Posts Tagged by Hélène Monsacré
|April 2, 2018||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“In an epic text, how were poets able to represent emotion? How can we understand today their way of speaking? Did Achilles “copy” the behavior of warriors from those distant times? Or might it be the reverse: did the epic influence certain real behaviors?” Our Book Club selection for April is taken from Hélène Monsacré: The Tears of Achilles, newly available online at CHS in an English translation. Read more…
|March 28, 2018||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
Here is a foretaste of what is to come during Spring 2018 at the Book Club, in which we read selections from secondary sources and from ancient Greek and Roman primary texts. Look out for further announcements in April, May, and June with details of the selections, links to free online versions, and the hangout dates. We are all looking forward to future conversations.