Biography

tania.demetriou@york.ac.uk

 

Tania Demetriou is lecturer at the University of York which she joined after a holding a Junior Research Fellowship in English at St John’s College, Oxford. She works on a range of topics relating to classical reception in the early modern period, with an emphasis on the reception of Greek literature in England and English drama in particular, and on the interaction between the practices of reading, scholarship, translation, and literary imitation in this period. Recent publications include:

• “The Homeric Question in the Sixteenth Century”, Renaissance Quarterly, 68:2 (2015), 496-557.

• The Culture of Translation in Early Modern England and France, 1500-1660, co-ed. with Rowan Tomlinson (London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015)

• “Periphron Penelope and her Early Modern Translations”, in The Culture of Translation in Early Modern England and France, 1500-1660, co-ed. with Rowan Tomlinson (London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015), 86-111.

• “Chapman’s Odysses (1614-1615): Translation and Allegory” in Homère à la Renaissance: le mythe et ses transfigurations, ed. Luisa Capodieci (Rome: Académie de France à Rome / Paris: Somogy, 2011), 281-300.

More at https://www.york.ac.uk/english/our-staff/taniademetriou/

 

Tania is a member of the editorial board of this online project on classical mythology and early modern England, www.shakmyth.org.

Tania DEMETRIOU