Volume 26

Arion 26.1 Spring/Summer 2018

Essays and Verse

Cicero’s grief

Shane Butler

Reading Homer in Dark Times:

Rachel Bespaloff’s On the Iliad

Seth L. Schein

Ulysses Meets Ulysses

Rachelle Bijou

Modes of Ekphrasis:

The Bildgedichte of Keas, Leconte de Lisle, and Rilke

Theodore Ziolkowski

Divine Epiphany and Pious Discourse

in Plato’s Phaedrus

Andrea Nightingale

After Martial

Martin Bennett

The Role of Writing in the Interpretation

of the Visual Arts

Paul Barolsky

Reviews

A Guide to Jean Bollack’s The Art of Reading

André Laks

Who Owes What to Whom? Some Classical

Reflections on Debt, Greek and Otherwise

Johanna Hanink, The Classical Debt:

Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity

Louis A. Ruprecht Jr.

Arion 26.2 Fall 2018                    

Essays and Verse

The Long Sunset: R. C. Sherriff and the Excavation of Angmering Roman Villa

Rob Hardy

 

Lyrics for a Love Song: Every Time

Stavros Stavrou

(translated from the Greek by Edmund Keeley)

 

Latin Woostered and Hard-Boiled: The Classical Style of P. G. Wodehouse and Raymond Chandler

Kathleen Riley

 

Three Poems

Deborah Warren

 

Andrea del Sarto’s Noli me tangere: Sight, Touch, and an Echo of St. Augustine

Steven J. Cody

 

In the Arena: Epigrams from Martial’s De Spectaculis

Susan McLean

 

New York’s Democratic Aqueduct: Old Croton and Rome

Peter Aicher

 

Stories and Meditations

 

The Consolations of Literature

Marilyn Sides

 

Peter Ehrlich

Fred Licht

 

Reviews

A Review of Call Me by Your Name, Courtesy of Philology 101

Luca Guadagnino, director, Call Me By Your Name. P. Spears and H. Rosenman, producers (United States: Sony Pictures Classics, 2017). Based on the novel by André Aciman.

Justin Hudak

 

Pots, Pans, and Parasols: The Comic Genius of Aristophanes’ Birds

The Birds, a production of The National Theatre of Greece, performed in modern Greek, with supertitles, at St. Anne’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, May 2–16, 2018, directed by Nikos Karathanos in an adaptation by Karathanos and Yiannis Asteris.

Helaine L. Smith

 

Letter to the Editors

On Mary McCarthy’s 1945 translation of Simone Weil

Mary Maxwell

 

Arion 26.3 Winter 2019

Essays and Verse

A Decade of Teaching Classics in a Massachusetts Prison

Charles Rowan Beye

 

When Hyperbole Enters Politics: What Can Be Learned From Antiquity and Our Hyperbolist-In-Chie

W. Robert Connor

 

I Listen Like Nausicaa to NPR

Katie Hartsock

 

On Women Englishing Homer

Richard Hughes Gibson

 

Three Poems

Jane Blanchard

 

Encounters with Ovid: Gavin Douglas’s The Palis of Honoure and Derek Walcott’s “The Hotel Normandie Pool”

Carole E. Newlands

  

Keaton’s Yoke

Alex Priou

 

Then Artemis Said

Diana Lueptow

 

Three Ovidian Tails

Paul Barolsky

 

Review

Capitalism in “Wealthy Hellas”?

Josiah Ober, The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

Peter W. Rose