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Barton, T. (1994) Power and Knowledge: Astrology, Physiognomics and Medicine in the Roman Empire. Michigan.

Berzins-McCoy, M. (2013) Wounded Heroes. Vulnerability as a Virtue in Ancient Greek Literature and Philosophy. Oxford.

Bradley, K. (1987) Slaves and Masters in the Roman Empire: A Study in Social Control. Oxford.

Braund, S. and Gold, B.K (eds.) (1998) Vile Bodies. Roman Satire and Corporeal Discourse. Arethusa 31. Baltimore.

Brison, S. (2003) Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of the Self. Princeton.

Butler, J. (2004) Precarious Life. The Powers of Mourning and Violence. London and New York.

Edwards, C. (1993) The Politics of Immorality in Ancient Rome. Cambridge.

Fineman, M. (2013) The Vulnerable Subject: Anchoring Equality in the Human Condition. Princeton.

Fitzgerald, W. (2000) Slavery and the Roman Literary Imagination. Cambridge.

Gunderson, Erik (2000) Staging Masculinity. The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World. Ann Arbor.

Hillman, D. and Maude, U (eds.) (2015) The Cambridge Companion to the Body in Literature. Cambridge.

Laes, C., Goodey, C.F. and Lynn Rose, M. (eds.) (2013) Disabilities in the Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies. Leiden and Boston.

Langlands, R. (2006) Sexual Morality in Ancient Rome. Cambridge.

Mackenzie, C., Rogers, W., and Dodds, S. (eds.) (2014) Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy. Oxford.

Monserrat, D. (ed.) (1997) Changing Bodies, Changing Meanings. Studies of the Body in Antiquity. London and New York.

Murphy, A. (2011) ‘Corporeal vulnerability and the new humanism’ in Hypatia 26.3: 575-590.

Parkin, T. (2003) Old Age in the Roman World. Johns Hopkins.

Porter, J. (ed.) (1999) Constructions of the Classical Body. Ann Arbor.

Romm, J. (2014) Dying Every Day. Seneca at the Court of Nero. New York.

Valttinen, T. (2015) ‘The power of the vulnerable body’ in The International Feminist Journal of Politics 17.1.

Williams, C. (1998) Roman Homosexuality. Ideologies of Masculinity in Classical Antiquity. Oxford.

Worman, N. (2009) ‘Bodies and Topographies in Ancient Stylistic Theory’ in T.Fögen and M.M.Lee (eds.) Bodies and Boundaries in Graeco-Roman Antiquity. Berlin and New York, 45-62.

Wyke, M. (ed.) (1998) Parchments of Gender: Deciphering the Bodies of Antiquity. Oxford.

Author/text specific bibliography (commentaries are printed in bold)

Term 1 Weeks 2-3:

Ovid Amores

Booth, J. (1991) Ovid. The Second Book of Amores. Edited with translation and commentary. Warminster.

James, S. L. (2003) Learned Girls and Male Persuasion. Gender and Reading in Roman Love Elegy. Berkeley and LA.

Fitzgerald (2000) Slavery and the Roman Literary Imagination. Cambridge. Esp. 63-68.

Gold, B. (1993) ‘ “But Ariande was never there in the first place”: Finding the female in Roman poetry’ in N. S. Rabinowitz and A. Richlin (eds.) Feminist Theory and the Classics. New York and London, 75-101.

Hallett, J.P. (2015) ‘Making Manhood Hard’ in M.Masterson, N.Sorkin Rabinowitz and Robson, J. (eds.) (2015) Sex in Antiquity. Exploring Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World. New York and London, 408-421.

Henker, J. (1985) ‘Rape and the founding of Rome’ Helios 12: 41-8.

James, S. (1997) ‘Slave-Rape and Female Silence in Ovid’s Love Poetry,’ Helios 24: 60–76.

McCarthy, K. (1998) “Servitium amoris: Amor servitii”, in Murnaghan and Joshel (eds.), Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture. London
, 174-92

McKeown, J.C. (1989) Ovid Amores: Text, Prolegomena, Commentary. A Commentary on Book 1. Leeds.

Murgatroyd, P. (1981) ‘Servitium amoris and the Roman elegists’ Latomus 49: 589-606.

Oliensis, E. (2014) ‘The paratext of Amores 1: gaming the system’ in Jansen (ed.) The Roman Paratext. Cambridge, 206-223.

Richlin, A. (1992) ‘Reading Ovid’s rapes’ in Richlin (ed.) Pornography and Representation in Greece and Rome. Oxford, 158-179.

Sharrock, A. (1995) ‘The drooping rose: elegiac failure in Amores 3.7’ in Ramus 24: 152-80.

Sharrock, A. (2002) ‘Discourses of love: the amatory works’ in P.Hardie (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Ovid. Cambridge, 150-65.

