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Watch Louise Glück talk about being a poet.
Watch a scene between Odysseus and Circe. Notice how Circe doesn't really blink.
Watch Circe dance in "The Voyages of Odysseus," a ballet that first premiered at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Dance Center.
Listen to Louise Glück talk about being a poet.
Listen to Louise Glück read some poems and talk about poetry.
A Library of Congress interview with Louise Glück…so good!
Read a few of Louise Glück's poems and listen to her read them aloud.
An artist's rendition of Circe.
Another artist's take on Circe.
A photo of the poet.
Check out this picture from 350BC which depicts Odysseus pointing his sword at Circe.
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Read an in-depth critique of the book of poetry in which "Circe's Power" first appeared.
By Modern American Poetry.
A short, illustrated version of The Odyssey.
A press release from the Library of Congress announcing Louise Glück as the 12th Poet Laureate of the United States.
Read the transcript of a Library of Congress interview with Louise Glück.
Don't have a copy of The Odyssey lying on your bedside table? Read the epic poem online (compliments of MIT).
Explore an interactive map of Odysseus' journey.