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320 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Cooley praises Carson for the emotional power and “masterful formal innovations” in Autobiography of Red. Translator, poet, and professor of classics Anne Carson... Read more
4,687 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following review, Knox provides an overview of Carson's body of work and examines the author's inventive form and narrative verse in Autobiography of Red. My letter to the Princet... Read more
3,284 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following review, Wahl asserts that Carson's works effectively combine academic scholarship with lyrical verse, observing that Eros the Bittersweet, Plainwater, and Autobiography of Red ... Read more
860 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Rasula praises Carson for her imagination, originality of form, and effective use of irony in Autobiography of Red. Subtitled “A Novel in Verse,” this book [Auto... Read more
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In the following essay, Rae examines Carson's reworking of ancient mythology in Autobiography of Red and argues that the volume is particularly effective due to Carson's series of ȁ... Read more
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In the following review, Lowry discusses the themes of love and economy in Economy of the Unlost and Autobiography of Red, commenting that both volumes are “musings on the exigencies of human g... Read more
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In the following review, Rae characterizes Autobiography of Red as a contemporary Canadian long poem. Bolder Flights represents the latest contribution to an ongoing critical enterprise that articulat... Read more