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Prof. F Stephen Halliwell FBA FRSE

Professor of Greek
On research leave 2014-16

fsh@st-andrews.ac.uk

Phone: 01334 462617

Room: S9

Research profile

Research Interests

Greek comedy, especially Aristophanes; Greek attitudes to laughter; Greek tragedy and the theory of tragedy, both ancient and modern; Greek theatre practice, including masks; Plato, especially the Republic and Platonic attitudes to poetry and art; Aristotle, especially the Poetics and Rhetoric; fourth-century BC Greek oratory and rhetoric; Greek literary criticism and aesthetics; Classical Tradition, especially in the fields of aesthetics and poetry.

Publications

Between Ecstasy and Truth: Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus
Halliwell, F. S. 2011 Oxford University Press . 431 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570560.001.0001
ISBN: 978-0-19-957056-0.
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L'Estetica della Mimesis: testi antichi e problemi moderni
Halliwell, F. S. 2009 Aesthetica Edizioni, Palermo .
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Greek Laughter: A Study of Cultural Psychology from Homer to Early Christianity
Halliwell, F. S. 2008 Cambridge University Press . 616 p.
ISBN: 978-0-521-71774-8.
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The Aesthetics of Mimesis: Ancient Texts and Modern Problems
Halliwell, F. S. 2002 Princeton University Press . 424 p.
ISBN: 0-691-09258-3.
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Aristotle's Poetics
Halliwell, F. S. 1998 2nd ed. Duckworth .
ISBN: 0-226-31394-8.
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Aristophanes: Birds and Other Plays
Halliwell, F. S. 1998 World's Classics ed. Oxford University Press . 297 p.
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Aristophanes: Birds, Lysistrata, Assembly-Women, Wealth. A New Verse Translation with Introduction and Notes
Halliwell, F. S. 1997 Oxford University Press .
ISBN: 019814993X.
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Aristotle Poetics (with Longinus on the Sublime and Demetrius On Style)
Halliwell, F. S. 1995 Harvard University Press . 533 p. (Loeb Classical Library).
ISBN: 0674995635.
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Plato Republic 5: with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary
Halliwell, F. S. 1993 Aris and Phillips Ltd.
ISBN: 0-856-68536-4.
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Tragedy, Comedy and the Polis
Halliwell, F. S. , Sommerstein, A., Henderson, J. & Zimmermann, B. 1993 Levante Editori . 617 p.
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Plato Republic 10: with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary
Halliwell, F. S. 1988 Aris and Phillips Ltd.
ISBN: 0-8566-8406-6.
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The Poetics of Aristotle: Translation and Commentary
Halliwell, F. S. 1987 Duckworth .
ISBN: 0715621769.
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Aristotle's Poetics
Halliwell, F. S. 1986 Duckworth . 369 p.
ISBN: 0807817104.
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Greek Gods and the Archaic Aesthetics of Life
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Paradeigmata : Festschift for Oivind Andersen, eds. E. K. Emilsson et al.. Norwegian Institute at Athens
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Diegesis - Mimesis
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Handbook of Narratology. Huehn, P. (ed.). 2nd ed. Berlin: De Gruyter , Vol. 1 , p. 129-37
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Fiction
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Blackwell Companion to Ancient Aesthetics. Destree, P. & Murray, P. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell
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Ancient Beginnings
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Literature. Gibson, J. & Carroll, N. (eds.). Routledge
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Paradoxes of Platonism in the History of Aesthetics
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Plato and Platonisms. Beck, M. & Opsomer, J. (eds.). Leuven University Press
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Laughter
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Cambridge Companion to Greek Comedy. Revermann, M. (ed.). Cambridge University Press , p. 189-205
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‘Katharsis’, ‘Laughter/Ridicule/Mockery’, and ‘Poetics of Tragedy’
Halliwell, F. S. 2013 Blackwell Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy. Roisman, H. (ed.). New York: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 743-5, 762-4, 982-6
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Unity of Art without Unity of Life? A Question about Aristotle's Theory of Tragedy
Halliwell, F. S. 2013 Renaissances de la Tragédie. Zagdoun, M-A. & Malhomme, F. (eds.). Naples: Accademia Pontaniana , p. 25-39 (Atti Accademia Pontaniana).
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Diegesis-Mimesis
Halliwell, F. S. 2012 The living handbook of narratology.
Research output : Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Aristotelian Mimesis between Theory and Practice
Halliwell, F. S. 2012 Rethinking Mimesis: Concepts and Practices of Literary Representation . Isomaa, S. (ed.). Cambridge Scholars Publishing , p. 1-22
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Beyond the Mirror of Nature: Plato's Ethics of Visual Form
