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Eros the Bittersweet
by Anne Carson


Overview - A book about romantic love, Eros is Anne Carson's exploration of the concept of "eros" in both classical philosophy and literature. Beginning with, "It was Sappho who first called eros 'bittersweet.' No one who has been in love disputes her", Carson examines her subject from numerous points of view, creating a lyrical meditation in the tradition of William Carlos Williams's Spring and All and William H.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A book about romantic love, Eros is Anne Carson's exploration of the concept of "eros" in both classical philosophy and literature. Beginning with, "It was Sappho who first called eros 'bittersweet.' No one who has been in love disputes her", Carson examines her subject from numerous points of view, creating a lyrical meditation in the tradition of William Carlos Williams's Spring and All and William H. Gass's On Being Blue.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781564781888
  • ISBN-10: 1564781887
  • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
  • Publish Date: March 1998
  • Page Count: 190
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.51 x 5.51 x 0.57 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: American Literature (Dalkey Archive)

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Books > Literary Criticism > Ancient and Classical
Books > Philosophy > Ethics & Moral Philosophy

 
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