Weeks 4-5

Horace Epodes

Clayman, D. L. (1975) ‘Horace’s Epodes: more than clever obscenity?’ Classical World 69: 55-61.

Fitzgerald, W. (1988) ‘Power and Impotence in Horace’s Epodes’ Ramus 17: 176-91.

Gowers, E. (1993) ‘Garlic breath: Horace Epode 3’ in Gowers, The Loaded Table, Oxford, 280-310.

Henderson, J. (1987) ‘Suck it and see (Horace Epode 8)’ in Whitby and Hardie (eds.) Homo Viator: Classical Essays for John Bramble. 105-18. Extended version in Henderson (1999) Writing Down Rome. Oxford, 93-113.

Henderson, J. (1999) ‘Horace talks rough and dirty: no comment (Horace Epodes 8 and 12)’ in Scholia 8.3-16.

Lavery, H. (2014) The Impotence poem from Ancient Latin to Restoration English Literature. Farnham, Surrey. (Chapters 1-3).

Nisbet, R. (1984) ‘Horace’s Epodes and History’ in Woodman and West (eds.) Poetry and Politics in the Age of Augustus. 1-18.

Oliensis, E. (1998) ‘Making faces in the mirror: the Epodes and civil war’ in Horace and the Rhetoric of Authority. Cambridge, 64-101.

Porter, D. H. (1995) ‘Quo, quo scelesti ruitis: the downward momentum of Horace’s Epodes’ Illinois Classical Studies 20: 107-30.

Watson, L.C. (2003) A commentary on Horace’s Epodes. Oxford.

McLaren, A. (2007) Impotence. A Cultural History. Chicago. (esp. Chapter 1)

Richlin, A. (1983) The Garden of Priapus. Sexuality and Aggression in Roman Humor. Yale.

Watson, L. (2007) ‘The Epodes: Horace’s Archilochus?’ in S.Harrison (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Horace. Cambridge, 93-104.

Weeks 7-8:

Horace Satires

Barchiesi, A. and Cucchiarelli, A. (2005) ‘Satire and the poet: the body as self- referential symbol’ in Freudenburg, K. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire. Cambridge, 207-223.

Braund, S. and Gold. B. (1998) Vile Bodies: Roman Satire and Corporeal Discourse. Arethusa 31 special issue.

Freudenburg, K. (2001) Satires of Rome: Threatening Poses from Lucilius to Juvenal. Cambridge (chapters 1 and 2)

Freudenburg, K. (ed.) (2005) The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire. Cambridge.

Gowers, E. (2012) Horace Satires 1. Cambridge. Gunderson, E. (2005) ‘The libidinal rhetoric of satire’ in Freudenburg, K. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire. Cambridge, 224-242.

Gunderson, E. (2005) 'The libidinal rhetoric of satire' in Freudenburg (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire, 224-242.

Henderson, J. (1999) ‘Be alert (your country needs lerts): Horace Satires 1.9’ in Henderson (1999) Writing Down Rome. Oxford, 202-227.

Muecke, F. (2007) ‘The Satires’ in S.Harrison (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Horace. Cambridge, 105-120.

Oliensis, E. (1998) Horace and the Rhetoric of Authority. Cambridge.

Weeks 9-10

Phaedrus’ Fables

Champlin, E. (2005) ‘Phaedrus the fabulous’ Journal of Roman Studies 95: 97-123.

Glauthier, P. (2009) ‘Phaedrus, Callimachus and the recusatio to success’ Classical Antiquity 28: 248-78.

Henderson, J. (2001). Telling Tales on Caesar. Roman Stories from Phaedrus. Oxford. (includes texts and detailed commentary)

Henderson, J. (1999) ‘Phaedrus’ Fables: the original corpus’ Mnemosyne 452: 308-29.

Jennings, V. (2009) ‘Borrowed Plumes: Phaedrus’ fables, Phaedrus’ failures’ in Dominik, Garthwaite and Roche (eds.) Writing Politics in Imperial Rome. Leiden, 225-48.

Libby, B.B. (2010) ‘The intersection of poetic and imperial authority in Phaedrus’ fables’ in Classical Quarterly 60: 545-58.

Marchesi, I. (2005) ‘Traces of a freed language: Horace, Petronius and the rhetoric of fable’ in Classical Antiquity 24: 307-30.

Polt, C. B. (2014-15) ‘Polity across the pond: democracy, republic and empire in Phaedrus Fables 1.20' in Classical Journal 110: 161-90.

Term 2

Week 1:

Aim to read more of the general bibliography (see top of page)

Weeks 2-3:

Persius' Satires

Barchiesi, A. and Cucchiarelli, A. (2005) ‘Satire and the poet: the body as self- referential symbol’ in Freudenburg, K. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire. Cambridge, 207-223.

Barr, W. and Lee.G. (1987) The Satires of Persius. Text, Translation, Commentary. Liverpool.

Bartsch-Zimmer, S. (2015) Persius. A Study in Food, Philosophy and the Figural. Chicago.

