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Bayfield, M. A. (Matthew Albert) 1852-1922

Overview
Works: 143 works in 450 publications in 3 languages and 2,643 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Tragedies (Drama)  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Mythological plays  Literature 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Annotator, ed, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA4025.A2, 883.01
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Most widely held works about M. A Bayfield
 
Most widely held works by M. A Bayfield
Collected studies in Greek and Latin scholarship by A. W Verrall( Book )

13 editions published between 1913 and 1967 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected literary essays, classical and modern by A. W. 1851-1912 Verrall( Book )

14 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Iliad by Homer( Book )

46 editions published between 1895 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The centuries old epic about the wrath of Achilles is rendered into modern English verse by a renowned translator and accompanied by an introduction that reassesses the identity of Homer. In Robert Fagles' beautifully rendered text, the Iliad overwhelms us afresh. The huge themes godlike, yet utterly human of savagery and calculation, of destiny defied, of triumph and grief compel our own humanity. Time after time, one pauses and re-reads before continuing. Fagles' voice is always that of a poet and scholar of our own age as he conveys the power of Homer. Robert Fagles and Bernard Knox are to be congratulated and praised on this admirable work
The measures of the poets : a new system of English prosody by M. A Bayfield( Book )

21 editions published between 1919 and 2010 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Shakespeare's versification by M. A Bayfield( Book )

9 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcestis by Euripides( Book )

32 editions published between 1890 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated with brio, "Alcestis" is the story of the grief of King Admetos for his wife, who has given her life so that he may live
The Iliad of Homer, edited with general and grammatical introductions, notes, and appendices by Homer( Book )

8 editions published between 1924 and 1965 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Antigone of Sophokles by Sophocles( Book )

10 editions published between 1901 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus( Book )

12 editions published between 1888 and 1939 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Oedipus, King of Thebes, realized he had married his own mother and had two sons and two daughters with her, he blinded himself and cursed his sons to divide their inheritance (the kingdom) by the sword. To avoid bloodshed his sons Eteocles and Polynices agreed to rule Thebes in alternate years. As the play begins, Eteocles has refused to step down, thus Polynices raises an army of to take Thebes by force. Polynices and his Argive army approach the city of Thebes with seven captains--one assigned to each of the seven gates--where they will meet the corresponding Theban commanders Eteocles sends in single combat. When Polynices is revealed to be commander the seventh gate, Eteocles resolves to fight his brother in person
The Electra of Sophokles. With introduction, notes, and appendices by Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Antigone of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

9 editions published between 1901 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the first of Greek playwright Sophocles' works based on the legend of Oedipus in Antigone, which centers on the daughter of the incestuous marriage between King Oedipus and his mother Jocasta. The play was originally written in or before 441 B.C. and picks up where Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes ends
The Medea of Euripides; with notes, appendices and vocabulary by Euripides( Book )

7 editions published between 1892 and 1966 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth book of the Iliad : edited with notes, introduction, and vocabulary by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1893 and 1963 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ion by Euripides( Book )

5 editions published between 1889 and 1924 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Euripides' late plays, Ion tells the story of Kreousa, queen of Athens, and her son by the god Apollo. Apollo raped Kreousa; she secretly abandoned their child, assuming thereafter that the god had allowed him to die. Ion, however, is saved to become a ward of Apollo's temple at Delphi. In the play, Kreousa and her husband Xouthos go to Delphi to seek a remedy for their childlessness; Apollo, speaking through his oracle, gives Ion to Xouthos as a son, enraging the apparently still childless Kreousa. Mother tries to kill son, son traps mother at an altar and is about to do her violence; just then, Apollo's priestess appears to reveal the birth tokens that permit Kreousa to recognize and embrace the child she thought she had lost forever. Ion must accept Apollo's duplicity along with his benevolence toward his son. Disturbing riptides of thought and feeling run just below the often shimmering surface of this masterpiece of Euripidean melodrama. Despite Ion's "happy ending," the concatenation of mistaken identities, failed intrigues, and misdirected violence enacts a gripping and serious drama. Euripides leaves the audience to come to terms with the shifting relations of god and mortals in his complex and equivocal interpretation of myth
The Alcestis of Euripides, with introduction, notes, appendices, and vocabulary by Euripides( )

4 editions published between 1894 and 1900 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homērou Ilias. The Iliad of Homer by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1895 and 1908 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antigone by Sophocles( )

2 editions published in 1901 in Greek, Ancient and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translastion by Richard Emil, concerns that part of the Oedipus story that occurs after Eteocles and Polyneices have killed each other over the succession to the throne of Thebes. Antigone's uncle Kreon succeeds to the throne
 
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Collected literary essays, classical and modern
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A study of Shakespeare's versification
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Bayfield, M. A.

Bayfield, Matthew Albert.

Bayfield, Matthew Albert 1852-1922

Bayfield, Matthiew Albert 1852-1922

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