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Page duBois

Ph.D. (UC Berkeley)

Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
Distinguished Professor

Primary Office: Contact Department
Primary Phone: Contact Department
Quarterly Office Hours

Head of Section, Classics

Greek; Feminist Theory and Psychoanalysis; Cultural Studies

Selected Publications:

History, Rhetorical Description and the Epic: From Homer to Spenser.  Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 1982.

Centaurs and Amazons: Women and the Prehistory of the Great Chain  of Being. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1982. Paperback,  1991.

"A Disturbance of Syntax at the Gates of Rome" Stanford  Literature Review, 2 (1985): 185-208.

Sowing the Body: Psychoanalysis and Ancient Representations of Women.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988. Paperback, 1991.

"Inscription, the Law, and the Comic Body," Métis: Revue  d'anthropologie du monde grec ancien, 3 (1988): 69-84.

Il corpo come metafora: Rappresentazioni della donna nella Grecia  antica. Rome: Laterza, 1990.

Torture and Truth. New York and London: Routledge, 1991.

Sappho Is Burning. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.  Paperback, 1997.

Trojan Horses: Saving the Classics from Conservatives. New York: New York University Press, 2001.

Slaves and Other Objects, University of Chicago Press, 2003.

A Million and One Gods: The Persistence of Polytheism (Harvard University Press, 2014)