Tom Geue
Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer, University of St Andrews

Tom Geue is a lecturer in Latin in the School of Classics at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He is the author of Juvenal and the Poetics of Anonymity (2017) and Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome (2019).

Written by Tom Geue

Marble statue of an anonymous man wearing a toga, 1st century CE. Gift of John D Crimmins, 1904. Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Essay/
The ancient world
The power of anonymous

Is the figure of the author bad for literature? Un-authored Roman literature and the transcendence of mere individuality

Tom Geue