Glass, Irony and God by Anne Carson

Glass, Irony and God

Anne Carson

142 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

nonfiction essays poetry reflective slow-paced


Known as a remarkable classicist, Anne Carson weaves contemporary and ancient poetic strands with stunning style in Glass, Irony and God. This collection includes: "The Glass Essay," a powerful poem about the end of a love affair, told in the cont...

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reflective 88%
emotional 69%
challenging 52%
dark 33%
mysterious 33%
informative 30%
sad 30%
inspiring 13%
funny 11%
adventurous 5%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 2%
tense 2%


medium 46%
slow 31%
fast 21%

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