Anne Carson

Anne Carson

About Anne Carson

Anne Carson is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, researcher and teacher of history at McGill University in Montreal. Her training in civilization and history of the ancient world, as well as his knowledge of classical languages ??and literatures, allow her to incorporate in her writings, poetry, ideas and themes, myths and philosophy of antiquity, especially Greek myths and philosophy. She is the author of several volumes that combine poetry, prose and non-fiction. In 2020, she won the Princess of Asturias Prize for Literature.
Today, she holds a professorship in Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. Winner of the MacArthur Prize in 2000, winner of a Governor General's Literary Award and the Lannan Literary Prize (1996), and twice recipient of the prestigious Griffin Prize for Poetry (2001, 2014), Anne Carson is also a translator of ancient Greek world literature.

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