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    • Autobiography of Red

    • Vintage Contemporaries Series
    • By: Anne Carson
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Story
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    The award-winning poet Anne Carson reinvents a genre in Autobiography of Red, a stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional recreation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wholly Original and Entirely Captivating

    • By Anonymous User on 02-15-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Knopf National Poetry Month Collection

    • By: Sarah Arvio, Anne Carson, Jack Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Kevin Young, James Merrill, Toni Morrison, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
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    Since 1998, the Alfred A. Knopf Publishing Group has celebrated National Poetry Month by e-mailing a poem a day throughout the month of April to over 25,000 devoted poetry fans. In April 2006, Knopf introduced the Poem-a-Day podcast, which featured poets including Kevin Young and James Merrill reading their own poems, as well as Knopf authors, such as Joan Didion and Toni Morrison, reading work by their favorite poets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great poem by olds in here

    • By Margaret E. Hess on 03-15-16

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Anne Carson at the 92nd Street Y Poetry Center

    • By: Anne Carson
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Anne Carson is "the most exciting poet writing in English today", said Michael Ondaatje. Carson, an essayist and classicist, is the author of many collections and translations, including Decreation, The Beauty of the Husband, Eros the Bittersweet, and Autobiography of Red. Her translations of four plays by Euripides are collected in Grief Lessons. Carson returns to the Poetry Center to perform her pieces "Cassandra Float Can" and "Lecture on Pronouns".

    Regular price: $1.95