Category Archives: Mythology

Notes on the Oedipus Project

During this bizarre time of quarantine, Theater of War Productions presented on Thursday, May 7th, an entirely online version of Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, with some well-known actors Zooming in from their home laptops while 6K viewers Zoomed in on laptops … Continue reading

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“Asynchronous in Sewanee”

A piece I wrote for Sewanee Features called “Asynchronous in Sewanee” just came out.

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Oedipus at Colonus

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Antigone

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Bacchae

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: House of Cadmus

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Protected: Myth Spr 20: Hippolytus

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Protected: Private: Myth Spr 20: Theseus

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Hecuba’s Mother

A review from 2003 of two new books of Greek myth. I don’t remember writing it and I know it was never published.  The Emperor Tiberius used to like to play a trick on the professors who made up a … Continue reading

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Ovid’s Priapus (Notes on Fasti 1.391-441)

These are some notes I made for a class I taught over two decades ago at Boston College on Ovid’s Fasti, his epic poem on the Roman calendar,  At that time, there wasn’t a good commentary on Book 1, although … Continue reading

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