Graham Zanker is associate professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He is the author of The Heart of Achilles and Realism in Alexandrian Poetry.
"No other book currently exists that so systematically attempts to unite evidence from art and poetry to construct a Hellenistic 'mode of viewing.' The originality of the work lies in the way it brings together material that is usually discussed in isolation."--Alexander Sens, Georgetown University