Tuesday, July 16, 2013

News at Eleven: Throughout the book her descriptions

are powered by a taut, refined syntax: "She is a beast constructed for smooth sliding," [Anne] Carson writes of one character: "Now long pelvic muscles organise her."

At a time when poetry on both sides of the Atlantic seems to have become entrenched between easy lyricism and the wilfully opaque avant-garde, Carson forges a unique voice.

from The Telegraph: Red.Doc> by Anne Carson, review


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