Greek and Roman Literature
Mario Telò obtained his B.A.
and his Ph.D. at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Italy), where from
2004 to 2007 he was a junior research fellow in Greek literature. His interests include Greek and Roman
drama, the Greek novel, object and affect theory, and genre theory.
Aristophanes and the Cloak of
Comedy: Affect, Aesthetics and the Canon, forthcoming from
University of Chicago Press.
Greek Comedy and the Discourse
of Genres, co-edited with E. Bakola and L. Prauscello. Cambridge
University Press, 2013
Eupolidis Demi. Le Monnier,
The Titular Object: Pregnancy
and Props in Plautus and Beyond (in progress)
Recent Articles and Chapters
"Tasting Homer: Matro's
Gastroaesthetic Tour Through Epic," forthcoming in K.C. Rudolph, ed., Taste
and the Ancient Senses. Routledge, 2015.
"Mad Men: Epicharmus, Odysseus and
the Poetics of Desertion," forthcoming in MD.
"Migrating Texts: Roman Comedy and
the Poetics of Adaptation," forthcoming in M. Dinter, ed., The
Cambridge Companion to Roman Comedy. Cambridge University Press,
"On the Sauce: Cratinus, Cyclopic
Poetics and the Roiling Sea of Epic," Arethusa 47, 2014,
"Aristophanes vs. Typhon: Co(s)mic
Rivalry and Temporality in Knights," Ramus 43,
"The Last Laugh: Eupolis, Strattis
and Plato Against Aristophanes," in M. Fontaine-A. Scafuro, eds., The
Oxford Ancient Comedy Handbook. Oxford University Press, 2013,
"Aristophanes, Cratinus and the
Smell of Comedy," in S. Butler-A. Purves, eds., Synaethesia and
the Ancient Senses. Acumen, 53-69.
"Epic, Nostos and Generic Genealogy
in Aristophanes' Peace," in E. Bakola, L. Prauscello, M.
Telò, eds., Greek Comedy and the Discourse of Genres.
Cambridge University Press, 2013, 129-52
"Chasing ΜΗΛΑ: Achilles' Curious
Quarry (Sophocles Frag. 1069 Radt)," Classical Philology
117.4, 2012, 349-55.
"The Eagle's Gaze in the Opening of
Heliodorus' Aethiopica," American Journal of Philology 132.4,
"Embodying the Tragic Father(s):
Autobiography and Intertextuality in Aristophanes," Classical
Antiquity 29, 2010, 278-326.
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