Richard Armstrong

Richard Armstrong (B.A. University of Chicago; M. Phil., Ph.D. Yale University) is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Houston. He specializes in cultural reception, with a focus on the history of psychoanalysis and translation studies. He is author of A Compulsion for Antiquity: Freud and the Ancient World (Cornell UP), and numerous chapters and articles on Freud’s deployment of ancient studies and the history of translation. With Alexandra Lianeri, he is co-editor of the forthcoming A Companion to the Translation of Greek and Latin Epic (Wiley-Blackwell). He is currently finishing a book on Freud and the theater, Theory and Theatricality: Classical Drama in the Age of Grand Hysteria (OUP).

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