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Morshead, E. D. A. (Edmund Doidge Anderson)

Works: 68 works in 195 publications in 2 languages and 2,960 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragedies (Drama)  Mythological plays  History 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author
Classifications: PA3827.S4, 882.01
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by E. D. A Morshead
Nine Greek dramas by Aeschylus( Book )

28 editions published between 1909 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven famous Greek plays by Whitney J Oates( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven famous Greek plays translated
The house of Atreus by Aeschylus( Book )

36 editions published between 1881 and 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aeschylus was a Greek playwright considered to be the founder of the tragedy. Aeschylus along with Sophocles and Euripides are the three major Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. Before Aeschylus, characters in a play only interacted with the chorus. Aeschylus expanded the number of actors allowing for interaction among the characters. Seven of his 92 plays have survived. The Persian invasion of Greece, which took place during his lifetime, influenced many of his plays. The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus, which concerns the end of the cu
The suppliant maidens, the Persians, the seven against Thebes, the Prometheus bound of Aeschylus by Aeschylus( Book )

11 editions published between 1908 and 1928 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the play, the Danaids, the fifty daughters of Danaus, founder of Argos, flee a forced marriage to their cousins in Egypt. They turn to King Pelasgus of Argos for protection, but Pelasgus refuses until the people of Argos weigh in on the decision, a distinctly democratic move on the
Seven against Thebes by Aeschylus( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of Oedipus's exile, the cursed sons of his incestuous marriage, Eteocles and Polynices, vow to avoid further bloodshed by ruling Thebes in alternate years. However, when Eteocles refuses to step down after the first year of the arrangement, Polynices raises an army led by seven Argive champions to retake Thebes by force. Fearing the invaders, and feeling the fear of his people, Eteocles vows to fight Polynices man to man for the future of the city. Instead, they kill one another in battle beneath the seventh gate of the city, leading directly to the dilemma of their sister, Antigone, and her ultimate demise
Selections from Schiller's lyrical poems by Friedrich Schiller( Book )

4 editions published between 1886 and 1894 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eumenides by Aeschylus( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the third work in Aeschylus' "Oresteia" trilogy, Apollo decrees that Orestes shall stand trial before Athena
Goethe's Faust : the first part by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

8 editions published in 1882 in English and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suppliant maidens and other plays by Aeschylus( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Prometheus bound of Aeschylus and the fragments of the Prometheus unbound by Aeschylus( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Seven famous Greek plays
Alternative Names
Morshead, E. D.

Morshead, E. D. A.

Morshead, E. D. A. 1849-1912

Morshead, Edmund D. 1849-1912

Morshead, Edmund Doidge Anderson

Morshead, Edmund Doidge Anderson 1849-1912

English (105)

German (3)

Seven famous Greek playsThe house of AtreusSeven against ThebesThe EumenidesSuppliant maidens and other plays