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Literary Arts

Madeline Miller’s Circe reimagines the Greek goddess as a women aware of the hostilities she faces

by Rege Behe

In Greek mythology, the goddess Circe is portrayed as a conniving witch responsible for death and misfortune and not worthy of the devotion afforded by her male counterparts. That archetype lasted centuries, even bleeding into DC Comics, where Circe was long a foe of Wonder Woman...