Tuesday September 10, 2013
Legendary poet and classicist Anne Carson read from 59 Paragraphs About Albertine in addition to new work inspired by a character in Proust, commissioned by The Center. Anne Carson's most recent book is Red Doc >.
About Red Doc >
Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to them in later life. Red Doc > continues their adventures in a very different style and with changed names.
To live past the end of your myth is a perilous thing.
Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living.