Dr Magdalena Öhrman MA (Gothenburg), PhD (Lund)
Contact DetailsSchool of Classics
Tel: 01570 424899 (399)
Role in the University
Joint Acting Head of School
KYKNOS: Swansea and Lampeter Centre for Research on the Narrative Literatures of the Ancient World
Academic InterestsMy research is in the area of Roman poetry, especially elegy and epigram, and I am particularly interested in literary use of mythology as well as literary theory and patronage. Research projects currently under way include work on Ovid’s exile poetry and on Vergil’s Aeneid.
Öhrman, M. (2009) ’The Potential of Passion. The Laodamia Myth in Catullus 68’, in Plotting with Eros. Essays on the Poetics of Love and the Erotics of Reading, ed. I. Nilsson, Copenhagen, 45-58.
Öhrman, M. (2008) Varying Virtue. Mythological Paragons of Wifely Virtues in Roman Elegy, Lund.Öhrman, M. (2006) ’Ov. Am. 1.8.45 – An Emendation in Context’, Eranos 104, 60-66.