Halliwell, F. S. 2012 Plato on Art and Beauty. Denham, A. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan , p. 173-204
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Amousia: living without the Muses
Halliwell, F. S. 2012 Aesthetic Value in Classical Antiquity. Sluiter, I. & Rosen, R. (eds.). Brill , p. 15-45 (Mnemosyne, Supplements).
Open access version: Amousia_published.pdf
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Mimesis
Halliwell, F. S. 2012 Continuum Companion to Plato. Press, G. (ed.). Continuum International Publishing , p. 207-209
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Mimesis
Halliwell, F. S. 2012 Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, 3rd edn.. Greene, R. (ed.). Princeton University Press , p. 884-6
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Antidotes and Incantations: is there a Cure for Poetry in Plato's Republic ?
Halliwell, F. S. 2011 Plato and the Poets. Destree, P. & Herrmann, F-G. (eds.). Leiden: EJ Brill Publishers , p. 241-66
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Plato
Halliwell, F. S. 2011 Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music. Gracyk, T. & Kania, T. (eds.). p. 307-316
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The theory and practice of narrative in Plato
Halliwell, F. S. Aug 2009 Narratology and interpretation: The content of narrative form in ancient literature. Grethlein, J. & Rengakos, A. (eds.). De Gruyter , p. 15-41 27 p. (Trends in Classics).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9783110214536.1.15
Open access version: Narratology_Plato.pdf
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Plato
Halliwell, F. S. 2009 Companion to Aesthetics. Wiley-Blackwell , p. 472-4
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Catharsis
Halliwell, F. S. 2009 Companion to Aesthetics. Wiley-Blackwell , p. 182-3
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Aristotle
Halliwell, F. S. 2009 Companion to Aesthetics. Davies, S. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell , p. 147-9
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Aesthetics in Antiquity
Halliwell, F. S. 2009 Companion to Aesthetics. Davies, S. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell , p. 10-22
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The Life-and-Death Journey of the Soul: Interpreting the Myth of Er
Halliwell, F. S. Aug 2007 The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic. Ferrari, G. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , p. 445-473 (The Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion and Culture).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CCOL0521839637.016
Open access version: Life_and_death_journey_of_the_soul_Cambridge_Companion_.pdf
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Fra estasi e verità: Longino e la psicologia dell'estetica
Halliwell, F. S. 2007 Sublime [special issue of Aequum Antiquum, dated 3 (2003)]. p. 65-77
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Mimesis
Halliwell, F. S. 2006 Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Borchert, D. (ed.). Macmillan Publishers ( incl. Palgrave, Picador) , p. 2nd edn.,
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Plato and Aristotle on the Denial of Tragedy
Halliwell, F. S. 2006 Oxford Readings in Ancient Literary Criticism. Laird, A. (ed.). p. 115-41
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Katharsis
Halliwell, F. S. 2006 The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Borchert, D. (ed.). Macmillan Publishers ( incl. Palgrave, Picador) , p. 2nd edn.,
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An Aristotelian Perspective on Plato's Dialogues
Halliwell, F. S. 2006 New Essays on Plato: Language and Thought in Fourth-Century Greek Philosophy. Herrmann, F. (ed.). Classical Press of Wales , p. 189-211
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La mimèsis reconsidérée: une optique platonicienne
Halliwell, F. S. & Dixsaut, M. (ed.) 2005 Études sur la République de Platon . Paris: Vrin , Vol. I , p. 43-63
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Learning from Suffering: Ancient Responses to Tragedy
Halliwell, F. S. 2005 The Blackwell Companion to Greek Tragedy. Gregory, J. (ed.). Blackwell Publishing , p. 394-412
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Plato
Halliwell, F. S. , Groden, M. (ed.), Kreiswirth, M. (ed.) & Szeman, I. (ed.) 2004 Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism . 2nd ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press , p. 742-748
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Aristotelianism and Anti-Aristotelianism in Attitudes to the Theatre
Halliwell, F. S. & Theodorakopoulos, E. (ed.) 2004 Attitudes to Theatre from Plato to Milton . Bari: Levante Editori , p. 57-75
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Aischrology, Shame, and Comedy
Halliwell, F. S. 2004 Freedom of Speech in Classical Antiquity. Rosen, R. & Sluiter, I. (eds.). Brill Academic Publishers , p. 115-144
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The Status of Performance in Aristotle's Theory of Drama
Halliwell, F. S. & Koutras, D. 2003 Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium for Aristotelian Philosophy . Society for Aristotelian Studies, Athens , p. 113 - 135
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La questione dello specchio: la critica platonica della mimesis pittorica
