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Saturday, 8 May 2010

Anne Carson - Nox



Canadian poet Anne Carson has come out with her first book of poetry in five years, Nox: An Epitaph for my Brother. The book is presented as a "book in a box", printed on a long, single piece of paper, creating around 200 hundred pages of poetry and images.


Carson says of the book: "When my brother died I made an epitaph for him in the form of a book. This is a replica of it, as close as we could get."

Carson has inserted old letters, family photos, collages, and sketches on the pages, creating a book that focuses on the themes of memory and history.


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