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Englisch-Deutsche Studienausgabe

Coriolanus - Coriolan

Deutsche Prosafassung, Anmerkungen, Einleitung und Kommentar von Roland Luethi. Englisch-deutsche Studienausgabe. Stauffenburg Verlag 2001.


on-line editions / translations / sources / Roman historical context / productions, performances / film versions / adaptations in literature / adaptations in music / paintings / criticism / in the classroom / deutsche Webseiten / en français / just for fun / top


on-line editions

Folio (1623) [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Annex/DraftTxt/index.html#toc3] (09/05/00)

Folio (1623), University of Virginia [http://etext.virginia.edu/shakespeare/folio/]

modern text editions

Coriolanus Renascence Editions, ERIS project [http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~rbear/shake/coriolanus.html] (Jan. 2002)



Coriolanus, Deutsche Übersetzung, Dorothea Tieck [http://gutenberg.aol.de/shakespr/coriolan/coriolan.htm] auch hier [http://www.datebo.com/areas/kunst/Shakespeare/Coriolan/coriolan.htm] (Jan. 2002)

Dutch translation. by Jan Jonk. [http://www.janjonk.nl/] (March 2002)

Coriolano / Coriolanus Italian version (PDF,.readable with Acrobat) [http://infoservice.dnsq.org/sh-tragedie.html]

Garneau, Michel. Coriolan (traduit en québécois).



Fables [http://history.hanover.edu/ancient/aesop.htm]
Fables transl. Georg Fyler Townsend [http://classics.mit.edu/Aesop/fab.1.1.html]
Fables, [http://www.pacificnet.net/~johnr/aesop/]
The belly and the Members, 1st version / 2nd version [http://www.pacificnet.net/~johnr/cgi/aesop1.cgi?1&TheBellyandtheMembers] / [http://www.pacificnet.net/~johnr/cgi/aesop1.cgi?1&TheBellyandtheMembers2]
Titus Livius,
Ab urbe condita in Latin and English (Rev. Canon Roberts) [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.02.0027]

Parallel Lives, trans. North in J.W. Skeats edition. [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/JC/plutarch.north.html]
Lives, transl. by A. H. Clough [http://sailor.gutenberg.org/etext96/plivs10.txt#]
Lives, transl. Dryden [http://classics.mit.edu/Browse/index-Plutarch.html] or here: [http://www.usu.edu/~history/ploutarchos/plutext.html] or here: Alcibiades and Coriolanus Compared
bioi (in Greek) [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Texts/chunk_TOC.grk.html#Plutarch]

not available:
The Romane Historie of T. Livy, trans. Philemon Holland, 1600
The Great Frost, T. Dekker (?), 1608
Sidney, Philip Defense of Poesy (1595)
Camden, Remaines of a greater worke concerning Britaine (1605)


Roman historical context

Ancient World Web [http://julen.net/ancient/] (Jan. 2002)

Encyclopaedia Romana [http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/index.html] (Sept. 2005)

Into the Roman World. catalogue of Roman web resources. [http://www.ukans.edu/history/index/europe/ancient_rome/E/Roman/home.html] (Jan. 2002)

productions, performances

a) stage history

Current and forthcoming Shakespeare productions in the UK [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/performance/shakespeare%20productions.html] (April 2002)

The Traffic on Stage (Shakespeare Productions 1999 - 2002 in the UK) [http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/testjon3/] (April 2002)

Shakespeare at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre (1906-1960) [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/exhibition/Birmingham/home.html] (April 2002)

New Shakespeare Company online exhibition (from 1962 onwards, history, photographs, programmes, theatre architecture etc.) [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/exhibition/NSC/home.html] (April 2002)

b) actors, pictures of performances

The Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs by Lesley Ellen Jorbin. Free searchable database for pictures of performances: photographs from the plays of Shakespeare on stage, screen, TV, opera and ballet. [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/] Roman Plays [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/roman.shtml] (Jan. 2002)

Ian McKellen (
photos) [http://www.mckellan.com/stage/00085b.htm] (Jan. 2002)

c) reviews of productions

Coriolanus, Tyrone Guthrie,
Nottingham 1963 [http://www.mckellan.com/stage/00023.htm] (Jan. 2002)

Coriolanus, dir. Terry Hands.
Stratford, 1977. reviews (Billington, Wardle) [http://www.picks.plus.com/howard/coriolanus.htm] (Jan. 2002)

London 1984, dir. Peter Hall [http://www.mckellan.com/stage/00085.htm] with Ian McKellen (photos) [http://www.mckellan.com/stage/00085b.htm] (Jan. 2002)

Coriolanus, dir. Steven Berkoff.
Off-Broadway 1988/89

Coriolanus, dir. Terry Hands and John Barton,
Stratford 1989 [http://www.terrydavies.com/play/Coriolanus.html] (Jan. 2002)

Almeida Theatre 2000, dir. Jonathan Kent. Ralph Fiennes. review by Les Gutman, CurtainUp. [http://www.curtainup.com/coriolanusbam.html] (Jan. 2002), London, review by Lizzie Loveridge [http://www.curtainup.com/coriolanuslond.html] (Jan. 2002)


film versions

International Movie Database [http://www.imdb.com/Name?Shakespeare,+William]
Shakespeare on Television: a bibliography of criticism [http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/06-1/diazbibl.htm]

The Tragedy of Coriolanus (BBC 1984) dir. Elijah Moshinsky [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0086467]
Coriolanus (USA, 1979) dir. Wilford Leach [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0078999]
Coriolanus b.&w. (UK, 1965) (TV) dir. Roger Jenkins [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0059057]
Coriolanus (USA; 1951) dir. Paul Nickell [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0043426]


adaptations in literature

Brecht, Bertolt. Coriolan. (play) 1952.