Behr, F. d'A. (2009) 'Open bodies and closed minds? Persius' Saturae in the light of Bakhtin and Voloshinov' in M.Plaza (ed.) Persius and Juvenal. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford, 222-54.

Bramble, J. (1974) Persius and the Programmatic Satire. Cambridge.

Braund, S. and Gold. B. (1998) Vile Bodies: Roman Satire and Corporeal Discourse. Arethusa 31 special issue (including Miller and Reckford articles, below).

Gowers, E. (1994) 'Persius and the decoction of Nero' in J.Elsner and J.Masters (eds.) Reflections of Nero. London, 131-49.

Hooley, D. (1997) The Knotted Thong: Stuctures of Mimesis in Persius. Ann Arbor.

Miller, P.A. (1998) 'The bodily grotesque in Roman satire: images of sterility' Arethusa 31: 257-83

Most, G. (1992) 'The rhetoric of dismemberment in Neronian poetry' in R.Hexter and D.Selden (eds.) Innovations of Antiquity. New York, 391-419.

Reckford, K.J. (1998) 'Reading the sick body: decomposition and morality in Persius' third satire.' Arethusa 31: 337-54

Weeks 4-5

Seneca Thyestes

Boyle, A.J. (2017) Seneca Thyestes. Edition with introduction and commentary. Oxford.

Hook, B.S. (2005) 'Oedipus and Thyestes among the philosophers: incest and cannibalism in Plato, Diogenes, and Zeno.' Classical Philology 100.1: 17-40.

Littlewood, C.A.J. (1997) 'Seneca's Thyestes: the tragedy with no women?' Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 38: 57-86

Littlewood, C.A.J. (2004) Self-representation and Illusion in Senecan Tragedy. Oxford.

Littlewood, C.A.J. (2008) ‘Gender and power in Seneca’s Thyestes’ in J.G.Fitch (ed.) Seneca. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford, 244-263.

Made, G. (2003) 'Thyestes' belch (Seneca, Thy.911-12' Classical Quarterly 53.2: 634-36

Schiesaro, A. (2003) The Passions in Play. Thyestes and the Dynamics of Senecan Drama. Cambridge.

Shelton, J.-A. (1975) 'Problems of time in Seneca's 'Hercules Furens' and 'Thyestes' ' California Studies in Classical Antiquity 8: 257-69.

Tarrant, R.J. (1985) Seneca Thyestes. Edition with introduction and commentary. Oxford.

Trinacty, C.V. (2014) Senecan Tragedy and the Reception of Augustan Poetry. Oxford.

Weeks 7-8

Seneca Letters

Bartsch.S and Wray. D. (eds.) (2009) Seneca and the Self. Cambridge.

Bartsch, S. and Schiesaro, A. (eds.) (2015) The Cambridge Companion to Seneca. Cambridge.

Costa, C.D.N. (1988) Seneca, 17 Letters, with translation and commentary. Warminster (see commentary on Letters 24 and 47)

Edwards, C. (2002) ‘The suffering body: philosophy and pain in Seneca’s Letters’ in J.I.Porter (ed.) Constructions of the Classical Body, 252-268.

Ker. J (2009) The Deaths of Seneca. Cambridge.

Mann, W.-F. (2006), “Learning How to Die: Seneca’s Use of Aeneid 4.653 at Epistulae Morales 12.9” in G.Williams and K.Volk (eds.) Seeing Seneca Whole. Leiden and Boston, 103-122.

Richardson-Hay, C. (2006) First Lessons: Book 1 of Seneca’s Epistulae Morales. Bern. (Photocopy available)

Weeks 9-10

Statius Achilleid

Barchiesi, A. (2005) 'Masculinity in the 90's: the education of Achilles in Statius and Quintilian' in M.Paschalis (ed) Roman and Greek Imperial Epic. Herakleion, Crete, 47-75.

Feeney, D. (2004) 'Tenui…latens discrimine: Spotting the differences in Statius' Achilleid' Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici 52: 85-106.

Heslin, P. (2005) The Transvestite Achilles: Gender and Gender in Statius' Achilleid. Cambridge.

McAuley, M. (2010) 'Ambiguus sexus: epic masculinity in transition in Statius' Achilleid' Akroterion 55: 37-60.

Mendelsohn, D. (1990) 'Empty nest, abandoned cave: maternal anxiety in Achilleid 1' Classical Antiquity 9.2: 295-308.

Rimell, V. (2015) The Closure of Space in Roman Poetics: Empire's Inward Turn. Cambridge, 252-270 ('Watch the mountain shrink: Statius' Achilleid')

Sanna, L. (2008) 'Dust, water and sweat. The Statian puer between charm and weakness, play and war' in Smolenaars, Van Dam and Nauta (eds) The Poetry of Statius. Mnemosyne Suppl.306: 195-214.