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Duckworth, George E. 1903-1972

Overview
Works: 49 works in 252 publications in 3 languages and 6,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy plays  History  Bibliography  Software 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator
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Most widely held works about George E Duckworth
 
Most widely held works by George E Duckworth
The nature of Roman comedy, a study in popular entertainment by George E Duckworth( Book )

63 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides the most complete and definitive study of Roman comedy
The complete Roman drama : all the extant comedies of Plautus and Terence, and the tragedies of Seneca, in a variety of translations by George E Duckworth( Book )

20 editions published between 1942 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structural patterns and proportions in Vergil's Aeneid, a study in mathematical composition by George E Duckworth( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a result of intensive research and study in the poetry of Vergil, George Duckworth has made a remarkable find: Vergil, as well as other poets of his century, deliberately used the Golden Mean ratio to give mathematical symmetry to the structure of his poetry. The author gives a full and critical account of the scholarship, which up to now has been devoted to the construction of the Aeneid. In turn, he traces the Golden Mean ratio famous in mathematics, art, and architecture everywhere in the main divisions and subdivisions, in the short speeches, and in the long narrative units of the Aeneid. Duckworth proves with his data that consecutive units of the epic are proportionate to one another in the ratio .618. With the longer and shorter passages denoted as M (major) and m (minor), the exact ratio is: m/M = M/(M + m) = 1/2 (v5 - 1) = .618, being achieved most frequently by the Fibonacci series in which each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers. This extraordinary book provides a new awareness of the marvelous structure of Vergil's poetry. It is an essential text for resolving the disputed passages in Vergil. George Duckworth has pioneered a structural analysis that will not only make obsolete much Vergilian criticism but will, in addition, serve as a basis for future research. -- Amazon.com
Vergil and classical hexameter poetry; a study in metrical variety by George E Duckworth( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. Macci Plavti Epidicvs by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

27 editions published between 1940 and 1979 in English and Latin and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distinguished publication of the famous comedy of Plautus which includes a fully revised text with many new scansions; a new critical apparatus based upon a rereading of the important medieval manuscripts and involving correction and supplement of the Goetz editions; and an extensive commentary.Originally published in 1940.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Roman comedies by George E Duckworth( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1963 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreshadowing and suspense in the epics of Homer, Apollonius, and Vergil by George E Duckworth( Book )

29 editions published between 1930 and 1980 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent work on Vergil; a bibliographical survey, 1940-1956 by George E Duckworth( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent work on Vergil : a bibliographical survey, 1957-1963 by George E Duckworth( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. macci plauti-epidicus by George E Duckworth( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three comedies by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

2 editions published between 1940 and 1979 in Latin and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special genius of the Roman comic poet Plautus is the wedding of native Italian farce with the mature and polished constructions of Greek comedy. The three plays translated in this book all contain that almost inevitable kernel of Greek comic plot: the love affair. But they have little else in common. In the first, a self-inflating soldier tries to live up to his image of himself as a lover. In the second, a beautiful maiden is rescued from an evil pimp. And in the third, an ill-starred husband fancies himself in love with his wife's young housemaid. Clever, or at least ambitious, slaves tend to move the action, in which the rudeness of farce merges with exuberant wit, satire, and parody
Model astronaut radiation dose distribution analysis by R. E Fortney( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radiation tolerance levels vary for the different vital body organs and, therefore, the radiation dose distribution in an astronaut may be critical in future space endeavors. This study was initiated to determine analytically the dose distribution inside a model astronaut. The basis of the mathematical formulation for determining this distribution is presented in this report. Particles of the ambient environment were assumed to impinge isotropically on the APOLLO Command Module (CM). The radiation was attenuated through a typical vehicle wall thickness and mean dose rates at various depths in a model astronaut were calculated. Four depths were investigated, each having approximately 175 points at which the dose was calculated. Two spectra were considered one for Van Allen protons and the other representing solar flare protons. The results are presented in graphical form, giving dose versus depth in the model astronaut
The triumph of science and reason, 1660-1685 by George E Duckworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vergil and classical hexameter poetry by George E Duckworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proanaphōnēsis in the scholia to Homer by George E Duckworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent work on Vergil (1940-1956) by George E Duckworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turnus and Duryodhana by George E Duckworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreshadowing and suspense : in the epics of Homer, Apollonius, and Vergil by George E Duckworth( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematical symmetry in Vergil's Aeneid by George E Duckworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreshadowing and suspense in the epics of Homer, Apolonius, and Vergil ... by George E Duckworth( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The nature of Roman comedy, a study in popular entertainment
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Alternative Names
Duckworth, G.E., 1903-

Duckworth, Geo. E., 1903-

Duckworth, George E.

Duckworth, George E. 1903-1972

Duckworth, George Eckel, 1903-

Eckel Duckworth, George 1903-1972

George Eckel Duckworth American classical philologist

George Eckel Duckworth US-amerikanischer Klassischer Philologe

Languages
English (206)

Latin (14)

Spanish (2)