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Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay (Princeton Legacy Library)
by Anne Carson
The insights presented in the volume are many and wide-ranging, recognizably in tune with the subtlest modern discussions of desire (such as triangulation. or loving what others love), yet offering new solutions to old problems, like the proper interpretation of Plato's Phaedrus. On the frequently discussed effect of literacy on Greek...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events; All Sex & Erotica
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
The Beauty Of The Husband is an essay on Keats’s idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage. It is told in 29 tangos. A tango (like a marriage) is something you have to dance to the end. This clear-eyed, brutal, moving, darkly funny book tells a single story in an immediate, accessible voice–29...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica
Norma Jeane Baker of Troy
by Anne Carson
Anne Carson’s new work that reconsiders the stories of two iconic women—Marilyn Monroe and Helen of Troy—from their point of viewNorma Jeane Baker of Troy is a meditation on the destabilizing and destructive power of beauty, drawing together Helen of Troy and Marilyn Monroe, twin avatars of female fascination separated by millennia...
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Autobiography of Red (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
The award-winning poet reinvents a genre in a stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional re-creation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present.Geryon, a young boy who is also a winged red monster, reveals the volcanic terrain of his fragile, tormented soul in an...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Sex & Erotica
An Oresteia: Agamemnon by Aiskhylos; Elektra by Sophokles; Orestes by Euripides
by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides
A Bold, Iconoclastic New Look at One of the Great Works of Greek Tragedy In this innovative rendition of The Oresteia , the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions—Aischylos' Agamemnon , Sophokles' Elektra , and Euripides' Orestes —giving birth to a wholly new experience of the classic Greek...
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Antigonick (New Directions Paperbook)
by Anne Carson
An illustrated new translation of Sophokles’ Antigone . Anne Carson has published translations of the ancient Greek poets Sappho, Simonides, Aiskhylos, Sophokles and Euripides. Antigonick is her seminal work. Sophokles’ luminous and disturbing tragedy is here given an entirely fresh language and presentation. This paperback...
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Plainwater: Essays and Poetry (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pieces stretch the boundaries of language and literary form, while juxtaposing classical and...
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Men in the Off Hours (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Anne Carson
Following her widely acclaimed Autobiography of Red ("A spellbinding achievement" --Susan Sontag), a new collection of poetry and prose that displays Anne Carson's signature mixture of opposites--the classic and the modern, cinema and print, narrative and verse. In Men in the Off Hours , Carson reinvents figures as diverse as...
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Economy of the Unlost: (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan) (Martin Classical Lectures)
by Anne Carson
The ancient Greek lyric poet Simonides of Keos was the first poet in the Western tradition to take money for poetic composition. From this starting point, Anne Carson launches an exploration, poetic in its own right, of the idea of poetic economy. She offers a reading of certain of Simonides' texts and aligns these with writings of the...
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