Anne Carson: Red Doc>

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book.jpgAnne Carson is one of the few poets today working with a complete frame of classical reference. With the curiously titled Red Doc>, she has just reprised the Herculean cast of her celebrated poetry novel, Autobiography of Red. Carson talks about the quality of her work, by turns playful and heartbreaking, and comments on cultural life in the wake of classical knowledge.

Read an excerpt from Red Doc>.