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

Overview
Works: 225 works in 771 publications in 6 languages and 4,248 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Humor  Juvenile works  Textbooks  Comic books, strips, etc  Picture books 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator, Annotator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA3877, 882
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Most widely held works about W. Walter Merry
 
Most widely held works by W. Walter Merry
The birds by Aristophanes( Book )

39 editions published between 1889 and 1966 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic University of America Speech and Drama Department presents Aristophanes' "The Birds," acting edition, staging and choreography by Walter Kerr, setting and lighting by James Waring, costumes by Thomas N. Bohen, Jr., musical score by John Garvey
The clouds by Aristophanes( Book )

62 editions published between 1879 and 1965 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer. Odyssey, books I-XII by Homer( Book )

53 editions published between 1870 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The frogs by Aristophanes( Book )

53 editions published between 1884 and 1963 in 4 languages and held by 279 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. It merits a much more extensive commentary than it has so far received, for the establishment of the text itself has rested for over a century on collations which were inadequate and inaccurate. At the same time, its most problematic passages have been the subject, in recent years, of more scholarly articles than those of any other Greek play
Four plays by Aristophanes( Book )

12 editions published between 1907 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 2010 in English and Latin and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected fragments of Roman poetry
Odyssey : books XIII-XXIV by Homer( Book )

37 editions published between 1878 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The knights ; [and], Peace ; [and], the birds ; [and], the assemblywomen ; [and], Wealth by Aristophanes( Book )

26 editions published between 1887 and 1905 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristophanes is the only surviving representative of Greek Old Comedy, the exuberant, satirical form of festival drama which flourished during the heyday of classical Athenian culture in the fifth century BC. His plays are characterized by extraordinary combinations of fantasy and satire, sophistication and vulgarity, formality and freedom. Birds is an escapist fantasy in which two dissatisfied Athenians, in defiance of men and gods, bring about a city of birds, the eponymous Cloudcuckooland. In Lysistrata the heroine of the play organizes a sex-strike and the wives of Athens occupy the Akropolis in an attempt to restore peace to the city. The main source of comedy in the Assembly-Women is a similar usurpation of male power as the women attempt to reform Athenian society along utopian-communist lines. Finally, Wealth is Aristophanes' last surviving comedy, in which Ploutos, the god of wealth is cured of his blindness and the remarkable social consequences of his new discrimination are exemplified
Homer's Odyssey by Homer( Book )

22 editions published between 1870 and 1892 in 4 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Acharnians by Aristophanes( Book )

33 editions published between 1880 and 1933 in 4 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farcical comedy about war and peace
The wasps by Aristophanes( Book )

17 editions published between 1893 and 1898 in Greek, Ancient and English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1880 and 1927 in 3 languages and held by 89 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 )

4 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 65 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 )

11 editions published between 1875 and 2016 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odyssey, books XIII-XXIV by Homer( Book )

7 editions published between 1878 and 1916 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1892 and 1899 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer's Odyssey by Homer( Book )

22 editions published between 1876 and 1889 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer. Odyssey, books I-XII by Homer( Book )

4 editions published between 1871 and 1887 in English and held by 26 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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