Glass, Irony and God

Glass, Irony and God

By Anne Carson; Guy Davenport (Introduction by)

New Directions Publishing Corporation, Paperback, 9780811213028, 142pp.

Publication Date: November 1995

Anne Carson's poetry characterized by various reviewers as "short talks," "essays," or "verse narratives" combines the confessional and the critical in a voice all her own.

About the Author
Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living. A former MacArthur Fellow, awards for her numerous books include the T.S. Eliot Prize and The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Red Doc> was recently awarded the Griffin Poetry Prize and the inaugural Folio Prize. Her first full poetry collection, SHORT TALKS, was published by Brick Books in 1992 and is now presented as a new edition in 2015: SHORT TALKS: BRICK BOOKS CLASSICS 1.

As Bruce Bawer wrote in Bookforum, "the late Guy Davenport (1927-2005) left behind an oeuvre that is one long lesson in the history of civilization, and to read any part of it story, essay, or translation is to be enthralled by his unflagging intellectual energy and engagement." His books include The Geography of the Imagination, The Death of Picasso, Herakleitos and Diogenes, A Table of Green Fields, The Cardiff Team, DaVinci's Bicycle, and many more.