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Fitzgerald, Robert 1910-1985

Overview
Works: 244 works in 755 publications in 5 languages and 29,910 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry, Greek  Epic poetry  Drama  Epic poetry, Latin  Fiction  Study guides  Legends  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Performer, Author of introduction, Narrator, Other, Librettist, Signer, Compiler
Classifications: PA4025.A2,
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The Aeneid by Virgil( Book )

46 editions published between 1964 and 1996 in English and held by 3,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil's epic poem describing the fall of Troy, in English blank verse by Robert Fitzgerald
The Iliad by Homer( Book )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's battle epic has become a classic in its own right: a standard against which all other versions are compared
Mystery and manners : occasional prose by Flannery O'Connor( Book )

41 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays and articles in this volume are concerned mainly with the art of fiction--its quality, in regional writing; its nature and its aims; and its relatino to the writer's religion
American poetry : the twentieth century by E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poem by Homer describing the wanderings of Odysseus after the fall of Troy as he encounters gods and monsters
The Oedipus cycle : an English version by Sophocles( Book )

33 editions published between 1939 and 2002 in English and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ancient myth of Oedipus, which still reverberates to this day, provided Sophocles with material for three great tragedies -- Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone -- that together recount the downfall of Oedipus, king of Thebes, his death in exile, and the action carried out after his death by his daughter Antigone"--Page 4 of cover
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected short prose of James Agee by James Agee( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 1978 in English and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Recording )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Paris of Troy fell in love with Helen of Sparta and took her to his homeland, the princes of Greece launched a fleet of a thousand ships filled with armed men to bring her back. Led by Helen's brother-in-law, Agamemnon, this immense force would besiege Troy for 10 years in a staggering effort to rescue the princess. The Iliad is the story of Achilles, the greatest warrior of this decade-long war, and his desperate but ultimately futile battle against the once magnificent city."--Container
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of the ancient Greek epic with an introduction giving the background to the times, viz. "The ceremonies of civilization do not mean much to us today; we tend to see them as insincere ... To Homer they are very beautiful and their violation a more serious matter than we can imagine."
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odysseus leads his men on a long voyage home from the Trojan War
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's classical account of the war between the Greeks and the Trojans from Agamemnon's visit by the priest Chryses to the burial of Hektor
The Aeneid by Virgil( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full of betrayal, heartache, seduction, elation, and violence, the Aeneid is the great founding epic of the Roman empire. Its pages speak of the Roman vision of self, the Roman ideal of what it meant to be a citizen of the world's greatest power
In the rose of time; poems 1931-1956 by Robert Fitzgerald( Book )

13 editions published in 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring shade : poems, 1931-1970 by Robert Fitzgerald( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Spring Shade, he brings together all of his previous collections-Poems (1935), A Wreath for the Sea(1943), In the Rose of Time (1956)-and adds to them two dozen later poems and a generous sampling from the wide range of his translations
Sophocles I by Sophocles( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus the King/ Oedipus at Colonus/ Antigone
Enlarging the change : the Princeton seminars in literary criticism, 1949-1951 by Robert Fitzgerald( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the Odyssey : a commentary on the English translation of Robert Fitzgerald by Ralph J Hexter( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For those of us who know and love the incomparable Odyssey of Homer (and there are many), Dr. Hexter has created a valuable, detailed analysis, taking into account many of Homer's most fascinating subtleties
A guide to The Iliad : based on the translation by Robert Fitzgerald by James C Hogan( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In another country : poems 1935-1975 by James Laughlin( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Fitzgerald, Robert

Fitzgerald, Robert Stuart.

Fitzgerald, Robert Stuart 1910-1985

Robert Fitzgerald Amerikaans taalkundige (1910-1985)

Robert Stuart Fitzgerald

Robertus Fitzgerald

Stuart Fitzgerald, Robert.

Stuart Fitzgerald, Robert 1910-1985

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The IliadMystery and manners : occasional proseAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryThe Oedipus cycle : an English versionThe OdysseyThe collected short prose of James AgeeThe OdysseyThe Odyssey