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Richard Jenkyns

Richard Jenkyns is an emeritus professor of the classical tradition and the Public Orator at the University of Oxford. The author of many books, including Virgil's Experience and The Victorians and Ancient Greece, he lives in Oxford, England.


Classical Literature

Classical Literature

by Richard Jenkyns


G.W. Bowersock, The New York Review of Books
“There is scarcely anything on which he does not offer an original aperçu, sometimes illuminating, sometimes simply provocative, but always worth reading... Jenkyns's view of ancient literature is Olympian.”


The writings of the Greeks and Romans form the bedrock ...

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