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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. Margaret Atwood

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus


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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Canongate U.S.




The series, called 'The Myths',. The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus by Marget Atwood. The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (in audio) ~ by Margaret Atwood; Laural Merlington (Reader); Canongate Myths series # 2. Tonight I am thinking of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad, a book I read just prior to Kundera's Identity. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood. With The Penelopiad, Atwood does the same in reverse: in dealing with the myth of Odysseus and the fantastic world he, Penelope and the maids inhabit, she makes it seem all very plausible and human. Atwood's characterisation of both Penelope and Odysseus is consistent with my memory of the myth – both wily, fairly quiet, greatly in love and never forgetting a grudge. Amazing to me, how Margaret Atwood can take the wife of Odysseus straight out of the Greek myths, and by giving her a personality, as well as a voice, remind me of the women in my very favorite book of hers, The Robber Bride. For to me, as much as anything, The Penelopiad is about the wiles of Helen of Troy against the faithfulness of her cousin, Penelope. This book was This one by Margaret is a bit of a different slant on the myth of Penelope and Odysseus. Atwood, Margaret: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. Others, like Su Tong, Margaret Atwood mixes both of these methods together as she rewrites the tale of Odysseus from the viewpoint of his wife Penelope in 'The Penelopiad'. From one of Canada's most acclaimed writers comes this fresh and witty retelling of The Odyssey myth. Customers buy this book with The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus by. Written by Margaret Atwood Libri Reviewed by Jodie Authors taking part in the Canongate myths series have reinvented their chosen stories in a number of ways. You can find out more about the Canongate Myths series here and here. Some, like Ali Smith, have rewritten a myth in modern language and placed the action in the present. The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus; A volume in Canongate's The Myths-series. I'm always fascinated by retellings of existing stories, especially when the story is told from the perspective of a minor character. The all-female cast is attempting to bring to the stage an adaptation of the Greek myth of Penelope, wife of Odysseus, as retold by Margaret Atwood in her 2005 novel, The Penelopiad.

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