Prof.dr. J. (Joan) Booth (Emeritus)

Position:
  • Professor
Expertise:
  • Classical languages and cultures
  • Poetry, love elegies and their Hellenistic origins


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2166
E-Mail: j.booth@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Centre for the Arts in Society, Griekse T&C
Office Address: GEEN VERZENDING, IN- OF EXTERN




Fields of interest

Prof.dr. Joan Booth is interested in Augustan poetry, Love Elegies (Ovid, Propertius, Tibullus, Catullus) and their Hellenistic origins.

Key publications

(2001) "Moonshine: Intertextual illumination in Propertius 1.3.31-3 and Philodemus, Anth. Pal. V. 123", Classical Quarterly 51, 537-44.

(2001) "Problems and Programmatics in Propertius 1.1", Hermes 129, 63-74.

(1997) "All in the mind: Sickness in Catullus 76", The Passions in Roman Literature and Thought, S.M. Braund and C. Gill (eds.), Cambridge, 150-68.

(1999) Catullus to Ovid: Reading Latin Love Elegy, Literary commentary with Latin text. Verse translations by Guy Lee, Bristol.

(1991) Ovid, Amores II. A commentary, with text and translation, Warminster.

Last Modified: 10-12-2015