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Muir, Kenneth

Overview
Works: 331 works in 2,522 publications in 6 languages and 50,495 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Sources  Outlines and syllabi  Spurious and doubtful works  Historical drama  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Compiler, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Kenneth Muir
 
Most widely held works by Kenneth Muir
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

243 editions published between 1952 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new introd. provides a more exact dating of the play and discusses in greater detail than before Shakespeare's treatment of his various sources; & it also deals with interpretation of the play in the light of modern criticism
Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original text by William Shakespeare( Book )

295 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beguiled by the prophesies of the "weird sisters," and urged on by his wife, Macbeth acts on his intense political ambition, with tragic consequences
Collected poems by Thomas Wyatt( Book )

85 editions published between 1949 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrical poems of the purest note written by a man who was Henry VIII's ambassador to Charles V, and who was the lover of Anne Boleyn before her marriage to Henry VIII
Shakespeare's sonnets by Kenneth Muir( Book )

39 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition first published in 1979. Discussing Shakespeare's sonnets in relation to sonnets by Italian, French and English poets, Kenneth Muir shows how they were influenced by Shakespeare's reading of Sidney, Erasmus and Ovid and discusses their art in terms of construction, sound patterns and imagery. He considers the relationship of the sonnets to Shakespeare's dramatic writing, while stressing the dramatic element in the sonnets themselves. Finally he surveys the changing attitudes to the sonnets during the last three centuries
Shakespeare's tragic sequence by Kenneth Muir( Book )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1972. The emphasis of this book is that each of Shakespeare's tragedies demanded its own individual form and that although certain themes run through most of the tragedies, nearly all critics refrain from the attempt to apply external rules to them. The plays are almost always concerned with one person; they end with the death of the hero; the suffering and calamity that befall him are exceptional; and the tragedies include the medieval idea of the reversal of fortune
Shakespeare's comic sequence by Kenneth Muir( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's sources by Kenneth Muir( Book )

45 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
Shakespeare as collaborator by Kenneth Muir( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition first published in 1960. This book discusses the extent of Shakespeare's collaboration in the plays of Edward III, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Pericles and the lost Cardenio. It includes chapters on the dramatic value of the plays irrespective of authorship
Last periods of Shakespeare, Racine, Ibsen by Kenneth Muir( Book )

6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures given by Kenneth Muir, King Alfred Professor of English Literature, University of Liverpool, about three authors-- William Shakespeare, Jean Racine, and Henrik Ibsen, at Wayne State University in 1959
The singularity of Shakespeare, and other essays by Kenneth Muir( Book )

16 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretations of Shakespeare : British Academy Shakespeare lectures by British Academy( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Italian and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Philip Sidney by Kenneth Muir( Book )

34 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in 4 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five plays by Jean Racine( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racine was one of the greatest dramatists. The five plays included in this volume represent all phases of his career -- the first masterpiece, two plays of his middle period, the last great secular play, and the greater of the two biblical plays. In these modern and previously unpublished translations Professor Muir has made a delightful and important contribution. The translations, in blank verse, are intended not only for the general reader but for those who have long lamented that there are no versions of Racine suitable for production. - Back cover
Shakespeare's drama by Una Mary Ellis-Fermor( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1980. This collection of essays by the first General Editor of the New Arden Shakespeare brings together the best of Ellis-Fermor's Shespearean criticism, in addition to outstanding essays on Coriolanus and Troilus and Cressida. Collected and edited by Kenneth Muir, the book is prefaced by an appreciation of Ellis-Fermor's work
Shakespeare the dramatist, and other papers by Una Mary Ellis-Fermor( Book )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1961. On her death, Professor Ellis-Fermor left behind some uncollected essays and part of a book on Shakespeare the Dramatist. This volume includes the chapters of the unfinished work and three further articles on Shakespeare. It discusses Shakespeare's methods with regard to plot, character, diction, and imagery and it contains comparative analysis of Shakespeare with other dramatists, including Ibsen and Corneille
KM 80 : a birthday album for Kenneth Muir, Tuesday, 5 May, 1987( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original text
Alternative Names
Kenneth Muir English literary scholar and author

Muir, Kenneth.

Muir, Kenneth 1907-

Muir, Kenneth Arthur.

Muir, Kenneth Arthur 1907-

Muir, Kenneth Arthur 1907-1996

كينيث ميوار، 1907-1996

ميور، كينث، 1907-1996

뮤어, 케네스

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Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original textShakespeare's sonnetsShakespeare's tragic sequenceShakespeare's sourcesShakespeare as collaboratorShakespeare's dramaShakespeare the dramatist, and other papers