Friday essay: rethinking the myth of Daphne, a woman who chooses eternal silence over sexual assault
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par Marguerite Johnson, Professor of Classics, University of Newcastle
Tanika Koosmen, PhD Candidate, University of Newcastle
This ancient myth, in which a nymph transforms herself into a tree to escape the lustful attention of the god Apollo, has inspired countless retellings in art. Its themes resonate today.
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- jeudi 24 juin 2021