Professor Oliver Taplin
Tutorial Fellow, Magdalen College 1973-2008
- Performance of poetry and drama in ancient and modern times
- The aesthetics and ethics of tragedy
- Interaction of poetry and the visual arts
- Translation practice, adaptation
The Stagecraft of Aeschylus (Oxford 1977).
Greek Tragedy in Action, London and Berkeley 1978 (revised edition 1985);
An Odyssey round Odysseus (with B. Rubens) (BBC 1989).
Greek Fire (London 1990)
Homeric Soundings. The Shaping of the Iliad (Oxford 1992).
Comic Angels – and other approaches to Greek drama through vase-painting (Oxford 1993).
Pots and Plays. Interactions between Tragedy and Greek Vase-painting of the Fourth Century BC (Los Angeles, 2007)