Meet The Writers - Emily Wilson

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Emily Wilson is a British classicist. She is professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, having obtained her BA in Literae Humaniores, Classical Literature and Philosophy from Balliol College, Oxford, and her MPhil in English Renaissance Literature (1994) at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

She is the author of Mocked to Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton and The Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint, as well as the translator of Six Tragedies of Seneca.

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