after troy (Paperback)

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after troy, Taban lo Liyong's booklength poem, is an expansive and engaging elaboration of two classical Greek texts, Homer's Odyssey and Aeschylus's Oresteia. Its focus is the homecoming from the Trojan war of two hero-kings, Odysseus and Agamemnon. Lo Liyong recreates their thoughts and speech, adding dialogue from other characters, most of them women, who are not given a voice in the original stories. after troy is also a philosophical enquiry into retribution and justice.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781928476344
ISBN-10: 1928476341
Publisher: Deep South
Publication Date: January 1st, 2021
Pages: 156
Language: English