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Prof Stephen Halliwell

Prof Stephen Halliwell

Bishop Wardlaw Professor

Researcher profile

Phone
+44 (0)1334 462617
Email
fsh@st-andrews.ac.uk
Office
S9
Location
Swallowgate
Office hours

 

Research areas

Homeric epic (including the poetics of extended similes); Greek comedy, especially Aristophanes; Greek attitudes to laughter; Greek tragedy and the theory of tragedy; Greek theatre practice, including masks; Plato, especially the Republic and Platonic attitudes to poetry and art; Aristotle, especially the Poetics and Rhetoric; fourth-century B.C. Greek oratory and rhetoric; Greek literary criticism and aesthetics; Longinus On the Sublime; Classical Tradition, especially in the fields of aesthetics and poetry; Nietzsche and the Greeks.

PhD supervision

  • Joshua Crofts

Selected publications

  • Justifying the world as an aesthetic phenomenon

    Halliwell, S., Dec 2018, In : Cambridge Classical Journal. 64, p. 91-112

    Research output: Contribution to journal ? Article

  • Tolstoy, Opera, and the Problem of Aesthetic Seduction

    Halliwell, F. S., Nov 2018, Tolstoy and his Problems: Views from the Twenty-First Century. Medzhibovskaya, I. (ed.). Northwestern University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Was Aristotle a Literary Historian?

    Halliwell, F. S., 2017, Literaturgeschichtsschreibung in der Antike. Grethlein, J. & Rengakos, A. (eds.). de Gruyter, p. 189-211

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Plato, Poetry and the Problems of Hermeneutics

    Halliwell, F. S., 2016, Reflections on Plato's Poetics: Essays from Beijing. Benitez, R. & Wang, K. (eds.). Academic Printing and Publishing (AP Publishing), p. 39-54

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • Aristophanes Clouds, Women at the Thesmophoria, Frogs: a verse translation, with introduction and notes

    Halliwell, F. S., 12 Nov 2015, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 400 p.

    Research output: Book/Report ? Book

  • Greek Gods and the Archaic Aesthetics of Life

    Halliwell, F. S., 2014, Paradeigmata: Studies in Honour of Øivind Andersen, eds. E. K. Emilsson et al.. Norwegian Institute at Athens, p. 121-7

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • 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

  • Laughter

    Halliwell, F. S., Jun 2014, Cambridge companion to Greek comedy. Revermann, M. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 189-205 (Cambridge companions to literature).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • 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; vol. Supplemento LXI).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

  • 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

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding ? Chapter

 

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