Avi Sharon

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Avi Sharon is a professor of Classics, translator and consultant.

Life[edit]

He graduated from Emory University, and Boston University, with a Ph.D. in Classics, where he studied under Donald Carne-Ross and William Arrowsmith.

His work has appeared in Arion,[1] Partisan Review, Waves,[2] Journal of Modern Greek Studies,[3] Kenyon Review,[4] Yale Review,[5] and International Quarterly.

He works on Wall Street,[6] and lives in Brooklyn, with his wife and two sons.[7]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Drama as Opera: The Musical Theater of Classical Athens. Boston University. 1994.
  • Michael Silk, David Ricks, eds. (2000). "A Hebrew Lament". Dialogos: Hellenic Studies Review. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-7146-4478-3.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)

Translations[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

Criticism[edit]

Reviews[edit]

Sharon has achieved an excellent balance, and certainly more so than other editors. More advanced and extensive bibliographies, introductions and/or notes, however, are to be found in the Oxford World's Classics edition of Waterfield, in the SUNY edition of Cobb, and in the Hackett edition. The translation also compares well to its competitors....[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-22. Retrieved 2009-06-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.catranslation.org/Translation/Issues/Waves/w_content.html
  3. ^ http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/journal_of_modern_greek_studies/v019/19.1sharon.html
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2009-06-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://www.yale.edu/yalereview/backissues/881.html
  6. ^ HighBeam
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2009-06-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2013-07-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Beau David Case (1999-03-06). "Avi Sharon (trans.), Plato's Symposium. Focus Philosophical Library". Bryn Mawr Classical Review.