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The Shallow Feminism of ‘Circe’

Rape victim blaming in this myth retelling

Photo by author.

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…

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