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Anne Carson

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Red Doc> (2013)
4.15 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Somewhat of a continuation of, or return to, Autobiography of Red, Red Doc> is a little less accessible than its predecessor, though that doesn't necessarily make it less enjoyable. Personally, I like Autobiography of Red more than this one, for its cohesiveness as a whole and it...
Nox (2010)
4.3 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Nox by Anne Carson is a close copy of an epitaph she wrote for her brother when he died. Comprised of photographs, dictionary excerpts detailing Latin words, the indents of words in a page and an organized telling of the authors thoughts and facts, Nox tells the story of Carson's...
Antigonick (2012)
4.22 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This is incredible! In part, Carson is changing Antigone from a play, to be performed, to a book, to be read. (That seems appropriate. After all, when was the last time you saw a performance of any of Sophocles' plays? For most of us, it's been a very long time!) She uses white s...
An Oresteia (2009)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This is my favourite translation of an Oresteia I've read so far. I like her use of Euripides' Orestes as it seems much more of a finale than The Eumenides, and I really enjoy the way she weaves poetry and modern language together, building to a quite modern, soap opera-style end...
The Albertine Workout (2014)
4.23 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: read on a saturday afternoon. spent the day reorganizing my half of the downstairs: shelving books, looking at trinkets, drinking beer, avoiding the moderate heat of a new found summertime in san francisco. i have not read proust; his books sit alphabetized on the fiction shelves...
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