Briggs, Ward W(right), Jr.
BRIGGS, Ward W(right), Jr.
BRIGGS, Ward W(right), Jr. American, b. 1945. Genres: Classics, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of South Carolina at Columbia, instructor, 1973-, Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics, 1996-, Louise Fry Scudder Professor of Humanities, 1996-, interim associate provost, 1996-97; writer. Visiting professor at US colleges. Publications: Narrative and Simile from Virgil's Georgics in the Aeneid, 1979; Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve: An American Classicist, 1986; Soldier and Scholar: The Southern Papers of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, 1998; Roman Authors, 1999. EDITOR: The Letters of Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, 1987; (with W.M. Calder III) Classical Scholarship: A Biographical Encyclopedia, 1990; Selected Classical Papers of Basil L. Gildersleeve, 1991; Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists, 1994; Greek Authors, 1997; Vergilius, 1986-95. Address: Department of French and Classics, University of South Carolina at Columbia, Columbia, SC 29208, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]