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Eros the bittersweet
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time. A book about romantic love, Eros is Anne Carson's exploration of the concept of "eros" in both classical philosophy
How Not to Read a Poem: Unmixing Simonides from "Protagoras"
Listening to a philosopher analyze a poem is like watching a man attack a river with a sword, or so Socrates suggests in Plato's Protagoras (340A). He is making reference to a passage in Homer's
Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay
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
Autobiography of Red
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR National book Critics Circle Award Finalist "Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today."-It's a fate it is somewhat
This essay in both literary criticism and negative theology treats three widely diverse cases of women who “had the nerve to enter a zone of absolute spiritual daring.” The three cases are of the
Wedding at Noon in Pindar’s Ninth Pythian
T IS NOTHING NEW in saying that Pindar's Ninth Pythian is full of love and marriage. Nor in wondering why. Many commentators have noted an erotic emphasis in the poem, many have speculated about its
Enhancing community-based disaster preparedness with information technology.
The study concludes that CBDP is strengthened through a combination of appropriate information technology and collaborative relationships between NGOs and community-based organisations.
Economy of the Unlost: (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan)
The ancient Greek lyric poet Simonides of Keos was the first poet in the Western tradition to take money for poetic composition. From this starting point, Anne Carson launches an exploration of the