LeGuin’s Lavinia

Ursula K. LeGuin’s reading in Seattle from Lavinia, her new novel, is discussed at length by Rick Simonson in Publisher’s Weekly:

To me, it’s fascinating (and inspirational) enough, alone, to see her keep at things, persistently, insistently. Lavinia is a brilliant recasting of Virgil’s Aeneid, done in a way that doesn’t take issue with [what] Virgil did 2,000 years ago, so much as it makes a large story even larger in spirit – and engaged imagination….

[Thanks to Andrew Porter for the link.]

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