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Shanley, John Patrick

Works: 177 works in 472 publications in 9 languages and 15,621 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Motion picture plays  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Librettist, Recipient, Conceptor, Commentator, Interviewee, Film editor
Classifications: PS3569.H3337, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about John Patrick Shanley
Publications by John Patrick Shanley
Most widely held works about John Patrick Shanley
Most widely held works by John Patrick Shanley
Doubt by John Patrick Shanley( visu )
43 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,491 libraries worldwide
1964, St. Nicholas in the Bronx. Father Flynn is a charismatic priest who is trying to upend the schools' strict customs, which have long been fiercely guarded by Sister Aloysius Beauvier. The Sister is the iron-gloved principal who believes in the power of fear and discipline. With the winds of political change, the school has just accepted its first black student, Donald Miller. But when Sister James shares with Sister Aloysius her suspicion that Father Flynn is paying too much personal attention to Donald, Sister Aloysius sets off on a personal crusade to unearth the truth and to expunge Flynn from the school. Now, without any proof, besides her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius locks into a battle of wills with Father Flynn. This threatens to tear apart the community with it's irrevocable consequence
Doubt : a parable by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,917 libraries worldwide
Set in a Bronx Catholic school in 1964, a nun is faced with uncertainty as she has grave concerns for a male colleague
Moonstruck by Norman Jewison( visu )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls for her fiance's younger brother
Congo by Frank Marshall( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 848 libraries worldwide
An expedition to return a gorilla to Africa and find the Lost City of Zinj and its diamond mines encounters a variety of dangers
Alive by Frank Marshall( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
A team of rugby players survive a plane crash deep in the desolate, snow-covered Andes Mountains. Stranded there, they must overcome incredible odds to stay alive
13 by Shanley by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
We're back! a dinosaur's story by Steven Spielberg( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
The tale of four huge but huggable dinos who visit New York City to make millions of children's dreams come true. With his IQ-boosting 'Brain Grain' cereal, the time-traveling Captain New Eyes transforms Rex, Elsa, Dweeb, and Woog into thinking, feeling, talking creatures
Defiance by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Defiance is set on a United States Marine Corps base in North Carolina in 1971. Two officers, one black and one white, are on a collision course over race, women and the high cost of doing the right thing
Live from Baghdad ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 586 libraries worldwide
In 1990, CNN was a 24-hour news network in search of a 24-hour story. They were about to find it in Baghdad. Up against the three big networks, Wiener, a veteran producer, along with his longtime producing partner and their team of rebels with a cause, take the biggest risks to get the biggest stories - unlike their rivals - live at a moment's notice
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Follows the follies of a stressed-out guy in a dead-end job who is told he has a terminal "brain cloud." A zany jillionaire then makes him an offer that gives him a fleeting taste of the good life. In exchange, he must journey to a Pacific Island and leap into a volcano. Is Joe doomed to be the last of the red-hot lovers? Not if the forces of imagination, romantic comedy, and the charm of Ryan in 3 roles as the women in Joe's life have their way
Dirty story and other plays by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
In "Dirty story" a couple of sadomasochistic writers fight over rights to a New York City loft. In "Where's my money?" the author takes on marriage, infidelity, and divorce lawyers, and in "Sailor's song" love becomes an act of courage
Danny and the deep blue sea : an Apache dance by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Unannotated typescript used by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on Film and Tape Archive during videotaping of the production on December 3, 2004 at Second Stage (New York, N.Y.)
Five corners by Tony Bill( visu )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and German and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Heinz has just returned to the neighborhood after serving time for attacking Linda, who was saved by young idealist Harry. As the world around them erupts in turmoil, the neighborhood of Five Corners has a battle of its own to face when these three personalities clash, and nothing will ever be the same again
Savage in limbo : a concert play by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Four dogs and a bone ; and, The wild goose by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the moon and other plays by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Moonstruck ; Joe versus the volcano ; and, Five corners : screenplays by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Italian American reconciliation : a folktale by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Huey Maximilian Bonfigliano has a problem: while he is safely divorced from his shrewish wife, he feels he cannot regain his "manhood" until he woos and wins her one more time
Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
""In the work of John Patrick Shanley, the truth is as charming as it is painful, reality as touched with magic as it is factual, and existence as absolute as it is illusory."--BOMB magazineFor Anthony and Rosemary, introverted misfits straddling forty, love seems unlikely. In this very Irish story with a surprising depth of poetic passion, these yearning, eccentric souls fight their way towards solid ground and happiness. Their journey is heartbreaking, funny as hell, and ultimately, deeply moving. Set in the Irish countryside, Outside Mullingar has been dubbed the "Irish Moonstruck" and will premiere on Broadway in 2014, starring Debra Messing and Brian F. O'Byrne and helmed by Doug Hughes, the Tony Award-winning director of Doubt.John Patrick Shanley is from the Bronx. His plays include Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Savage in Limbo, and Dirty Story. His trilogy Church and State began with Doubt, followed by Defiance and Storefront Church. For his play Doubt, the playwright received both the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He has nine films to his credit, including the five-time Oscar-nominated Doubt with Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis. Other films include Five Corners, Alive, Joe Versus The Volcano, and Live From Baghdad for HBO (Emmy nomination). For Moonstruck, he received both the Writers Guild Award and the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. The Writers Guild of America awarded Shanley the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award in Writing"--
Psychopathia sexualis by John Patrick Shanley( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
"Arthur, an obscure young painter struggling in the art world of Manhattan, announces to his self-satisfied friend, Howard, that he is engaged to be married. To whom? Asks Howard. The answer is to Lucille, a powerful, attractive, no-nonsense Texas socialite, a kind of wealthy Annie Oakley. But, Arthur confides to Howard, there are three problems: 1. Arthur is a fetishist, and Lucille doesn't know. He cannot make love without being in proximity to his father's argyle socks. 2. Arthur's psychiatrist, Dr. Block, unable to cure Arthur of his fetish, has stolen said socks. 3. Arthur's wedding night is fast approaching, and he needs his socks back. Howard vows to retrieve his friend's socks from the wily Dr. Block. This brilliant if unconventional shrink proceeds to reduce Howard to a sniveling wreck. We finally meet the robust Lucille, in her wedding dress, as her friend Ellie (Howard's wife) blurts out all the bad news. At this point, Arthur enters and begs Lucille's forgiveness, which he obtains. Lucille resolves to go to this Block character and rescue her man's socks. Lucille and Dr. Block fight it out for the soul and the socks of Arthur. Lucille wipes the floor with the clever psychiatrist. Her secret weapon? A hearty store of common sense and razor-sharp country wit. Block finally resorts to trying to seduce her. When she cries help, Arthur and Howard burst in and save her. Arthur reclaims his socks (as each man must), and he and Lucille are married."--Publisher description
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Alternative Names
Shanley, John P.
シャンリィ, ジョン・パトリック
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