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Fitts, Dudley 1903-1968

Overview
Works: 200 works in 512 publications in 5 languages and 18,195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Poetry  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Bio-bibliography  Lyric poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satyr plays  Love poetry 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Other, Narrator, Author of introduction, Librettist, tra, Recipient, Contributor
Classifications: PA3877, 882.01
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Most widely held works about Dudley Fitts
 
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Most widely held works by Dudley Fitts
The birds by Aristófanes( )

22 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and held by 2,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pez and Eck are on the hunt for the perfect society in "a city where free men might live like birds". But when they start building the bird city for real, Pez starts to have ambitions - which seem not a million miles away from dictatorship. As the fantasy utopia threatens to turn into a tyranny the birds start to rebel. Sean O'Brien's new verse brings Aristophanes' devastatingly ironic comment on human ambition bang up-to-date and is brimful of jokes ancient and modern."--BOOK JACKET
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The Oedipus cycle : an English version by Sófocles( Book )

27 editions published between 1939 and 2002 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ancient myth of Oedipus, which still reverberates to this day, provided Sophocles with material for three great tragedies -- Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone -- that together recount the downfall of Oedipus, king of Thebes, his death in exile, and the action carried out after his death by his daughter Antigone"--Page 4 of cover
Greek plays in modern translation by Dudley Fitts( Book )

16 editions published between 1947 and 1966 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of contemporary Latin-American poetry = Anthología de la poesía americana contemporánea by Dudley Fitts( Book )

39 editions published between 1900 and 1976 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On spine: Latin American Poetry. Added t.p.: Antologia de law poesia american comtemporanea. English and original text (Spanish, Portuguese or French) on opposite pages
Sappho by Sappho( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keuze uit het werk van de Griekse dichteres (600 v.Chr.) met vertaling
Four comedies by Aristophanes( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New English versions of Lysistrata, The Frogs, The Birds, and Ladies' Day. "Thanks to Dudley Fitts ... we can appreciate Aristophanes' vigor, his robust style, his scorching wit, his earthy humor, his devotion to honesty and his poetic imagination" (Brooks Atkinson, New York Times). Index
The lost pilot; [poems] by James Tate( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Greek plays by Dudley ed Fitts( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents recent translations of these four Greek classics together with notes on their significance
Ladies' day; an English version by Aristophanes( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty poems of Martial, in translation by Martial( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems from the Greek anthology by Dudley Fitts( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infernal machine, and other plays by Jean Cocteau( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the texts of six dramatic works by the French master of literature, including Orpheus, Bacchus, and The Eiffel Tower Wedding Party
The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among extant Greek comedies, the Frogs is unique for the light it throws on classical Greek attitudes to tragedy and to literature in general
Six Greek plays in modern translation by Dudley Fitts( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The birds : & the frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1979 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oedipus cycle by Sophocles( Book )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2002 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These English versions of Sophocles' trilogy were composed specifically for a modern audience by two gifted poets and Hellenists. Their aim was to recapture the directness and simplicity as well as the concentrated richness of the poetry of Sophcles; they wished at the same time to make their verse renderings of the plays "clear and credible in English" and actable as well as readable. The critical acclaim with which these versions have been received both in the United States and in Great Britain indicates that Mr. Fitts and Mr. Fitzgerald have achieved their aim
Alcestis by Euripides( Book )

8 editions published between 1936 and 1941 in English and held by 260 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
Poems from the Greek Anthology in English paraphrase( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lysistrata : an English version by Dudley Fitts by Aristophanes( Book )

3 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American poetry : the twentieth century
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The Oedipus cycle : an English versionSapphoFour comediesFour Greek playsThe infernal machine, and other playsThe Oedipus cyclePoems from the Greek Anthology in English paraphrase
Alternative Names
Dudley Fitts American writer and academic

Dudley Fitts Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1903-1968)

Dudley Fitts US-amerikanischer Autor und Übersetzer

Fitts, Dudley

Fitts, Dudley 1903-

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