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Anne Carson
Birth date: June 21, 1950
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 weeks ago
someone will remember us I say even in another time It's so frustrating to read these fragments. I just want to know what the whole poems were.
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 3 years ago
It is interesting reading Electra where the subject matter was also treated by Aeschylus and Euripides. I haven't read Euripides treatment, but I think I preferred Aeschylus treatment, because his way of writing is so overwrought and it suits the subject matter better. None the less Sophocles trea...
Muccamukk rated it 3 years ago
So I read this in half an hour right after finishing a more literal translation, and hooooooooooly hell. I basically spent the whole book caught in a slow clap of admiration at Carson's punch in the face daring prose. Absolutely blew me away, and this is from someone who didn't really like the play ...
Muccamukk rated it 4 years ago
Well that was frustrating. Through no fault of Anne Carson's I struggled with this. The poems we get are so stunning, but just getting snatches and even single words is incredibly unsatisfying. I really did appreciate the end notes though, as they provided needed context. I liked Carson's translatio...
wjmcomposer rated it 4 years ago
A phenomenal achievement in publishing by itself, the author explores her emotions over the passing of her brother through the prism of Poem 101 by Catullus, with the definition of each Latin word on facing pages from her clipped, collage, written, and typed snippets of thought and memory. You'll ru...
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