Professor emeritus Latin language and literature
Fields of interest
Prof.dr. Joan Booth is interested in Augustan poetry, Love Elegies (Ovid, Propertius, Tibullus, Catullus) and their Hellenistic origins.
(2001) "Moonshine: Intertextual illumination in Propertius 1.3.31-3 and Philodemus, Anth. Pal. V. 123",
Classical Quarterly 51, 537-44.
(2001) "Problems and Programmatics in Propertius 1.1", Hermes 129, 63-74.
(1997) "All in the mind: Sickness in Catullus 76", The Passions in Roman Literature and Thought, S.M. Braund and C. Gill (eds.), Cambridge, 150-68.
(1999) Catullus to Ovid: Reading Latin Love Elegy, Literary commentary with Latin text. Verse translations by Guy Lee, Bristol.
(1991) Ovid, Amores II. A commentary, with text and translation, Warminster.