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Professor Henry Power

Publications

Books

with McDowell N, The Oxford Handbook of English Prose, 1640-1714, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2018.

Epic into Novel: Henry Fielding, Scriblerian Satire, and the Consumption of Classical Literature, Oxford University Press, 2015.

Homer's 'Odyssey', Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2011.

Articles

Henry Fielding, Richard Bentley, and the 'sagacious Reader' of Tom Jones, Review of English Studies, 2010

Virgil, Horace, and John Gay's Art of Walking the Streets, Cambridge Quarterly, vol. 38.4, 2009, 338-367

'Teares breake off my Verse': The Virgilian Incompleteness of Abraham Cowley's The Civil War, Translation and Literature, vol. 16:2, 2007, 141-159

'Homeric Tears and Eighteenth-Century Weepers', Litteraria Pragensia, vol. 46, 46-59

Chapters

'The Classics and the English Novel', in Hopkins DW, Martindale CA (eds) The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature, 1660-1790, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 547-568

'The aeneid in the Age of Milton', in Farrell J, Putnam MCJ (eds) A Companion to Vergil's Aeneid and Its Tradition, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 186-202

Virgil's Georgics and the Landscape of the English Civil War, in The Interlacing of Words and Things in Gardens and Landscapes, Harvard University Press, 2010

'The Better Part of Henry Fielding', in Downie JH (eds) Henry Fielding in our Time, Cambridge: Scholars Press, 2008