Artists and censors, it never ends. How do you speak the truth when power, your government, wants sweetness, light, and compliance? The women of Eastern Europe, in the years before the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall, slipped into myth, using classical archetypes such as Cassandra, Penthesilea, and the implacable Medea to express contemporary fantasies of freedom. Fascinating! —L.J.
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