In This Issue July/August 2008
Volume 29, Issue 4
Medallion depicting Eros and Psyche, first to second centuries C.E.
National Museum of Afghanistan © Thierry Olivier/Musée Guimet
Insider advice on the ins and outs of grant writing.By Meredith Hindley
Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg set the standards for art in the 1950s.By James Panero
About soldiers-turned-defendants, a novelist-turned-interpreter, and French-turned-English.By Steve Moyer
Although famous as a period when large private estates and fine suburbs were built and landscaped, the early twentieth century was equally a time when little gardens attracted great loyalties, andBy Sandy Isenstadt
James I. Porter has devoted his career to studying classics. His books explore the birth of tragedy, the role of aesthetics in Greek culture, and Greek and Roman classical traditions. We asked Porter to opine on Homer and the mortals and gods who fill his tales.