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Researcher: Dietrich, JS (Dr Jessica Dietrich)

Fields of Research

Latin and classical Greek literature

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in human society

Career Best Publications

Dead Parrots Society; American Journal of Philology

Research Publications

Dead Parrots Society; American Journal of Philology
Rewriting Dido: Flavian Responses to Aeneid 4; Prudentia
The Sorrow of Scipio in Silius Italicus' Punica; Ramus: Critical Studies in Greek and Roman Literature

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Ammianus Marcellinus' Portrayal of the Emotions of Fear, Anger and Grief in his Res Gestae
Aspects of Infamia
Elegiac Ascent- Plotting a Path through Propertius' Poetic Landscape
Hercules and Augustus. Propertius 4.9- A Political Reading
Littera pro uerbis- Epistolarity, Ethnography and the Author's Persona in Ovid's Epistulae ex Ponto
Lucan's Bellum Ciuile and the Epic Genre
Medea Nunc Sum - The Figure of Medea in First Century AD Latin Literature
Silius Italicus' Punica- Constructions of Characters and Battle Narratives
The Augusta- Matronal Virtue and Maternal Status in Imperial Rome
The Literary Link between Martial and Statius
The Politics of Rape in Ovid's Fasti
The Role of Battle Narrative in the Bellum Gallicum