Malcolm Heath

Malcolm Heath – profesor języka i literatury greckiej na Uniwersytecie w Leeds. Autor wielu prac na temat literatury greckiej, teorii retoryki w późnej starożytności oraz antycznej estetyki literackiej. Jego ostatnio wydana książka to Starożytna poetyka filozoficzna (Ancient Philosophical Poetics (Cambridge 2012). Przełożył Poetykę Arystotelesa dla serii wydawniczej Penguin Classics (1996). Obecnie kończy książkę Poetyckie zwierzęta: Arystoteles,
antropologia i poezja (Poetical Animals: Aristotle, anthropology and poetry), która będzie rekonstrukcją Arystotelesowskiego rozumienia wartości poezji w ludzkim życiu.

Professor of Greek Language and Literature. An expert in many areas of Greek poetry and rhetoric, ancient and modern literary theory. He is author of seven books as well as numerous articles on Greek literature. He has also translated Aristotle’s Poetics for Penguin Classics (1996). He was co-editor of PLLS 6-7 and 9-10 (1990-98), and is editor of the department’s on-line journal, Leeds International Classical Studies (2002-present). His current work is focused on ancient philosophers and poetry. His Ancient Philosophical Poetics was published at the beginning of 2013 in the series Key Themes in Ancient Philosophy (Cambridge University Press). He has recently completed Poetical Animals: Aristotle, anthropology and poetry (with the assistance of Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, 2010-2012), and is now beginning work on a theoretical commentary on Aristotle’s Poetics.