Bettany Hughes, Alice Oswald, Madeline Miller, Tim Whitmarsh
The Greeks 5 - After Homer
Hay Festival 2012,
The power of The Iliad and The Odyssey has endured in the literary imagination for thousands of years and still exerts a fascination for contemporary writers. Our classicists are joined by the poet (Memorial) and novelist (The Song of Achilles) who are speaking later today about their own works, which respond to the original masterpieces.