Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is Professor of Greek and Latin at Harvard University. He writes and teaches on Greek and Latin poetry. His books include Lands and Peoples in Roman Poetry: The Ethnographical Tradition (1982), a two-volume text and commentary on Virgil’s Georgics (1988), Virgil and the Augustan Reception (2001), a co-edited volume, Classics and the Uses of Reception (2006), and a forthcoming commentary on Horace, Odes 4. He is particularly interested in the phenomenon of intertextuality, and in all aspects of the reception of classical literature—from antiquity and the middle ages to modern times, from Donatus and Dante to Dylan—on whom he teaches an undergraduate seminar at Harvard.

Articles by Richard Thomas


Volume 22, Issue 1 (March, 2007)

The Streets of Rome: The Classical Dylan

Volume 22, Issue 1 (March, 2007)
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