Burgess, Jonathan



Jane Aspinall

Jonathan S. Burgess is a professor of Classics at the University of Toronto.  He is the author of The Tradition of the Trojan War in Homer and the Epic Cycle (2001) and several articles on early Greek epic poetry.  He is currently a fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute at the University of Toronto, working on a project about the Odyssey and travel literature.

On Rorotoko:

On his book The Death and Afterlife of Achilles
(Our Cover Feature of March 10, 2009)