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Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Christopher Stray


This book presents an 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 with psychic research. The book opens with memoirs by two of his grandchildren. Two biographies of Murray were published in the 1980s, but the r ... More

Keywords: Greek scholarship, Bertrand Russell, A. E. Houseman, Home University Library, psychiatry, theatre, international relations

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199208791
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Stray, editor
Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Classics, University of Wales Swansea
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