Antigonick

Author: Anne Carson
Homepage_9780811222921

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  • : $26.50(AUD)
  • : 9780811222921
  • : New Directions Publishing Corporation
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  • : May 2015
  • : 203mm X 132mm X 5mm
  • : United States
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  • : Anne Carson
  • : Paperback
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Barcode 9780811222921
9780811222921

Description

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 edition includes a new preface by the author, "Dear Antigone."

Author description

Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living at New York University. Her awards and honors include the Lannan Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Griffin Trust Award for Excellence in Poetry, a Guggenheim fellowship, and the MacArthur "Genius" Award. She is the author of Nox; Glass, Irony and God; The Autobiography of Red; The Beauty of the Husband; Decreation; Economy of the Unlost; Eros the Bittersweet; Grief Lessons; If Not, Winter; Men in the Off Hours; and Plainwater.