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after troy

by Taban Lo Liyong

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.

ISBN 9781928476344 | 156 pages | 210 x 148mm | 2021 | Deep South, South Africa | Paperback


eBook ISBN: 9781928476351



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