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Gilbert Murray reassessed : Hellenism, theatre, and international politics

Author: Christopher Stray
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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This is the first comprehensive account of the life and work of the distinguished scholar and public figure Gilbert Murray. 16 contributors survey the many spheres in which he was active, and the book opens with memoirs by two of his grandchildren.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilbert Murray reassessed.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607748603
Named Person: Gilbert Murray; Gilbert Murray; Gilbert Murray
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Stray
ISBN: 9780199208791 0199208794 9780199544974 0199544972
OCLC Number: 123797187
Description: xii, 400 p. : ill., geneal. table ; 23 cm.
Contents: Remembering our grandfather / Ann Paludan, Alexander Murray --
A broken mirror: Gilbert Murray's reflections of an Australian childhood / Francis West --
Gilbert Murray on Greek literature: the great/Greek man's burden / Mark Griffith --
Gilbert Murray and Greek religion / Robert Parker --
Gilbert Murray's Greek editions / Christopher Collard --
Gilbert Murray's translations of Greek tragedy / James Morwood --
From the court to the national: the theatrical legacy of Gilbert Murray's Bacchae / Fiona Macintosh --
Gilbert Murray and A.E. Houseman / Malcolm Davies --
'Macte nova virtute, puer!': Gilbert Murray as mentor and friend to J.A.K. Thompson / Barbara R. McManus --
Gilbert Murray, Bertrand Russell, and the theory and practice of politics / William Bruneau --
Gilbert Murray and international politics / Martin Ceadel --
Retrieving cosmos: Gilbert Murray's thought on international relations / Peter Wilson --
The classicist as liberal intellectual: Gilbert Murray and Alfred Eckhard Zimmern / Julia Stapleton --
'That living voice': Gilbert Murray at the BBC / Mick Morris --
'Yours obediently, Gilbert Murray': letters to The times / William Bruneau, Russell Wodell --
Gilbert Murray and psychic research / N.J. Lowe.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Stray.
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