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us: Taplin, Oliver

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  • Fuller Name

    • Oliver Paul
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1943-08-02
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Magdalen College (University of Oxford)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Oxford
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (naf) Homer
          (lcsh) Greek language
            (lcsh) Greek literature
              (lcsh) Latin language
                (lcsh) Latin literature
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) College teachers
              • Additonal Related Forms

                • us: Magdalen College (University of Oxford)
                • us: University of Oxford
              • Earlier Established Forms

                  Taplin, Oliver Paul
              • Sources

                • found: His Greek fire, 1990: CIP t.p. (Oliver Taplin)
                • found: LC data base, 7-7-89 (Taplin, Oliver Paul; usage: Oliver Taplin)
                • found: Bibliothèque nationale de France, via VIAF, 30 September 2015 (Taplin, Oliver Paul; born 2 August 1943; Homer specialist; professor of ancient literature, Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
                • found: Sophocles. Four tragedies, 2015: dust jacket (Oliver Taplin is Emeritus Professor of Classics at the Univ. of Oxford, where he was for thirty-five years a Tutorial Fellow at Magdalen College. The leading recurrent theme of his work has been the reception of poetry and drama through performance and material culture, in both ancient and modern times. As well as his academic work, he has been involved in broadcasting and theatre, both within and beyond the UK. Productions on which he has collaborated include the Oresteia (1981-2, dir. Peter Hall), The Thebans (1992, dir. Adrian Noble), the Oresteia (1999-2000, dir. Katie Mitchell) and Swallow Song (2004 and 2006, dir. Lydia Koniordou)
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                • 1989-07-11: new
                • 2016-04-19: revised
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