The Penelopiad

The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths)

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"Homer's Odyssey is not the only version of the story. Mythic material was originally oral, and also local -- a myth would be told one way in one place and quite differently in another. I have drawn on material other than the Odyssey, especially for ...Continua
Ha scritto il 07/07/14
Not the best Atwood ever, but an interesting point of view
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Ha scritto il 12/04/12
Atwood is simply a genius!
Ha scritto il 22/01/12
Myths are never ending stories relentlessly and continually retold. Here it’s the case. This is a book on Penelop. Penelop is now dead, so she can tells her life freely and without fear, form her marriage to Odysseus homecoming, the slaughter of ...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/11/06
This was an interesting book, though there were bits I could have done without. The thing that most annoys me about Atwood is that I sometimes get a really smug vibe off her books (though strangely I never get that vibe from her in interviews) and ...Continua

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