The Classical Mind Newsletter for October 27, 2023
The Canon of Great Books, Van Gogh Reimagined, When You Don't Feel Like Reading, Reverberations of the Oedipus Story, Shakespeare's Everyday Relationships, St. Crispin's Day, Religious Knowledge
We are busily preparing to record our next episode on The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. That will release November 7. Funny fact: November 7 is an Election Day. We didn’t plan it that way but it works out!
The book for December is Troilus and Crisyde by Geoffrey Chaucer.
January will be a Listener’s Choice read. Keep an eye out for a nomination thread in the chat in the next few weeks.
Please drop a comment about the kind of things you’d like to see in future installments of this newsletter. The way we see it, this newsletter exists to foster conversation for our community of listeners and fellow readers.
The Canon of Great Books
You know we’re suckers for conversations about the Canon! So of course, we have to promote thisepisode about The Canon of Great Books.
Van Gogh Reimagined
Cizza Bernal, a Mexican artist, is capturing cityscapes with his camera and then adding the Van Gogh-esque swirly sky. Check out this piece in My Modern Met about Bernal’s project.
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