Halliwell, F. S. & Borsari, A. (ed.) 2003 Politiche della mimesis: Antropologia, rappresentazione, performatività . Milan: Mimesis editore , p. 99-112
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Aristoteles und die Geschichte der Ästhetik
Halliwell, F. S. , Buchheim, T. (ed.), Flashar, H. (ed.) & King, R. (ed.) 2003 Kann man heute noch etwas anfangen mit Aristoteles . Hamburg: Felix Meiner Verlag , p. 164-183
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La "forza demonica" della tragedia e le sue tracce antiche nel pensiero di Nietzsche
Halliwell, F. S. & Angelucci, D. (ed.) 2002 Arte e Daimon . Macerata: Quodlibet , p. 189-205
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Aristophanic Sex: the Erotics of Shamelessness
Halliwell, F. S. 2002 The Sleep of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome. Nussbaum, M. C. & Sihvola, J. (eds.). Chicago University Press , p. 120 - 42
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Aristotelian Mimesis and Human Understanding
Halliwell, F. S. 2001 Making Sense of Aristotle: Essays in Poetics. Andersen, Ø. & Haarberg, J. (eds.). Duckworth , p. 87 - 107
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Plato and Painting
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 Word and Image in Ancient Greece. Rutter, K. & Sparkes, B. (eds.). Edinburgh University Press , p. 99-116
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Nature, Culture and Morality: Plato's Thrasymachus Reconsidered
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 Double Standards in the Ancient and Medieval World. Pollmann, K. (ed.). Duehrkohp and Radicke , p. 185-99
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Le rire rituel et la nature de l'Ancienne Comédie Attique
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 Le rire des Grecs: anthropologie du rire en Grèce ancienne. Editions Jérôme Millon , p. 155-68
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Classical Philosophy
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation. France, P. (ed.). Oxford University Press , p. 375-80
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Aristotle's Poetics
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English. Classe, O. (ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers , p. vol. 1, 79-80
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Aristophanes
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English. Classe, O. (ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers , p. vol. 1, 77-8
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The Importance of Plato and Aristotle for Aesthetics
Halliwell, F. S. 1999 Aristotle Critical Assessments Vol IV: Politics, Rhetoric and Aesthetics. Gerson, L. (ed.). Routledge , p. 289-312
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Aristotelian Mimesis Reevaluated
Halliwell, F. S. 1999 Aristotle Critical Assessments vol. IV: Politics, Rhetoric and Aesthetics. Gerson, L. (ed.). Routledge , p. 313-36
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Aristotle: Form and Unity
Halliwell, F. S. 1998 Encyclopedia of Aesthetics. Kelly, M. (ed.). Oxford University Press , p. vol. 1, 101-4
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The Republic 's Two Critiques of Poetry
Halliwell, F. S. 1997 Platon Republik. Höffe, O. (ed.). Akademie Verlag , p. 313-32
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Philosophical Rhetoric or Rhetorical Philosophy? The Strange Case of Isocrates
Halliwell, F. S. 1997 The Rhetoric Canon. Schildgen, B. (ed.). Wayne State University Press , p. 107-25
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Tragic Poets
Halliwell, F. S. 1997 Encyclopedia of Classical Philosophy. Zeyl, D. (ed.). Greenwood Press , p. 434-9
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Between Public and Private: Tragedy and Athenian Experience of Rhetoric
Halliwell, F. S. 1997 Greek Tragedy and the Historian. Pelling, C. (ed.). Oxford University Press , p. 121-141
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Philosophers on Poetry
Halliwell, F. S. 1996 Oxford Classical Dictionary. Hornblower, S. & Spawforth, A. (eds.). Oxford University Press , p. 1169-70
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Aesthetics
Halliwell, F. S. 1996 Oxford Classical Dictionary. Hornblower, S. & Spawforth, A. (eds.). Oxford University Press , p. 29-30
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Plato's Repudiation of the Tragic
Halliwell, F. S. 1996 Tragedy and the Tragic. Silk, M. (ed.). Oxford University Press , p. 332-49
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The Challenge of Rhetoric to Political and Ethical Theory in Aristotle
Halliwell, F. S. 1996 Essays on Aristotle's Rhetoric. Rorty, A. (ed.). University of California Press , p. 175-90
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Plato, Imagination and Romanticism
Halliwell, F. S. 1995 The Passionate Intellect: Essays on the Transformation of Classical Traditions Presented to I. G. Kidd. Ayres, L. (ed.). Transaction Publishers , p. 23-37
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Tragedy, Reason and Pity: a Reply to Jonathan Lear
Halliwell, F. S. 1995 Aristotle and Moral Realism. Heinaman, R. (ed.). University College London Press , p. 85-96
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Forms of Address: Socratic Vocatives in Plato
Halliwell, F. S. 1995 Lo Spettacolo delle Voci; Levante Editori, parte seconda. De Martino, F. & Sommerstein, A. H. (eds.). Bari , p. 87-121
