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Dr Tim Whitmarsh

Honorary Fellow

Tim taught in Exeter between 2001 and 2007, and still works closely with colleagues and graduate students in the Department. He is currently Tutorial Fellow in Greek and E.P. Warren Praelector at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford.

A specialist in the Greek literature of the Roman era, he has published a number of books including:

Greek literature and the Roman empire: the politics of imitation Oxford University Press, 2001

Achilles Tatius, Leucippe and Clitophon, trans. with notes Oxford University Press, 2001; paperback, 2002

Ancient Greek literature, Cultural History of Literature seriesPolity Press, 2004

(introduction to reprint of) Samuel Butler, The authoress of the Odyssey Bristol Phoenix Press, 2004

The Second Sophistic, Greece & Rome New Surveys in the Classics Oxford University Press, 2005

(edited with Jason König) Ordering Knowledge in the Roman Empire Cambridge University Press, 2007

(edited) The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel Cambridge University Press, 2008

He edits the supplement series for the Cambridge Classical Journal, and (with Miriam Leonard) the series Classics in the Theory for Oxford University Press. He is also on the boards of Omnibus and Ancient Narrative. He has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and written for the Times Literary Supplement.