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Scott-Kilvert, Ian

Overview
Works: 250 works in 1,063 publications in 4 languages and 19,905 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Reference works  Bio-bibliography  History  Biographies  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Sources  Biography‡vDictionaries 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Publishing director, Other, Author of introduction, ed
Classifications: PR85, 820.9
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Most widely held works by Ian Scott-Kilvert
British writers( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of critical essays covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day
The rise and fall of Athens : nine Greek lives : Theseus, Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, Lysander by Plutarch( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine Greek biographies illustrate the rise and fall of Athens, from the legendary days of Theseus, the city's founder, through Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, and Alcibiades, to the razing of its walls by Lysander
Makers of Rome, nine lives : Coriolanus, Fabius Maximus, Macellus, Cato the Elder, Tiberius Gracchus, Gaius Gracchus, Sertorius, Brutus, Mark Antony by Plutarch( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine selections from the Greek historian's famous Lives, spotlighting key Roman figures from the earliest years of the Republic to the beginning of the Empire
The age of Alexander: nine Greek lives by Plutarch( Book )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plutarch's parallel biographies of the great men in Greek and Roman history are cornerstones of European literature. This selection provides intimate glimpses into the lives of these men, depicting, as he put it, 'those actions which illuminate the workings of the soul'
A.E. Housman by Ian Scott-Kilvert( Book )

51 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British writers( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the fourteenth century to the present day. Includes in-depth critical and biographical analysis
John Webster by Ian Scott-Kilvert( Book )

41 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of the Roman Empire by Polybius( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political and social history, chronicle of military affairs
Anthony Powell by Bernard Bergonzi( Book )

15 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informatie over leven en werk van de Engelse schrijver (geb. 1905)
Muriel Spark by Patricia Stubbs( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Beckett by Ludovic Janvier( Book )

15 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette édition numérique a été réalisée à partir d'un support physique, parfois ancien, conservé au sein du dépôt légal de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, conformément à la loi n° 2012-287 du 1er mars 2012 relative à l'exploitation des Livres indisponibles du XXe siècle
John Betjeman by John Press( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

P.H. Newby by G. S Fraser( Book )

15 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman history : the reign of Augustus by Cassius Dio Cocceianus( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings to life for us the unrest and conspiracies, the struggle over the imperial succession, the prodigies and portents, the military campaigns all the way from Ethiopia to Yugoslavia. The author shows us the ruthless power-seeking as the 400-year-old republic finally collapsed and makes a great set-piece of the battle of Actium -- where Augustus defeated Antony and Cleopatra to become master of the world. He also inserts fictionalized speeches into his narrative, which offer his own profound political reflections or dramatize the many different attitudes to the emperor. The fascinating debate between the great general Agrippa and Maecenas (the patron of Horace and Virgil) on the merits of republicanism and monarchy confronts issues which are still very much alive today
Edward Bond by Simon Trussler( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose writers of World War I by M. S Greicus( Book )

17 editions published in 1973 in English and Italian and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Spenser by Alastair Fowler( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Chapman by M. C Bradbrook( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets : American and British( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the lives and works of classic poets. Entries include biographical information, critical analysis, and bibliographies of key primary and secondary works
British writers by Ian Scott-Kilvert( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of critical essays covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day
 
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The rise and fall of Athens : nine Greek lives : Theseus, Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, Lysander
Alternative Names
Ian Scott-Kilvert British editor

Kilvert, Ian S.

Kilvert, Ian S. 1917-1989

Kilvert Ian Scott-

Kilvert, Ian Scott 1917-1989

Scott-Kilvert, Ian

Scott Kilvert, Ian 1917-1989

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The rise and fall of Athens : nine Greek lives : Theseus, Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, Alcibiades, LysanderMakers of Rome, nine lives : Coriolanus, Fabius Maximus, Macellus, Cato the Elder, Tiberius Gracchus, Gaius Gracchus, Sertorius, Brutus, Mark AntonyThe age of Alexander: nine Greek livesBritish writersThe rise of the Roman EmpireThe Roman history : the reign of AugustusPoets : American and British