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Name Susanna Braund
Position Professor
Institutional Affiliation University of British Columbia
Latitude 49.260892
Longitude -123.246552
Research Interests

The translation history of Virgil, imperial Latin literature including epic and tragedy, reception of Roman antiquity

Department Affiliation Vancouver
Websites https://cnrs.ubc.ca/people/susanna-braund/
Publications

Publications
Books

Beyond Anger: A Study of Juvenal’s Third Book of Satires viii + 302 pages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988)
Lucan, Civil War lvi + 335 pages (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992) (verse translation, introduction, notes; republished in The World’s Classics series, also 1992
Roman Verse Satire 65 pages, Greece & Rome New Surveys in the Classics, No. 23 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992)
Juvenal, Satires Book I viii + 323 pages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996) (introduction, text and commentary, Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series)
The Roman Satirists and their Masks 66 pages (London: Bristol Classical Press/Duckworth, 1996) (The Classical World series)
Latin Literature xvi + 304 pages (London and New York: Routledge, 2002), for Routledge’s Classical Foundations series
Loeb Classical Library vol. 91, Juvenal and Persius xi + 536 pages (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004)
A Lucan Reader. Selections from Civil War xxxiv + 134 pages (Mundelein, IL: Bolchazy-Carducci, 2009), the launch volume for Bolchazy-Carducci Latin Readers
Seneca De Clementia (text, translation, commentary, introduction) xiii + 456 pages (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009)
Reviewed: BMCR 2009.09.60 (Flamerie de Lachapelle); The Times Literary Supplement October 2009 (Rowland Smith); Journal of Roman Studies 100 (2010) (Jula Wildberger); The Classical Review 60 (2010) (Steven J. Green); Scholia 19 (2010) 2 (Miriam Griffin)
Seneca Oedipus vii + 163 pages (London: Bloomsbury, 2016)
Understanding Latin Literature (Routledge, 2017) revised and expanded second edition of item 6 above, 220 pages
Edited

Satire and Society in Ancient Rome 151 pages (Exeter Studies in History no.23, 1989)
The Passions in Roman Thought and Literature x + 266 pages (Cambridge University Press, 1997) edited with C. Gill, co authored introduction (Braund 45% : Gill 55%)
Vile Bodies: Roman Satire and Corporeal Discourse, co editor Barbara Gold (Arethusa 31.3, Fall 1998, 247-386), guest editor with Barbara Gold, introduction co-authored with Barbara Gold (Braund 55% : Gold 45%)
amor : roma. Love and Latin Literature, Festschrift for E.J. Kenney, Cambridge Philological Society, Supplementary Volume no. 22 (1999), co-edited with Roland Mayer, 208 pages (Braund 60% : Mayer 40%)
Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen co-edited with Glenn Most, Yale Classical Studies 32 (Cambridge, 2003), x + 325 pages (Braund 50% : Most 50%)
A Companion to Persius and Juvenal, co-editor Josiah Osgood xvi + 628 pages (Chichester, West Sussex and Malden, MA, 2012) (Braund 35% : Osgood 65%)
Chapters

