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Emily Wilson is so far the only woman to publish a translation of The Odyssey in English, but she's not the first woman to translate an Ancient Greek text into a contemporary language. With her translation, Wilson joins the ranks of women who have broken gender barriers to give their voices to the Classics. Does the translator's gender influence the interpretation of a text?
The latest round of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductions were announced today, and Whitney Houston is the only woman honored. In the spirit of aggressively pointing out the obvious, here's a playlist list of women who could be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, consisting (mostly) of artists who issued debut recordings in every year represented by the inductions so far.