Medusa

Monstrous Men: The Medusa #MeToo Monument Has an Oedipal Complex

The statue embodies is the long historical pattern in which male competition plays out in the exploitation of female suffering.

Siren Songs: Nina MacLaughlin on Revisiting the Women of Ovid’s “Metamorphoses”

In Wake, Siren, Ovid’s women emerge as unique individuals, fully formed and very often full of anger. Read more »

Snake Eyes: The Power to Turn the Patriarchy into Stone

A feminist analysis of the myth of Medusa reclaims her curse as a powerful protection against the male gaze. Read more »