‘City and Country in Roman Satire’ in Satire and Society in Ancient Rome (Exeter Studies in History no.23, 1989] ed. Susan Braund, pages 23-47
‘Juvenal and the east: satire as an historical source’, in The Eastern Frontier of the Roman Empire edd. D.H. French and C.S. Lightfoot (1989) pages 45-52
‘Paradigms of Power: Roman Emperors in Roman Satire’, in Humour and History ed. K. Cameron (Intellect Books, London 1993) pages 56-69
‘A woman’s voice? Laronia in Juvenal Satire 2’ in Women in Antiquity: New Assessments edd. R. Hawley and B. Levick (Routledge, 1995) pages 207-219
‘Personal Plurals’ in Compromising Traditions: The Personal Voice in Classical Scholarship edd. J. Hallett & T. Van Nortwick (Routledge, 1997) pages 38-53
‘A Passion Unconsoled? Grief and Anger in Juvenal Satire 13’ in The Passions in Roman Thought and Literature (Cambridge University Press, 1997) co-edited by Susanna Braund & Chris Gill, pages 68-88
‘Declamation and contestation in satire’ in Roman Eloquence ed. W.J. Dominik (Routledge, 1997) pages 147-165, reprinted in Oxford Readings in Classical Studies: Persius and Juvenal, edited by Maria Plaza (Oxford, 2009) pages 450-468
‘Virgil and the Cosmos: religious and philosophical ideas’ in The Cambridge Companion to Virgil ed. C.A. Martindale (Cambridge, 1997) pages 204-221
‘Praise and protreptic in early imperial panegyric’ for The Propaganda of Power: the role of panegyric in late antiquity ed. M. Whitby (Leiden, 1998) pages 53-76
‘Safe Sex? Dryden’s Translations of Lucretius and Juvenal’ in John Dryden (1631-1700): His Politics, His Plays, and His Poets edited by Claude Rawson & Aaron Santesso, Newark & London, 2004, pages 139-157
‘Libertas or licentia? Freedom and criticism in Roman Satire’ for the Penn-Leiden Colloquium on Ancient Values volume on Free Speech in Classical Antiquity edd. Ineke Sluiter & Ralph Rosen (Leiden, 2004) pages 409-428
‘Marriage, adultery and divorce in Roman comic drama’ in Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage ed. Warren S. Smith (Ann Arbor, 2005) pages 39-70
‘Quasi homo: distortion and contortion in Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis’ co-authored with Paula James (50% : 50%), in Vile Bodies: Roman Satire and Corporeal Discourse, co edited by Susanna Braund & Barbara Gold (1998), pages 285-311
‘Moments of Love: Lucretius, Apuleius, Monteverdi, Strauss’ in amor : roma. Love and Latin Literature, Festschrift for E.J. Kenney, Cambridge Philological Society, Supplementary Volume no. 22 (1999), co-edited by Susanna Braund & Roland Mayer, pages 174-198
‘An ABC of epic ira: anger, beasts and cannibalism’ co-authored with Giles Gilbert
(Braund 60% : Gilbert 40%) in Ancient Anger: Perspectives from Homer to Galen co-edited by Susanna Braund & Glenn Most, Yale Classical Studies 32 (Cambridge, 2003), pages 250-285
‘Gay’s Trivia: walking the streets of Rome’, commissioned paper for Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay’s Trivia, edited by Clare Brant & Susan Whyman (Oxford, 2007) pages 149-166
“Lucan.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. Ed. Dee Clayman. New York: Oxford University Press, December 14, 2009. http://www.oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/display/id/obo-9780195389661-0033. (5,800 words)
‘The metempsychosis of Horace: the reception of the Sermones and Epistulae’ for The Blackwell Companion to Horace ed. Gregson Davis (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) pages 368-390
‘Mind the gap: on foreignising translations of the Aeneid’ in A Companion to Vergil’s Aeneid and its Tradition edd. Joseph Farrell & Michael C. J. Putnam (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) pages 449-464
‘Translation, or, The Meaning of Culture’ in Oxford Companion to Roman Studies edited by Alessandro Barchiesi & Walter Schiedel (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) pages 188-200
“Seneca’s Tragedies.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. Ed. Dee Clayman. New York: Oxford University Press, May 25, 2011. http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo- 97801953896610062.xml?rskey=LVCFRC&result=84&q=. (12,000 words)
“Terence.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. Ed. Dee Clayman. New York: Oxford University Press, May 25, 2011. http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo- 9780195389661-0166.xml?rskey=RUbTwQ&result=82&q= (6,000 words)
“Latin Drama.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. Ed. Dee Clayman. New York: Oxford University Press, August 26, 2011. http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo- 9780195389661-0052.xml?rskey=GkT4mz&result=22&q= (29,900 words)
“Plautus.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. Ed. Dee Clayman. New York: Oxford University Press, August 26, 2011. http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo- 9780195389661-0083.xml?rskey=MtdeNs&result=66&q= (11,500 words)
‘Taking sides: issues of allegiance in the reception of Lucan’s Civil War’ in The Brill Companion to Lucan ed. Paolo Asso (Brill, 2011) pages 507-524
‘The anger of tyrants and the forgiveness of kings’ in Ancient Forgiveness: Classical, Judaic, and Christian edited by Charles Griswold & David Konstan (Cambridge University Press, 2012) pages 79-96
‘”We’re here too, the ones without names.” A study of female voices as imagined by Margaret Atwood, Carol Ann Duffy and Marguerite Yourcenar’ in Translation, trangression, transformation: contemporary women authors and classical reception, edd. Fiona Cox & Elena Theodorakopoulos, Classical Receptions Journal 4.2 (2012) pages 190-208. Selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’
‘Imperial Satire Theorized: Dryden’s Discourse on Satire’ co-authored with Josiah Osgood (Braund 35% : Osgood 65%) in A Companion to Persius and Juvenal, co-edited by Susanna Braund & Josiah Osgood (Chichester, West Sussex and Malden, MA, 2012) pages 409-435
‘Imperial Satire and the Scholars’ co-authored with Holt N. Parker (Braund 10% : Parker 90%) in A Companion to Persius and Juvenal, co-edited by Susanna Braund & Josiah Osgood (Chichester, West Sussex and Malden, MA, 2012) pages 436-464
‘Haunted by Horror: The Ghost of Seneca in Renaissance Drama’ in Blackwell A Companion to the Neronian Age edd. Emma J. Buckley & Martin Dinter (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) pages 425-443
‘Naturalizing Statius’ in Brill’s Companion to Statius edd. W.J. Dominik, C.E. Newlands & K. Gervais (Brill: Leiden, 2015) pages 579-599
‘Seneca multiplex: the phases (and phrases) of Seneca’s life and works’ in The Cambridge Companion to Seneca edd. Shadi Bartsch & Alessandro Schiesaro (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2015) pages 15-28
‘Satire, Epigram, Complaint’ for the Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature Vol. 2: 1558-1660 The Renaissance (Oxford 2015), edd. Patrick Cheney & Philip Hardie, pages 345-372
The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. The Complete Tragedies Volume 1, translated by Shadi Bartsch, Susanna Braund, Alex Dressler and Elaine Fantham. University of Chicago, 2016 (Phoenician Women, pages 53-86, plus notes)
The Complete Works of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. The Complete Tragedies Volume 2, translated by Shadi Bartsch, Susanna Braund and David Konstan. University of Chicago, 2016 (Oedipus, pages 3-52, plus notes; Agamemnon, pages 233-278, plus notes)
Journals

