnets and plays
The Duchess of Malfi : sources, themes, characters by John Webster( Book )
8 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
"The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess{8217}s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play{8217}s historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernized and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference. Editor Leah Marcus is a Professor at Vanderbilt University. The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess{8217}s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play{8217}s historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernized and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference. The Duchess of Malfi is one of the major tragedies of the early modern period and remains popular in the theatre as well as in the classroom. The story of the Duchess{8217}s secret marriage and the cruel revenge of her brothers has fascinated and appalled audiences for centuries. This new Arden edition offers readers a comprehensive, illustrated introduction to the play{8217}s historical, critical and performance history. The text is modernized and edited to the highest scholarly standards, with textual notes and commentary notes on the same page for ease of reference."--Publisher's description
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
37 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 197 libraries worldwide
When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne and divides his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder follow. After banishing Cordelia, his youngest daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder sisters Regan and Goneril. Meanwhile, evil brews at the Gloucester castle as Edgar falls victim to his brother's deception
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers experience tension between their vow to study and fast, and falling helplessly in love
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Sir Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave and Derek Jacobi perform Shakespeare's historic play about Prince Hal's journey toward kingship, and his ultimate rejection of Falstaff
Henry IV, part one by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 173 libraries worldwide
After the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V) in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 158 libraries worldwide
"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloddy Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Unabridged
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Dramatic Society & professional players. Directed by George Rylands under the auspices of The British Council
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The lovely Viola disguises herself as a young man and quickly falls in love with the Duke she serves. The Duke in turn sends the disguised Viola to woo his lady - the fiesty and impetuous Olivia. Olivia becomes smitten with the young man Viola impersonates, and all careens to a happy resolution by the play's end
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Edited for the syndics of the Cambridge University Press by John Dover Wilson. Recorded by The Marlowe Society & professional players. Under the auspices of The British Council
The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )
20 editions published between 1947 and 1993 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Recorded by past and present members of The Marlowe Society of the University of Cambridge ... under the auspices of The British Council
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Recorded by the Marlowe Society and professional players... under the auspices of The British Council
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
"In Shakespear's most controversial play, the opposing values of justice and mercy must be resolved. Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid."--Container
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
 
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Alternative Names
Dadie Rylands British theatre director
Rylands, George H. W.
Rylands, George H. W. 1902-
Rylands, George H. W. 1902-1999
Rylands, George H. W. (George Humphrey Wolfestan), 1902-
Rylands, George H. W. (George Humphrey Wolfestan), 1902-1999
Rylands, George Humphrey Wolfestan.
Rylands, George Humphrey Wolfestan 1902-
Rylands, George Humphrey Wolfestan 1902-1999
Languages
English (430)
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