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  • The Gaisford 2015 Lecture: ‘Pearls before Swine? The Past & Future of Greek’ by Edith Hall – VIDEO
  • Introduction to Greek and Roman Classics and the British Struggle for Social Reform, jointly written by Edith Hall and Henry Stead, forthcoming 2015, Bloomsbury — read pre-print version – PDF
  • ‘Swinish classics; or a conservative clash with Cockney culture’ chapter four of Greek and Roman Classics and the British Struggle for Social Reform by Henry Stead — read pre-print version – PDF 
  • ‘Making it really new: Dickens versus the Classics’ chapter six of Greek and Roman Classics and the British Struggle for Social Reform by Edith Hall — read pre-print version  PDF
  • ‘Classically Educated Women in the early Independent Labour Party’ chapter twelve of Greek and Roman Classics and the British Struggle for Social Reform by Edith Hall — read pre-print version  PDF
  • ‘Christopher Caudwell’s Greek and Latin Classics’ chapter fourteen of Greek and Roman Classics and the British Struggle for Social Reform by Edith Hall — read pre-print version – PDF
  • ‘Between the Party and the Ivory Tower: Classics and Communism in 1930s Britain’ a joint paper by Henry Stead and Edith Hall, in  Classics and Class: Greek and Latin Classics and Communism at School (2016) edited by David Movrin & Elżbieta Olechowska — read pre-print version – PDF 
  • ‘Is the study of Greek and Latin classics elitist?’ a joint paper by Edith Hall and Henry Stead delivered to the Manchester Lit. & Phil. Society — read pre-print version PDF or attend the lecture — VIDEO
  • ‘Classics down the Mineshaft’ a joint paper by Edith Hall and Henry Stead delivered to a conference in Durham — ‘Classics in Extremis’ (July 6th-7th 2014) — read version of future article PDF — Also watch accompanying VIDEO
  • ‘The Class Politics of Shouting in AristophanesKnights‘ by Edith Hall recorded for University of the Peloponnese at Kalamata, International Conference on Attic Drama and Oratory, 22nd October 2015 — VIDEO
  • ‘The Censoring of Plutarch’s Gracchi on the Revolutionary French, Irish and English stages, 1792-1823’, a paper by Edith Hall and Rosie Wyles presented on Friday 24th May 2013 at a conference called: The Afterlife of Plutarch — read pre-print version – PDF
  • ‘Classics and Class, Ljubljana 2013’, a report on the conference (Sept. 2013) ‘Teaching Classics Behind the Iron Curtain’ by Henry Stead, accessible either on the conference project website, or — PDF
  • ‘To Fall from High or Low Estate? – Tragedy and Social Class in Historical Perspective’ an article by Edith Hall, forthcoming in a special edition of PMLA devoted to Tragedy — read pre-print version – PDF
  • ‘”Romantic poet-sage of history”: Herodotus and his Arion in the long-19th century’ an article by Edith Hall, forthcoming in ‘Herodotus in the 19th Century’, Tom Harrison ed — read pre-print version – PDF
  • ‘Approaching Classical Reception through the Frame of Social Class’, a paper by Edith Hall and Henry Stead presented at Framing Reception Studies conference, Nijmegen (2013) and forthcoming (Brill) — read pre-print version – PDF
  • ‘The Migrant Muse: Greek Drama as Feminist Window on American Identity 1900-1925’, an article in K. Bosher, F. Macintosh, J. McConnell and P. Rankine (eds. 2014) The Oxford Handbook to Greek Drama in the Americas — read pre-print version  PDF
  • ‘Aesop the Morphing Fabulist’ in O. Hodkinson and H. Lovatt (eds.), Changing the Greeks and Romans: Metamorphosing Antiquity for Children (CUP 2015) — read pre-print version PDF

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  • ‘What does this project mean by Classics?’ — PDF
  • ‘What does this project mean by Class?’ — PDF

 

  • ‘Classical Mythology in the Victorian Popular Theatre’, in International Journal of the Classical Tradition, Vol. 5, No. 3, “Classical Mythology and Nineteenth-Century English Literature,” 1998, Bristol Myth Colloquium (Winter, 1999), pp. 336-366. Another version appeared as ch. 13 of E. Hall and F. Macintosh (eds.) Greek Tragedy and the British Theatre 1660-1914 (Oxford, 2005) — read pre-print version of article — PDF.
  • ‘Class Consciousness’, in Hall. E. The Return of Ulysses: A Cultural History of Homer’s Odyssey (London and Johns Hopkins 2008), §10, pp. 131-43 — read pre-print version of article — PDF
  • ‘Mob, Cabal, or Utopian Commune? The Political Contestation of the Ancient Chorus 1789-1917’ forthcoming in J. Billings, F. Budelmann and F. Macintosh (eds.), Choruses Ancient and Modern (forthcoming Oxford, 2013) — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘British Refractions of India and the 1857 ‘Mutiny’ through the prism of Ancient Greece and Rome’ in E. Hall & P. Vasunia (eds.) India, Greece & Rome 1757-2007 (BICS supplement 108, London 2010) pp. 33-49 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘The English-Speaking Aristophanes and the Languages of Class Snobbery 1650-1914’, in Aristophanes in Performance from 421 BC, edited by E. Hall with the assistance of A. Wrigley (Legenda 2005) §4, 66-92 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘Navigating the realms of gold: translation as access route to the Classics’, in A. Lianeri and V. Zajko (eds.) Translation and the Classic, 315-341. OUP, 2008 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘Medea and Mid-Victorian Marriage Legislation’, in E. Hall and F. Macintosh (eds.) Greek tragedy and the British Theatre, 1660-1914. OUP, 2005 — read pre-print version of article — PDF
  • ‘Beneath the Shadow of the Porta Nigra:Karl Marx and the Ruins of Trier’, in European Review of History: Revue europeenne d’histoire, 18:5-6, 783-797, 2011 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘Classics, class & Cloacina: Tony Harrison’s humane coprology’, Arion 15, 83-108, 2007 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘Putting the class into classical reception’, in L. Hardwick and C. Stray (eds.) Blackwell Companion to Classical Reception, 386-97. Blackwell, 2008 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s article — PDF
  • ‘The Problem with Prometheus; Myth, Abolition and Radicalism’, in Hall, Alston & McConnell (eds.) Ancient Slavery and Abolition, §8. OUP, 2011 — read pre-print version of Edith Hall’s chapter — PDF
  • Introduction (§1) in Hall, Alston & McConnell (eds.) Ancient slavery and abolition: from Hobbes to Hollywood. OUP, 2011 — read pre-print version — PDF
  • ‘Hughes’s Oedipus – by many hands’, in T. Grant and K. Fleming (eds.) Seneca and the English Tradition, which is coming out as ‘Seneca’s Oedipus: by hook or by crook’ in a special issue of the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature: 2013 — read pre-print draft of Henry Stead’s article — PDF