1. Michelle Zerba (2012). Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance. Cambridge University Press.
    An interdisciplinary study of the forms and uses of uncertainty in important works of literature and philosophy in antiquity and the Renaissance.
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  2. Michelle Zerba (2009). Odyssean Charisma and the Uses of Persuasion. American Journal of Philology 130 (3):313-339.
    Challenging recent arguments that the implicit poetics of Homeric epic presents a poetry without rhetoric and a view of bards as independent of the context of performance, this article explores the Phaiakian episode in the Odyssey in an effort to demonstrate that the interactions between Odysseus' tale, the songs of Demodokos, and Homer's treatment of his hero reveal the workings of a rhetorical poetics. The predominance of a rhetorical stance in the poem is closely related to skepticism, the chief cognitive (...)
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  3. Michelle Zerba (2009). What Penelope Knew: Doubt and Scepticism in the Odyssey. Classical Quarterly 59 (02):295-.
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