Tuesday, 20 October 2015

World's Classics reading group: taking Martial to general readers

Martial is a name most classicists know, but what we mean by 'classics' isn't quite what most readers would think. OUP's World's Classics imprint covers authors from antiquity onwards. It has its own online book club, popular with readers: Charles Dickens, Bram Stoker, Emily Bronte are the choices they've covered so far. 'My' Martial is their first try at a classical-in-our-sense Classic:


There'll be some blog posts there, and some online chat, and perhaps a few converts to class. civ. by the time we're done? Also, video of me sounding a lot more confident than I feel.

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