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Cook, Albert 1925-1998

Overview
Works: 111 works in 326 publications in 2 languages and 14,773 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Drama  History 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other, Signer
Classifications: PA4025.A5, 883.01
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The meaning of fiction by Albert Cook( Book )

15 editions published between 1060 and 1961 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The choice of a novelist's style, plot, character, and theme are discussed, and many famous novels are re-interpreted
The classic line; a study in epic poetry by Albert Cook( Book )

12 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing particular attention on "Beowulf", "Roland", the "Cid", the "Iliad", the "Odyssey", the "Aeneid", the "Divine comedy", and "Paradise lost", the author examines the formal rhetorical and syntactical features in these poems
The Odyssey by Homer( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer, along with the Illiad, and is one of the most widely popular anicent texts for reading. Composed around 8th century B.C., it is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and is the first surviving work of Western literature. The poem mainly centers on the Greek hero Odysseus (or Ulysses) and his journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. In his absence, it is assumed he has died, and his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must deal with a group of unruly suitors who compete for Penelope's hand in marriage
The dark voyage and the golden mean; a philosophy of comedy by Albert Cook( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and German and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth and language by Albert Cook( Book )

11 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisms; studies in modern literature by Albert Cook( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oedipus Rex: a mirror for Greek drama by Albert Cook( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History/writing by Albert Cook( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's enactment : the dynamics of Renaissance theatre by Albert Cook( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enactment: Greek tragedy by Albert Cook( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey; a new verse translation, backgrounds, the Odyssey in antiquity, criticism by Homer( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Second Edition of of this Norton Critical Edition continues to be based upon Albert Cook's masterful translation, widely acclaimed for both its poetic phrasing and its linguistic accuracy
French tragedy : the power of enactment by Albert Cook( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Odyssey : a verse translation, backgrounds, criticism by Homer( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic poem recounting the experiences of Odysseus during his return from the Trojan War
An anthology of Greek tragedy by Albert Cook( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The root of the thing; a study of Job and the Song of songs by Albert Cook( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reach of poetry by Albert Cook( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time, also rises above these conditions by playing them back against themselves with a freedom whose ineffability is the sign of its ultimate lucidity. Beginning with modern poetry, Cook moves backward in time, aiming at the effect of echoes as much as of cumulations. In each movement forward, the intensities are gathered - by Dante, by the troubadours, by Catullus, and by Alcman. This reach forward is also a reach backward: Alcman's fusions in the seventh century B.C.E
The burden of prophecy : poetic utterance in the prophets of the Old Testament by Albert Cook( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burden of Prophecy explores the implications of these conditions, balancing poetic, religious, and anthropological questions as it examines the Old Testament books of the prophets and their successors: Amos, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Zechariah, Daniel, Psalms, and Ecclesiastes
Thresholds : studies in the Romantic experience by Albert Cook( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Changing the signs : the fifteenth-century breakthrough by Albert Cook( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canons and wisdoms by Albert Cook( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Odyssey
Alternative Names
Cook, Albert.

Cook, Albert 1925-

Cook, Albert 1925-1998

Cook, Albert S.

Cook, Albert S. 1925-1998

Cook, Albert Spaulding

Cook, Albert Spaulding 1925-1998

Kuk, Albert 1925-1998

Spaulding Cook Albert

Spaulding Cook, Albert 1925-1998

Languages
English (153)

German (1)

Covers
History/writingThe Odyssey; a new verse translation, backgrounds, the Odyssey in antiquity, criticismThe Odyssey : a verse translation, backgrounds, criticismThe reach of poetryThe burden of prophecy : poetic utterance in the prophets of the Old Testament