Mythology: A Woman Translates Homer’s Odyssey

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It’s hard to believe now, but women learning the classics was a genuine threat to male power. Against this long background of misogyny and fear, it is surprising, but not astonishing, that the first English translation of the Odyssey by a woman has only now come out. – Annalisa Quinn, NPR.  More:

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