This is the first comprehensive account of the life and work of the distinguished scholar and public figure Gilbert Murray (1866-1957). Sixteen contributors survey his childhood, his work in the theatre and in international relations, his Greek scholarship and contributions on religion and philosophy, his friendships (including those with Bertrand Russell and A. E. Housman), his long commitment to the Home University Library, his radio work, and his involvement withpsychic research. The book opens with memoirs by two of his grandchildren. Two biographies of Murray were published in the 1980s, but the range of his activities makes it impossible for a single person to encompass them all adequately. This book, published 50 years after his death, aims to proved acomprehensive reassessment of a remarkable man.
Language English ● Format PDF ● ISBN 9780191526091 ● Editor Christopher Stray ● Publisher OUP Oxford ● Published 2007 ● Downloadable 6 times ● Currency EUR ● ID 2272883 ● Copy protection Adobe DRM
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