Classical Slash

Charles Butler hannibal at
Tue Sep 21 13:24:57 EDT 2004

> I wrote an article on fanfic a few years ago, wondering why Kirk/Spock is
> 'fanfiction' but Aeschylus' creative interventions into mythological
> canon, or Vergil's into Homeric epic, aren't. It's on the web here:

Hmm, I might just get my students to look at that one when we discuss the
'canon' later this term! Nothing new under the sun, eh? (That includes my
idea about classical slash, of course.)


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