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Men in the off Hours

Men in the off Hours( )
Author: Carson, Anne
ISBN:978-0-676-97356-3
Publication Date:Feb 2001
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Imprint:Vintage Canada
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.95
Book Description:

Anne Carson has been acclaimed by her peers as the most imaginative poet writing today. In a recent profile, The New York Times Magazine paid tribute to her amazing ability to combine the classical and the modern, the mundane and the surreal, in a body of work that is sure to endure. In Men in the Off Hours, Carson offers further proof of her tantalizing gifts. Reinventing figures as diverse as Oedipus, Emily Dickinson and Audubon, she sets up startling juxtapositions:...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.18 x 8.03 x 0.48 Inches
Book Weight:0.441 Pounds
Author Biography
Carson, Anne (Author)
Anne Carson was born December 16, 1950. Carson is a poet, an essayist, and a classicist. She is the director of the graduate program in Classics at McGill University, where she also teaches Latin and Greek.

Carson is perhaps besst know for Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse, which won the 1998 QSPELL Prize for Poetry. Carson recently won the 2001 Griffin Poetry Prize for Men in the Off Hours. Carson also won the T.S. Eliot poetry prize for The Beauty of the Husband, the first woman to win the award in its nine-year history. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1998 and received a $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship in 2000. Carson is the author of seven books.

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