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The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
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 Myth of Penelope and Odysseus; A volume in Canongate's The Myths-series. The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths, The) – Margaret Atwood returns with a shrewd, funny, and insightful retelling of the myth of Odysseus from the point of view of Penelope. Posted on December 14, 2012 | 13 Comments. Jennifer Nehrbass' cameo series is inspired by Margaret Atwood's novella The Penelopiad, a reinterpretation of the Greek myth of Penelope and Odysseus. How we see the maids, and how we see Penelope– hell, how we see women in myth– says as much about the story as it does about us. Hmmm.methinks I must read the *Penelopiad*. The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Myths by Margaret Atwood – Well Done. 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. Misunderstood and frustrated with a millennia old narrative as the faithful and patient wife, Penelope offers a retelling of the legendary myth from her point of view. Here, Atwood turns the focus from Odysseus onto Penelope, who from the underworld of Hades tells us about her own life, interspersed with choruses by the 12 maids who were hung to death upon Odysseus's return. Download The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus My. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood. The Penelopiad tells the legendary story of Homer's Odyssey from the point of view of its hero Odysseus's intelligent and long-suffering wife, Penelope. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood. She has her own opinions about her husband's absence and exploits as well as the unfair treatment and murder of her handmaidens by Odysseus upon his return. I have lived my own hybrid take on The Odyssey, . Review: I've taken to loading an audiobook on my ipod I was seriously considering reading this book last year as part of my Read-A-Myth challenge but in the end had too many other books to read. Atwood, Margaret: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. The Penelopiad - Margaret Atwood The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Margaret Atwood Canangate Myths, 2005. Which is the whole point of mythology.

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