New York: New Directions, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover.
First Edition, First Printing.
With text blocks hand-inked on the page by Anne Carson and her collaborator Robert Currie, Antigonick features translucent vellum pages with drawings by Bianca Stone that overlay the text.
Anne Carson has published translations of the ancient Greek poets Sappho, Simonides, Aiskhylos, Sophokles and Euripides. Antigonick is her first attempt at making translation into a combined visual and textual experience. Sophokles' luminous and disturbing tragedy is here given an entirely fresh language and presentation.Item #900992
6-3/16 x 8-1/4", printed paper over boards, unpaginated, fully illustrated.
Tight, square, clean, bright, unread, fine.