Anne Carson: On Corners

Fri. Dec 7, 2018 at 7:00pm EST
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In partnership with the Onassis Cultural Center New York, LIVE welcomes award-winning poet, celebrated translator, and professor of Ancient Greek, Anne Carson, to deliver an illustrated lecture, "On Corners." Presenting a range of texts and figures both classic and contemporary, Carson will touch on inspirations from Homer’s Odyssey, Aristotle, and Sophokles, to Samuel Beckett, Borges, James Turrell, and many more.


Co-presented with the Onassis Cultural Center New York.


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Celeste Bartos Forum The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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