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Verrall, A. W. (Arthur Woollgar) 1851-1912

Overview
Works: 84 works in 331 publications in 5 languages and 4,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA3975.I6, 882.01
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Most widely held works about A. W Verrall
 
Most widely held works by A. W Verrall
Lectures on Dryden by A. W Verrall( Book )
22 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euripides the rationalist: a study in the history of art and religion by A. W Verrall( Book )
26 editions published between 1895 and 2005 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies, literary and historical, in the Odes of Horace by A. W Verrall( Book )
26 editions published between 1884 and 2009 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected studies in Greek and Latin scholarship by A. W Verrall( Book )
15 editions published between 1913 and 2014 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bacchants of Euripides and other essays by A. W Verrall( Book )
5 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
12 editions published between 1889 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus is the first play in The Trilogy of the Oresteia, which deals with the eternal problem of the evil act causing vengeance which wreaks more evil which must be avenged. Aeschylus declares that the new ruler in heaven, Zeus, heralds the end of this cycle and the beginning of hope. Zeus has suffered and sinned and grown wise, and thereby shows humans how to grow wise also
Essays on four plays of Euripides: Andromache, Helen, Heracles, Orestes by A. W Verrall( Book )
12 editions published between 1905 and 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collected literary essays, classical and modern by A. W Verrall( Book )
10 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 'Seven against Thebes' of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
14 editions published between 1887 and 1939 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Choëphoroe (Libation-bearers) of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )
7 editions published in 1893 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and letters of Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb, O.M., Litt D. by Caroline Jebb( Book )
3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medea, and other plays by Euripides( Book )
16 editions published between 1881 and 1937 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euripides was a brilliant and powerful innovator within the traditional framework of Attic drama
The Ion of Euripides by Euripides( Book )
4 editions published in 1890 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Eumenides of Aeschylus = Aischylou Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
7 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The student's manual of Greek tragedy by Eduard MUNK( Book )
3 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euripidou Mēdeia = The Medea of Euripides by Euripides( Book )
16 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in Greek, Modern and Greek, Ancient and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The music to The birds of Aristophanes by C. Hubert H Parry( )
7 editions published in 1885 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The recognition scene in the Choephoroe : an examination of Dr. Verrall's introduction to the play with a new solution of the problem by Edward Selwyn Hoernle( Book )
2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ion by Euripides( Book )
4 editions published in 1890 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 24 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 Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )
4 editions published in 1908 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the third work in Aeschylus' "Oresteia" trilogy, Apollo decrees that Orestes shall stand trial before Athena
 
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Alternative Names
Verral, Arthur W. 1851-1912
Verral, Arthur Woollgar 1851-1912
Verrall, A. W.
Verrall, A.W. 1851-1912
Verrall, Arthur Woollgar 1851-1912
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