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Classics Professor, Writer, Lecturer, Broadcaster

Exciting And Useful Education

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Ancient Literature & Society


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transformativeaesthetics_ch01.pdf
Aristotle's Theory of Katharsis
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2018 Materialisms Old and New.pdf
How to Read Objects in Greek Tragedy
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xenophonpdf.pdf
Article in Cambridge Companion to Xenophon
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Ancient Pantomime (Ballet) Dancing
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Adventures in Ancient Libraries
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Olbia Vase
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Politics of Metrical Variety in Greek Drama
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Aesop and Aristophanes
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Medea, the Human and the Divine
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Personifications of Tragedy in Antiquity
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Theatre and Material Evidence
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The Theatricality of Athenian Lawcourts
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When Did Trojans Get Called Phrygian?
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Deliberation in Sophocles
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Conflict Resolution in Eumenides
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Vocal Performers in Hellenistic Times
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Lawcourt Dramas in Legal Oratory
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Women in Aristotle's Politics I
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Bacchae in its Original Context
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Aristotle's Unity of Time in Historical Context
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Geography of Euripides' Tauris
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Pain in Sophocles' PHILOCTETES
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Presence of Classics in Modernity


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master_of_those_who_know.pdf
Aristotle on Potentiality in 21st century
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inkydigitehintro.pdf
FOREWORD to TONY HARRISON PROSE
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Subjectivity in Ancient & Modern Literature
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Is Classics Elitist?
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Tragedy and Social Class
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Classical Mythology in Victorian Burlesque
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Classics and the 1857 Indian 'Mutiny'
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Tony Harrison's Prometheus
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Translations as Access to Classics
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Statuary and Classicism in Harrison s The Loiners and Beyond.pdf
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Discussion of Bernal's BLACK ATHENA
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Penelope in Cinema
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The Reception of Ancient Greek Literature
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Tony Harrison's Coprology
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Performance History of Aeschylus' Persians
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Greek Plays in Georgian Reading
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Towards a Theory of Performance Reception
Theorizing Performance
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Karl Marx's Boyhood
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European Identity and Black Sea Iphigenia
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The "GREEK" Tragedies of Thomas Talfourd
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Greek Myths for and versus Racism
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aesopandaschildrensliteratureaugust2009.pdf
Our Fabled Childhood
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Journalism and Reviews


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Review of Emily Wilson's Norton verse translation of the Odyssey, Telegraph 20th January 2018.


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Review of Stephen Fry's Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold , The Guardian 2 November 2017.



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Telegraph review of Colm Tóibín's House of Names and Natalie Haynes' Children of Jocasta, 13th May 2017.

telegraphgreektragedynovels.pdf
Review of 3 novels based on Greek tragedies
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Article on Tony Harrison's relationships with the public and the Left in Prospect for June 2017

2017onharrisoninprospect.pdf
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Guardian article 'Classics for the People', June 20th 2015. 

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Sappho article in New York Review of Books
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reviewofhanseninliteraryreview2017.pdf
Review of William Hansen's Book of Greek & Roman Folktales


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Review of Mary Beard's SPQR in Prospect magazine (2015).

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tlsoxyrhynchus_2.pdf
TLS aticle on the papyri of Oxyrhynchus
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Review in Prospect magazine of Rowan Williams' The Tragic Imagination (2016).

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Review in New Statesman 2015 of Adrienne Mayor's study of the Amazons
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Review in Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2016 of M.L. West's Hellenica vol. 3 here

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Review of Bowen's SUPPLIANTS
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Review of Mitchell's Democracy's Beginning
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History Today on Cartledge DEMOCRACY
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Review of Icke's Oresteia part 1
Review of Icke's Oresteia part 2
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Review of Peter J. Ahrensdorf, Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2010). 


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Review of Bosher's THEATRE OUTSIDE ATHENS
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Journal of Classics Teaching on Classical Civilisation
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Review of Martin Holtermann, Der deutsche Aristophanes (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2004) in Bryn Mawr Classical Review

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reviewofrose1.pdf
Marxist Interpretations of Greek Literature
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