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What is Decolonize the Classics?


1: to free (a people or area) from colonial status : to relinquish control of (a subjugated people or area)

2: to free from the dominating influence of a colonizing power

The Classics, whether referring to classical antiquity or classical literature, dominate our understanding of what good storytelling is and whose stories deserve to be told. Decolonize the Classics is an ever-expanding archive of must-read classics from different cultures and nations around the world. 


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