Green, Peter (Morris)

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GREEN, Peter (Morris)

GREEN, Peter (Morris). Also writes as Denis Delaney. British, b. 1924. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Children's non-fiction, Classics, History, Humanities, Biography, Essays, Translations. Career: Cambridge Review, ed., 1950-51; Selwyn College, Cambridge, director of Studies in Classics, 1952-53; Daily Telegraph, London, fiction critic, 1953-63; Bodley Head Ltd., London, literary adviser, 1957-58; Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., London, consultant ed., 1960-63; television critic, The Listener, London, and Film Critic, John o'London's, 1961-63; professor of Greek history and literature, College Year in Athens, 1966-71; University of Texas at Austin, professor, 1972-82, James R. Dougherty Centennial Professor of Classics, 1982-97, emeritus, 1997-. University of California, Los Angeles, visiting professor of classics, 1976; Tulane University, New Orleans, Mellon Chair of Humanities, 1986; University of Iowa, adjunct professor, 1998-; Princeton University, visiting research fellow and writer-in-residence, 2001. National Endowment for the Humanities, fellow, 1983-84. Syllecta Classica, editor, 1999-. Publications: The Expanding Eye, 1953; Achilles His Armour, 1955; (as Denis Delaney) Cat in Gloves, 1956; The Sword of Pleasure, 1957; Sir Thomas Browne, 1959; Kenneth Grahame, 1959; Essays in Antiquity, 1960; Habeas Corpus (short stories), 1962; Look at the Romans, 1963; The Laughter of Aphrodite, 1965; Alexander the Great, 1970; Armada from Athens, 1970; The Year of Salamis, 480-479 BC, 1970, as The Greco-Persian Wars, 1997; The Shadow of the Parthenon, 1972; The Parthenon, 1973; A Concise History of Ancient Greece (in US as Ancient Greece), 1973; Alexander of Macedon 356-323 BC, 1974, rev. ed., 1991; Beyond the Wild Wood: The World of Kenneth Grahame, 1983; Classical Bearings, 1989; Alexander to Actium, 1990, rev. ed., 1993; From Ikaria to the Stars, 2004. TRANSLATOR: Juvenal: The Sixteen Satires, 1967, 3rd ed., 1998; Ovid: The Erotic Poems, 1982; Y. Ritsos, The Fourth Dimension, 1993; Ovid: The Poems of Exile, 1994; (comm.) A. Rhodios, The Argonautika, 1998. EDITOR: Poetry from Cambridge, 1947-50, 1951; Appreciations: Essays by Clifton Fadiman, 1962; History and Culture, 1993. Address: c/o Dept of Classics, University of Iowa, 202A Schaeffer Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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