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The Complicated Matter of Translating Proust June 23, 2014: A review of the new translation of Proust’s Swann’s Way by C. K. Scott Moncrieff seems timely–thanks, Boston Review and Leland de la Durantaye. We’ve just picked up Anne [...] by

Who Needs Poetry: EVERYONE! June 16, 2014: Here’s an Op-Ed that we can get behind: William Logan’s article, “Poetry: Who Needs It?,” recently posted at New York Times. He may suggest that poets are torturers of cats [...] by

Brenda Hillman and Anne Carson Win the 2014 Griffin Poetry Prize June 6, 2014: Yesterday we were thrilled to hear the good news that Brenda Hillman’s Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire and Anne Carson’s Red Doc> were the winners of the 2014 Griffin Poetry Prize. [...] by

My Poetry Picks for 2013 December 10, 2013: 1. Anne Carson, Red Doc> (Knopf). Favorite Line: “The moonlit / ironing boards / grandstanding like steeds.” 2. Brandon Shimoda, Portuguese (Tin House Books & Octopus Books) Favorite Line: [...] by

Poetry et Le E-book Revolution May 22, 2013: ‘Tis happening, friends! Not only are your favorite fiction and non-fiction books available in electronic formats—but now—your favorite books of poetry are rapidly becoming available in [...] by

Hazlitt’s ‘User’s Guide’ to Anne Carson March 26, 2013: Hazlitt offers an extremely helpful guide to the work of Anne Carson, fearing she is more widely known than read, and addressing a hypothetical audience that may be on the fence about contemporary [...] by

The New York Times Profiles Anne Carson as ‘Someone from Another World’ March 15, 2013: The New York Times has profiled Anne Carson, with a piece titled “The Inscrutable Brilliance of Anne Carson,” and check out that photo; she’s looming. But it’s more than a [...] by

NPR’s 2013 Poetry Preview Features Ron Padgett, Anne Carson, Frank Bidart, and More Good January 9, 2013: We promised we’d lay off the lists. But have you seen NPR’s 2013 Poetry Preview? It’s looking forward, see. With the likes of Red Doc>, Anne Carson’s much-anticipated [...] by

Judith Butler on Anne Carson’s Time of the Time of Tragedy November 16, 2012: Get this one: Judith Butler has reviewed Anne Carson’s Antigonick (New Directions 2012). She writes for Public Books that, rather than a “rewrite” of Antigone, “[Carson's] [...] by

A Sequel to Autobiography of Red? Yes, Please! September 13, 2012: Oh, here’s some great news from Random House about Red Doc>, Anne Carson’s follow-up to Autobiography of Red: A literary event: a follow-up to the internationally acclaimed poetry best [...] by