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Giles, David 1926-2010

Overview
Works: 278 works in 879 publications in 3 languages and 14,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love stories  Historical drama 
Roles: Director, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Publications about David Giles
Publications by David Giles
Publications by David Giles, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by David Giles
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( visu )
58 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,438 libraries worldwide
Fanny is an impoverished young woman, snubbed by society, who earns the respect and love of her cousin in this BBC mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen classic set in 19th century England
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( visu )
52 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
The life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( visu )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about the weak and despicable King John, who tries to fend off the royal claims of Arthur, Duke of Brittany, who is supported by the King of France. In spite of the support of Faulconbridge, John alienates the English nobility and runs afoul of the Pope. In the end he is poisoned and his son Henry III becomes King
The Barchester Chronicles by Anthony Trollope( visu )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 803 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
Paradise road ( visu )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery
The first part of King Henry the Fourth with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur by William Shakespeare( visu )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 697 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) as he appears to waste his youth in London taverns in the company of the irresponsible Sir John Falstaff
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
28 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 libraries worldwide
The third of Shakespeare's plays portraying the emergence of England's most admired national hero, Henry V. He unites his people as he embarks on the invasion of France, deals justly with traitors, tirelessly leads his soldiers to victory and ensures future peace by his marriage to the Princess of France. Shakespeare examines these qualities that make a successful ruler and shows the prince in terms of isolation and responsibility that his success entails
The second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( visu )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life. The revolt against Henry is finally crushed and the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished, and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( visu )
11 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe. Follows King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
The Forsyte saga ( visu )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 libraries worldwide
BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's work, chronicling nearly 50 turbulent years of a wealthy English family
Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( visu )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 434 libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare( visu )
53 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 432 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Henry IV, Part I
Richard II by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's King Richard II, the tale of the tragic king who was forced to abdicate by his cousin Henry Bolingbroke, then murdered. Suggested audience: senior secondary, tertiary, general
Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare( visu )
39 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 420 libraries worldwide
King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king
The Second part of King Henry the Fourth containing his death, and the coronation of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( visu )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play that portrays the colorful panorama of Medieval English life, as the king broods over the uncertain future of his son. Time passes, Henry IV dies, Falstaff is banished and Prince Hal is crowned Henry V
The first Churchills ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the 50-year marriage of John and Sarah Churchill, the first Churchills to make their mark on British history. John was a handsome and charismatic general who won the battles that shaped the future of England. Sarah was a fiery beauty whose passion and intellect made her a favorite at court and won the undying devotion of her husband. The turbulent history of 17th century England is seen through the eyes of Sarah, and are filtered through her love for John and their shared love of England
The life of Henry the Fift by William Shakespeare( visu )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's historical play which portrays the emerging leadership of King Henry V as he unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and ensures peace by marrying a French princess
Hetty Wainthropp investigates ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Legendary actress Patricia Routledge returns as 60ish housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp in this popular PBS Mystery! series. Includes six episodes, two of which have not aired on PBS
Hetty Wainthropp investigates ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Housewife turned gumshoe Hetty Wainthropp is back for another round of solving mysteries. Both steely and motherly, she takes no prisoners and puts on no airs, using her dowdy appearance to blend into her surroundings
The Strauss family ( visu )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
The saga of the Strauss family is an epic story spanning more than 85 years. From father Johann Strauss to his eldest son Schanni, it was a tradition not only of music, but of the wealth, fame and jealousies common to popular musicians throughout the ages
 
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English (459)
Japanese (2)
German (1)
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