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Literature

Five Fascinating Facts about Samuel Butler

Trivia about a curious Victorian novelist 1. He thought Homer was a woman. Samuel Butler (1835-1902), Victorian novelist and thinker, wrote translations of both the Iliad (1898) and the Odyssey (1900), and in 1897 wrote a book about his theory, The Authoress of the Odyssey, which presented the ‘evidence’ for […]