The Art in the Popular

“[A]t the University of Virginia today I regularly teach the introductory comparative literature survey, which begins with the Iliad and the Odyssey and runs through all the traditional great authors, such as Virgil, Dante, Cervantes, Goethe, Austen, and Dostoevsky… why am I now writing about Gilligan´s Island and Star Trek?” Paul CantorThe Art in the Popular (Wilson Quarterly)