Writen by Hazel Atkinson. Known for her unwavering fidelity, Penelope did not lose hope that her husband, Odysseus, would return from the Trojan War, despite the decades that passed. This fictional piece relates the story through the eyes of the legendary Queen of Ithaca.
Written by Justin Biggi. Euripides’ ‘Bakkhai’ is widely hailed as his most eminent work, with its central protagonist, Dionysus, receiving a great deal of attention in modern academia. Anne Carson’s treatment of the god in her recent translation draws attention to the ‘othering’ that has pervaded centuries of scholarship.