StartGroepenDiscussieVerkennenTijdgeest
Doorzoek de site
Onze site gebruikt cookies om diensten te leveren, prestaties te verbeteren, voor analyse en (indien je niet ingelogd bent) voor advertenties. Door LibraryThing te gebruiken erken je dat je onze Servicevoorwaarden en Privacybeleid gelezen en begrepen hebt. Je gebruik van de site en diensten is onderhevig aan dit beleid en deze voorwaarden.
LedenBesprekingenPopulariteitWaarderingFavoriet   Evenementen   
19,048 (23,595)328990 (4.04)1140
When the National Theatre needed a last-minute substitute for a canceled production of As You Like It, Kenneth Tynan decided to stage Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a work by an unfamiliar author that had received discouraging notices from provincial critics at its Edinburgh Festival debut. Of course, the play, when it opened in April 1967, met with universal acclaim. In New York the next year, it was chosen best play by the Drama Critics Circle. In such an unlikely way, Tom Stoppard came to light. Born in Czechoslovakia, a country he left (for Singapore) when he was an infant, he began his literary career as a journalist in Bristol, where play reviewing led to playwriting. After Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Stoppard's reputation suffered through the production of a number of minor works, whose intellectual preoccupations were shrugged off by reviewers: Enter a Free Man (1968; "an adolescent twinge of a play," N.Y. Times), The Real Inspector Hound (1968; "lightweight," N.Y. Times), and After Magritte. But in the 1970s, the initial enthusiasms aroused by Rosencrantz and Guildenstern were more than vindicated by the production of two full-length plays, Jumpers (1974) and the antiwar play Travesties (1975), whose immense verbal and theatrical inventiveness made them absolute successes on both sides of the Atlantic. Stoppard's method from the start has been to contrive explanations for highly unlikely encounters---of objects (the ironing board, old lady, and bowler hat of After Magritte), characters (Joyce, Lenin, and Tzara in Travesties), and even plays (Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, The Importance of Being Earnest, Travesties, and The Real Thing, 1982). In the 1970s, Tynan called for Stoppard---as a Czech and as an artist---to engage himself politically. But although political subjects have since found their way into pieces from Every Good Boy Deserves Favor (1977) to Squaring the Circle (1985), politics and art seem to have become just two more of the playwright's irreconcilables, which meet, but never join, in the logical frames of his comedy. The presence of political material---such as the Lenin sections that nearly ruin the second part of Travesties---has occasionally strained the structure of the plays. But in The Real Thing Stoppard is comfortable enough with the satire on art and activism to bring a third subject, love, into the mix. Stoppard has acknowledged his Eastern European heritage nonpolitically, in a series of adaptations of plays by Arthur Schnitzler (see Vol. 2), Johann Nestroy, and Ferenc Molnar. (Bowker Author Biography) Tom Stoppard is the author of many plays, including Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Jumpers, Travesties, and The Invention of Love. He lives in London. (Publisher Provided)
— biography from Rosencrantz en Guildenstern zijn dood
… (meer)
Ontwarringswaarschuwing

The author was born as Tomas Straussler. After the death of his father, his mother married the Brittish Major Stoppard, and Tom since accepted his name.

Rosencrantz en Guildenstern zijn dood 7,281 exemplaren, 81 besprekingen
Arcadia 2,471 exemplaren, 50 besprekingen
Travesties 901 exemplaren, 11 besprekingen
Ware liefde 660 exemplaren, 8 besprekingen
The Invention of Love 647 exemplaren, 10 besprekingen
Jumpers 573 exemplaren, 5 besprekingen
Shakespeare In Love [1998 film] (Screenwriter) 431 exemplaren, 7 besprekingen
Tom Stoppard Plays 5 391 exemplaren, 5 besprekingen
Brazil [dvd] (Screenwriter) 311 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
The Real Inspector Hound 281 exemplaren, 6 besprekingen
Rock 'n' Roll: A New Play 279 exemplaren, 8 besprekingen
Shakespeare in Love: A Screenplay 276 exemplaren, 4 besprekingen
Lord Malquist & Mr Moon 222 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Indian Ink 176 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Hapgood 176 exemplaren, 6 besprekingen
Voyage: The Coast of Utopia, Part I 157 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Night and Day 153 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
Shipwreck: The Coast of Utopia, Part II 130 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Salvage: The Coast of Utopia, Part III 119 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead [1990 film] (Director) 106 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Empire of the Sun [1987 film] (Screenwriter) 102 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth 100 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
Enter a Free Man 94 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Anna Karenina [2012 film] (Screenwriter) 92 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
On the Razzle 90 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Tom Stoppard Plays 4 90 exemplaren
The Hard Problem 58 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Een woelige overtocht 58 exemplaren
After Magritte 57 exemplaren
Enigma [2001 film] (Screenwriter) 53 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
The Russia House [1990 film] (Screenwriter) 49 exemplaren
Albert's Bridge and Other Plays 49 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Leopoldstadt 40 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Parade's End [2012 TV mini-series] 34 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Albert's Bridge 29 exemplaren
In the Native State 28 exemplaren
Squaring the Circle 28 exemplaren
If You're Glad I'll be Frank 26 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Stoppard: The Plays for Radio 1964-1983 25 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Four Plays for Radio 22 exemplaren
Parade's End 21 exemplaren
Tulip Fever [2017 film] (Screenwriter) 19 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
A Separate Peace 12 exemplaren
Darkside 12 exemplaren
Billy Bathgate [1991 film] (Screenwriter) 10 exemplaren
Despair [1978 film] (Screenwriter) 9 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
Poodle Springs [1998 film] (Writer) 7 exemplaren
Professional Foul 6 exemplaren
Where Are They Now? 4 exemplaren
The Boundary 4 exemplaren
Galileo 3 exemplaren
The Hard Problem [theatre programme] (Medewerker) 2 exemplaren
Neutral Ground 1 exemplaar
New-Found-Land 1 exemplaar
Dogg's Hamlet 1 exemplaar
Travesties [theatre programme] (Medewerker) 1 exemplaar
Dirty Linen 1 exemplaar
Teeth 1 exemplaar
Tm Oyunlar II 1 exemplaar
The Radio Plays 1 exemplaar
Parade's End 1 exemplaar
Cahoot's Macbeth 1 exemplaar
De kersentuin komedie (Adapter, sommige edities) 1,776 exemplaren, 25 besprekingen
De meeuw (Vertaler, sommige edities) 996 exemplaren, 14 besprekingen
The Pleasure of Reading (Medewerker) 178 exemplaren, 7 besprekingen
Hendrik IV (Vertaler, sommige edities) 170 exemplaren, 5 besprekingen
Masterpieces of the Drama (Medewerker) 165 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
Nine Plays of the Modern Theater (Medewerker) 162 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Counting My Chickens . . .: And Other Home Thoughts (Introductie) 153 exemplaren, 2 besprekingen
Ivanov (sommige edities) 151 exemplaren, 6 besprekingen
Largo Desolato (Vertaler, sommige edities) 131 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Know the Past, Find the Future: The New York Public Library at 100 (Medewerker) 111 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Granta 119: Britain (Medewerker) 100 exemplaren
Het wijde land (Vertaler, sommige edities) 61 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
What's Your Story? [postcard collection] (Medewerker) 56 exemplaren, 3 besprekingen
Modern and Contemporary Drama (Medewerker) 41 exemplaren, 1 bespreking
Doing It: Five Performing Arts (Medewerker) 18 exemplaren
Contemporary one-act plays (Medewerker) 15 exemplaren
The Best Plays Theater Yearbook 2007-2008 (Medewerker) 5 exemplaren, 1 bespreking

