THE TALK: CRAVEN ON HOMER

Old Treasury Building. 5 February 2017

Peter Craven, our leading public intellectual and foremost threatre and literary critic, unravelled THE ILIAD for a postmodern audience.

Craven delivered this exposition on why Homer is central to the literary pantheon, slaying with his final line:

“The Iliad is quite simply the greatest long poem and the greatest drama
and the greatest novel ever written”