Academic Abominations (Or: Poor Papers from College) #5: The Homeric Epics and Evolutionary Psychology

Homer’s epic poems of the Iliad and the Odyssey remain seminal works in the western canon of literature, and are still being studied and adapted after over a thousand years of its composition. In Jonathan Gottschall’s The Rape of Troy and Brian Boyd’s On the Origin of Stories the Homeric epics are each reexamined within … Continue reading Academic Abominations (Or: Poor Papers from College) #5: The Homeric Epics and Evolutionary Psychology