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Eros the Bittersweet

An Essay

Eros the Bittersweet( )
Author: Carson, Anne
Series title:Princeton Legacy Library
ISBN:978-0-691-60285-1
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

The insights presented in the volume are many and wide-ranging, recognizably in tune with the subtlest modern discussions of desire (such as triangulation. or loving what others love), yet offering new solutions to old problems, like the proper interpretation of Plato's Phaedrus. On the frequently discussed effect of literacy on Greek civilization, the book offers a fresh view: it was no accident that the poets who invented Eros were also the first readers and writers of the Western...
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Book Details
Pages:204
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.282 x 0.428 Inches
Book Weight:0.854 Pounds
Author Biography
Carson, Anne (Author)
Anne Carson was born December 16, 1950. Carson is a poet, an essayist, and a classicist. She is the director of the graduate program in Classics at McGill University, where she also teaches Latin and Greek.

Carson is perhaps besst know for Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, which won the 1998 QSPELL Prize for Poetry. Carson recently won the 2001 Griffin Poetry Prize for Men in the Off Hours. Carson also won the T.S. Eliot poetry prize for The Beauty of the Husband, the first woman to win the award in its nine-year history. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1998 and received a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship in 2000. Carson is the author of seven books.

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