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The devils by John Whiting.

Royal Shakespeare Company.

The devils by John Whiting.

by Royal Shakespeare Company.

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Published by Royal Shakespeare Company in [Stratford-upon-Avon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whiting, John.

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    Programme (leaflet) of the Royal Shakespeare Company"s 1984 production at the Pit, directed by John Barton. Play by John Whiting and based on "The devils of Loudun" by Aldous Huxley.

    ContributionsHuxley, Aldous, 1894-1963., Barton, John, 1928-, Barbican Centre. The Pit.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17523523M

    John Whiting's The Devils skillfully transforms Aldous Huxley's The Devils of Loudon, a narrative chocked with explication, into an excellent drama. However, Michael Cacoyannis, the director. The story has gone untold for too long. Aldous Huxley wrote a book about it, and John Whiting wrote a play about it, but only Ken Russell has made a movie about it. And make no mistake. The Devils has a message for our time. For we learn from the mistakes of the past.

    The Devils is part of Whiting’s contribution as a moral critic who addresses themes of illusion, transcendence, and self-destruction. His plays typically center on one character’s desire to. The script was apparently based upon a play by John Whiting & the novel 'The Devils of Loudon' by Aldous Huxley & claims to be based on truth. To be honest I am not a religious person & I openly & freely admit I haven't even read the bible so I cannot express any personal opinion about how The Devils relates to anything in either a good or bad.

    Whiting, John THE DEVILS 1st Edition Thus 1st Printing Softcover New York Hill and Wang Very Good in wrappers. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. The devils: a play based on a book by Aldous Huxley. [John Whiting] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.


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Though based on Aldous Huxley's terrific book 'The Devils of Loudun', and the inspiration for Ken Russell's masterpiece 'The Devils', Whiting's play is a surprisingly uninteresting retelling of the case of Urbain Grandier, oddly lacking in passion and tension.

A dated play overshadowed by the other incarnations of the story/5. The Devils by Whiting, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Whiting has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings.

John Whiting’s most popular book is Le voyageur sans bagage. The Devils (Acting Edition) Paperback – J by John Whiting (Author)5/5(1). The Devils Paperback – January 1, by John WHITING (Author) See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: John WHITING.

Buy The devils by John Whiting online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The nuns of St Ursula's Convent, led by the Prioress, Sister Jeanne, accused Urbain Grandier, Vicar of Loudon, of sorcery. He was tried, tortured and burned.

On this baldly terrible foundation, Whiting has built a powerful, complex play, interweaving the Brand: Samuel French Ltd.

"The Devils" is a play written by British dramatist John Whiting, based on Aldous Huxley's book, "The Devils of Loudun." The play's action takes place primarily in Loudun, France in and. The Devils by John Whiting and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Ken Russell's "The Devils," an adaptation of Aldous Huxley's "The Devils of Loudun," and of the play that John Whiting based on the Huxley book, is a movie that carries its head (and its mind.

John Robert Whiting (15 November – 16 June ) was an English actor, dramatist and critic Life and career. Born in Salisbury, he was () based on the book The Devils of Loudun by Aldous Huxley; The Art of the Dramatist () He also wrote un unpublished novel.

John Whiting. Hill and Wang, - Demoniac possession - pages. 0 Reviews. Toneelstuk, gebaseerd op The devils of Loudun, de roman van Aldous Huxley. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents.

Section 1. The devils by Whiting, John Robert, ; Huxley, Aldous, Devils of Loudun. Publication date Based on the book The devils of Loudun, by Aldous Huxley Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive :   The devils, a play Item Preview remove-circle The devils, a play by Whiting, John Robert, Publication date Topics Grandier, Urbain, Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Discussion of themes and motifs in John Whiting's The Devils.

eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of The Devils so you can excel on your essay or test.

Sedos, the City of London's highly respected amateur theatre company, presents The Devils, a play by John Whiting. The source material Whiting's play, written in aboutis Aldous Huxley's novel The Devils of Loudun (I).

Huxley's narrative tells of supposed demonic possession, religious and sexual obsession, mass hysteria, public exorcisms and executions by burning.

Aldous Huxley. Aldous Huxley,English, Writer, Novelist, Scripts, Humanist, Pacifist, Philosopher. John Whiting. The Devils Gordon Winant Hewes () was an anthropologist whose interest embraced the four traditional sub disciplines of anthropology and extended well Rating: % positive.

The Devils was based on Aldous Huxley's novel The Devils of Loudon and John Whiting's theatrical adaptation The Devils. Both depicted the true-life events ofwhen Father Urbain Grandier was convicted of witchcraft on the testimony of a group of Ursuline nuns. Buy The Devils by John Whiting from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages:   But Whiting died quite young in ; The Devils was his last play, and due to its sheer scale – and perhaps its foreboding strangeness – hasn’t been frequently revived.

The notoriety of Ken Russell’s film ofwhich makes extensive use of Whiting’s dialogue and structure, has kind of eclipsed the play’s former controversiality. OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Responsibility: John Whiting. A play based on a book [The devils of Loudun] by Aldous Huxley.Buy The Devils (Acting Edition S.) by John Whiting, Aldous Huxley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).DEVILS, THE (director/writer: Ken Russell; screenwriters: from the play by John Whiting/from the book The Devils of London by Aldous Huxley; cinematographer: David Watkin; editor: Michael Bradsell; music: Peter Maxwell; cast: Oliver Reed (Father Urban Grandier), Vanessa Redgrave (Sister Jeanne), Gemma Jones (Madeleine Dubroux), Dudley Sutton (Baron de Laubardemont), Michael Gothard (Father.