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The Saint Katherine College Forum

How and Why to Read Epic Literature

November 07, 2011 Length: 56:28

Kay Harkins, associate professor of English Literature and Language at St. Katherine College, assays an Orthodox theory of literary criticism, which she bases on the principles of humility and compassion. Drawing on C. S. Lewis's A Preface to Paradise Lost, Harkins shows how an Orthodox approach to the old epic poems explains both why and how we ought to read them.
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