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Anthony Edwards

Ph.D. (Cornell)

Professor Emeritus of Classics and Comparative Literature


Homer; Greek Comedy; Classical Rhetoric

Selected Publications:

"Aristos Achaion: Heroic Death and Dramatic Structure in the Iliad," Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica, 46 (1984): 61-80.

"P. Mich. 6972: An Eccentric Papyrus Text of Iliad K 421-34, 445-60," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, 56 (1984): 11-15.

"Achilles in the Underworld: Iliad, Odyssey, and Aethiopis," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies, 26 (1985): 215-227.

Achilles in the Odyssey: Ideologies of Heroism in the Homeric Epic, Beitrage zur klassischen Philologie, 171, Meisenheim, 1985.

"Kleos Aphthiton and Oral Theory," Classical Quarterly, 38 (1988): 25-30.

"Aristophanes Comic Poetics: TPYX, Scatology, SKOMMA," Transactions of the American Philological Association, 121 (1991): 157-179.

"Historicizing the Popular Grotesque: Bakhtin's Rabelais and Attic Old Comedy," Theater and Society in the Classical World, ed. R. Scodel. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1993: 89-117.

"Homer's Ethical Geography: Country and City in the Odyssey," Transactions of the American Philological Society, 123 (1993): 27-78.

Hesiod's Ascra. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California Press, 2004.

"Tyrants and Flatterers: Kolakeia in Aristophanes' Knights and Wasps," Allusion, Authority, and Truth. Critical Perspctives on Greek Poetic and Rhetorical Praxis, Phillip Mitsis and Christos Tsagalis, edd. Berlin and New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2010, 303-338.

"aidôs d’ ouk agathê: Works and Days  317-19," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 52 (2012) 1-20.

"The Ethical Geography of Hesiod’s Works and Days," in Geography, Topography, and Landscape: Configurations of Space in Greek and Roman Epic, Marios Skempis and Ioannis Ziogas, edd. Berlin and New York: Walter De Gruyter, 2013, 95-136.