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With text blocks hand-inked on the page by Anne Carson and her collaborator Robert Currie, Antigonick features translucent vellum pages with stunning drawings by Bianca Stone that overlay the text.Anne Carson has published translations of the ancient Greek poets Sappho, Simonides, Aiskhylos, Sophokles and Euripides. Antigonick is her first attempt at making translation into a combined visual and textual experience. Sophokles luminous and disturbing tragedy is here given an entirely fresh language and presentation. Thoroughly delightful."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 51 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 6mm | 40g
  • New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0811222926
  • 9780811222921
  • 158,549

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A beautiful, bewildering book, wondrous and a bit scary to behold, that gives a reader much to think about without making it clear how she should more