Close Readings Plus: Among the Ancients

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Spend next year with some of the greatest works of Ancient Greek and Roman literature, in the company of Emily Wilson, professor of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania and acclaimed translator of the Odyssey.

Subscribers to this pioneering series of book deliveries, exclusive podcasts and live seminars will receive:

  • Carefully chosen translations of Homer, Sappho, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Catullus, Lucretius, Virgil, Horace, Ovid and Seneca delivered to your door every month in 2022 (13 books in total).
  • Twelve exclusive podcasts from Emily Wilson, in conversation with the LRB’s Thomas Jones, discussing the texts; with specially commissioned readings by Hazel Holder, whose theatre credits include Medea at the National Theatre. Delivered monthly, digitally, in time for your book delivery.
  • Four live online seminars with Emily Wilson and special guests including the poet and translator Anne Carson. 
  • Episode notes and an exclusive e-collection of background reading from the LRB archive.
  • Subscriber numbers capped so that seminars won’t be oversubscribed; sign up now to avoid disappointment!

All this for just £360 (not including shipping outside the UK).

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