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A Tremendous Thing: Friendship from the

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A Tremendous Thing: Friendship from the "Iliad" to the Internet

Gregory Jusdanis

Friendship encompasses a wide range of social bonds, from playground companionship and wartime camaraderie to modern marriages and Facebook links. For many, friendship is more meaningful than familial ties. And yet it is our least codified relationship, with no legal standing or bureaucratic definition. This book explores the complex, sometimes contradictory nature of friendship, reclaiming its importance in both society and the humanities today ... Read more

 

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