"An Odyssey" is the story of what happened when Daniel Mendelsohn's 81-year-old father, Jay, enrolled in his college course on Homer's epic poem.
By Elizabeth Flock
Many readers think of "The Iliad" as a daunting text. But Caroline Alexander, whose new translation of the classic work by Homer comes out Nov. 24, said she wants to bring the epic down to earth.
Stephen Mitchell is a poet and one of the preeminent translators and interpreters of ancient and modern classics. His works include "Gilgamesh," "Tao Te Ching," "The Book of Job," "The Gospel According to Jesus" and "The Selected Poetry of Rainer…
By Tom LeGro
Stephen Mitchell reads from his translation of 'The Iliad' by Homer.
Jeffrey Brown talks to Stephen Mitchell about his translation of 'The Iliad' by Homer.
The culturally-iconic animated TV show "The Simpsons" finally came out as a full-length feature Friday. Co-creator James L. Brooks talks to the NewsHour about the new film and its reflection of Americans.
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