Anne Carson

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Anne Carson

Born (1950-06-21) June 21, 1950 (age 70)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation
  • Poet
  • essayist
  • translator
  • classicist
  • professor
NationalityCanadian
Education
Period1979–present
Genre
  • Poetry
  • essay
  • translation
Notable works
Notable awards
SpouseRobert Currie

Anne Carson CM (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, classicist, and professor. She was born in Toronto.

Carson has taught classics, comparative literature, and creative writing at universities across the United States and Canada since 1979, including McGill, Michigan, NYU, and Princeton.

Publishing more than twenty books of writings and translations. She was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 2005 for her works to Canadian letters.

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  1. Carson, Anne (1986). Eros the Bittersweet: An Essay. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780608027401.
  2. — (1992). Short Talks. London, Ontario: Brick Books. ISBN 978-1-77131-342-1.
  3. — (1995). Glass, Irony, and God. New York: New Directions. ISBN 978-0-8112-1302-8.
  4. — (1995). Plainwater: Essays and Poetry. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0-679-43178-0.
  5. — (1998). Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0-375-40133-4.
  6. — (1999). Economy of the Unlost (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul Celan). Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-03677-2.
  7. — (2000). Men in the Off Hours. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-375-40803-8.
  8. — (2001). The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 9780375408045.
  9. — (2005). Decreation: Poetry, Essays, Opera. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-1-4000-4349-1.
  10. — (2010). Nox. New York: New Directions. ISBN 978-0-8112-1870-2.
  11. — (2012). Antigonick (Sophokles). New York: New Directions. ISBN 9780811219570.
  12. — (2013). Red Doc>. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 9780307960597.
  13. — (2013). Nay Rather. London: Sylph Editions (with the Center for Writers and Translators at the American University of Paris); The Cahiers Series, Number 21. ISBN 978-1-90963103-8.
  14. — (2014). The Albertine Workout. New York: New Directions [Poetry Pamphlet #13]. ISBN 978-0-8112-2317-1.
  15. — (2016). Float. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-1-101-94684-8.
  16. — (2019). Norma Jeane Baker of Troy. London: Oberon Books. ISBN 9781786827616.