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Event Lectures and Symposia Panel: The Enduring Appeal of the Odyssey

Date and Location

  • When: Saturday, August 31, 2019

    7:05 pm - 7:55 pm EDT

  • Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Room 145 (Street Level, North Building)

    801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW, Washington, DC 20001

  • Stage: Poetry & Prose

Part of National Book Festival ; 2019 National Book Festival

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Alberto Manguel discusses "Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey: A Biography" (Grove), Madeline Miller discusses "Circe" (Little, Brown) and Emily Wilson discusses her translation of "The Odyssey" (Norton) in a panel conversation. Introduced by: Amy Stolls.

The Poetry & Prose Stage is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts.