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Cook, Albert 1925-1998

Overview
Works: 104 works in 341 publications in 2 languages and 14,677 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Epic poetry  Epic poetry, Greek  Drama  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Study guides  History  Tragedies (Drama) 
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 935 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 )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 927 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 )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of the epic poem retells the story of Odysseus's ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War
The dark voyage and the golden mean; a philosophy of comedy by Albert Cook( Book )

18 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and German and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth and language by Albert Cook( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canons and wisdoms by Albert Cook( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History/writing by Albert Cook( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enactment: Greek tragedy by Albert Cook( Book )

7 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 502 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 )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 463 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 451 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 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reach of poetry by Albert Cook( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets, deeply imbued in the language and conditions of their society, stand forth to produce an utterance that reveals their constant "exposure" and their resourceful adaptiveness. Albert Cook's wide-ranging study characterizes poetry by testing its reach beyond given points or boundaries of expression. Through an insightful analysis of key poets in various Western traditions, Cook demonstrates that the best poetry, while subject to the language and conditions of its
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 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Cook examines the fusion of poetic with scriptural thinking in the prophets and wisdom writers of the Old Testament, focusing on the details of their thematic concentrations and on the posture they assume to orient themselves in their prophecies. Most poetry looks toward the past. Keats, Li Po, and Pindar, for example, all offer the profundity of a stocktaking. The poetry of the Hebrew prophet, however, is oriented toward the future. At worst, the prophet's perception and his intent can lead to an informed readiness for the future; at best, they can lead to a restoration of the people's covenant with God; but in any case, they will lead to a future whose features are compassed in the articulated vision
Thresholds : studies in the Romantic experience by Albert Cook( Book )

9 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 375 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 (174)

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