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Red Doc

Carson, Anne

Published by London: Cape
ISBN 10: 0224097555 / ISBN 13: 9780224097550
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Title: Red Doc

Publisher: London: Cape

Binding: Hardcover

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2013. First Edition. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780224097550

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Synopsis: This is a signed limited edition. In a stunningly original mix of poetry, drama, and narrative, Anne Carson brings the red-winged Geryon from Autobiography of Red, now called 'G', into manhood, and through the complex labyrinths of the modern age. We join him as he travels with his friend and lover 'Sad' (short for Sad But Great), a war veteran; and with Ida, an artist, across a geography that ranges from plains of glacial ice to idyllic green pastures; from a psychiatric clinic to the sombre house where G's mother must face her death. Haunted by Proust, juxtaposing the hunger for flight with the longing for family and home, this deeply powerful picaresque verse invites readers on an extraordinary journey of intellect, imagination, and soul.

About the Author: Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living. Her awards and honours include the Lannan Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Griffin Trust Award for Excellence in Poetry, the T.S. Eliot Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, and the MacArthur 'Genius' Award.

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