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Philosophy and Rhetoric
Halliwell, F. S. 1994 Persuasion: Greek Rhetoric in Action. Worthington, I. (ed.). Routledge , p. 222-43
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Popular Morality, Philosophical Ethics and the Rhetoric
Halliwell, F. S. 1994 Aristotle's Rhetoric: Philosophical Essays. Furley, D. & Nehamas, A. (eds.). Princeton University Press , p. 211-30
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The Function and Aesthetics of the Greek Tragic Mask
Halliwell, F. S. 1993 Intertextualität in der griechisch-römischen Komödie. Slater, N. & Zimmermann, B. (eds.). p. 195-211
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Comedy and Publicity in the Society of the Polis
Halliwell, F. S. 1993 Tragedy Comedy and the Polis. Sommerstein, A. (ed.). Levante Editori , p. 321-40
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Plato
Halliwell, F. S. 1992 Companion to Aesthetics. Cooper, D. (ed.). Blackwell , p. 327-30
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Catharsis
Halliwell, F. S. 1992 Companion to Aesthetics. Cooper, D. (ed.). Blackwell , p. 61-3
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Aristotle
Halliwell, F. S. 1992 Companion to Aesthetics. Cooper, D. (ed.). Blackwell , p. 11-13
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Plato and the Psychology of Drama
Halliwell, F. S. 1992 Antike Dramentheorien und ihre Rezeption. Zimmermann, B. (ed.). p. 55-73
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Epilogue: the Poetics and its Interpreters
Halliwell, F. S. 1992 Essays on Aristotle's Poetics. Rorty, A. (ed.). Princeton University Press , p. 409-24
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Pleasure, Understanding and Emotion in Aristotle's Poetics
Halliwell, F. S. 1992 Essays on Aristotle's Poetics. Rorty, A. (ed.). Princeton University Press , p. 241-60
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The Importance of Plato and Aristotle for Aesthetics
Halliwell, F. S. 1991 Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy [V: 1989]. Cleary, J. (ed.). Routledge , p. 321-48
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The Sounds of the Voice in Greek Comedy
Halliwell, F. S. 1990 'Owls to Athens': Essays on Classical Culture Presented to Sir Kenneth Dover. Craik, E. (ed.). Oxford University Press , p. 69-79
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Sir Kenneth Dover
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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Kenneth James Dover 1920-2010
Halliwell, F. S. & Russell, D. A. 2012 In : Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy . 11 , p. 153-75
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'And then they began to sing.' Reflections on Tolstoy and Music
Halliwell, F. S. 2010 In : COLLeGIUM .
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The poetics of Aristotle in the poetry theory of the Cinquecento
Halliwell, S. 2008 In : Classical Review . 58 , p. 616-618 3 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0009840X08001455
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What is there to laugh about in Menander?
Halliwell, F. S. 2007 In : Dioniso . 6 , p. 198-213
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Isocrates and civic education.
Halliwell, S. 2006 In : Classical Review . 56 , p. 36-37 2 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0009840X05000193
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Theophrastus: 'Characters', edited with introduction, translation and commentary
Halliwell, S. 2006 In : Hermathena . p. 127-129 3 p.
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Greek Laughter and the Problem of the Absurd
Halliwell, F. S. 2005 In : Arion . 13 , 2 , p. 121-146 26 p.
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Greek gods, human lives - What we learn from myths
Halliwell, S. 16 Apr 2004 In : TLS, The Times Literary Supplement . p. 88 1 p.
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Moral psychology of catharsis, a essay of reconstruction
Halliwell, S. Oct 2003 In : ETUDES PHILOSOPHIQUES . p. 499 20 p.
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Gender and the city in Euripides' political plays
Halliwell, S. 20 Jun 2003 In : TLS, The Times Literary Supplement . p. 32-32 1 p.
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Love among the ruins: The erotics of democracy in Classical Athens
Halliwell, S. 20 Jun 2003 In : TLS, The Times Literary Supplement . p. 32-32 1 p.
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Eros and Polis: Desire and community in Greek political theory
Halliwell, S. 20 Jun 2003 In : TLS, The Times Literary Supplement . p. 32-32 1 p.
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Interpreting a classic - Demosthenes and his ancient commentators
Halliwell, S. 14 Feb 2003 In : TLS, The Times Literary Supplement . p. 11-11 1 p.
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The origins of criticism: Literary culture and poetic theory in classical Greece
Halliwell, S. 2003 In : ARION-A JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES AND THE CLASSICS . 10 , p. 171-183 13 p.
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Aristotle on the function of tragic poetry
Halliwell, S. 2003 In : Classical Review . 53 , p. 249-250 2 p.
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Plato and the hero: Courage, manliness and the impersonal good
