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Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice) 1898-1971

Overview
Works: 377 works in 2,608 publications in 12 languages and 43,364 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Poetry  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Music 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Adapter, Collaborator, Creator, Collector, wpr, pre, Speaker
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Classical Greece by C. M Bowra( Book )

69 editions published between 1959 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 3,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profusely illustrated account of the history, government, people, customs, arts, theater, sports, cities and gods of ancient Greece
The Greek experience by C. M Bowra( Book )

130 editions published between 1957 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of classical culture until the fall of Athens in 404 B.C. including its drama, painting, poetry, philosophy, law, science, math, religion, democracy, and mythology
The romantic imagination by C. M Bowra( Book )

150 editions published between 1949 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heritage of symbolism by C. M Bowra( Book )

94 editions published between 1942 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om Paul Valéry, Rainer Maria Rilke, Stefan George, Alexander Blok, William Butler Yeats
From Virgil to Milton by C. M Bowra( Book )

73 editions published between 1945 and 1984 in English and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of the literary epic in four of its chief examples, including criticism of Virgil, Camoes, Tasso, and Milton
Ancient Greek literature by C. M Bowra( Book )

119 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of what made the Greeks supreme in epic poetry, tragedy, philosophy, oratory, and the writing of history
Landmarks in Greek literature by C. M Bowra( Book )

61 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroic poetry by C. M Bowra( Book )

58 editions published between 1952 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative study of the style and content of epic poetry
The Oxford Book of Greek Verse in Translation by T. F Higham( Book )

34 editions published between 1938 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every piece in the Oxford book of Greek verse is here translated, and the same arrangement of authors and numerations is followed ... Wherever possible, we have used existing translations."--Preface
The creative experiment by C. M Bowra( Book )

58 editions published between 1948 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primitive song by C. M Bowra( Book )

51 editions published between 1962 and 1984 in 5 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and other poems of the most primitive people now alive
Sophoclean tragedy by C. M Bowra( Book )

71 editions published between 1944 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the ideas in the following plays : Ajax - Antigone - Women of Trachis - King Oedipus - Electra - Philoctetes - Oedipus at Colonus
Tradition and design in the Iliad by C. M Bowra( Book )

46 editions published between 1930 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek lyric poetry from Alcman to Simonides by C. M Bowra( Book )

64 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals in turn with the chief figures of Greek lyric poetry from the seventh to the sixth centuries, with a final chapter on Attic drinking-songs. The author has taken account of recent discoveries and discussions and attempts to give as full an account as possible of each poet. He relates them to their historical background, quotes and translates the important texts, and analyzes their special characteristics. The book is intended primarily for scholars but should be useful for anyone who is interested in this unique chapter of literary history, and it can be read with ease even by those who know no Greek
Periclean Athens by C. M Bowra( Book )

28 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pericles (Greek:????????, Periklēs, "surrounded by glory"; c. 495? 429 BC) was the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator, and general of Athens during the Golden Age?specifically, the time between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars."--Wikipedia
Poetry & politics, 1900-1960 by C. M Bowra( Book )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the interlude : poems, 1945-1960 by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

7 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The poems in this volume represent all Pasternak's later work, and may therefore be reckoned the successor to In early trains, a small collection which the poet published in 1942. The present collection is divided into two sections, the first of which includes the poems of Doctor Zhivago, previously published as a part of the novel; and the second of which includes the full text of the cycle When the skies clear (Kogda razgulyaetsya)."--Page xiii
Homer by C. M Bowra( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Greek elegists by C. M Bowra( Book )

56 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspiration and poetry by C. M Bowra( Book )

39 editions published between 1951 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Greek experience
Alternative Names
Boura, Sesil Moris 1898-1971

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Bowra, Sir Cecil Maurice

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Cecil Maurice Bowra

Maurice Bowra britischer klassischer Philologe

Maurice Bowra Brits klassiek filoloog (1898-1971)

Μόρις Μπόουρα

Боура, Сесил Морис

Боура, Сесил Морис 1898-1971

בורה, ססיל מוריס

باورا، س. م.، 1898-1971

بورا، ك. موريس، 1898-1971

بورا، موريس، 1898-1971

س. م. بورا، 1898-1971

바우라, C. M. 1898-1971

바우라, 세실 모리스 1898-1971

바우러, 쎄실 모리스 1898-1971

バウラ, C. M.

バウラ, C. M. 1898-1971

バウラ, C. モーリス

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Ancient Greek literatureGreek lyric poetry from Alcman to Simonides