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Butcher, S. H. (Samuel Henry) 1850-1910

Overview
Works: 210 works in 1,013 publications in 7 languages and 14,949 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Commentaries  Fiction  Spurious and doubtful works  Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, tra, Correspondent, Other
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

245 editions published between 1879 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taste and literary habits demand different qualities of poetry, and therefore a different sort of rendering of Homer
Aristotle's theory of poetry and fine art : with a critical text and translation of the Poetics by S. H Butcher( Book )

116 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the celebrated Butcher translation of Aristotle's Poetics, faced, page by page, with the complete Greek text (as reconstructed by Mr. Butcher from Greek, Latin and Arabic manuscripts). The editor's 300-page exposition and interpretation follows. In his classic commentary, Butcher discusses with insight, sympathy and great learning Aristotle's ideas and their importance in the history of thought and literature. His scholarly remarks cover art and nature, imitation as an aesthetic term, poetic truth, pleasure as the end of fine art, art and morality, the function of tragedy, the dramatic unities, the ideal tragic hero, plot and character, comedy, and poetic universality. A new 35-page introductory essay, Aristotelian literary criticism, by John Gassner, discusses the validity of Aristotle's ideas today and their application to contemporary literature.--From publisher description
The complete works of Homer; the Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer( Book )

10 editions published between 1935 and 1950 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some aspects of the Greek genius by S. H Butcher( Book )

44 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetics by Aristotle( Book )

20 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text of Aristotle's classic study of the drama is accompanied by an analysis of its contents and an introductory essay
Demosthenis orationes by Demosthenes( Book )

63 editions published between 1903 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Replaces the previous Oxford Classical Text of Demosthenes, begun in 1901
Politics & poetics by Aristotle( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poetics of Aristotle by Aristotle( Book )

37 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's analysis of poetry that discusses tragic and epic poetry, plot, catharsis, and more
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1930 and 1966 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard lectures on Greek subjects by S. H Butcher( Book )

17 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poem by Homer describing the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy as he encounters gods and monsters
On the art of poetry by Aristotle( Book )

17 editions published between 1948 and 1987 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristotle's Poetics by Aristotle( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1994 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Whalley's English translation of the Poetics breathes new life into the study of Aristotle's aesthetics by allowing the English-speaking student to experience the dynamic quality characteristic of Aristotle's arguments in the original Greek
Harvard lectures on the originality of Greece by S. H Butcher( Book )

10 editions published between 1904 and 1920 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On poetry and music by Aristotle( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demosthenes by S. H Butcher( Book )

19 editions published between 1881 and 1967 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poem by Homer describing the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy as he encounters gods and monsters
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poet and translator Edward McCrorie now opens new territory in this rendition, which captures the spare, powerful tone of Homer's epic while engaging contemporary readers with its brisk pace, idiomatic language, and lively characterization. McCrorie closely reproduces the Greek metrical patterns and employs a diction and syntax that reflects the plain, at times stark, quality of Homer's lines rather than later English poetic styles. Avoiding both the stiffness of word-for-word literalism and the exaggeration and distortion of free adaptation, this translation evokes the ancient sound and sense of the poem. McCrorie's is truly an Odyssey for the twenty-first century."
Speeches at a farewell dinner given to Professor S.H. Butcher in Edinburgh,20th Jan. 1904 by S. H Butcher( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Aristotle's theory of poetry and fine art : with a critical text and translation of the Poetics
Alternative Names
Butcher, S. H.

Butcher, S. H. 1850-1910

Butcher, Samuel Henry 1850-1910

Samuel Butcher (classicist)

Samuel Henry Butcher

Бутчер, Сэмюэл

ブチアー, エス エチ

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Aristotle's theory of poetry and fine art : with a critical text and translation of the PoeticsPoeticsDemosthenis orationesThe Poetics of AristotleAristotle's Poetics