Author Archives: Bob
Those of us who were in Ross House for the first session of the course on Homer’s Iliad heard the noise of today’s incident on Swanston and Bourke Streets that has so far claimed four lives. It’s a small gesture, given … Continue reading
We’ll be off and running with 1. The MLS Refectory starting its weekly run of hourlong lunchtime poetry sessions on Wednesday 18 January, 1-2 pm in Ross House room 2.1. Room booking details for the whole of 2017 available here: … Continue reading
Yup. All the biggies. Over the course of 2017 I plan to offer a series of twelve-week seminars, each of which will take up Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, Virgil’s Aeneid and Ovid’s Metamorphoses. In addition I will try to squeak another twelve-week seminar on … Continue reading
In November I’ll be giving a talk in the Salon-Salon series at Alice & Co. in Kyneton. Details on the flyer below.
With thanks to Richard Mudford, who took all these.
My translation-with-commentary of Beowulf was launched last night at the Collected works Bookshop. Kris and Loretta hosted what proved a well attended and lively do. Many thanks to them and all who attended, with a special shout to my Canberra buddy … Continue reading
I’ve had a number of requests to reprise the six-session course I taught last year on Beowulf, which used Seamus Heaney’s translation (published by Faber & Faber in 1999) as its text. I’m about to book a room for it, … Continue reading
Cambridge Scholars Publishing has just featured my new book on its website at a substantial discount, so now’s your chance! I don’t know whether the already publicised discount code will get you a further 20% off, but it’s worth … Continue reading
My author-copies of A Far Light have arrived. I’m forgiving myself for looking a little smug here. If not now, when?
The first thirty-odd pages of A Far Light are now available on the Camridge Scholars Publishing. A Far Lite, if you like! Anyhow, if you’re at all curious, you can now have a sticky-beak by following this link: http://www.cambridgescholars.com/download/sample/63303