Anne Carson's poetry - characterized by various reviewers as qshort talksq, qessaysq, or qverse narrativesq - combines the confessional and the critical in a voice all her own. Known as a remarkable classicist, Anne Carson in Glass, Irony and God weaves contemporary and ancient poetic strands with stunning style. This collection includes: qThe Glass Essayq, a powerful poem about the end of a love affair, told in the context of Carson's reading of the Bronte sisters; qBook of Isaiahq, a poem evoking the deeply primitive feel of ancient Judaism; and qThe Fall of Romeq, about her trip to qfindq Rome and her struggle to overcome feelings of a terrible alienation there.This collection includes: aquot;The Glass Essayaquot;, a powerful poem about the end of a love affair, told in the context of Carsona#39;s reading of the Bronte sisters; aquot;Book of Isaiahaquot;, a poem evoking the deeply primitive feel of ancient Judaism; and ...
|Title||:||Glass, Irony, and God|
|Publisher||:||New Directions Publishing - 1995|