The Odyssey (Internet text (A translator's reckoning with the women of…
A translator's reckoning with the women of the Odyssey
First woman to translate the Odyssey in English
People presume that she sympathizes penelope above the rest
Penelope is Odysseus' wife
lived 20 years without her husband
Had to withstand advances of her suitors
Weaved a death cloth for her husband to trick her suitors
She said to them:
"I will marry one of you once this cloth is finished"
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Seen as a strong woman by Emily
The greatest tale ever told?
Ancient greek writer
Voyage to Ithaka
After the 10 years long battle of troy
Took him 10 years
He angered the god of the sea
He came across various monsters and mythical creatures