Extremely Strained and Incredibly Forced: The Walking Dead (2010-2022) and The Aeneid (19 BCE), with Maxwell T Paule

The Reception Police are back with another take on the how Vergil’s Aeneid is secretly lurking behind all your favorite shows and movies. This week, Maxwell T Paule pitches his theory that AMC’s The Walking Dead (2010-2022) is an American re-imagining of Aeneas’ search for a new home set against the zombie apocalypse. We talk kings and police, doomed walled cities, father-son relationships and the one true sign you’ve found a place to settle down: farming.

Extremely Strained and Incredibly Forced
Extremely Strained and Incredibly Forced
Extremely Strained and Incredibly Forced: The Walking Dead (2010-2022) and The Aeneid (19 BCE), with Maxwell T Paule
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