Abused Bodies in Roman Epic

Andrew M. McClellan, Abused Bodies in Roman Epic (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019). Reviewed by Courtney Evans, Duke University, courtney.evans@duke.edu. This project, originating from McClellan’s dissertation, seeks to offer a “fundamental re-evaluation of violence and warfare in Latin epic” (17) by shifting our interpretive lens onto the corpses of epic, viewing them as “characters” which…More