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Tom Stoppard

(b. 1937) British dramatist, born in Czechoslovakia

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Stoppard, Tom   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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2004
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Performing arts, Theatre
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Perhaps the most brilliant (if not widely accessible) modern English playwright, he was first represented on Broadway by Rosencrantz and

Stoppard, Tom

Stoppard, Tom   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1937– ), British dramatist, born in Czechoslovakia, the son of a company doctor who was killed when the Japanese invaded Singapore; he came to England after the war, and took ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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b. Thomas Straussler. His reputation was established with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1966). Plays such as The

Stoppard, Tom

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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(1937– )

Playwright. Born in Czechoslovakia, Stoppard grew up in Singapore before moving to England in 1946. His first major play, ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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(1937– )

Playwright. Born in Czechoslovakia, Stoppard grew up in Singapore before moving to England in 1946. His first major play, ...

Stoppard [Straussler], Tom

Stoppard [Straussler], Tom (3 July 1937)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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(b. Zlin, Czechoslovakia, 3 July 1937)

Playwright. While he was an infant, his family moved to Singapore.

Stoppard, Tom

Stoppard, Tom   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
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Tom Stoppard is the most highly acclaimed British playwright since World War II. His playwriting career spans the years 1963

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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2003
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(1937– ),

Czech born British dramatist, who first came into prominence with the production by the National Theatre company of ...

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Czech-born British playwright. He was awarded the CBE in 1978 and knighted in 1997. Stoppard was born in Czechoslovakia and spent part of his childhood in Singapore and India ... More

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