Stephen Harrison

Stephen Harrison is Professor of Latin Literature at the University of Oxford and Fellow and Tutor in Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

His main research and teaching interests are in Latin literature and its reception.

He has edited, co-edited or co-authored more than twenty books on Virgil, Horace, the Roman Novel, Classics and literary theory, and Latin literature in general, as well as on the reception of classical literature. His most recent books are A Commentary on Apuleius Metamorphoses XI: The Isis-Book 2015 and a commentary on the second book of Horace's Odes, which is in press and to appear in 2016 (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics series).

Stephen Harrison is currently involved in several major research projects: In addition to his new monograph on the reception of Horace in the Victorian period (Duckworth 2017) he is working on a study of the reception of Apuleius' Metamorphoses in European literature and art since Shakespeare (together with R. May). He is also co-editing conference volumes on the reception of Sappho at Rome, on ancient prose, on E.R. Dodds, on the weaker voice in Latin literature, on Performing Epic, and on Seamus Heaney and the Classics.