Halliwell, S. 2003 In : Classical Review . 53 , p. 53-55 3 p.
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Aristotle on poetics
Halliwell, S. 2003 In : Classical Review . 53 , p. 304-305 2 p.
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La psychologie morale de la catharsis. Un essai de reconstruction
Halliwell, F. S. 2003 In : Les études philosophiques . 4 , p. 499 - 517
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Nietzsche's "Daimonic Force" of Tragedy and its Ancient Traces
Halliwell, F. S. 2003 In : Arion . 11 , 1 , p. 103 - 23 21 p.
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Plato's theory of literature and its anthropological foundation
Halliwell, S. Jul 2002 In : Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung . 56 , p. 476-480 5 p.
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When a gesture was expected. A selection of examples from archaic and classical Greek literature
Halliwell, S. 2002 In : Classical Review . 52 , p. 168-169 2 p.
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The play of character in Plato's dialogues.
Halliwell, S. 2002 In : Hermathena . p. 206-211 6 p.
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Thucydides, Pericles, and Tragedy
Halliwell, F. S. 2002 In : Dioniso . 1 , p. 62 - 77
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The idea of ancient literary criticism
Halliwell, S. 2001 In : Classical Review . 51 , p. 276-278 3 p.
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The light and the dark: Two translations of the 'Poetics' (Critical comparison and evaluation of recent translations of Aristotle)
Halliwell, S. 2000 In : ARION-A JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES AND THE CLASSICS . 8 , p. 144-158 15 p.
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From Mythos to Logos: Plato's Citations of the Poets
Halliwell, F. S. 2000 In : The Classical Quarterly . 50 , p. 94-112 19 p.
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A guide to Plato's 'Republic'
Halliwell, S. 1999 In : Classical Review . 49 , p. 109-110 2 p.
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Plato's 'Republic': Critical essays
Halliwell, S. 1999 In : Classical Review . 49 , p. 109-110 2 p.
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Expressing self-evidence (Ancient philosophy and rhetoric)
Halliwell, S. 1999 In : Classical Review . 49 , p. 87-88 2 p.
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Music and the Limits of Mimesis
Halliwell, F. S. 1999 In : Colloquium Philosophicum: Annali del Dipartimento di Filosofia [Roma] . 4 , p. 9-30
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Philosophy and Literature: Settling a Quarrel?
Halliwell, F. S. Jan 1993 In : Philosophical Investigations . 16 , 1 , p. 1-17 17 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9205.1993.tb00447.x
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Style and Sense in Aristotle Rhetoric Book 3
Halliwell, F. S. 1993 In : Revue Internationale de Philosophie . 47 , p. 50-69 20 p.
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Comic Satire and Freedom of Speech in Classical Athens
Halliwell, F. S. 1991 In : Journal of Hellenic Studies . 111 , p. 48-70 23 p.
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The Uses of Laughter in Greek Culture
Halliwell, F. S. 1991 In : The Classical Quarterly . 41 , p. 279-96 18 p.
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Aristotelian Mimesis Reevaluated
Halliwell, F. S. Oct 1990 In : Journal of the History of Philosophy . 28 , p. 487-510 24 p.
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Human Limits and the Religion of Greek Tragedy
Halliwell, F. S. 1990 In : Journal of Literature and Theology . 4 , p. 169-80
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Authorial Collaboration in the Athenian Comic Theatre
Halliwell, F. S. 1989 In : Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies . 30 , 4 , p. 515-528
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Where Three Roads Meet: a Neglected Detail in the Oedipus Tyrannus
Halliwell, F. S. 1986 In : Journal of Hellenic Studies . 106 , p. 187-190 4 p.
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Ancient Interpretations of onomasti komodein in Aristophanes
Halliwell, F. S. May 1984 In : The Classical Quarterly . 34 , 1 , p. 83-88 6 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0009838800029311
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Plato and Aristotle on the Denial of Tragedy
Halliwell, F. S. 1984 In : Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society . 30 , p. 49-71 23 p.
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Aristophanic Satire
Halliwell, F. S. 1984 In : Yearbook of English Studies . 14 , p. 6-20 15 p.
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The Staging of Menander, Aspis 299ff.
Halliwell, F. S. 1983 In : Liverpool Classical Monthly . 8 , p. 31-2
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Notes on Some Aristophanic Jokes
Halliwell, F. S. 1982 In : Liverpool Classical Monthly . 7 , p. 153-4
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Aristophanes' Apprenticeship
Halliwell, F. S. 1980 In : The Classical Quarterly . 30 , p. 33-45 13 p.
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Minds in dance (review of two books on the Greek chorus)
Halliwell, F. S. 26 Sep 2014 TLS, The Times Literary Supplement, 5817, p. 25
Research output : Contribution to specialist publication Book/Film/Article review

