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from Nox [gentes]

from Nox ["gentes, gens gentis, feminine noun...]



From Nox, published by New Directions. Copyright © 2010 by Anne Carson. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.


Anne Carson

Anne Carson is the author of several poetry collections, including Float (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016) and Antigonick (New Directions, 2015). She currently teaches in New York University’s creative writing program.

Date Published: 2010-01-01

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