Cambridge University Press
February 28, 2015
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 1.15 pounds
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About the Author
Shadi Bartsch is the Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor in Classics at the University of Chicago. Her work focuses on the literature and philosophy of the Neronian period in Rome, and on the reception of the Western Classics in contemporary China. She is also the inaugural director of The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, an initiative to study the cultural and historical roots of different forms of knowledge, and held a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007-2008. Her previous books include: The Mirror of the Self: Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire (2006), Persius: A Study in Food, Philosophy, and the Figural (2015), and (edited with Alessandro Schiesaro) The Cambridge Companion to Seneca (Cambridge, 2015). She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Classical Philology.
Alessandro Schiesaro is Professor of Latin Literature at Sapienza University of Rome. He is the author of The Passions in Play: Thyestes and the Dynamics of Senecan Drama (2003) and the co-editor, with Thomas Habinek, of The Roman Cultural Revolution (1997).