JONATHAN S. BURGESS

Professor of Classics, University of Toronto
email: jonathan.burgess@utoronto.ca
mailing address:  Dept. of Classics
Lillian Massey Bld, 125 Queen’s Park
Toronto ON M5S 2C7

 

Curriculum Vitae


WEBSITES

Poem of the Week by Hugh Burgess
In the Wake of Odysseus  (currently under revision)

my  publications at academia.edu


MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

  • THE TRADITION OF THE TROJAN WAR IN HOMER AND THE EPIC CYCLE (2001)
  • THE DEATH AND AFTERLIFE OF ACHILLES (2009)
  • HOMER (2015)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

“The Apologos of Odysseus: Tradition and Conspiracy Theories.” In The Winnowing Oar – New Perspectives in Homeric Studies [Studies in Honor of Antonios Rengakos; Edited by Christos Tsagalis and Andreas Markantonatos] (2017, De Gruyter)

“The Tale of Meleager in the Iliad”  Oral Tradition 31 (2017)

“Land and Sea in the Odyssey and the Telegony: Spatial Interconnectivity between the Ionian Islands and the Western Greek Mainland.” In Time and Space in Ancient Myth, Religion and Culture, In MythosEikonPoiesis 10 (2017, De Gruyter)

“Localization of the Odyssey‘s Underworld.”  CEA 53 (2016) “The Origins and Reception of the Trojan Cycle.” In F. Gallo (ed.) Omero: Quaestiones Disputatae (Milan, 2016), 13-30.

Travelling to Ithaca.” In Politics, Mobility, and Identity in Travel Writing,  In Politics, Mobility, and Identity in Travel Writing (2015, Routledge)

“Coming Adrift: The Limits of Reconstruction of the Cyclic Poems.” In M. Fantuzzi, C. Tsagalis (eds.) The Cambridge Companion to the Greek Epic Cycle (Cambridge University Press, 2015), 43-58.

“The Death of Odysseus in the Odyssey and the Telegony.” In Studies on the Greek Epic Cycle (2 vols.), Philologia Antiqua 7-8 (2014): 1.113-124

In progress:

“Travel Writing and the Ancient World.” In T. Youngs, N. Das (eds.) The Cambridge History of Travel Writing (Cambridge University Press).

Editor, “Nostoi/ Odyssey/ Telegony: New Perspectives on the Ends of the Epic Cycle,” forthcoming issue in Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic. “The Burial of Elpenor at Aeaea.” 

Anabelle picture of the week:

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