Re: [CRG] OT -- Homer & Herodotus (Ulysses & The English Patient)
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> Renee wrote:Hi Renee: I do know that the movie made a lot of people powerfully
>am i to understand that the author expects us to be
>familiar with this scholarly book, as joyce expected
>us to read the illiad before reading ulysses?
curious to read the Histories, sales leapt up, there are probably
millions of copies of this book floating around largely unread as a
result of the film. I hope it is no spoiler to say that the movie had
various quotes from the Histories read out - that seemed to suffice.
RR Molly Keane "Good Behaviour"
CR Charles Dickens’ “Bleak House”
CR Iris Murdoch "The Sea, The Sea"