Top leden (werken)

Favoriete auteur van

20e eeuw (343) Absurdisme (55) Bloemlezing (59) Brits (285) Britse literatuur (194) DVD (207) Engeland (98) Engels (85) Engelse literatuur (181) Existentialisme (92) Fictie (853) Film (57) Film (73) Filosofie (80) gelezen (313) Geschiedenis (54) Hamlet (178) Humor (248) in bezit (73) Klassiek (67) Klassieken (120) Komedie (264) Literatuur (299) Non-fictie (74) ongelezen (96) playscript (59) Rusland (154) Russisch (93) Russische literatuur (154) Satire (57) Script (244) Stoppard (167) te lezen (696) Theater (1,162) Tom Stoppard (124) toneel (2,941) toneelstuk (1,183) toneelstukken (1,571) William Shakespeare (377) Wiskunde (61)

Tom Stoppard heeft 4 afgelopen evenementen. (show)

Je moet ingelogd zijn om Algemene Kennis te mogen bewerken.
Voor meer hulp zie de helppagina Algemene Kennis .
Gangbare naam
Officiële naam
Pseudoniemen en naamsvarianten
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Geboortedatum
Overlijdensdatum
Graflocatie
Geslacht
Nationaliteit
Land (voor op de kaart)
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Geboorteplaats
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Plaats van overlijden
Oorzaak van overlijden
Woonplaatsen
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Opleiding
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Beroepen
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Relaties
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Organisaties
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Prijzen en eretitels
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Literaire agenten
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Korte biografie
Informatie afkomstig uit de Engelse Algemene Kennis. Bewerk om naar jouw taal over te brengen.
Tom Stoppard was born Tomáš Straussler to a Jewish family in Zlín, Czechoslovakia. With their parents Eugen Straussler, a doctor employed by the Bata shoe company, and Martha Becková, he and his brother fled the country in 1939 to escape Nazi occupation. \The family went to Singapore, where Bata had a factory. Tom, his mother and brother fled to Australia in 1941. Tom spent three years in a boarding school in Darjeeling, India. In 1945, his mother married Kenneth Stoppard. Tom attended the Dolphin School in Nottinghamshire, and later Pocklington School in Yorkshire. He left school at age 17 and began working as a journalist for the Western Daily Press in Bristol. IHe also wrote short radio plays and in 1960, moved to London and launched himself as a playwright with A Walk on the Water, later re-titled Enter a Free Man.
Ontwarringsbericht
The author was born as Tomas Straussler. After the death of his father, his mother married the Brittish Major Stoppard, and Tom since accepted his name.

Ben jij dit?

Word een LibraryThing Auteur.

Beoordeling door leden

Gemiddelde: (4.04)
0.5 6
1 50
1.5 9
2 155
2.5 46
3 719
3.5 194
4 1370
4.5 203
5 1477

Afbeeldingen auteur (2)

   

(bekijk de 2 afbeeldingen)

Verbeter deze auteur

Combineer/onderscheid werken

Auteur deling

Tom Stoppard wordt momenteel beschouwd als één auteur. Als een of meer werken geschreven zijn door verschillende maar gelijknamige auteurs, ga dan je gang en splits de auteurs.

inbegrepen

Tom Stoppard is samengesteld uit 10 namen. Je kunt namen analyseren en onderscheiden.

Gerelateerde auteurs

 

Over | Contact | LibraryThing.com | Privacy/Voorwaarden | Help/Veelgestelde vragen | Blog | Winkel | APIs | TinyCat | Nagelaten Bibliotheken | Vroege Recensenten | Algemene kennis | 170,151,930 boeken! | Bovenbalk: Altijd zichtbaar