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Melissa Mueller
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 2002

539 Herter Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003
413.545.5776 office
413.545.6995 fax

mmueller@classics.umass.edu



Research Interests
Greek Literature, especially tragedy and epic; objects in literature; gender studies


Recent Publications
Under Contract. Objects as Actors: Props and the Poetics of Performance in Greek Tragedy. The University of Chicago Press.

Forthcoming. “Gender,” Companion to Euripides, ed., R. Mitchell-Boyask. Wiley-Blackwell.

2011. “The Politics of Gesture in Sophocles’ Antigone,” Classical Quarterly 61.2: 412-425.

2011. “Phaedra’s Defixio: Scripting Sophrosune in Euripides’ Hippolytus,” Classical Antiquity 30: 148-77.

2010. “Athens in a Basket: Naming, Objects, and Identity in Euripides’ Ion,” Arethusa 43: 365-402.

2010. “Helen’s Hands: Weaving for Kleos in the Odyssey,” Helios 37:1-21.




 
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