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Headlam, Walter George 1866-1908

Overview
Works: 93 works in 314 publications in 4 languages and 2,427 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Mythological plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Illustrated works  History  Study guides 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Other, Commentator, Commentator for written text, Annotator
Classifications: PA3825, 882.01
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Most widely held works about Walter George Headlam
 
Most widely held works by Walter George Headlam
Mimiambi by Herodas( Book )

49 editions published between 1922 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

27 editions published between 1938 and 1966 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia -- Agamemnon, Choephori, and The Eumenides -- depicts the downfall of the house of Atreus: after King Agamemnon is murdered by Clytemnestra, their son, Orestes, is commanded by Apollo to avenge the crime by killing his mother, and he does so, bringing on himself the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of Athens. Together, the three plays are one of the major achievements of Greek antiquity. - Publisher
The Agamemnon of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

26 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The fragments of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

7 editions published in 1917 in Greek, Ancient and Greek, Modern and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plays of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1909 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fragments of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

15 editions published between 1917 and 1963 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of Greek verse by Walter George Headlam( Book )

10 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On editing Aeschylus: a criticism by Walter George Headlam( Book )

19 editions published between 1891 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an early publication (1891) by the highly regarded classical scholar and poet Walter George Headlam (1866-1908). Headlam, who taught at King's College, Cambridge, was deeply interested in textual criticism and dedicated much of his short life to translating and interpreting the works of Aeschylus, and even thirty years after his untimely death his notes formed the basis for an influential edition of the Oresteia. Although Headlam's subtitle does not name the target of his 'criticism', this book is in fact an impassioned attack on the style and method of editing employed by A. W. Verrall in Seven Against Thebes in 1887, and Agamemnon in 1889. Headlam condemns Verrall's 'rationalist' methods which in his view 'required outspoken criticism'. The young Headlam painstakingly dissects Verrall's work on Aeschylus, pointing out the errors, inconsistencies and shortcomings of the texts and proposing his own editorial methods
Fifty poems of Meleager by Meleager( Book )

3 editions published in 1890 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restorations of Menander by Walter George Headlam( Book )

7 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 1925 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agamemnon makes a powerful impact on most audiences, even if they are unacquainted with the techniques of Aeschylean tragedy. Its subject is the human condition in its widest aspect
The fragments of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

4 editions published in 1917 in English and Multiple languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fragments of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

4 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fragments of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published between 1917 and 1963 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fragments of Sophocles by Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published between 1917 and 1963 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodas : the Mimes and fragments by Walter George Headlam( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the third work in Aeschylus' "Oresteia" trilogy, Apollo decrees that Orestes shall stand trial before Athena
Walter Headlam, his letters and poems by Walter George Headlam( Book )

6 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragments; edited with additional notes from the papers of Sir R.C. Jebb and W.G. Headlam by A.C. Pearson by Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Fragments of Sophocles( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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MimiambiHerodas : the Mimes and fragments
Alternative Names
Headlam, W.

Headlam, W. 1866-1908

Headlam, W. G.

Headlam, Walter.

Headlam Walter 1866-1908

Headlam, Walter G.

Headlam, Walter George 1866-1908

Walter George Headlam British classical scholar and poet

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The Agamemnon of AeschylusThe fragments of SophoclesOn editing Aeschylus: a criticismHerodas : the Mimes and fragments