Collin, Heinrich Joseph von.
Coriolanus. (cf. Beethoven) [http://orsymphony.org/program%20notes%202000/Cl9coriolannotes.htm] (April 2001)
Dutch page: [http://klassiek.tros.com/achtergrond/toe_beethoven_coriolan.html] (April 2001)

Dennis, John. The Invader of His Country. (play) 1720.
OhioLink (Authentication required) [http://www.ohiolink.edu/db/shak-adapt.html]

Grass, Günter. Die Plebejer proben den Aufstand (play) 1966. on
Grass: [http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/Poetik-Dozentur/gg/ggbio.html]


Eliot, T.S. "Coriolan", "Triumphal March" (1931), "Difficulties of a Statesman" (1932)

Kemble, John. Coriolanus. (play) 1789.
OhioLink (Authentication required) [http://www.ohiolink.edu/db/shak-adapt.html]

Orway, Thomas. The History and Fall of Caius Marius. (play) 1680.

Piachaud, Rene-Louis. Coriolan. (play) 1934.

Schwartz, Delmore. "Coriolanus and His Mother: The Dream of One Performance". Delmore Schwartz:
poems [http://delmore.niccimae.com/selected/index.html] (31 April 2001)

Sheridan, Thomas. Coriolanus. (play, see also Thomson, James) 1755.
OhioLink (Authentication required) [http://www.ohiolink.edu/db/shak-adapt.html]

Tate, Nahum. The Ingratitude of a Common Wealth, Or the Fall of Caius Martius Coriolanus. (play) 1682.
OhioLink (Authentication required) [http://www.ohiolink.edu/db/shak-adapt.html]

Thomson, James. Coriolanus, or the Roman Mother (1749)

von Voss, Julius. Coriolan. Trauerspiel in einem Aufzug (1811)

Wekwerth, Manfred and Joachim Tenschert. Coriolan. (play) 1965.


adaptations in music

Coriolanus, op. 62 conductor: Willem Mengelberg, 6'20 min. [http://moments-of-history.lbb.bw.schule.de/html/1922_2.html]
in Dutch: [http://klassiek.tros.com/achtergrond/toe_beethoven_coriolan.html] (April 2001)
Collin, Heinrich Joseph von.
Coriolanus. (Beethoven) [http://orsymphony.org/program%20notes%202000/Cl9coriolannotes.htm] (April 2001)


paintings, illustrations

Shakespeare Illustrated

Boydell, London 1803 copperplates.
Act V sc.3 [http://www.graphic-photo.de/0129.html

other adaptations

Coriolanus Gallery (art and writing about homelessness and poverty) [http://aspin.asu.edu/~sandy/coriolanus.html] (Jan. 2002)



Bates, Alfred. ed.
An analysis and history of the play by Shakespeare The Drama: Its History, Literature and Influence on Civilization, vol. 14. London: Historical Publishing Company, 1906. pp. 39-44. [http://www.theatrehistory.com/british/kinglear001.html]

Hallett, Charles A. (Fordham University, New York State):
"Anger's My Meat": Coriolanus and the Emotions of Revenge" (this website)

Hoenselaars, Ton.
Coriolanus our Contemporary? [http://shakespeare.let.uu.nl/cor.htm]

Moulton: From The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors, ed. Charles Wells Moulton, 8 vols. (Buffalo, NY: Moulton Publishing, 1901), 1: 528-29. [http://geocities.com/litpageplus/shakmoul-coriolanus.html]

Smith, Bruce R.
Pride, Politics and Prejudice. [http://www.shakespearedc.org/corplay.html]

Whitney, John. Shakespeare and Management (Coriolanus): [http://www.fathom.com/story/story.jhtml?story_id=2181] (July 2002)


in the classroom

see also on this site: Education - Shakespeare in the classroom

a) lesson plans for the lazy teacher:

Cummings, Michael.
The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Coriolanus [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topCoriolanus.html]

Marx, Steven. Triangulating Shakespeare: teaching and lecture notes, course outlines, articles, links, suggestions, film reviews [http://cla.calpoly.edu/~smarx/Shakespeare/triang/Tragedies/tragedies.html]

Massi, JM.
study questions. [http://www.jetlink.net/~massij/wssq/coriol.html] (25/04/01)

b) sites for the eager student:

Shakespeare for teachers and students [http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/shakes.htm] (Jan. 2002)

Cummings, Michael. The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Coriolanus [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topCoriolanus.html]

ClassicNotes: Coriolanus. [http://www.gradesaver.com/ClassicNotes/Titles/coriolanus/] (Jan. 2002)


deutsche Webseiten

Rod Andriz.
Coriolanus. Hintergründe und Informationen [http://www.freunde.imperium.de/andriz/shakespeare/fo_coriolan.html]

Gröchel, André:
William Shakespeare - Coriolanus: Informationen zu Quellen, Einführung ins Stück, Hintergründe [http://deslit.de/shakespeare/corio.htm]
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just for fun

If she says your behavior is heinous,
Kick her right in the "Coriolanus!"

("BRUSH UP YOUR SHAKESPEARE" from Kiss me, Kate, music: Cole Porter; lyrics: Sam and Bella Spewack)

Carob Coriolanus (recipe) [http://www.jewish-food.org/recipes/carobcar.htm] (Jan. 2002)




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