Conversations: The Many Faces of Myth, Classical Reception with Dr Victoria Austen

07.09.2021 - By Let's Talk About Myths, Baby! Greek & Roman Mythology Retold

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Liv speaks with Dr. Victoria Austen about the wide world of mythology and classical reception: Troy, Circe, Silence of the Girls, Song of Achilles, even the Aeneid as reception. Books mentioned: The Song of Achilles and Circe by Madeline Miller, The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker, A Thousand Ships and The Children of Jocasta by Natalie Haynes, a trilogy by Emily Hauser, Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood, Lavinia by Ursula Le Guin, and the House of Names by Colm Toibin. CW/TW: far too many Greek myths involve assault. Given it's fiction, and typically involves gods and/or monsters, I'm not as deferential as I would be were I referencing the real thing. Attributions and licensing information for music used in the podcast can be found here: Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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