WorldCat Identities

Norwood, Gilbert 1880-1954

Overview
Works: 57 works in 356 publications in 5 languages and 6,971 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  History  Comedy plays  Humor  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Other, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA3877, 882.09
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Most widely held works about Gilbert Norwood
 
Most widely held works by Gilbert Norwood
Greek tragedy by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

56 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plautus and Terence by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

21 editions published between 1930 and 1963 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek comedy by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

43 editions published between 1931 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the literary history of Greek comedy, the productions of the plays, their metre and rhythm, and the works of Aristophanes, Menander, Epicharnus, Cratinus, the School of Crates, and Eupolis. "All the greatest poets of Greece committed the same unintended offence: their overwhelming excellence thrust into partial or complete oblivion the merits of their less august fellow-writers. Aristophanes was so unquestionably the finest comic playwright of the fifth century that not a single work even of Cratinus has survived. This eclipsing power is still felt in our histories of literature, few readers of which are likely to divine that several of the now fragmentary plays were superior to some written by the master himself and still entirely extant. In this book I have naturally discussed Aristophanes and Menander at length and with deep pleasure; but my chief reason for undertaking it was an ambition to offer an adequate and illuminating account of numerous minor yet most engaging playwrights." [Preface]
Pindar by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

29 editions published between 1945 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Terence by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

27 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Euripidean drama by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

25 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writers of Greece by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1925 and 1935 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides and Shaw, with other essays by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

14 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riddle of the Bacchae; the last stage of Euripides' religious views by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wooden man and other stories & essays by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

8 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoken in jest by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in honour of Gilbert Norwood by Mary Estelle White( Book )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escritores de Grecia y Roma by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

3 editions published in 1928 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides & Mr Bernard Shaw by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

5 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andromache by Euripides( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Andromache, Euripides challenges our concept of tragic character as he transforms our expectations of tragic structure. Through its subtly varied metrics, the play develops an increasingly complex plot and concludes with a simultaneous realization of realism and supernaturalism. The play takes place in the aftermath of the Trojan War. Andromache has become a concubine to Achilles' son, Neoptolemus, bearing him a child, Molossus. The captive Andromache is haunted by memories of her former life and by her love for Hector and their son Astyanax, both slain by the Greeks who are now her masters. As the play opens, Andromache and Molossus are threatened with death by Neoptolemus' young wife, Hermione, who has been unable to conceive a child and is fiercely jealous. The struggle between the two women is mirrored in the conflict between Peleus, who arrives to defend Andromache, and Menelaus, who arrives to help his daughter Hermione complete her bid for power."--Back cover
Pindaro by Gilbert Norwood( Book )

6 editions published in 1952 in Italian and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripidou Andromachè„. The "Andromache" of Euripides by Euripides( Book )

4 editions published in 1906 in Greek, Ancient and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mostellaria of Plautus by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

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

The Acharnians by Aristophanes( Book )

4 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farcical comedy about war and peace
Mostellaria. An abridged acting ed. arr., translated, and enacted by the Classical society of the Victoria University of Manchester. Edited by G. Norwood by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in Latin and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gilbert Norwood britisch-kanadischer Klassischer Philologe

Gilbert Norwood British classical philologist

Gilbert Norwood Brits klassiek filoloog (1880-1954)

Norwood, G.

Norwood, Gilbert 1880-

Norwood, Gilbert b. 1880

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