EPISODE 7: THE CHALLENGE OF HELEN – HISTORY’S MOST BEAUTIFUL &...

I dedicate this anticipatory episode of WATCHING TROY FALL to Helen of Troy:  in my view one of the most fascinating and “politicized” female characters in story.  I begin by noting that the “Helen stories” that a culture chooses to tell inevitably offer a revealing Rorschach (inkblot) Test on that culture’s issues, values, fears and…