Anne Carson

A professor of the classics, with background in classical languages, comparative literature, anthropology, history, and commercial art, Carson blends ideas and themes from many fields in her writing. She frequently references, modernizes, and translates Ancient Greek literature. She has published eighteen books as of 2013, all of which blend the forms of poetry, essay, prose, criticism, translation, dramatic dialogue, fiction, and non-fiction.Anne Carson lives in Canada.Anne Carson is an internationally acclaimed writer. Her books include Antigonick, Nox, Decreation, The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos, winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry; Economy of the Unlost; Autobiography of Red, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the T.S. Eliot Prize, Plainwater: Essays and Poetry, and Glass, Irony and God, shortlisted for the Forward Prize. Carson is also a classics scholar, the translator of If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho, and the author of Eros the Bittersweet. Her awards and honors include the Lannan Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Griffin Trust Award for Excellence in Poetry, a Guggenheim fellowship, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Her latest book, Red Doc>, was shortlisted for the 2013 T.S. Elliot Prize.



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zafiroboliviahar citeretfor 3 måneder siden
Beginnings are special
because most of them are fake.
The new person you become
with that first sip of wine
was already there.
anahar citeretfor 2 år siden
Stones make my brother happy,

thought Geryon and he studied stones as he trotted along behind.

So many different kinds of stones,

the sober and the uncanny, lying side by side in the red dirt.
anahar citeretfor 2 år siden
Hand in hand on the first day of school

Geryon crossed this alien terrain with his mother.
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