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James I. Porter – Philology and the Scar of Odysseus

“Philology and the Scar of Odysseus”

A talk by
James I. Porter
Classics and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan

March 30, 2007, 15:30
Concordia University, Liberal Arts College (2040 McKay)
Basement Seminar Room

James I. Porter is the author of /The Invention of Dionysus: An Essay on the Birth of Tragedy/ (Stanford University Press, 2000), /Nietzsche and the Philology of the Future/ (Stanford University Press, 2000) and /The Origins of Aesthetic Inquiry in Antiquity: Matter, Experience, and the Sublime/ (forthcoming, Cambridge University Press), and the editor of /Classical Pasts: The Classical Traditions of Greece and Rome/ (Princeton University Press, 2006) and /Constructions of the Classical Body/ (Michigan University Press, 1999-2004).

His talk will address the first chapter of Eric Auerbach’s /Mimesis./ An online version of the Auerbach is available at http://www.westmont.edu/~fisk/Articles/OdysseusScar.html

Presented by the department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics at Concordia University

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