JOSEPH PUCCI

Joseph Pucci has research interests in late antiquity, late Latin, medieval Latin, and comparative literary history with a focus on literary allusion and poetic genres. He also has interests in biography as a literary form (and as practitioner) and in literature and the American presidency.

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Biography

Joseph Pucci is Associate Professor of Classics and in the Program in Medieval Studies and Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown, where he teaches courses on classical and medieval Latin, versions of literary selfhood in late antique and early medieval literature, and the transition from the late antique to the medieval. He has published over 60 articles, book chapters, and book reviews on Latin literary culture, and is the author of four books: Augustine's Virgilian Retreat: Reading the Auctores at Cassiciacum (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2014); Venantius Fortunatus: Poems To Friends, A Translation with Introduction and Commentary (Hackett, 2010); The Full-Knowing Reader: Allusion and the Power of the Reader in the Western Literary Tradition (Yale, 1998; paperback version, 2012); and the second edition of K. P. Harrington, Medieval Latin (Chicago, 1997). A fifth book, Recuperating Virgil: Reading the Auctores in Augustine's Confessions is now completed (2014).

Interests: Late Antiquity; Late Latin; Medieval Latin; Comparative Literary History; Biography; Literature and the American Presidency


Books: Medieval Latin, Second Edition (Chicago, 1997); The Full-Knowing Reader: Allusion and the Power of the Reader in the Western Literary Tradition (1998; paperback, 2012); Venantius Fortunatus: Poems To Friends, A Translation with Introduction and Commentary (Hackett, 2010); Augustine's Virgilian Retreat: Reading the Auctores at Cassiciacum (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 2014).


In Progress: Alcuin: Selected Poems and Letters: A Translation with Commentary (Medieval Texts in Translation, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies); The Living Past: Recasting the Ancients in Late Latin Poetry (Universitätsverlag Winter), co-editor; an interpretation of Ausonius' poetry; a biography of Alcuin; a study of Lincoln's use of scripture.


Contributor (many articles and book reviews): Arethusa, Classica et Medievalia, Classical Bulletin, Classical Outlook, Classical Philology, Classical Review, Classical World, Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Journal of Medieval Latin, Latomus, New England Classical Journal, Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Ramus, Speculum, Virgil Encylcopedia.


Awards: Princeton Review: One of the Top 300 Professors in the U.S., 2012; Karen T. Romer Award for Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring, 2004; John Rowe Workman Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities (1996); Award for Outstanding Academic Advising, Undergraduate Council of Students (1998, 1999, 2001; 2013).

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JOSEPH PUCCI
Associate Professor of Classics and in the Program in Medieval Studies and Associate Professor of Comparative Literature
Classics, Comparative Literature
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