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Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and by Christopher Stray

By Christopher Stray

this can be the 1st accomplished account of the lifestyles and paintings of the celebrated student and public determine Gilbert Muray (1866-1957). 16 members survey his youth, his paintings within the theatre and in diplomacy, his Greek scholarship and contributions on faith and philosophy, his friendships (including people with Bertrand Russell and A. E. Housman), his lengthy dedication to the house college Library, his radio paintings, and his involvement with psychic learn. The booklet opens with memoirs via of his grandchildren. biographies of Murray have been released within the Eighties, however the variety of his actions makes it most unlikely for a unmarried individual to surround all of them correctly. This ebook, released 50 years after his loss of life, goals to proved a accomplished reassessment of a striking man.

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