Readership: Readers of classical literature, poetry, poetry in translation and students of classical literature, Roman elegy, love, gender, sexuality, Ovid, Propertius.
A. M. Juster is a poet and translator. His books include Longing for Laura (Birch Brook Press, 2001), The Secret Language of Women (University of Evansville Press, 2003), and Horace's Satires (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008). He has won the Richard Wilbur Award, and the Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award three times.
taught at Sheffield before moving to the University of Leeds, where he held the Chair of Latin Philology until his retirement in 2010. His books include Latin Love Elegy (Bristol Classical Press, 1980), and Tibullus, Elegies: Text, Introduction and Commentary (Francis Cairns, 2002). His Introduction to Latin (Wiley/Blackwell USA)is forthcoming 2011.
"Juster's translation reproduces Tibullus's verses in simple yet polished language, and it contains many creative and appealing turns of phrase." - The Classical Journal, Robert J. Ball
"A.M Juster's verse translation is clear and helpful ... an excellent introduction and notes" - Translation and Literature
"It is difficult to believe that they could possibly be better rendered into contemporary English." - Gilbert Wesley Purdy, Eclectica