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Thomson, George Derwent

Overview
Works: 181 works in 883 publications in 22 languages and 6,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Mythological plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Biographies  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Composer, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PA3827.A7, 882.01
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Most widely held works about George Derwent Thomson
 
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Most widely held works by George Derwent Thomson
Aeschylus and Athens; a study in the social origins of drama by George Thomson( Book )

123 editions published between 1940 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the general reader
Twenty years a-growing by Muiris Ó Súileabháin( Book )

47 editions published between 1933 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of one of the islanders [of Blasket islands] written by himself."--Pref., p. ix
Prometheus bound by Aeschylus( Book )

31 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest of the classical Greek dramas, based on the Greek legend of the Titan demi-god who, against the will of Zeus, stole fire from the gods for the benefit of man. His terrible punishment by Zeus, and his continuing defiance of Zeus in the face of that punishment, remain universal symbols of man's vulnerability in any struggle with the gods
The Greek language by George Thomson( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marxism and poetry by George Thomson( Book )

45 editions published between 1945 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al llegar la revolución industrial, la poesía se convirtió en una mercancía; y el poeta en productor para un mercado abierto en el que había una demanda cada vez menor de sus productos. El capitalismo ha dejado de ser una fuerza progresiva; la burguesía ha dejado de ser una clase progresista; y es así que la cultura burguesa, incluyendo la posía, está perdiendo su vitalidad. La poesía contemporánea no es el producto de la clase gobernante, sino de un sector pequeño y aislado de la comunidad, la "inteligentsia" de la clase media. Y así, la poesía burguesa ha perdido contacto con las fuerzas capace de provocar un cambio social. Su alcance es cada vez menor. No es ya el producto de un pueblo o de una clase, sino de un grupo. A menos que el poeta burgués aprenda a orientar su arte, sólo escribirá para sí
The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

29 editions published in 1966 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The three plays of the Oresteia portray the bloody events that follow the victorious return of King Agamemnon from the Trojan War, at the start of which he had sacrificed his daughter Iphigeneia to secure divine favor. After Iphigeneia's mother, Clytemnestra, kills her husband in revenge, she in turn is murdered by their son Orestes with his sister Electra's encouragement. Orestes is pursued by the Furies and put on trial, his fate decided by the goddess Athena. Far more than the story of murder and vengeance in the royal house of Atteus, the Oresteia serves as a dramatic parable of the evolution of justice and civilization that is still powerful after 2,500 years."--Jacket
A manual of modern Greek by George Thomson( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Marx to Mao Tse-tung: a study in revolutionary dialectics by George Thomson( Book )

34 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Premiers philosophes by George Thomson( Book )

63 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twelve words of the Gypsy by Kōstēs Palamas( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episk digt
Frühgeschichte Griechenlands und der Ägäis by George Thomson( Book )

30 editions published between 1942 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in ancient Greek society by George Derwent Thomson( Book )

36 editions published between 1949 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capitalism and after; the rise and fall of commodity production by George Thomson( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and Tamil and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles on capitalism and after the rise and fall of commodity production
Island home : the Blasket heritage by George Thomson( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blasket Islands lie off Slea Head, county Kerry, in Dunquin Parish. Great Blasket Island, the largest, was inhabited by a small Gaelic speaking fishing community. In 1953 the entire population was moved to the mainland. This isolated group had produced seven acclaimed authors and twenty books of Gaelic literature
An essay on religion by George Thomson( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prospects for peace : the British view by George Thomson( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Robert Burns : with an account of his life, and a criticism on his writings : to which are prefixed, some observation on the character and condition of Scottish peasantry by Robert Burns( Book )

4 editions published between 1805 and 1806 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eschilo e Atene by George Thomson( Book )

23 editions published between 1946 and 1990 in 8 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
George Derwent Thomson Brits filosoof (-1987)

George Derwent Thomson britský klasický filolog, marxistický historik a filozof

George Derwent Thomson englischer Altphilologe, marxistischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Keltologe

George Derwent Thomson filòsof britànic

George Derwent Thomson filósofo británico

George Derwent Thomson philosophe britannique

Mac Laghmhainn, Sẻóirse

Mac Laghmhainn, Seóirse 1903-1987

Mac Tomáis, Seoirse.

Mac Tomáis, Seoirse 1903-1987

Seoirse Mac Thomáis

Tāmsan̲, Jārj

Tāmsan̲, Jārj, 1903-1987

Tāmsūn, Jūrj, 1903-1987

Thomson, G.

Thomson, George.

Thomson, George, 1903-

Thomson George 1903-1987

Thomson, George b. 1903

Thomson, George Derwent

Thomson, George Derwent, 1903-1987

Tomson, Dž.

Томсон, Дж., 1903-1987

Томсон, Джордж Деруэнт

תומסון, ג'ורג' דרוונט

תומסון, גורג דרונט

جورج طومسون، 1903-1987

ஜார்ஜ் தாம்சன்

トムスン, ジョージ

トムソン, ジョージ

湯姆生.

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