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Anna Marmodoro is a Fellow in Philosophy at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford. She has a background in ancient and medieval philosophy, and a strong research interest in metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of religion. She has published journal articles in all these areas, and edited two collections of essays: The Metaphysics of Powers (2010) and The Metaphysics of the Incarnation (OUP, 2011). She also directs a large-scale research project based in Oxford, which investigates the nature of the fundamental building blocks of reality in ancient and contemporary thought.
Jonathan Hill is Templeton World Charity Foundation Research Officer, based in the Department of Materials, University of Oxford. He was previously Research Assistant in the Philosophy Faculty, working with Anna Marmodoro on a Leverhulme-funded project on the philosophy of religion. He is author of The Lion Handbook: the History of Christianity (2007) and Dictionary of Theologians: to 1308 (2010), and co-edited with Anna Marmodoro The Metaphysics of the Incarnation (OUP, 2011).
Table of Contents
Foreword Ewen Bowie List of Illustrations List of Contributors Introduction Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill Part 1: The author's voice: presentation and function Section 1.1 The author's voice in the third person 1. The poet in the Iliad, Barbara Graziosi 2. Xenophon's and Caesar's third-person narratives or are theya?, Christopher Pelling Section 1.2: The author's voice in dialogue 3. Listening to many voices: Athenian tragedy as popular art, William Allan and Adrian Kelly 4. When I read my Cato, it is as if Cato speaks: the birth and evolution of Cicero's dialogic voice, Sarah Culpepper Stroup 5. Author and speaker(s) in Horace's Satires 2, Stephen Harrison Section 1.3: The author's voice in the first person 6. I, Polybius : self-conscious didacticism, Georgina Longley 7. Drip-feed invective: Pliny, self-fashioning, and the Regulus letters, Rhiannon Ash 8. An I for an I: reading fictional autobiography, Tim Whitmarsh Part 2: The author's voice: authority and ascription 9. Ille ego qui quondam: on authorial (an)onymity, Irene Peirano 10. Authorship and authority in Greek fictional letters, Andrew Morrison 11. Plato's religious voice: Socrates as godsent, in Plato and the Platonists, Michael Erler 12. When the dead speak: the refashioning of Ignatius of Antioch in the long recension of his letters, Mark Edwards 13. Ars in their I's: authority and authorship in Graeco-Roman visual culture, Michael Squire Index