‘Juvenal 8.59 60’, The Classical Quarterly n.s. 31 (1981) 221-223
‘Juvenal’s Libellus A Farrago?’, co author J.D. Cloud, Greece and Rome 29 (1982) 77-85
‘Juvenal 7.50 52’, Phoenix 36 (1982) 162-166
‘Lucan 6.715’, The Classical Quarterly 39 (1989) 275-276
‘Umbricius and the frogs (Juvenal Sat. 3.44 5)’ The Classical Quarterly 40 (1990) 502-506
‘Juvenal misogynist or misogamist?’ Journal of Roman Studies 82 (1992) 71-86
‘The solitary feast: a contradiction in terms?’ Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies 41 (1996) 37-52
‘Ending epic: Statius, Theseus and a merciful release’ Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 42 (1996) 1-23
‘Roman assimilations of the other: humanitas at Rome’ in Acta Classica 40 (1997) 15-32
‘Speech, silence and personality: the case of Aeneas and Dido’ in Proceedings of the Virgil Society 23 (1998) 129-147
‘Satiric grotesques in public and private: Juvenal, Dr Frankenstein, Raymond Chandler and Absolutely Fabulous’ co-authored with Wendy Raschke, Greece & Rome (2002) 49 62-84, reprinted in reprinted in Oxford Readings in Classical Studies: Persius and Juvenal, edited by Maria Plaza (Oxford, 2009) pages 506-532
‘Twenty-first century Persius’, Arion (2002) 65-80, an article jointly authored with my students, Sarah Knight, Serena Connolly, Matt Wille, Stephanie Suzanne Spaulding, Chris van den Berg, Isaac Meyers, Will Washburn, Brett Foster, Joseph Fouse (Braund 80% : students 20%)
‘Making Virgil Strange’ (Presidential Address to the Virgil Society) Proceedings of the Virgil Society 25 (2004) 135-146
‘A tale of two cities: Statius, Thebes and Rome’ in Phoenix 60 (2006) 259-273
‘Translation as a battlefield: Dryden, Pope and the frogs and the mice’, International Journal of the Classical Tradition 18.4 (2011) 547-568
‘Mathurin Régnier: L’Horace français? Pas tout à fait’, Camenae 18 July 2016 (online journal, Paris, camenae-18-10-braund, 10 pages) http://saprat.ephe.sorbonne.fr/toutes-les-revues-en-ligne-camenae/camenae-n-18-juillet-2016-549.htm
Other including encyclopedia entries

