Ruth R. Caston

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Ruth Caston

Assistant Professor in Classical Studies

435 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003

Office Location(s): 2029E Tisch Hall
Office Hours: M Th 3-4 or by appointment
Phone: 734.764.1366
Fax: 734.763.4959
rcaston@umich.edu
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  • Fields of Study
    • Latin literature, especially Augustan poetry, Republican drama, Roman satire, Ancient theories of the passions
  • About

    Selected Publications:

    Book:
    Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy. Oxford University Press 2012.

    Articles:
    “Re-invention in Terence’s Eunuch.”  Forthcoming in Transactions of the American Philological Association 144.1 (Spring 2014).

    Pacuvius hoc melius quam Sophocles: Cicero’s use of drama in the treatment of the emotions.” Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement, ed. Douglas Cairns, accepted, publication expected 2014.

    “Lucan’s Elegiac Moments,” in P. Asso, ed. Brill’s Companion to Lucan, Brill 2011, 133-52.

    “Love as Illness: poets and philosophers on romantic love.” Classical Journal 101.3 (2006) 271-98.

     “Rivalling the Shield: Propertius 4.6,” in P. Thibodeau and H. Haskell, edd., Being There Together: Essays in Honor of Michael C.J. Putnam, Afton Historical Society Press, 2003. 145-62.

    “The Fall of the Curtain (Hor. S. 2.8),” Transactions of the American Philological Association 127 (1997) 233–56.

  • Education
    • Ph.D. 2000, Brown