slow reading

Under Discussion: Why I am slow reading Herakles

I am normally a pretty fast reader, but I loved Professor Nagy's encouragement to us about really engaging with the texts, when he quoted Nietzsche: "read slowly, deeply, looking cautiously before and aft, with reservations, with doors left open, with delicate fingers and eyes." So I wanted to relish the journey by engaging in detail with a text that was new to me, the Herakles of Euripides Read more