Powell, Barry B.

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POWELL, Barry B.

POWELL, Barry B. American, b. 1942. Genres: Classics, Mythology/ Folklore. Career: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, assistant professor of classics, 1969-73; University of Wisconsin-Madison, assistant professor, 1973-75, associate professor, 1975-80, professor of classics, 1980-, Halls- Bascom Professorship, 1992-. University of California, Berkeley, visiting professor, 1984-85. Publications: Composition by Theme in "The Odyssey," 1977; Homer and the Origin of the Greek Alphabet, 1991; Classical Myth, 1995, 2nd ed. 1997; (with I. Morris) A New Companion to Homer, 1997. Address: Department of Classics, University of Wisconsin, 1220 Linden, Madison, WI 53706, U.S.A.