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Orpheus (Greek mythology)

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Works: 922 works in 1,752 publications in 4 languages and 60,350 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Romances  Art  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Legends 
Classifications: PT2635.I65, 782.1
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Publications about Orpheus (Greek mythology)
Most widely held works about Orpheus (Greek mythology)
    Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
    11 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 1,864 libraries worldwide
    An accomplished poet's first and only sonnet sequence
    Under the spell of Orpheus the persistence of a myth in twentieth-century art by Judith E Bernstock( file )
    2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
    The orphic moment shaman to poet-thinker in Plato, Nietzsche, and Mallarmé by Robert McGahey( file )
    2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
    Orfeu negro Black Orpheus by Marcel Camus( visu )
    34 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in Portuguese and French and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
    Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Inspired by Vinícius de Moraes' play Orfeu da conceição
    Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck( Sound Recording )
    38 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in Italian and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
    Odeon: 80756
    The night tourist by Katherine Marsh( Book )
    4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
    After fourteen-year-old classics prodigy Jack Perdu has a near fatal accident he meets Euri, a young ghost who introduces him to New York's Underworld, where those who died in New York reside until they are ready to move on, and Jack vows to find his dead mother there
    Orpheus and Greek religion; a study of the Orphic Movement by William Keith Chambers Guthrie( Book )
    16 editions published between 1935 and 1993 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
    The sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
    6 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
    Contains 55 sonnets in English and German
    L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi( Sound Recording )
    25 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
    Orfeu negro Black Orpheus ( visu )
    10 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Portuguese and English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
    The ancient Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice unfolds in an updated version set against the colorful background of the Rio de Janiero Carnival
    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )
    3 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
    Contains three stories from the age of chivalry, knights and holy quests
    Orpheus lost : a novel by Janette Turner Hospital( Book )
    8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
    Leela is a mathematician who has escaped her Southern hometown to study in Boston. She meets an Australian musician, Mishka, and from the moment she first hears him play his music grips her; they quickly become lovers. Then one day Leela is picked up off the street and taken to an interrogation center somewhere outside the city. There has been an explosion in the subway; terrorism is suspected. The interrogator--an old childhood friend--now reveals to her that Mishka may not be all he seems.--From publisher's description
    The Orphic poems by M. L West( file )
    5 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
    Poems by Robert Henryson( Book )
    3 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
    Orpheus in the Middle Ages by John Block Friedman( Book )
    2 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 866 libraries worldwide
    Sir Orfeo by A.J Bliss( Book )
    9 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
    Contains the text of the poem in three versions: the Auchinleck ms , Ms Harley 3810, and Ms Ashmole 61
    The Orphic Voice: poetry and natural history by Elizabeth Sewell( Book )
    3 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
    Classical mythology in English literature : a critical anthology by Geoffrey Miles( Book )
    4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 735 libraries worldwide
    Brings together a range of English versions of three classical myths, allowing students to explore the ways in which they have been reinterpreted and reinvented by writers throughout history
    Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
    9 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 libraries worldwide
    Orpheus, the metamorphoses of a myth by John Warden( Book )
    3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
 
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English (91)
Italian (62)
Portuguese (41)
French (1)
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