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DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405107358.2005.00001.x


Deborah Boedeker is Professor and Chair of Classics at Brown University. Her research focuses on archaic and classical Greek religion, poetry, historiography, and especially the confluences among these areas. Recent publications include essays on Euripides, Herodotus, and Simonides, as well as a number of edited volumes, including Democracy, Empire, and the Arts in Fifth-Century Athens (1998, with Kurt A. Raaflaub) and The New Simonides: Contexts of Praise and Desire (2001, with David Sider). Rebecca Bushnell is a scholar of English Renaissance studies and comparative literature, and Professor of English and Dean of the College of Art and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Her previous books include Prophesying Tragedy: Sign and Voice in Sophocles' Theban Plays (1988), Tragedies of Tyrants: Political Thought and Theater in The English Renaissance (1990), A Culture of Teaching: Early Modern Humanism in Theory and Practice (1996), and Green Desire: Imagining Early Modern English Gardens (2003). Claude Calame is Director of Studies at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, and honorary professor of Greek at the University of Lausanne. His publications include Le Récit en Grèce ancienne . Enonciations et reprèsentations de poétes (1986; translated as The Craft of Poetic Speech in Ancient Greece , 1995), Mythe et histoire dans l'Antiquité ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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