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The Beauty of the Husband

A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos

The Beauty of the Husband( )
Author: Carson, Anne
ISBN:978-0-375-40804-5
Publication Date:Feb 2001
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

The Beauty Of The Husbandis an essay on Keats’s idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage. It is told in 29 tangos. A tango (like a marriage) is something you have to dance to the end. This clear-eyed, brutal, moving, darkly funny book tells a single story in an immediate, accessible voice–29 “tangos” of narrative verse that take us vividly through erotic, painful, and heartbreaking scenes from a long-time marriage that falls apart. Only...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.64 x 8.91 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:0.825 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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