Articles on ‘Martial’ and ‘Juvenal’ for Great Foreign Language Writers edd. J. Vinson and D. Kirkpatrick, St.James Press, 1984 pp. 288 289, 368 369; reprinted in A Reference Guide to World Literature (second edition), Lesley Henderson (ed.), St. James Press, New York, 1995: “Juvenal” vol.1, 642-643, “Martial” vol.2, 801-802
Revision of the entry on Juvenal for the third edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary (Oxford, 1996)
‘Juvenal’ entry in Oxford Companion to Classical Civilisation edd. S. Hornblower & A. Spawforth (Oxford & New York, 1998)
Introduction to the section on ‘Genre’ in Texts, Ideas, and The Classics. Scholarship, Theory, and Classical Literature, ed. S.J. Harrison (Oxford University Press, 2001) pages 137-141
Entry entitled ‘Prosimetrum’ in Der Neue Pauly: Enzyklopädie der Antike edd. H. Cancik & H. Schneider (Stuttgart, Weimar, 2001) Band 10, pages 440-442
Entry entitled ‘Satire’ in Der Neue Pauly: Enzyklopädie der Antike edd. H. Cancik & H. Schneider (Stuttgart, Weimar, 2001), Band 11, pages 101-104
Entries on ‘Ennius’ and ‘Roman Drama’ for The Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization edd. Graham Shipley, John Vanderspoel, David Mattingly, Lin Foxhall (Cambridge University Press, 2006) pages 284-286 and 315
Entries on ‘Juvenal’ and ‘Persius’ for Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome edited by M. Gagarin (Oxford, 2010) vol. 4 pages 169-171 and vol. 5 pages 224-225
Introduction to Oxford Readings in Classical Studies: Lucan ed. C. Tesoriero † (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) pages 1-13
The Virgil Encyclopedia edd. Richard Thomas & Jan Ziolkowski (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014), entries on Juvenal (pages 700-701), William Caxton (page 250), Gavin Douglas (page 381), Joachim Du Bellay (page 386), Translations (pages 1285-1290), Parody (pages 970-973)
Works Submitted

Substantially revised, expanded edition of my book Latin Literature (Routledge, 2002) for the series ‘Understanding the Ancient World’.

Substantial revision of my essay ‘Virgil and the Cosmos: religious and philosophical ideas’ [first published in The Cambridge Companion to Virgil ed. C.A. Martindale (Cambridge, 1997) pages 204-21] for a revised edition of The Cambridge Companion to Virgil.

‘Tableaux and spectacles: appreciation of Senecan tragedy by European dramatists of
the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries’ (7800 words) for special volume of journal Ramus on Senecan poetics ed. Christopher Trinacty and Mike Sampson

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