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Colm Toibin with Louise Gluck: Clytemnestra Revisited

May 15, 2017, 12:00 AM EDT

In his forthcoming book House of Names, award-winning author (and Griffin trustee) Colm Tóibín inhabits the mind of one of Greek mythology’s most divisive characters, Clytemnestra, retelling her tragic story of power, deception, and murder. Tóibín’s humanizing portrait of Agamemnon’s wife and killer imagines the love, lust, and pain that must have driven her. Joining Tóibín for an exploration of the character’s enduring intrigue and relevance is the beloved award-winning poet Louise Glück.
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May 15, 2017
12:00 AM EDT