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The Penelopiad

Autor Margaret Atwood
Vydavatel: New York : Canongate, ©2005.
Edice: Myths (Canongate Publishing)
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st American edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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Homer's Odyssey is not the only version of the story. Mythic material was originally oral, and also local -- a myth would be told one way in one place and quite differently in another. I have drawn on material other than the Odyssey, especially for the details of Penelope's parentage, her early life and marriage, and the scandalous rumors circulating about her. I've chosen to give the telling of the story to  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Fiction
Typ materiálu: Fiction
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Margaret Atwood
ISBN: 1841957178 9781841957173 1841957984 9781841957982
OCLC číslo: 62145982
Popis: xv, 199 pages ; 21 cm.
Název edice: Myths (Canongate Publishing)
Odpovědnost: Margaret Atwood.

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Homer's Odyssey is not the only version of the story. Mythic material was originally oral, and also local -- a myth would be told one way in one place and quite differently in another. I have drawn on material other than the Odyssey, especially for the details of Penelope's parentage, her early life and marriage, and the scandalous rumors circulating about her. I've chosen to give the telling of the story to Penelope and to the twelve hanged maids. The maids form a chanting and singing Chorus, which focuses on two questions that must pose themselves after any close reading of the Odyssey: What led to the hanging of the maids, and what was Penelope really up to? The story as told in the Odyssey doesn't hold water: there are too many inconsistencies. I've always been haunted by the hanged maids and, in The Penelopiad, so is Penelope herself. The author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Blind Assassin presents a cycle of stories about Penelope, wife of Odysseus, through the eyes of the twelve maids hanged for disloyalty to Odysseus in his absence.

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