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D'Avenant, William 1606-1668

Overview
Works: 726 works in 2,412 publications in 2 languages and 35,825 library holdings
Genres: Parodies, imitations, etc  Drama  History  Biography  Miscellanea  Epic poetry  Art music  Songs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits 
Subject Headings: Poets, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Other, Editor, Translator, Lyricist, Attributed name, Adapter
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Most widely held works about William D'Avenant
 
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Most widely held works by William D'Avenant
Macbeth : a tragedy : with all the alterations, amendments, additions and new songs : as it is now acted at the Theatre Royal by William D'Avenant( )

17 editions published between 1687 and 1969 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest, or, The enchanted island : a comedy, as it is now acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre by John Dryden( )

29 editions published between 1670 and 1969 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare adaptations. The tempest, the mock tempest, and King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1922 and 1966 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five Restoration adaptations of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gondibert : an heroick poem by William D'Avenant( )

34 editions published between 1650 and 1977 in English and French and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Errata: prelim. p. [2]. Unfinished, ends with the "middle of the third book; which makes an equal half of the Poem". cf. Postscript. "The author's preface to his much honour'd friend Mr. Hobs" (p. 1-51) and "The answer of Mr. Hobbes" (p. 52-64) with a part of the poem were printed at Paris in 1650, under title: A discourse upon Gondibert, an heroick poem. Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 12951736. (stc) Wing D326. (vid) 95940. (DLPS) A37179.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A37179.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679
Sinfonia concertante ; A tribute ; The morning watch ; Ode to the Queen by Edmund Rubbra( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shorter poems, and songs from the plays and masques by William D'Avenant( Book )

16 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scholarly edition of works by Sir William Davenant. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus
The tempest, or, The enchanted island : a comedy, as it is now acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1670 and 1978 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Sr William D'avenant Kt : consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the press: now published out of the authors originall copies by William D'Avenant( Book )

24 editions published between 1673 and 1968 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark : as it is now acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre by William D'Avenant( )

8 editions published between 1676 and 1968 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Davenant's Gondibert by William D'Avenant( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Davenant was one of the rare figures in English Renaissance theatre whose career spanned both the Caroline and Restoration eras and who was active both before and after the English Civil War and during the Interregnum
Love and honour by William D'Avenant( )

25 editions published between 1634 and 2012 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth : a tragædy : with all the alterations, amendments, additions, and new songs : as it's now acted at the Dukes Theatre by William D'Avenant( )

8 editions published between 1674 and 1968 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruelty of the Spaniards in Peru : exprest by instrumentall and vocall musick, and by art of perspective in scenes, &c by William D'Avenant( )

19 editions published between 1658 and 1953 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Sr Francis Drake : exprest by instrumentall and vocall musick and by art of perspective in scenes, &c. : the first part by William D'Avenant( )

24 editions published between 1659 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic works : With prefatory memoir and notes by William D'Avenant( Book )

18 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salmacida spolia. : a masque. Presented by the King and Queenes Majesties, at White-hall, on Tuesday the 21. day of Ianuary 1639 by William D'Avenant( )

27 editions published between 1639 and 1750 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest : or, the enchanted island. A comedy. By Mr. Dryden by Thomas Shadwell( )

16 editions published between 1735 and 1762 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege of Rhodes. as they were lately represented at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre in Lincoln-Inne Fields by William D'Avenant( Book )

19 editions published between 1663 and 1977 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Covers
Poetry Criticism, Volume 99
Alternative Names
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Gulielmus Davenant

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W. D. (William D'Avenant), Sir, 1606-1668

William Davenant Brits auteur

William Davenant englischer Schriftsteller und Theaterdirektor

William Davenant English poet and playwright

William Davenant poeta e drammaturgo britannico

William D'Avenant poète et dramaturge anglais

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French (3)