Antigonick

Antigonick

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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

  • Hardback | 180 pages
  • 157.48 x 205.74 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0811219577
  • 9780811219570
  • 389,523

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She is one of the few writers writing in English that I would read anything she wrote. --Susan Sontag"show more

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76,521 ratings
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4 33% (25,018)
3 33% (25,296)
2 11% (8,132)
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