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McEwan, Geraldine

Works: 284 works in 573 publications in 4 languages and 13,701 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Geraldine McEwan
Publications by Geraldine McEwan
Most widely held works about Geraldine McEwan
Most widely held works by Geraldine McEwan
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
The Magdalene Sisters by Peter Mullan( visu )
45 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Carrie's war by Nina Bawden( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
At the start of World War II, 14-year-old Carrie and her younger brother Nick are separated from their mother and evacuated from war-torn London to a rural village in Wales, where they now live with a puritanical shopkeeper and his spinster sister
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
The cozy community of Barchester is rocked from its complacency when a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Love's labour's lost a romantic musical comedy by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
The handsome young King of Navarre and his three friends -- Berowne, Longaville, and Dumaine -- make a pledge to retreat for three years to study literature and art, depriving themselves of all comforts, including the company of women, for the duration. The pledge survives intact for exactly as long as it takes the beautiful Princess of France and her three friends -- Rosaline, Maria, and Katherine -- to travel to Navarre on a diplomatic mission from her father. Shakespeare purists will probably be horrified that Branagh has juxtaposed the Bard with classics by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, in a loving homage to the great musicals of the '30s. He has also thrown in every cliché of said musicals, reviving the abandoned genre with 90 minutes of elaborately staged flossy, frothy, campy, cotton-candy fun
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
Marple ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Perhaps the most demanding of Shakespeare's comedies Love's labours lost tells the story of the King of Navarre and his love for a French princess
The body in the library ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Dolly Bantry enlists Miss Marple's help after she and her husband find the body of a mystery woman in their library. News spreads of the disappearance of a glamorous exhibition dancer
Mulberry ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A family mansion needs domestic help. Mulberry, the son of Death and Springtime, turns up one day with no qualifications, no one knows where he's from, yet he sweet-talks his way into the job. Suddenly the dull old house isn't so dull anymore
The murder at the vicarage by Agatha Christie( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
When the vicar in Miss Marple's village declares in exasperation tha anyone who murdered Colonel Prothero would be doing the world a favor, he does not realize that his words will come back to haunt him. The colonel, a most unpopular loca resident, has a long list of enemies who become suspects when he is, indeed, murdered. Miss Marple, temporarily incapacitated after an accident, is perfectly positioned to investigate
The Noël Coward collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
A murder is announced by Agatha Christie( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
A local ad announcing the date and location of a forthcoming murder has a small village buzzing with curiosity. Assuming it is a hoax, a crowd nonetheless is gathered at Letitia Blacklock's cottage at the appointed tim when the lights go out
4:50 from Paddington ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Two trains briefly draw alongside each other as they race past a country house and - to her horror - Miss Marple's friend Mrs. McGillicuddy witnesses a man in a passing train car strangling a mystery woman
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A story concerning a complex woman whose outward appearance belies her true nature
Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The coming-of-age story of Jess, the adopted daughter of a deeply religious woman, who grows up isolated and insulated in the north of England in the 1960's. Jess meets Melanie, and the two teenagers fall in love, greatly upsetting Jess's mother and her congregation
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Mac Ewan Geraldine 1932-....
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McKeown, Geraldine 1932- Frueherer Name
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