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Simon Goldhill

Professor Simon Goldhill

Professor of Greek Literature and Culture
Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at King's College

Email: Office Phone01223 331257 / 335169

Research Interests

Greek Tragedy; Greek Culture; Literary Theory; Later Greek Literature; Reception.

Research Supervision

Recent topics supervised include: Deception in Greek Culture; Athens in Paris; Homer's People; Dissent in Greek Literature; 2nd Sophistic Greek; Epiphany in Homer; Tragedy and Suicide; Classics in the 19th Century.

Key Publications

Language Sexuality Narrative: the Oresteia
Reading Greek Tragedy
The Poet's Voice
Foucault's Virginity
Being Greek Under Rome 
(ed)
Who Needs Greek?
The Invention of Prose
Art and Text in Greek Culture 
(co-ed)
Rethinking Revolutions 
(co-ed)
Performance Culture in Ancient Athens 
(co ed)
The Temple of Jerusalem
Love Sex and Tragedy
How to Stage Greek Tragedy Today
Jerusalem: City of Longing
The End of Dialogue in Antiquity? 
(ed)
Sophocles and the Language of Tragedy
Victorian Culture and Classical Antiquity

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