The Trojan Women: A Comic (Hardcover)

The Trojan Women: A Comic (Hardcover)

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Author: Anne Carson

Illustrator: Rosanna Bruno

Publisher: New Directions (2021)

Here is a new comic-book version of Euripides’s classic The Trojan Women, which follows the fates of Hekabe, Andromache, and Kassandra after Troy has been sacked and all its men killed. This collaboration between the visual artist Rosanna Bruno and the poet and classicist Anne Carson attempts to give a genuine representation of how human beings are affected by warfare. Therefore, all the characters take the form of animals (except Kassandra, whose mind is in another world).