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Powell, J. G. F.

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Works: 42 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 4,917 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings  Spy television programs  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Textbooks  Software 
Roles: Editor, Author, Producer, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PA6296, 320.1
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Publications about J. G. F Powell
Publications by J. G. F Powell
Most widely held works by J. G. F Powell
On the commonwealth ; and, On the laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
H̀owever one defines Man, the same definition applies to us all. This is sufficient proof that there is no essential difference within mankind.' (Laws l.29-30) Cicero's The Republic is an impassioned plea for responsible governement written just before the civil war that ended the Roman Republic in a dialogue following Plato. Drawing on Greek political theory, the work embodies the mature reflections of a Roman ex-consul on the nature of political organization, on justice in society, and on the qualities needed in a statesman. Its sequel, The Laws, expounds the influential doctrine of Natural
Cicero the advocate by J. G. F Powell( Book )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Some of the papers included were first presented at a seminar series held in the Classics Department at Newcastle University in 1997-1998
Author and audience in Latin literature ( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
"The relationship between an author and his audience has received much critical attention from scholars in non-classical disciplines in recent years, yet the nature of much ancient literature and of its 'publication' meant that audiences in ancient times were more immediate to their authors than in the modern world. This book contains essays by distinguished scholars on the various means by which Latin authors communicated effectively with their audiences. The authors and works covered are Cicero (as both orator and letter-writer), Catullus, Lucretius, Propertius, Horace's Odes, Virgil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Senecan tragedy, Persius, Pliny's letters, Tacitus' Annals and medieval love lyric. Contributors have provided detailed analyses of particular passages in order to throw light on the many different ways in which authors catered for their audiences by fulfilling, manipulating and thwarting their expectations; and in an epilogue the editors have drawn together the issues raised by these contributions and have attempted to place them in an appropriate critical context." "Author and audience in Latin literature is a sequel to the influential series of essay-collections edited by Tony Woodman and David West and published by Cambridge University Press: Quality and pleasure in Latin poetry (1974), Creative imitation and Latin literature (1979) and Poetry and politics in the age of Augustus (1984)."--Jacket
Cato Maior de senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
This is a complete critical edition of Cicero's Cato Maior de Senectute (On Old Age) with an introduction and commentary. The text is based on a fresh examination of the manuscript tradition while the introduction aims to place the work in the context of Cicero's writings on old age in the ancient world. The Roman and Ciceronian qualities of the work are emphasized, rather than the search for lost sources that occupied scholars in the past. Matters of text, language, and content are all considered equally in the commentary
Laelius, on friendship (Laelius de amicitia) ; &, the dream of Scipio (Somnium Scipionis) by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Two treatises from the master of prose exempllify the pragmatism of the philosopher's mind applied to the human condition
Logos : rational argument in classical rhetoric ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Therese Raquin ( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
The sordid story of a young country girl whose life is slowly engulfed in a murderous love triangle. Desperate to be together, Therese and her lover conspire to murder Therese's husband and initiate a deteriorating series of events that can only end in tragedy
Profession and performance : aspects of oratory in the Greco-Roman world by Actio-Hypokrisis-Delivery (Colloquium)( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
John le Carré's Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going backwards over very old ground
Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
No doubt remains, a mole has infiltrated the Circle, code name for the British Secret Intelligence Service. It can be one of four men operating at the very highest level. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the mole
Wuthering heights by Emily Brontë( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Ken Hutchison stars as the brooding and tormented lover Heathcliff in this BBC television adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel. Adopted as a boy by the kindly Mr Earnshaw (John Collin), Heathcliff comes to live with the family at their home, Wuthering Heights, in the Yorkshire moors. He soon falls in love with Earnshaw's headstrong daughter Cathy (Kay Adshead), a doomed relationship that plunges them both into despair when Cathy agrees to marry her rich neighbour Edgar Linton (David Robb). Tortured by his love, the dark and sinister Heathcliff refuses to relinquish his emotional hold on Cathy, and does everything in his power to destroy the lives of her and her family
Introduction to philology for the classical teacher by J. G. F Powell( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The Barchester chronicles ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The Reverend Septimus Harding is one of the most respected men in Barchester. He lives an honest life as Precentor of the Cathedral and Warden of Hiram's hospital. Enter John Bold, passionate reformer, waving an accusation of corruption at him. The church is being attacked on all sides. Harding's world is rocked as the scandal spreads and even he starts to believe that John Bold is right
How to wield power in the modern world by J. G. F Powell( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
'Niccolo Machiavelli is misunderstood, ' argues the author in his twenty-first-century reworking of the Italian philosopher's masterpiece, "The Prince". Illustrating each of Machiavelli's maxims with a description of events that occurred during Tony Blair's time as Prime Minister, this book is designed to be "The Prince" for modern times
Cicero Cato Maior de senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 libraries worldwide
M. Tullius Ciceronis De re publica ; De legibus ; Cato maior de senectute ; Laelius de amicitia by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in Latin and English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Story of what a woman's patience can endure. An early example of detective fiction written by a contemporary of Charles Dickens set in London in 1849
Laelius, on friendship : & the dream of Scipio = Laelius de amicitia ; Somnium Scipionis by Marcus Tullius Cicero( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and Latin and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Inaugural lecture : Department of Classics by J. G. F Powell( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The Mayor of Casterbridge : part 3 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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