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Wisconsin Book Festival presents Emily Wilson

Meeting Rooms 301 & 302
02/28/2019 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Wisconsin Book Festival and the UW-Center for the Humanities, present this fresh, authoritative version of The Odyssey. In the first English translation of The Odyssey by a woman, this stirring tale of shipwrecks, monsters, and magic comes alive in an entirely new way. Written in iambic pentameter verse and a vivid, contemporary idiom, this engrossing translation matches the number of lines in the Greek original, thus striding at Homer’s sprightly pace and singing with a voice that echoes Homer’s music.

Conor Moran