October 28, 2021
Double Persephone (in Spanish: Double Persephone) is an anthology of poems written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood, self-published in 1961.  Atwood herself pressed the pages with a flat press and glued them,  designed the cover with linocut and only made 220 copies, which sold for 50 cents.  It was his first publication and contains seven poems: "Formal Garden", "Pastoral", "Iconic Landscape", "Persephone Departing", "Chthonic Love "," Her Song ", and" Double Persephone ".  They feature themes that will later be present in other works by the author, such as The Handmaid's Tale (1985) and Penelope and the Twelve Maids (2005) ).  Her next book of poetry was The Circle Game, published in 1964. Double Persephone won the E. J. Pratt medal.  It is estimated that each of the copies could be worth approximately 2,500 euros.