Earlier today, Channel 4 News tweeted out a wonderful little excerpt of an interview with Dr. Emily Wilson, the first woman to translate The Odyssey into English. In the interview, Dr. Wilson discusses her surprise in discovering the number of gendered words that weren’t pejorative in the original Greek, but which were translated into English by pejoratives. Watch the excerpt here.
Day: May 13, 2018
Four mini-documentaries for mother’s day.
Four clips, not all East Coast but at least three nonetheless trying for a realism that mother’s day festivities may discourage.