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Autobiography of red : a novel in verse

Author: Anne Carson
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed., Aug. 1999View all editions and formats
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"A stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional re-creation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present."
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Genre/Form: Novels in verse
Poetry
Novels
Adaptations
Named Person: Stesichorus.; Heracles, (Greek mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Carson
ISBN: 037570129X 9780375701290
OCLC Number: 42032792
Awards: Short-listed for Boston Book Review (Fiction) 1999
Description: 149 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Red meat : what difference did Stesichoros make --
Red meat : fragments of Stesichoros --
Appendix A. Testimonia on the question of Stesichros' blinding by Helen --
Appendix B. Palinode of Stesichoros by Stesichoros (fragment 192 poetae melici graeci) --
Appendix C. Clearing up the question of Stesichoros' blinding by Herlen --
Autobiography of Red --
Interview.
Responsibility: Anne Carson.

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"A stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional re-creation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present."

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