PUCCI, Pietro. American (born Italy), b. 1927. Genres: Classics. Career: University of Florence, Florence, Italy, assistant professor of classics, 1951- 52; University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, assistant professor of classics, 1959-61; University of Kansas, Lawrence, assistant professor of classics, 1961-62; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, assistant professor, 1962- 67, associate professor, 1967-72, professor of classics, 1972-, head of department, 1983-87 and 1990-91. University of California, Santa Cruz, visiting professor, 1969; University of Florence, visiting professor, 1970; Ecole des Hautes Etudes (Paris), director of studies, 1984 and 1989. Publications: Aristofane e Euripide: Studi Stilistici e Metrici, 1961; (trans. and author of commentary) Platone: Simposio, Fedro, Alcibiade I, Alcibiade II, Teage, Ipparco, Carmide, Lachete, Liside, Bari, 1966; Hesiod and the Language of Poetry, 1977; The Violence of Pity: Euripides' Medea, 1980; Odysseus Polytropos: Intertextual Studies on the Odyssey and the Iliad, 1987; Oedipus and the Fabrication of Man, 1992; Enigma Segreto Oracolo, 1996; The Song of the Sirens, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to scholarly journals. Address: Department of Classics, 125 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, U.S.A.