Joel Christensen: Plagues follow bad leadership in ancient Greek tales
As someone who writes about early Greek poetry, I spend a lot of time thinking about why its performance was so crucial to ancient life. One answer is that epic and tragedy helped ancient storytellers and audiences try to make sense of human suffering.
March 15, 2020 · 1 Comment
Paul Christensen: Reading Camus
We live in strange times. The columnists and commentariat have run out of ways to milk horror and agony out of their visions, and … Continue reading →
February 26, 2018 · 3 Comments