The Shallow Feminism of ‘Circe’
Rape victim blaming in this myth retelling
Circe by Madeline Miller had been at the top of my wishlist soon after its publication in 2018. A well-received feminist retelling of an Ancient Greek goddess and witch? Count me in.
With how oft it was praised for giving voice to a maligned and ignored ancient female figure, feminist began to feel like an epithet…