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Merry, W. Walter (William Walter) 1835-1918

Overview
Works: 211 works in 579 publications in 5 languages and 3,048 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Juvenile works  Humor  Textbooks 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator, Author of introduction, Annotator
Classifications: PA3877, 882
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Most widely held works about W. Walter Merry
 
Most widely held works by W. Walter Merry
Homer. Odyssey, books I-XII by Homer( Book )

50 editions published between 1870 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

54 editions published between 1884 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 280 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. Sir Kenneth Dover's authoritative edition, which drew together the relevant scholarship in a full introduction and extensive commentary, has been the most comprehensive edition available
Selected fragments of Roman poetry : from the earliest times of the republic to the Augustan age by W. Walter Merry( Book )

23 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in English and Latin and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected fragments of Roman poetry
Four plays by Aristophanes( Book )

10 editions published between 1907 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether his target is the war between the sexes or his fellow playwright Euripides, Aristophanes is the most important Greek comic dramatist'and one of the greatest comic playwrights of all time. His writing'at once bawdy and delicate'brilliantly fuses serious political satire with pyrotechnical bombast, establishing the tradition of comedy as high art. His messages are as timely and relevant today as they were in ancient Greece, and his plays still provoke laughter'and thought. This volume features four celebrated masterpieces: Lysistrata, The Frogs, A Parliament of Women and Plutus (Wealth), all translated by the distinguished poet and translator Paul Roche
Homer's Odyssey by Homer( Book )

20 editions published between 1870 and 1892 in 4 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey : books XIII-XXIV by Homer( Book )

37 editions published between 1878 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wasps by Aristophanes( Book )

17 editions published between 1893 and 1898 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce dealing with the antics of the Athenian jurors
Selections by Herodotus( Book )

10 editions published between 1880 and 1927 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Herodotus, historian, observer, and delightful storyteller, have long been favorites among teachers and students of the Greek language. The selections in this book will provide reading in the second year for the student who has begun his or her Greek with Homer and who presumably has had no acquaintance with Attic Greek. This second Oklahoma edition is enhanced by Megan O. Drinkwater's addition of chapter and section references to the complete works of Herodotus
Aristophanes Peace by Aristophanes( Book )

3 editions published in 1900 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Acharnians; with introduction, notes and a dialectical glossary by Aristophanes( Book )

9 editions published between 1880 and 1901 in Greek, Ancient and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey by Homer( Book )

6 editions published in 1964 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specimens of Greek dialects : being a fourth Greek reader, with introductions and notes by W. Walter Merry( Book )

10 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey, books XIII-XXIV by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1888 and 1907 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's Odyssey by Homerus( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in Greek, Ancient and Multiple languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's Odyssey by Homer( Book )

3 editions published in 1876 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey by Homer( Book )

5 editions published between 1876 and 1878 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's Odyssey by Homer( Book )

21 editions published between 1876 and 1889 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orationes tvm Creweianae tvm gratvlatioriae in Theatro Sheldoniano plervmque habitae by W. Walter Merry( Book )

2 editions published in 1909 in Latin and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer : Odyssey, books I-XII, XIII-XXIV by Homer( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Birds; with introd. and notes by W.W. Merry by Aristophanes( Book )

3 editions published between 1889 and 1956 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Merry, W. W.

Merry, W. W. 1835-1918

Merry, W. W. (William Walter), 1835-1918

Merry, W. Walter 1835-1918

Merry, William W. 1835-1918

Merry, William Walter.

Merry, William Walter 1835-1918

William Walter Merry English classical scholar, clergyman, and educator

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