Eros the Bittersweet (Canadian Literature)

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$13.35 - $32.83
UPC:
9781564781888
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
1998-03-01
Author:
Anne Carson
Language:
english
Edition:
1st Dalkey Archive ed

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Product Overview

A book about romantic love, Eros the Bittersweetis 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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