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The Noël Coward reader

by Noel Coward

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

This reader brings together the best of Noël Coward"s short stories, verse, songs, plays, screenplays, etc.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited and with commentary by Barry Day
ContributionsDay, Barry
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6005.O85 A6 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24566807M
ISBN 109780307273376
LC Control Number2010018021
OCLC/WorldCa503042192

The Noël Coward Reader. Coward, Noel. Published by Knopf () ISBN George Bernard Shaw, John Galsworthy, Noel Coward, Enid Bagnold, Robert Bolt, Ann Jellicoe. First Edition. Hardcover First Edition. p. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP   The Noël Coward Reader Edited by Barry Day Knopf Doubleday, pp., $ Reviewed by Michael Jeffries. The term “reader” may take you back to your school days, when such a designation.

Noël Coward is credited as Director, Performer, Composer, Producer, Writer, Lyricist and Source Material. Although I have learnt about Noël Coward from his letters and diaries, this is the first biography that I've read. I'm aware that there are others but I was highly impressed with it. This, I believe was Philip Hoare's second book, although I appreciate that since then, he has written several more, and the amount of painstaking research which /5(23).

  His new book is "The Noël Coward Reader." Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst. This program aired on Octo + Join the .   The Letters of Noël Coward edited by Barry Day pp, Methuen, £ Noël Coward, who had a very vivid sense of his own significance, might none the less be slightly surprised at the hold that.


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Coward attended a dance academy in London as a child, making his professional stage début at the. The Noël Coward Reader (Book): Coward, Noel: This reader brings together the best of Noël Coward's short stories, verse, songs, plays, screenplays, etc.

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Out of Stock. We personally assess every book's. Very disappointing. Having read both of Coward's autobiographies, his "Middle East Diary," his post-war diaries (of which Payn was a co-editor), "The Letters of Noel Coward" brilliantly edited by Barry Day (co-author of this book), AND finally "Remembered Laughter" by Coward's long-time secretary and companion Cole Lesley, I was expecting/hoping Graham Payn's book would /5.

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Mary, Jamaica), English playwright, actor, and composer best known for highly polished comedies of manners. Coward appeared professionally as an actor from the age of Between acting engagements he wrote such light comedies as I’ll Leave It. To several generations, actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker, Noël Coward () was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance.

His biographer, Philip Hoare, given unprecedented access to the private papers and correspondence of Coward family members, compatriots, and numerous lovers, has produced the definitive biography of one of the. The Noël Coward Reader. Edited and with commentary by Barry Day (Alfred A.

Knopf; pages; $)It is hard to think of any other 20th century British writer who equals the number of artistic. For Coward fans, the most revelatory aspect of the book is Part 3, “Noël’s War,” as it relates in riveting detail his contributions to the.

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NOOK Book (eBook) $ actor, playwright, songwriter, and filmmaker Noël Coward () was the very personification of wit, glamour, and elegance.

Given unprecedented access to the private papers and correspondence of Coward family members, compatriots, and numerous Brand: Simon & Schuster.The Noël Coward Reader is a must-have book for those who luxuriated in the collection of his letters; for those who adore his work and those who are just discovering the delights of his writing.

Kenneth Tynan said of Coward, “Theatrically speaking, it was Coward who took sophistication out of the refrigerator and put it on the hob.Condition: Good. First Edition.

First Edition after a printing of DeLuxe Copies. pages, Coward's autobiography, illustrated with b/w photos. Spine & endpapers darkened, some photo pages a bit discolored. Noel Coward,was an English playwright, composer, and actor, particularly known for his witty and sophisticated comedies.