Emily Wilson

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Birthday
28, 1971
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
England

About

An English professor and classicist, she is best known as a literary reviewer for The London Review of Books and The Times Literary Supplement. Her scholarly works include Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton (2004) and The Death of Socrates: Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint (2007).

Before Fame

She studied philosophy and classical literature at Balliol College, Oxford. Later, she received a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Yale University.

Trivia

She won the prestigious Rome Prize in 2006.

Family Life

She was born in England to A. N. Wilson and Katherine Duncan-Jones. Her sister, Bee Wilson, became a famous food writer.

Associated With

She and Ernest Gann both studied at Yale University.