Introduction to new translation of Schiller's 'Über den Gebrauch des Chors in der Tragödie'
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 Skene: Journal of Theatre and Drama Studies, 1
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Frontiers of pleasure: models of aesthetic response in archaic and classical Greek thought
Halliwell, F. S. 2014 In : Classical World . 107 , 3 , p. 410-411 2 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/clw.2014.0015
Open access version: Halliwell_2014_CW_Frontiers.pdf
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The origins of aesthetic thought in ancient Greece: matter, sensation, and experience
Halliwell, F. S. Oct 2012 In : CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY . 107 , 4 , p. 362-366 5 p.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/666934
Open access version: Halliwell_2012_CP_TheOrigins.pdf
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Research students

Any of the fields indicated under research interests, and any mainstream areas of archaic, classical and later Greek literature. Among authors and topics on which I have supervised research theses (Ph.D./ M.Phil.) are: Divine Speeches in the Odyssey; Aristophanic comedy (including the symposium and komos in Old Comedy); attitudes to women in Greek literature; Xenophon's Apology; Plato's Laws; Aristotle's Rhetoric; Demosthenes 23; Greek fictional letters; narrative themes/techniques in Heliodoros Aithiopika; the treatment of plague and disease in Greek literature; ancient conceptions of death; Plato and music; Greek attitudes to beauty; Aeschylus and Presocratic philosophy; Stoic aesthetics; Greek and modern ideas of pessimism.

Teaching

My teaching covers most periods of Greek language and literature from Homer to late antiquity, as well as wider aspects of Greek culture, certain areas of early and classical Greek philosophy, and selected topics in Classical Tradition and the reception of ancient literature. In most years my teaching includes: (a) language classes and set texts of Homer, Theocritus and Lucian in subhonours Greek; (b) lectures on archaic lyric poetry and Classical Athenian culture for subhonours Classical Studies; (c) Honours modules in both Classical Studies (e.g. a module on the Presocratics) and Greek (e.g. a module on the poetry and prose of the symposium); and (d) postgraduate classes on 'The Invention of Altertumswissenschaft' and 'Nietzsche and the Greeks'.

Academic Career

Previous posts in the Universities of Oxford, London, Cambridge, and Birmingham. Visiting professorship in the University of Chicago (1990), visiting research fellowship in the University of California at Riverside (1993), visiting professorship in Philosophy in the University of Rome (1998), Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor, McMaster University (2009), Chaire Cardinal Mercier, Catholic University of Louvain (2010). I have given more than 160 invited research papers (including lectures in French, German and Italian) at international conferences and to university departments in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, the UK and USA.

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