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At an old, slow, snail’s pace, I am reading xo Orpheus: Fifty New Myths, edited by Kate Bernheimer. Although I am tempted to say Bernheimer is a leader of the modern fairy tale and myth renaissance, I think this would be misleading, as fairy tales and myths resonate throughout our lives like wallpaper lining the rooms of all the stories we create and live through today. 461 more words

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Book Review: "The Penelopiad" and Female Dynamics

Author: Margaret Atwood
Genre: Parallel Novel, Historical Fiction, Speculative Fiction
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
Published: September 28th, 2006

Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad is written as a parallel novel to Homer’s The Odyssey. 456 more words

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Jen Banning Recommends 'The Penelopiad' by Margaret Atwood

Jen Banning graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University with majors in history and anthropology in 2010.  She is currently pursuing an M.A. in general English with a focus on creative writing. 820 more words


jabanning reblogged this on Hooks and Yarns and commented:

A blog post I wrote for the Ball State English Department Blog back in March 2013. This is a review of Margaret Atwood's 'The Penelopiad'