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Emily Wilson: The Odyssey (A New Translation)

Ed. Note: Emily Wilson is widely believed to be the first woman to translate Homer’s The Odyssey into English. Here are the opening stanzas of the new book which poets and scholars … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

Richard St. John: Argos

  How had he looked to her when he’d come home? He didn’t know, what with the way the gods were forever cloaking men in mist, giving the old a … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: Odysseus

It does not happen as they say, the body sluffing off and leaving light. No. It’s terrible. All those Who came home whole from Troy now in nursing homes in … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: Cyclops

Now a boy leads him by the hand down from the mountain to sit on the docks and listen to the sailors curse. Poor Polyphemus, they say, turning away from … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

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