Writing "After Lavinia": an Interview with John Watkins
In this interview, Professor John
Watkins (University of Minnesota) reflects on the motivation behind and the
process of writing his latest monograph, After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2017).
The interview complements Professor Isabella Lazzarini’s (University of Molise)
review of the book in issue 1.1 of Diplomatica. The recording was made at the University of
Minnesota on 1 November 2018, and the interview was conducted by Haakon A.
Ikonomou (Aarhus University). Intro composed and recorded by Theodor Ikonomou.