Volume 25

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Essays and Verse

Aeneid, vi.679–751

Virgil (Translated by David Ferry)

 

Nausikaa and the Word that Must Not Be Spoken: A Reading of Homer’s Odyssey, Book Six

Norman Austin

 

From Propertius

Brian Walters

 

O te, Bolane, cerebri felicem: Roberto Bolaño harasses Horace

Ian Fielding

 

Horace Counts His Blessings

Horace (Translated by Karl Johnson)

 

Catullus, Hip-hop, and Masculinity

Colin Cromwell Pang

 

Two Poems

Margaret Wack

 

Ingesting Magic: Ingredients and Ecstatic Outcomes in the Greek and Demotic Magical Papyri

Alan Sumler

 

Two Poems

Joan Kimball

 

Gambling with Demeter: Winning, Losing, and Successful Outcome in Herodotus’ Histories

Joseph Russo and Bennett Simon

 

Two Poems

Lawrence Dugan

 

From Mutabor

Karl Kirchwey

Reviews

We Never Got the Joke: Comedy and Tragedy in Modern Politics

Angus Fletcher, Comic Democracies: From Ancient Athens to the American Republic

Louis A. Ruprecht Jr.

 

On Black Ground: The Berlin Painter at Princeton

The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C., March 4, 2017–June 11, 2017, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey.

Helaine L. Smith

–Cover: “Palmyra” by Wendy Artin

 

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Essays and Verse

The Visionary Architecture of the Pazzi Chapel

Paul Barolsky

Three Poems

Ricardo Pau-Llosa

Why Roman Poets In Modern Guise? Reception Of Roman Poets Since World War I

Theodore Ziolkowski

Four Poems

Steve Kronen

Teaching Nietzsche

Raymond Geuss

Affective Interests: Ancient Tragedy, Shakespeare and the Concept of Character

Vanda Zajko

Narcissism For Beginners

Charles Martin

Winckelmann and the Vatican’s Museo Profano: The Documentary Evidence

Louis A. Ruprecht Jr.

The Madman of Athens

Edmund Keeley

The Guard as Critic, or the Duchamp Factor

Fred Licht

Fiction

L’Ottimo Artista

Ilya Bernstein

Voice from the Front

Classics Equips a Civilized Person for Any Task: An Interview with Caroline Alexander

Patrick O’Donnell

Review

Classics Defeating Imperialism: The Irish Strike Back

Laurie O’Higgins, The Irish Classical Self: Poets and Poor Scholars in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Marianne McDonald

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Essays and Verse

The Goatherd: An Encounter with Virgil’s First Eclogue

Norman Austin

 

Mother Canada and Mourning Athena:

From Classical Athens to Vimy Ridge

Matthew A. Sears

 

Two Poems

Jane Blanchard

 

Greek Tragedy and the Celtic Tiger:

The Politics of Literary Allusion in Marina Carr’s Ariel

Isabelle Torrance

 

Cold Copulars: Notes Toward a Horatian Stevens

Justin Hudak

 

The Sirens

Jamey Hecht

 

School of Shadows: The Return to Plato’s Cave

Claire Sommers

 

A Prayer For Peace

Lucretius

(Translated by Brian Walters)

 

A Lost Museum

Fred Licht

 

Fiction

From Persephone 2014, by Gwenaëlle Aubry

(Translated by Benjamin Eldon Stevens)

 

Reviews

Michelangelo in Manhattan

Carmen C. Bambach, Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Paul Barolsky

 

Beyond Diels-Kranz

André Laks and Glenn W. Most (eds. and trans.), Early Greek Philosophy

John Palmer