Annette M. Baertschi

Assistant Professor, Graduate Advisor

PhD Humboldt University

Annette M. Baertschi

Office: Thomas Hall 241
Phone: 610/526-7569
Email: abaertschi@brynmawr.edu

Research interests:

Post-Augustan poetry, Greek and Roman magic, Latin meter, reception studies

 

A. Books and Edited Volumes

  1. Die modernen Väter der Antike. Die Entwicklung der Altertumswissenschaften an Akademie und Universität im Berlin des 19. Jahrhunderts, co-edited with Colin G. King, in the series Transformationen der Antike, Berlin (de Gruyter) 2009 (ix + 575 pages)
  2. Necyiae. Visions of the Underworld in Neronian and Flavian Epic, in the series Mnemosyne Supplements, Leiden/Boston (Brill) (in preparation)

B.  Articles in Journals

  1. “Zwischen Hirsebrei und Flamingobraten. Tisch- und Esskultur der Römer (forthcoming)
  2. “Changing Underworlds. Visions of the Beyond in Ancient and Renaissance Epic” (in preparation)
  3. “ ‘Big Science’ in Classics, Past and Present” (in preparation)

 C. Book Chapters and Contributions to Collections

  1. “Drama and Epic Narrative. The Test Case of Messenger Speech in Seneca’s Agamemnon,” in: Points of Contact. The Reception of Greek Tragedy from the Fourth Century BC to Shakespeare, ed. Ingo Gildenhard and Martin Revermann, Berlin (de Gruyter) 2010, 243–263
  2. “Einleitung,” (with Colin G. King), in: Die modernen Väter der Antike. Die Entwicklung der Altertumswissenschaften an Akademie und Universität im Berlin des 19. Jahrhunderts, ed. Annette M. Baertschi and Colin G. King, Berlin (de Gruyter) 2009, 3–22
  3. “Rebel and Martyr. The Medea of Lars von Trier,” in: Ancient Greek Women in Film, ed. Mary-Kay Gamel and Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos, Oxford (Oxford University Press) (forthcoming)
  4. “Epic Elements in Senecan Tragedy,” in: Brill’s Companion to Roman Tragedy, ed. George W. M. Harrison, Leiden/Boston (Brill) (in preparation)
  5. “The Cinematography of Statius’ Thebaid,” in: Blackwell Companion to Silver Epic, ed. Lee Fratantuono, Malden, MA (Wiley) (in preparation)

D. Book Reviews

  1. Neil W. Bernstein, In the Image of the Ancestors. Narratives of Kinship in Flavian Epic (Toronto 2008), in: Bryn Mawr Classical Review (in preparation)
  2. Ulrich C. J. Gebhardt, Sermo Iuris. Rechtssprache und Recht in der augusteischen Dichtung (Leiden/Boston 2009), in: Classical Review (in preparation)
  3. Llewelyn Morgan, Musa Pedestris. Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse (Oxford 2010), in: Classical World (in preparation)