Alison Bechdel – Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

“In the circus, acrobatics where one person lies on the floor balancing another are called “Icarian Games”. Considering the fate of Icarus after he flouted his father’s advice and flew so close to the sun his wings melted, perhaps some dark humor is intended. “In our particular re-enactment of this mythic relationship, it was not […]