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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

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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