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Bruce Heiden

Bruce Heiden

Bruce Heiden



(614) 292-2744

414C University Hall
230 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH, 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Greek and Roman Drama
  • Greek Epic


  • Ph.D. Cornell 1984
  • M.A. City University of New York 1980
  • B.A. Columbia 1972



Homer's Cosmic Fabrication: Choice and Design in the Iliad



Tragic Rhetoric An Interpretation of Sophocles Trachiniae




Recent Articles:

"Imagination v. Necessity in the Homeric Hymn to Apollo," Gaia 19 (forthcoming 2015)

"Phrontisterion 2.0: Aristophanes' Clouds and Plato's Critique of Pedagogies in the Symposium," in Kinesis:  Essays for Donald Lateiner on the Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion, ed. E. Foster, J. Hallett, and L. McClure (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming 2015) 248-61

"Narrative in Poetry:  A Problem of Narrative Theory," Narrative 22 (2014) 265-79

"Coordinated Sequences of Analogous Topics in the Delian and Pythian Segments of the Homeric Hymn to Apollo," Trends in Classics 5 (2013) 1-8

"The Ideology of Political Science," Academic Questions 26 (2013) 199-207

"Trachiniae," in Brill's Companion to Sophocles, ed. A. Markantonatos (Leiden, 2012) 129-48.