Eros the Bittersweet, by Anne Carson

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The Dalkey Archives reissue of Carson's outstanding study is as much a major literary event as its initial publication in 1986 was. Carson, a poet, playwright, translator, and classics scholar, delves deep into Ancient Greek literature--primarily Sappho's writings--to illuminate the abiding mysteries of love and desire. Combining research, imagination, and her inimitable flare, Carson dissects words, phrases, fragments, and whole poems, creating not just a masterpiece of literary criticism, but an essay that is itself a work of art.


Eros the Bittersweet By Anne Carson, Sandra Newman (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Anne Carson, Sandra Newman (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781628973860
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - August 9th, 2022