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Dr Emma Buckley

Lecturer in Latin
Director of postgraduate studies

eb221@st-andrews.ac.uk

Phone: 01334 462622

Room: C25

Research profile

Research Interests

Latin literature of the early imperial era, especially post-Virgilian epic and drama; the reception of Virgil and Ovid in the medieval, Renaissance and early modern periods.

Publications

A Companion to the Neronian Age
Buckley, E. L. & Dinter, M. T. D. 8 Mar 2013 Wiley-Blackwell . (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World).
ISBN: 1444332724 , 978-1444332728.
Research output : Book/Report Book

 

Valerius Flaccus and Seneca's Tragedies
Buckley, E. L. Jul 2014 The Companion to Valerius Flaccus. Manuwald, G. & M. H. (eds.). Brill , p. 307-25
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Chapter (peer-reviewed)

'Astyanax', 'Maffeo Vegio'
Buckley, E. L. Nov 2013 Virgil Encyclopedia. Ziolkowski, J. & Thomas, R. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Chapter

Senecan Tragedy
Buckley, E. L. Jan 2013 The Blackwell Companion to the Neronian Age. Buckley, E. L. & Dinter, M. T. D. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell , (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World).
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Chapter

Nero insitiuus : constructing Neronian identity in the pseudo-Senecan Octavia
Buckley, E. 2013 The Julio-Claudian Succession: Reality and Perception of the 'Augustan Model'. Gibson, A. G. G. (ed.). Leiden: Brill , p. 133-154 22 p. (Mnemosyne Supplements).
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Chapter

 

'Live false Aeneas!' Marlowe's Dido, Queen of Carthage and the limits of translation
Buckley, E. Nov 2011 In : Classical Receptions Journal . 3 , 2 , p. 129-147
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/crj/clr003
Research output : Contribution to journal Article

Ending the 'Aeneid'? Closure and Continuation in Maffeo Vegio's 'Supplementum'
Buckley, E. L. Jan 2006 In : Vergilius . 52 , 1 , p. 111-140
Research output : Contribution to journal Article

 

The Dramaturgy of Senecan Tragedy
Buckley, E. Nov 2014 In : Journal of Roman Studies . 2014 , 104
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0075435814000823
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Paolo Asso (ed.), Brill's Companion to Lucan. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2011. Pp. xxi, 625. ISBN 9789004167865. $247.00.
Buckley, E. L. Sep 2013 In : Journal of Roman Studies . 103 , p. 331 332 p.
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Dialogando con il passato.: Permanenze e innovazioni nella cultura latina di età flavia
Buckley, E. L. 2011 In : Classical Review . 61 , 2 , p. 633 633 p.
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Si quid mea carmina possunt ... Reflections on the Virgilian Tradition: J. M. Ziolkowski and M. C. J. Putnam (Eds), The Virgilian Tradition. The First Fifteen Hundred Years. C. Kallendorf, The Virgilian Tradition. Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe. C. Kallendorf, The Other Virgil. ‘Pessimistic’ Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture.
Buckley, E. L. & Houghton, L. B. T. 2009 In : Journal of Roman Studies . 99 , p. 207-218
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3815/007543509789744792
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Francois Spaltenstein (ed.) Commentaire des Argonautica de Valérius Flaccus (livres 3, 4 et 5); Commentaire des Argonautica de Valérius Flaccus (livres 6, 7 et 8). Collection Latomus, vols.281-282 (2004-5). Bruxelles.
Buckley, E. L. 2008 In : Gnomon. Zeitschrift für die gesamte klassische Altertumswissenschaft. 80 , p. 563-564 2 p.
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Marco Fucecchi, Una Guerra in Colchide. Valerio Flacco, Argonautiche 6,1-426. Introduzione, traduzione e commento.
Buckley, E. L. 2008 In : Classical Review . 58 , 1 , p. 148-150
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Andrew Laird, The Epic of America: an introduction to Rafael Landívar and the Rusticatio Mexicana . London, Duckworth 2006.
Buckley, E. L. 2007 In : Journal of Roman Studies . 97 , p. 329-331 3 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0075435800003828
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

Anna Cox Brinton, Maphaeus Vegius and his thirteenth book of the Aeneid.  London, Duckworth, 2002.
Buckley, E. L. Feb 2003 In : Bryn Mawr Classical Review . 2003.02.02
Research output : Contribution to journal Book/Film/Article review

 

Matthew Gwinne’s Nero (1603): Seneca, Academic Drama, and the Politics of Polity
Buckley, E. Jun 2013 In : Canadian Review of Comparative Literature . 40 , 1 , p. 16-33 18 p.
Research output : Contribution to journal Special issue

Latin Language Teaching and the Student Experience
Konig, A. R. , Buckley, E. L. & Woodcock Kroble, M. L. 1 Oct 2012
Research output : Non-textual form Web publication/site

 

For further information on publications, please view my profile on the university's research portal.

Current research projects

I am currently working on a monograph about the Argonautica of the Flavian epicist Valerius Flaccus.

Teaching

Teaching Areas

Subhonours: a range of Latin literature and language including Catullus, Seneca’s Apocolocyntosis, Suetonius.
Honours: Greek and Latin epic; Senecan Tragedy; the Mediaeval, Renaissance and contemporary reception of Virgil.

Honours Modules

  • CL4447: ‘Greek and Roman Epic’ (Classical Studies Module)
  • CL4449: ‘After Virgil. The Aeneid and its Reception’ (Classical Studies Module)
  • LT4210: Latin Didactic Poetry (Virgil’s Georgics; Latin module)
  • LT4***: Senecan Tragedy (Latin Module)

Academic Career

Education

  • B.A. Hons in Classics – New Hall, University of Cambridge (1998-2001)
  • M.Phil. in Classics – Clare Hall, University of Cambridge (2001-2002)
  • Ph.D. in Classics – Clare Hall, University of Cambridge (2002-2006)

Employment

September 2006 – current: Lecturer in Latin and Classical Studies, School of Classics, University of St Andrews

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