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Mailing Address
Comparative Literature Program
Dartmouth College
6051 Reed Hall, Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (603) 646-2912
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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Margaret Williamson

Photo of Margaret WilliamsonAssociate Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature
311A Reed Hall
(603) 646-2036

Research Interests

  • Archaic and classical Greek literature (especially lyric and drama)
  • Gender theory
  • The classical tradition

Selected Publications

  • Sappho's Immortal Daughters, Harvard University Press, 1995
  • 'Sappho and the Other Woman', in S. Mills, ed., Language and Gender, Longman 1995, pp. 76-94.
  • Entries on Sappho and on Phaon in the new edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary, eds S. Homblower and A. Spawforth, Oxford University Press, 1996, pp. 1153-4, 1355.
  • 'Sappho and the Other Woman' [another version], in E. Greene, ed. Re-reading Sappho, University of California Press, 1996, pp. 248-264.
  • The Sacred and the Feminine in Ancient Greece (jointly edited with S. Blundell) 1998
  • 'Eros the Blacksmith', in L. Foxhall and 3. Salmon, eds Thinking Men: Masculinity and its Self Representation in the Classical Tradition, Routledge, 1998, pp. 71-82.
  • Review of Kevin Wetmore, The Athenian Sun in an African Sky, in Theatre Journal vol. 55 no. 1, March 2003.
  • Chapter on the reception of Greek lyric in the 19th and 20th centuries, in Cambridge Companion to Greek Lyric, ed. F. Budelmann, forthcoming 2008.
  • Entry on Sappho in Harvard Dictionary of the Classical Tradition, forthcoming.

Last Updated: 11/2/12