The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Richard F. Thomas
Richard F. Thomas is George Martin Lane Professor of Classics at Harvard University, where his teaching and research interests are focused on Hellenistic Greek and Roman literature, intertextuality, translation and translation theory, the reception of classical literature in all periods, and the works of Bob Dylan. Books include Virgil and the Augustan Reception (Cambridge 2001), and two co-edited volumes, Classics and the Uses of Reception (Blackwell 2006) and Bob Dylan’s Performance Artistry (Oral Tradition 22.1 (2007)), commentaries on Virgil, Georgics (1988) and Horace, Odes 4 and Carmen Saeculare (2011). He co-edited the three-volume Virgil Encyclopedia (2014) and wrote Why Bob Dylan Matters (2017).