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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 by Margaret Atwood

The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus



The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus ebook




The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Margaret Atwood ebook
Format: epub
Page: 224
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
ISBN: 1841957178, 9781841957173


It is a probing, innovative and beautiful retelling of the myth of Odysseus form the perspective of his wife, Penelope. There is a book by Margaret Atwood that gives, I believe, another view of these events: “The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus”. Hmmm.methinks I must read the *Penelopiad*. 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'. This is also the story of Penelope's twelve maids and their murder by Telemachus and Odysseus upon his return. Some, like Ali Smith, have rewritten a myth in modern language and placed the action in the present. 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. I haven't read it yet, it appears to be interesting and amusing. The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus Myths by Margaret Atwood – Well Done. The Penelopiad is a novel by Margaret Atwood. I have lived my own hybrid take on The Odyssey, . Margaret Atwood : The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths, The) ? 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. 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. 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. 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. Title: The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus (Myths, The). Download The Penelopiad The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus My. 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.

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