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Anne Carson

Canadian poet

Anne Carson (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, and professor of Classics and comparative literature at the University of Michigan.

QuotesEdit

  • My religion makes no sense
    and does not help me
    therefore I pursue it.
    • "My Religion", Glass, Irony, and God, New Directions (New York, NY), 1995.
  • She doesn't get to say much in the official biography —
    I believe they are out of wine, etc.,
    practical things —
    watching with one eye as he goes about the world
    calling himself The Son Of Man.
    • "God's Mother", Glass, Irony, and God, New Directions (New York, NY), 1995.
  • while the shadows like long fingers
    over the haystacks that sweep past
    keep shocking him
    because he is riding backwards.
    • "Father’s Old Blue Cardigan", Men in the Off Hours, Knopf (New York, NY), 2000.

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