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Dr Francesca Middleton

Dr Francesca Middleton

Temporary Lecturer in Classics (Greek Literature)

Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics at Murray Edwards College


Office Phone: 01223 335165

Research Interests

Homeric epic and its reuse

Imperial Greek literature

Literary theory, especially the materiality of text

Key Publications

[2015, forthcoming].  Of Mice and Manuscripts: The Materiality of Text and Literary Reception, in M. De Pourq, N. de Haan and D. Rijser, Framing Classical Reception Studies.  Leiden: Brill.

2014 (forthcoming). Illusions and Vanishing Acts: Homeric Recension, Athetesis and Magic in pOxy 412 (PGM XXIII). Helios 41.2.

Upcoming events

Materials in Contact

Jul 30, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Artist Workshop for Young People

Aug 07, 2018

Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Life After Classics: alumni profiles

Jun 20, 2018

Our Classics alumni give us an insight into their lives after studying Classics at Cambridge.

CREWS Visiting Fellowship Scheme

Jun 19, 2018

Details of how to apply are now available online. Closing date: 5pm BST, 10th August 2018

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

Jun 11, 2018

Professor Mary Beard has been appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Language Teaching Assistant

Jun 07, 2018

Details of how to apply for this one-year fixed term post are now available online. Closing date 5 July 2018.

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