Jun 13, 2020 • 24M

Sympathy for a Witch? Madeline Miller on Circe

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Madeline Miller, the New York Times best selling author of Circe and Song of Achilles, discusses the reasons we need a new perspective for the Odyssean witch, why she evolved into an evil seductress, the role of gods and whether we should like Odysseus in the first place?

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You can learn more about Madeline Miller on her website: http://madelinemiller.com/circe/

You can purchase Madeline's book, Circe, here: https://www.amazon.com/CIRCE-New-York-Times-bestseller/dp/0316556343