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Lit Fest dramatic reading

22nd Century Media covered Stanley Lombardo’s dramatic reading of “The Odyssey,” presented March 23 during Lake Forest Literary Festival. Click here to view the video.

The following is an excerpt of that article:

Award-winning translator gives dramatic reading of ‘The Odyssey’

By Kyle Tyrrell

An overflow audience was rapt in Meyer Auditorium on March 23 at Lake Forest College as University of Kansas professor emeritus Stanley Lombardo, backlit and clad in shadows with a raspy voice, translated his rendition of Homer’s “The Odyssey.” 

Lombardo’s dramatic show was part of Lake Forest College’s English Department’s offerings of dramatic readings for its students — and not just English majors. The Wednesday night event was part of the Lake Forest Literary Festival, which ran March 21-25 at the college.

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