James Redfield

Edward Olson Distinguished Service Professor, Committee on Social Thought; Department of Classical Languages and Literatures

Harper West 604

James Redfield is the author of Nature and Culture in the Iliad: The Tragedy of Hector (1975), The Locrian Maidens: Love and Death in Greek Italy (2004), and articles on Homer, Herodotus, Plato and Greek society. His teaching is focused on Greek language, literature and social history as they can be understood in the light of theory drawn from modern linguistics and anthropology.