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2016 Humanitas Festival

posted Sep 19, 2016, 12:26 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Sep 21, 2016, 9:35 PM ]

An Iliad

by Lisa Peterson & Denis O'Hare
based on Homer's The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
7:30 p.m. @ Wadleigh Theatre, Daggy Hall

Saturday, September 24, 2016
2:00 p.m. @ Wadleigh Theatre, Daggy Hall

This play can serve as the topic of one of your short papers, answering the question: This play employs a number of specifics of the Iliad to make more universal points about war.  Pick out two of these specifics and discuss how they are used to make the more universal point(s).