THE LOVE OF THE NIGHTINGALE: speechlessness in the literal, figurative, and historical sense

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By Jamie Hovis Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Love of the Nightingale is a modern adaptation of the Greek myth of Philomele as told in Sophocles’ Tereus and Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The story follows two sisters, Athenian princesses, Procne and Philomele. Years after Procne is married to Tereus, the king … Continued