David Quint

David Quint is Sterling Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Yale. His latest book is Cervantes’s Novel of Modern Times.

Poor Cyclops: the ‘Odyssey’

David Quint, 25 June 2009

In The Return of Ulysses Edith Hall takes us on a tour of global culture high and low, mostly from the last hundred years, to demonstrate how Homer’s great poem continues to permeate our sensibility and imagination. She is an informative and enthusiastic guide, and the sheer wealth of her examples is impressive. But the tour rarely stops at any given poem, novel, film, play, painting,...

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