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Powell, J. G. F.

Overview
Works: 38 works in 138 publications in 4 languages and 4,761 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Drama  History  Television mini-series  Textbooks  Software  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Editor, Author, Producer, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PA6296, 320.1
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Most widely held works by J. G. F Powell
On the commonwealth ; and, On the laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H̀owever one defines Man, the same definition applies to us all. This is sufficient proof that there is no essential difference within mankind.' (Laws l.29-30) Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible governement written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural
Cicero the advocate by J. G. F Powell( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the papers included were first presented at a seminar series held in the Classics Department at Newcastle University in 1997-1998
Author and audience in Latin literature( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The relationship between an author and his audience has received much critical attention from scholars in non-classical disciplines in recent years, yet the nature of much ancient literature and of its 'publication' meant that audiences in ancient times were more immediate to their authors than in the modern world. This book contains essays by distinguished scholars on the various means by which Latin authors communicated effectively with their audiences. The authors and works covered are Cicero (as both orator and letter-writer), Catullus, Lucretius, Propertius, Horace's Odes, Virgil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Senecan tragedy, Persius, Pliny's letters, Tacitus' Annals and medieval love lyric. Contributors have provided detailed analyses of particular passages in order to throw light on the many different ways in which authors catered for their audiences by fulfilling, manipulating and thwarting their expectations; and in an epilogue the editors have drawn together the issues raised by these contributions and have attempted to place them in an appropriate critical context." "Author and audience in Latin literature is a sequel to the influential series of essay-collections edited by Tony Woodman and David West and published by Cambridge University Press: Quality and pleasure in Latin poetry (1974), Creative imitation and Latin literature (1979) and Poetry and politics in the age of Augustus (1984)."--Jacket
Cato Maior de senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a complete critical edition of Cicero's Cato Maior de Senectute (On Old Age) with an introduction and commentary. The text is based on a fresh examination of the manuscript tradition while the introduction aims to place the work in the context of Cicero's writings on old age in the ancient world. The Roman and Ciceronian qualities of the work are emphasized, rather than the search for lost sources that occupied scholars in the past. Matters of text, language, and content are all considered equally in the commentary
Laelius, on friendship (Laelius de amicitia) ; &, the dream of Scipio (Somnium Scipionis) by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two treatises from the master of prose exempllify the pragmatism of the philosopher's mind applied to the human condition
Logos : rational argument in classical rhetoric( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Therese Raquin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sordid story of a young country girl whose life is slowly engulfed in a murderous love triangle. Desperate to be together, Therese and her lover conspire to murder Therese's husband and initiate a deteriorating series of events that can only end in tragedy
Profession and performance : aspects of oratory in the Greco-Roman world by Actio-Hypokrisis-Delivery (Colloquium)( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayor of Casterbridge( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Introduction to philology for the classical teacher by J. G. F Powell( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to wield power in the modern world by J. G. F Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Niccolo Machiavelli is misunderstood, ' argues the author in his twenty-first-century reworking of the Italian philosopher's masterpiece, "The Prince". Illustrating each of Machiavelli's maxims with a description of events that occurred during Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister, this book is designed to be "The Prince" for modern times
Cicero Cato Maior de senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Tullius Ciceronis De re publica ; De legibus ; Cato maior de senectute ; Laelius de amicitia by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Latin and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'
Laelius, on friendship : & the dream of Scipio = Laelius de amicitia ; Somnium Scipionis by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and Latin and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inaugural lecture : Department of Classics by J. G. F Powell( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De familie Ashton trilogie by Kathleen Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in Dutch and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam : een mijnwerkersjongen in de jaren dertig by J. G. F Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to philology for classicists by J. G. F Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pride and prejudic, or First impressions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On the commonwealth ; and, On the laws
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Powell J. G. F.

Powell, Jonathan.

Powell, Jonathan (Jonathan G. F.)

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Cicero the advocateAuthor and audience in Latin literatureCato Maior de senectuteLaelius, on friendship (Laelius de amicitia) ; &, the dream of Scipio (Somnium Scipionis)Therese RaquinHow to wield power in the modern worldCicero Cato Maior de senectuteM. Tullius Ciceronis De re publica ; De legibus ; Cato maior de senectute ; Laelius de amicitiaLaelius, on friendship : & the dream of Scipio = Laelius de amicitia ; Somnium Scipionis