Rosanna Bruno

Rosanna Bruno

Rosanna Bruno is an artist who makes paintings, comics, and bad puns. Her first book, The Slanted Life Of Emily Dickinson (Andrews McMeel) was published in 2017.

The Trojan Women

Here is a new comic-book version of Euripides’s classic The Trojan Women, which follows the fates of Hekabe, Andromache, and Kassandra after Troy has been sacked and all its men killed. This collaboration between the visual artist Rosanna Bruno and the poet and classicist Anne Carson attempts to give a genuine representation of how human beings are affected by warfare. Therefore, all the characters take the form of animals (except Kassandra, whose mind is in another world).…
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Rosanna Bruno’s Slanted Life is so hysterical, you may find yourself with a case of the vapors.
—Alison Bechdel
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